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  1. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - TASTEMAKER

    Shining a light on a Chinese-American female film pioneer

    Posted Mar 31st 2013, 12:00am by RACHEL MOK

    ... Eng may not ring a bell with many people, even Chinese film buffs, but S. Louisa Wei is determined to remedy this situation with Golden Gate, Silver Light, her documentary about the pioneering Chinese-American filmmaker that is making its world premiere at this year's Hong Kong International Film Festival. Wei has been fascinated with the subject of women filmmakers since, at the age of 15, ...

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    Open to interpretation

    Posted Jun 09th 2013, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... Andrew Sun Abbas Kiarostami wants audiences to find their own meanings from his films, writes Andrew Sun As you like it When informed of his packed media interview schedule in Hong Kong, ... as Iran's leading director, writer, photographer and poet for close to 40 years, Kiarostami won the Palme d'Or at Cannes in 1997 for Taste of Cherry. In 1999, his follow-up film The Wind ...

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    Tastemaker: Christopher Doyle

    Posted Jul 07th 2013, 12:00am by Kate Whitehead

    ... and he's trying to keep the jetlag in check. At the annual Toronto International Film Festival, he helped launch the "Century of Chinese Cinema" summer programme, which runs until August 11. "It happens that in this century of Chinese cinema, I've done a lot of films, and I'm only 61. I've got another 30 years before I'm the century of Chinese ...

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    Tastemaker: Eric Tsang Chi-wai

    Posted Feb 03rd 2013, 12:00am by RACHEL MOK

    ... Brothers and TVB's latest Lunar New Year film, I Love Hong Kong 2013, is a contemporary Hong Kong version of the 1946 Hollywood blockbuster It's a Wonderful Life, a fantasy drama in which ... Hei-yan and Derek Kwok Tsz-kin, Tsang teaches them the same. "I always tell them not to be afraid of taking elements from other films. That was what we did in the past. We love It's ...

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    Andrew Lau: the master multitasker

    Posted Dec 23rd 2012, 12:00am by YVONNE TEH

    ... Yvonne Teh yvonne.teh@scmp.com Andrew Lau has worn many hats in his film career so juggling two new releases is a cinch, writes Yvonne Teh Master multitasker Andrew Lau Wai-keung likes to be in control- or, at the very least, to have his say with regards to various facets of film production. A filmmaker with multiple directing, producing and cinematography credits (including ...

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    Striking thoughts

    Posted Jan 13th 2013, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... With Wong Kar-wai's latest film earning her rave reviews, life is looking positive for Zhang Ziyi, writes Vivienne Chow Wong Kar-wai's The Grandmaster is likely to be film fans' last chance to catch Zhang Ziyi's kung fu moves. It's true, the 33-year-old actress says, in response to rumours that she's planning to stop making martial arts films. From ...

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    A strange breed: Alok Leung

    Posted Apr 14th 2013, 12:00am by Richard Lord

    ... to the almost traditional, such as Jeffrey Bützer, from the US, who writes warm, emotional, film score-like compositions. Most are available only in limited pressings of 100 or so. Leung says he sells ... for it by writing commercial music for film scores and TV ads. Since 2005, he has also been a prolific event organiser, both of his own gigs and of those by overseas artists visiting Hong Kong. This, he ...

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    Homecoming queen: Emmy the Great

    Posted May 19th 2013, 12:00am by Doretta Lau

    ... and it's really cute, and then she goes into film and TV here? I always thought I could be that person," she says playfully. The next day, the rain let up just in time for Moss to play ...

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    Renaissance man

    Posted Apr 07th 2013, 12:00am by Pavan Shamdasani

    ... for Duncan Jepson. A lawyer by day, Jepson balances his already busy career with a number of creative endeavours: writing books and graphic novels, making films and documentaries, editing the Asia ... vague." The basic idea is take every opportunity you can and learn from it Duncan Jepson Around the same time, he was given the chance to work as a sound man on a low-budget horror film ...

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    Comedian Russell Peters returns to Hong Kong

    Posted Mar 17th 2013, 12:00am by CHARLEY

    ... already conquered the world of comedy but, having recently moved to Los Angeles, he admits he has his eye on doing more television and film work- many will already have seen him as the comedian ...



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