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  1. Filmmakers in conflict over movies on Bruce Lee's teacher

    Posted Jun 04th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... are in a bit of conflict with regard to competing film productions about Bruce Lee's martial-arts teacher, Ip Man. For years now, Wong Kar-wai has been talking about his desire to make a movie ... that Wong Kar-wai planned for his movie, Grandmaster Ip Man. After Raymond Wong announced his movie's title, the Blueberry Nights director, through his company Jet Tone, issued a statement ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Talking points

    Posted Mar 16th 2013, 12:00am

    ... pilgrim, in a sign that simplicity of faith may lie at the heart of his papacy.   Ip Man film kicks off festival The 37th annual Hong Kong International Film Festival kicks off tomorrow with the world premiere of the locally produced film Ip Man: The Final Fight. The film focuses on Ip's struggle to start a martial arts school in Hong Kong after the second world war. It follows ...

  3. Kung fu school issues challenge

    Posted Dec 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Wu Jing, who angered Ving Tsun followers with comments considered disrespectful to grandmaster Ip Man, has been challenged to fight either Dennis To Yu-hang or female exponent Vivi Lee ... learned this name from the press about the conflicts in the filming of the life of Ip Man. I thought, 'Who is this man that there is such a fuss about?'' Wu was referring ...

  4. Brash mainland actor challenged to kung fu showdown

    Posted Dec 21st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... angered the school with comments seen as disrespectful to grandmaster Ip Man, has been challenged to fight either Dennis To Yu-hang or Vivi Lee Man-wai, a woman. Eight Ving Tsun institutes ... about the conflicts in the filming of the life of Ip Man. I thought, 'Who is this man that there is such a fuss about?'' Wu was referring to a dispute between directors Wong ...

  5. Don't beat yourself up

    Posted Apr 29th 2010, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... Clarence Tsui One of the most memorable scenes in Ip Man, the 2008 biopic about the master of Wing Chun kung fu, is when he takes on more than a dozen Japanese soldiers in a bout and wins. ... of his fiery apprentice who, minutes later, is seen beating up an adversary in an alley. This exchange is one of many in Ip Man 2 where the master pleads the case for amity over aggression. ...

  6. Awards and nominees

    Posted Feb 09th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Best film Gallants Detective Dee and the Mystery of the Phantom Flame Ip Man 2 Reign of Assassins The Stool Pigeon Best director Derek Kwok Tsz-kin and Clement Cheng Sze-kit (Gallants) Tsui Hark (Detective Dee and the Mystery of the Phantom Flame) Yip Wai-shun (Ip Man 2) Su Chao-pin (Reign of Assassins) Dante Lam Chiu-yin (The Stool Pigeon) Best actor Chow Yun-fat (Confucius) ...

  7. Operation for policy unit chief

    Posted Apr 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Danny Mok Central Policy Unit chief Professor Lau Siu-kai, 63, underwent a 'preventive operation' at Prince of Wales Hospital yesterday. The government gave no details of Lau's problem but said the operation went well. He will be on sick leave until April 17 and the unit's deputy head, Robin Ip Man-fai, will be in charge. Commerce minister Rita Lau Ng ...

  8. Cinema takings up 30pc to HK$1.54b

    Posted Jan 04th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Kang-chung Hong Kong box office takings soared 30.7 per cent to about HK$1.54 billion in 2010 from a year earlier, the Hong Kong Motion Picture Industry Association said yesterday. Of the 286 films screened last year, only 54, or about 19 per cent, were local productions. The highest grossing Hong Kong film for 2010 was Ip Man 2, with box office takings of HK$43.31 million, ...

  9. Double casting crisis hits 'Master' movie before filming starts

    Posted Jul 15th 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... Ip Man movie set to begin its sequel shortly, one wonders if director Wilson Yip Wai-shun will be able to finish two Ip Man films in the time it takes Wong Kar-wai to make one. ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak and Vivian Chen. Before filming even starts on Wong Kar-wai's new film The Grand Master, which is his version of kung fu teacher Ip ...

  10. New take on kung fu king

    Posted Jun 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Tinnie Chow

    ... the story of Ip Man, the real life kung fu master of Bruce Lee. Ip was a grandmaster of the Wing Tsun school, and besides teaching Lee, helped popularise the style around the world. And of course Wong has chosen favourite leading man Tony Leung Chiu-wai (he played the lead roles in In the Mood for Love and 2046) for the part of Ip. The film will also depict a young Bruce Lee since he ...




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