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  1. Time for a sexy change: film guru

    Posted Oct 28th 2004, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Colour Blossoms, with an international cast, would bring people back to the cinemas after it opens today. 'The market is shrinking. The audience's tastes are so diversified,' said ... and China is huge. If you change the content to please the mainland market and fit the mainland rules, Hong Kong people won't like it,' he said. 'It's better to make a film ...

  2. 24 hours to promote A Day On The Planet

    Posted Apr 09th 2004, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... in Kyoto. Before meeting the audience at last night's screening, Yukisada said: 'Japanese tend not to laugh at the cinema no matter how funny the film is. 'I want to see if people ...

  3. Chinese Superman

    Posted Aug 17th 2003, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... of human transformation, to give him supernatural powers. The film opened in eight cinemas for five days in 1975 and pulled in more than $500,000 at the box office. But since then, it has never ...

  4. Directors defend film's hip portrayal of road racing

    Posted Jun 21st 2005, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow A highly anticipated local film on road racing has raised concerns its hip portrayal of a dangerous activity could be a bad influence on youngsters. Initial D, which opens on Thursday, tells the story of 18-year-old Takumi, played by Taiwane ...

  5. John Woo plans mainland return

    Posted Nov 11th 2004, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... about the most famous war in China,' he said. 'I hope to work with old friends like Chow Yun-fat, David Chiang Da-wei and Tony Leung Chiu-wai.' He said filming would start next ...

  6. Public's film choice dismays the critics

    Posted May 26th 2005, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... and Henderson ArtReach, was to celebrate a centenary of Chinese cinema. Association director Chan Pak-sang criticised the selections, saying it showed a serious lack of knowledge about Hong Kong ... said. The 10 winning films will be screened from June 16 to 30 at UA Cinemas. People's choice 1. Farewell My Concubine (1993) 2. Days of Being Wild (1990) 3. A Better Tomorrow (1986) 4. ...

  7. Cheer up and let a light comedy set you rolling in the aisles

    Posted Feb 04th 2009, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow More light-hearted comedies will be staged in the city in the hope of attracting audiences stressed out by the financial crisis. Hong Kong Repertory Theatre executive director Chan Kin-bun said that apart from offering greater discounts duri ...

  8. S Korea takes top 3 Asian film awards

    Posted Mar 18th 2008, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow Tony Leung wins best actor as Chinese take lion's share of gongs, but not the best Chinese language films and filmmakers of Chinese origin walked away with the most prizes from last night's second Asian Film Awards, including Tony ...

  9. Delegation ready for Cannes debut

    Posted May 09th 2005, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Wang Xiaoshuai. The first official Chinese press conference, celebrating the centennial of Chinese cinema, and a similarly themed party will be held. The press conference, on May 18, followed by the party on the same night, is being co-hosted by China Film Promotion International, the Shanghai International Film Festival and City Glory Films Limited. The event is being sponsored by the Film ...

  10. Painted Skin to compete at Oscars

    Posted Sep 26th 2008, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow Martial arts fantasy Painted Skin, directed by Gordon Chan Ka-seung, has been chosen from 40 films to represent Hong Kong in the foreign-language category at next year's Academy Awards. Painted Skin is a chapter of 18th-century literary ...




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