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  1. Aussie legend Burke talks a good game these days

    Posted Mar 31st 2008, 12:00am by Robby Nimmo

    ... Compiled by Robby Nimmo Matt Burke might be a Wallaby legend with 85 caps and a record number of points over three Rugby World Cups, but he says you can 'die on stage' if you ... Preparing for a tournament or a corporate tour is not entirely different. Either way it's absolutely impossible not to have a great time here and preparation is the key,' said Burke ...

  2. Charlie Haden Family and Friends

    Posted Dec 14th 2008, 12:00am by Robin Lynam

    ... Robin Lynam Charlie Haden Family and Friends Rambling Boy (Universal) There are many country musicians who play or aspire to play jazz, but few jazz musicians choose to play country. That however is the music the great jazz bassist Charlie Haden (below) spent his childhood performing on the Haden Family Radio Show, and this collection of bluegrass-based Americana harks back ...

  3. Charlie's angles

    Posted Jul 01st 2008, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... It's 150 years since Darwin laid out his views on evolution, and his grand theory remains unassailable, writes Nick Gentle My Dear Sir, The accompanying papers, which we have the honour of communicating to the Linnean Society, and which all relate to ...

  4. Charlie Wilson's War

    Posted Mar 20th 2008, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... Clarence Tsui Starring: Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Amy Adams Director: Mike Nichols Category: IIB Charlie Wilson's War begins with a solemn ceremony ... in Afghanistan in the 1980s; without him, the master of ceremony pronounces, 'history would be hugely and sadly different'. At the end of the hall, a giant banner reads, 'Charlie did ...

  5. Facing danger in the Wild West

    Posted Oct 27th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Adrian Plani Charlie Small: The Daredevil Desperados of Destiny By Charlie Small If you are looking for a quick adventure, there's some good news. Charlie Small's fourth diary, The Daredevil Desperados of Destiny, has been found and is ready to read. It has been found under strange circumstances as usual- this time behind a bottle at the bar of a dodgy saloon. Charlie ...

  6. So you say that last Tarantino film sucked. Think you can do better?

    Posted Oct 28th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... form can be downloaded from icubed.us. Further inquiries can be made on 2550 0879. If you need inspiration, kids, perhaps you might google a guy named Charlie Chaplin. ...

  7. Life in His Hands

    Posted Mar 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Antonella Gambotto-burke

    ... Antonella Gambotto-Burke Life in His Hands by Susan Wyndham Picador, HK$241 The most important factor to consider in any story pivoting on medical expertise is whether the author ... to let death daunt him'. First, to present Australian-Chinese neurosurgeon Charlie Teo as a 'medical maverick' on the basis of his chauvinistic sense of humour and lust ...

  8. The Tin Roof Blowdown

    Posted Jul 27th 2008, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... James Kidd The Tin Roof Blowdown by James Lee Burke Phoenix HK$128 James Lee Burke's last novel, Pegasus Descending, ended with a cliff-hanger to end most cliff-hangers. The tension had little to do with plot or even Burke's durable detective hero, Dave Robicheaux. Rather, as Pegasus descended and with Robicheaux a helpless onlooker, Hurricane Katrina blew ...

  9. The Reapers

    Posted May 18th 2008, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... James Kidd The Reapers by John Connolly Hodder & Stoughton, HK$240 Spin-offs tend to have a bad name in popular culture. For every Frasier, there's a corresponding Joey. For every Angel, there's The Michael Richards Show. Michael Richards had a show? Precisely my point. So John Connolly's decision to interrupt his superb series of Charlie Parker horror-detective ...

  10. Waiting for Godot

    Posted Oct 29th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... ABA Productions presents Samuel Beckett's play in which two individuals wait for a third man whom they both claim as an acquaintance. Peter Reid directs, John Burke and Dermot Magennis (above) star. In English. Today-Nov 2, 7.30pm, also tomorrow, 10.30am, Sat-Nov 2, 2.30pm, HK Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$195-HK$495 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: ...




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