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  1. Avatar fails to live up to hype

    Posted Dec 24th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... will be equally disappointed with James Cameron's Avatar: The Game, which also does not live up to the hype. It's not bad; it's just not as great as it's been advertised to be. Sure, ... a precious resource people are willing to kill for. The RDA (Resource Development Agency) is doing the mining and the locals, the Na'vi, are unhappy about it. Humans are unable to survive ...

  2. Fuel economy drives record-breakers

    Posted Sep 08th 2006, 12:00am by Carrie Chan

    ... Every day I think to myself, today might be my last day on the planet, so I have to live it to the best.' Some fuel-saving tips the Taylors suggest include avoiding aggressive driving, ...

  3. Lifestyle - Books - ETHICS

    Tackling the taboos of sex and desire in Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 16th 2012, 12:00am by HANNAH HODSON

    ... sections, we are provided with an insight into: Discourse, The Body, Identity, Relationships and Desire. Each section gives a rare glimpse into the intimate lives of those who took part ... "norms" and the negative effects of living in a patriarchal society impact various social groups, particularly homosexuals and women. Depression, another taboo subject, is touched on with regards ...

  4. Avatar

    Posted Jan 05th 2011, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... to make. Plot A paraplegic US marine, Jake Sully, agrees to fill in for his dead brother in a space mission to the distant moon Pandora. A powerful business corporation is planning to drive the native Na'vi people off their land to gain access to rich deposits of a precious mineral called 'unobtanium.' A Na'vi avatar of Jake is sent to live with the Na'vi to spy ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - URBAN RENEWAL

    Rescued tenement to provide homes for international artist scheme

    Posted Nov 17th 2012, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... in Central would spearhead the kind of cultural exchange the city has been lacking. The flats will be made available to overseas and mainland artists to live in and create works inspired ... Home Base a few days ago for a trial, said it would help him plan for creative workshops and to make a film in Hong Kong. "This is very good because I'm living in an old district ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Government HQ at Admiralty gets first film role in Cold War

    Posted Oct 01st 2012, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... pitches the hawkish Waise Lee (played by Tony Leung Ka-fai), who defies convention and exceeds his own authority to start a city-wide hunt for the missing police vehicle, against Sean Lau (Aaron ...

  7. Film (1994)

    Posted Apr 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... punchlines at precisely the right moments. They make a barber collapse unconscious, thinking he has cut Lloyd's jugular; they accidentally kill a rare snowy owl at a charity convention; and find ... they present. It's almost as though they live by the same logic as their characters. As Harry says to Lloyd after Lloyd trades in their van for a tiny scooter barely big enough for two: 'Just ...

  8. Tinseltown cheer

    Posted Dec 07th 2009, 12:00am by Sunny Tse

    ... ago. It is one of the most anticipated movies of the year. The sci-fi epic tells the story of a former Marine who infiltrates the native inhabitants of a distant moon on a quest for precious resources. He falls in love with a native and has to decide which side to take when war breaks out. It will be showing here in regular theatres, 3D and IMAX 3D from December 17. Opening the same day ...

  9. Leung's wind of change can stifle hollow howls of critics

    Posted Mar 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... given the extraordinary twists and turns that have taken place. In fairy tales and cartoons, good invariably triumphs over evil. But, in the real world, the heroes may not live happily ever ... after the September election. There will be a honeymoon after all, albeit a short one of perhaps three months, depending on the result of the poll. Conventional wisdom has ...

  10. An all-American boy living in Cairo? Cue full-on terrorist alert at US airport

    Posted Apr 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... with Alex Lo An old college mate became a terror suspect at the Philadelphia airport recently. An all-American boy, he is a sixth-generation native of Iowa and now a philosophy professor teaching at the American University in Cairo. His great-, great-gran ...




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