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  1. Casino Royale (DVD)

    Posted Jun 27th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... material', but he plays a smarter, cooler and much more calculating James Bond in Casino Royale. His character, who is constantly torn between his duties as a ruthless killer and his new-found ... performance in Casino Royale, we can be sure that it will be a good one. ...

  2. Crass casinos distorting image of cultured Macau, poet laments

    Posted Feb 13th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak. 'Please give up the idea that most of the population works in a casino,' Christopher Kelen begs. The Australian associate ... credentials and is very active, especially in visual arts and literature. All the glitzy, crass casinos are giving a very distorted impression of the place. Having been active in both Hong Kong ...

  3. Casino Royale

    Posted Dec 14th 2006, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... isn't in Casino Royale. A so-called reboot of the franchise, the story- based on Ian Fleming's first Bond novel- sees the British agent at the start of his career, well before he becomes the jet-setting, gadget-wielding, smooth-talking sex pest embodied by the likes of Sean Connery, Roger Moore and Pierce Brosnan over the past four decades. Casino Royale opens with Daniel Craig's Bond ...

  4. Students gamble on a career outside casinos

    Posted Jun 08th 2007, 12:00am by Donna Page

    ... Donna Page Having watched dozens of her classmates drop out of their studies to pursue careers as casino card dealers, Isadora Leung can understand the attraction: impressive starting ... but I have never been tempted to follow a career on the casino floor,' said Ms Leung. She has one more year to complete the four-year degree and said she had her sights set on 'more'. ...

  5. Casino mogul mocks Allen Lee's decision to quit show

    Posted May 29th 2004, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung, Polly Hui

    ... Polly Hui and Jimmy Cheung Macau casino mogul Stanley Ho Hung-sun yesterday took time out to mock radio talk-show host Allen Lee Peng-fei's decision to quit one programme after a phone call at home from a person who made references to his wife and daughter. Mr Ho, who has accumulated four wives and more than a dozen children during his lifetime, did not see what the big ...

  6. Casino crime on the rise

    Posted Feb 14th 2006, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu There is little doubt that the booming casino industry has made a significant contribution to Macau's economic growth, but there is a downside- the rising crime rate among ... implicated in thefts. Two dealers were arrested last week for stealing chips from their respective casinos. A 23-year-old was caught with two chips each worth 10,000 patacas. He admitted stealing ...

  7. Director turns to chaos theory for casino film

    Posted Mar 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Winnie Yeung

    ... on a casino cruise. 'Confusion is good and I think young audiences love mind-benders,' Leung says. Most scenes were shot on the cruise ship MV Jimei, parked at the China Ferry Terminal in Tsim Sha Tsui. Leung says he set the film in a casino because it is also about 'gambling your life away'. Tsang (above) was wearing a wig 'for a change' yesterday, having ...

  8. Quantum of Solace

    Posted Nov 06th 2008, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... appropriate. His name is still James Bond, but in this latest outing- the second appearance of Daniel Craig's emotionally damaged hardman- the reinvention is complete. Taking up from where Casino ...

  9. Entertainment listings: the pick of what's on

    Posted Sep 18th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Princess Tenko The Japanese pop singer turned illusionist performs a magic show; the Shanghai Acrobatic Troupe supports. Today-Sunday, 8.30pm, Sands Theatre, Sands Macau Hotel, Monte Carlo Square 203, 280, 480 patacas. Inquiries: (853) 2882 8818 or www.co ...

  10. The Hunger Games (Film)

    Posted Mar 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Chris Lau If you think The Hunger Games copies the Japanese film Battle Royale, you are wrong. Both feature youngsters fighting to the death, but one is a secret eradication programme and the other is a live television show. The novel-turned-movie takes p ...




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