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  1. There's more to culture than kung fu dramas

    Posted Jun 01st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Like Hongkongers a generation ago, millions of mainlanders are now getting a taste of television dramas based on Louis Cha Leung-yung's classic martial arts novels. His work has ... with politics- or rather, the ever-present threat of censorship- on the mainland. As we report today, the State Administration of Radio, Film and Television says mainland television stations are airing ...

  2. Political dramas

    Posted Nov 14th 2010, 12:00am by Paul Fonoroff

    ... at the 1950s output of leading left-wing studios Great Wall, Feng Huang, and Sun Luen- a selection of which will be shown in programmes at the Film Archive and the Cine-Art theatre from mid-November to December- it is hard to detect anything particularly communistic. Rather, the social realism of dramas such as Mutual Understanding (1954) or the social commentary in satires such as 1951's ...

  3. High drama even before the cameras roll on John Woo's new flick

    Posted Apr 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak and Jessica Lam The off-screen plot of John Woo's new movie, The Battle of Red Cliff, is turning out to be as dramatic as the script. Just days ago, Chow Yun-fat dropped out of the film, with each side offering a different explanation. Chow said he wasn't given enough time to prepare; the producers claimed Chow made ...

  4. In the spotlight

    Posted Jul 16th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A veteran director of Chinese television films and dramas, Zhang Jiarui was born in Chengdu in 1958. He studied philosophy at Sichuan University between 1979 and 1983. After failing ... at the Beijing Film Academy. He then became a director at the Beijing Youth Film Studio, affiliated with the Beijing Film Academy, and directed a few television films and dramas. Prior to When Ruomo ...

  5. Film

    Posted Apr 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... horror film about a tropical fish shop owner who befriends and entrusts his daughter to a mysterious man. CT Sunny (IIB) (Korean) Comedy-drama celebrating female lives and friendships ... star in Ann Hui On-wah's drama based on film producer Roger Lee's caring half-century relationship with his family maid. PF The Artist (IIA) (English intertitles) Michel ...

  6. Film

    Posted Apr 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Tak-han and Andy Lau Tak-wah star in a drama based on film producer Roger Lee's caring half-century relationship with his family maid. PF Battleship (IIA) Peter Berg's action-adventure ... film series tells the story of how the goats and wolf search for the Dragon Flute needed to save the dragon world. CT Shame (III) Steve McQueen's drama about a sex addict (Michael ...

  7. Critics' group gets philosophical in choice of best film of 'uneven' year

    Posted Jan 28th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak. An unlikely film has topped the Hong Kong Film Critics Society poll for 2007. Director Ann Hui's domestic drama The Postmodern Life Of My Aunt was named best film of the year by the city's association of writers and reviewers. In fact, it scored a triple coup, with Hui as best director and Siqin Gaowa (pictured below ...

  8. Public's film choice dismays the critics

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

    ... winner at the Cannes Film Festival starred Gong Li. It was followed by Wong Kar-wai's stylish drama Days of Being Wild and John Woo's violent gangster movie A Better Tomorrow. Wong had another entry in the top 10 with Happy Together, a drama focusing on a gay couple, which took fifth spot. He was the only director with more than one film on the list. Recent box office hits ...

  9. Politics the punchline at film awards

    Posted Apr 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Stuart Lau and Emily Tsang While A Simple Life cleaned up on the awards front, local politics gave the hosts plenty to laugh about at the 31st Hong Kong Film Awards. The crowd at the Cultural Centre in Tsim Sha Tsui roared as host Ronald Cheng Chung-kai said film fans could have 'predicted' recent political events by watching an old Cantonese film about a large ...

  10. Triple triumph for Hong Kong film

    Posted Nov 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Kong production since police drama Infernal Affairs took six awards in 2003. Another of Hui's films, Ordinary Heroes, took five prizes, including those for best film, director and actress, ... Simpson Cheung simpson.cheung@scmp.com A Hong Kong film has won three of the four top prizes at the 'Chinese Oscars' for the first time. Veteran director Ann Hui On-wah, pictured ...




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