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  1. Female leads of movie revealed

    Posted Jul 11th 2006, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... with Andrew Sun The female leads of Confession of Pain have finally been revealed. Media Asia said on Sunday that Shu Qi and Beijing actress-director Xu Jinglei, right, will star ... or knowing which role she would play. '[Director Andrew] Lau [Wai-keung] always said he would cast me in his films but I waited fruitlessly for years,' she said. 'So when he invited me ...

  2. power play

    Posted Mar 30th 2008, 12:00am by Penny Hunter

    ... Compiled by Penny Hunter 1 Name the fictional president played by Martin Sheen (right) in television series The West Wing. 2 In what movie is a presidential sex scandal hushed up with a fictional war? 3 Which actress plays the first female US president in TV series Commander-in-Chief? 4 Who plays journalists Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward in the 1976 film detailing the Watergate ...

  3. On guard

    Posted Aug 21st 2005, 12:00am by Jin Peh

    ... hotel in Taipei, which has the female lion on the left and the male on the right has always had female managing directors. When a male director took over, complications arose, the worst of which was a fire that seriously damaged the hotel. Order was restored when a female director was appointed. Miniature stone lions are widely available in shops in Hong Kong and can be seen sitting ...

  4. And the winner is...

    Posted Feb 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of the black-and-white silent film, The Artist. The two will face off in a number of categories, notably Best Picture and BestDirector. Moneyball and War Horse received six nominations each, but there was none for Steven Spielberg's work as director of the Latter. Rounding out the top spots for nominations are The Descendants and The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo with five nominations each. Best ...

  5. Stephen Fung hit by arrested development

    Posted Apr 16th 2007, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak and Jessica Lam Since 2005's kitschy House of Fury, actor-turned-director Stephen Fung Tak-lun (right) has been stuck in development ... with a Japanese TV female version of Shaolin Soccer. Now he's trying to push a story about a female hip hop dancer, but his actress of choice, Kitty Zhang, was poached by Chow for another movie. He ...

  6. Female challenger

    Posted Oct 18th 2007, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken The Cathay Pacific International Jockeys Championship will feature a female rider for the first time, after Canadian Emma-Jayne Wilson was invited to participate at Happy Valley on December 5. Wilson, 26, has been in horse sports most of her life but has only been race riding for three years. In 2005 she rode the winners of US$6.3 million, breaking the record ...

  7. Promoters push female urinals

    Posted Aug 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Joey Kwok Toilet promoters believe the female urinal could halve queues at women's toilets in the city. The device will feature in an exhibition of more than 30 toilets through ... of it. 'Female urinals are widely used in public toilets in Amsterdam,' said the association's secretary, Henry Hung Chi-kuen. He said portable versions, made of paper or plastic, ...

  8. A higher goal for special minds

    Posted Jun 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Wong Yat-hei Jim Sze-chung, executive director of the Hong Kong Sports Association for the Mentally Handicapped (HKSAM), loves to compete in sports, but winning is not the most important thing for him. It is the process of fighting together as a team that he finds fascinating. Despite his love for sports, Jim concedes that he is not a gifted athlete. But his passion for sports ...

  9. Stephen Fung fetes fellow director Ann Hui and shares some thoughts on gentlemanly behaviour

    Posted Mar 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Vivian Chen Actor-turned-director Stephen Fung Tak-lun now spends most of his time in Beijing, but he made a rare appearance in Hong Kong for the Chivas Legends Dinner in the Diamond Ballroom of the Ritz-Carlton hotel. The gala dinner on Tuesday honoured home-grown film director and producer Ann Hui On-wah, whose recent award-winning film A Simple Life was well received ...

  10. Canine circus comes to town

    Posted Dec 07th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Director and trainer Uchida Hiroaki, and two furry performers Minami (left) and Megu (right) from the Japan Wow Wow Dog Circus yesterday gave a sneak preview of their shows which will run next weekend and from December 23 to 26. The circus, which has a cast of 23 dogs, will be performing an original drama Wow Wow Fire Brigade as well as a piano recital. The show is part ...




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