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  1. Mongolian bluegrass has jaws dropping at Fringe Club

    Posted Jan 14th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... singing- the guttural sonic yelps that are a trademark of the region- and people's jaws dropped. In an emotional speech, Chow was almost Hillary-esque as she recalled how she had to convince ...

  2. Beyond 'jaws'

    Posted Sep 09th 2004, 12:00am by Richard James Havis

    ... Richard James Havis 'We didn't set out to make a typical shark film,' says American-born Laura Lau. 'It's not people getting ripped to shreds from beginning to end.' Which may disappoint anyone hoping to be scared out of thei ...

  3. Who said it?

    Posted Apr 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... It's better to jaw, jaw, jaw than to war, war, war Philippine President Benigno Aquino quotes former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill as he attempts to ease territorial tensions with China It's not Afghanistan, it's not Syria. I don't see why anything should happen that hasn't happened in previous years Formula One circuit chairman Zayed Al ...

  4. Massive movies

    Posted Jun 14th 2009, 12:00am by Karly Cox

    ... this summer. Jaws (1975) The story of a giant great white shark which terrorises a resort town, Jaws was the first film to be distributed on 'wide release', or simultaneously on hundreds ... storyline, Hitchcockian thrills and a massive model shark meant Jaws set box office records and came to be regarded as the father of blockbuster movies. Star Wars (1977) The most successful film ...

  5. Still afraid to get back in the water?

    Posted Feb 19th 2006, 12:00am by Mathew Scott

    ... 'Jaws' author Peter Benchley scared the world with his tale of a terrorised community. But he was always a defender of sharks, writes Mathew Scott When Jaws author Peter Benchley ... of the man who passed away last Saturday at age 65 after a long fight with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. Benchley didn't really know what was in store when he released Jaws in 1974. ...

  6. movie buff

    Posted Aug 20th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... classic themes: Sharks: The shark is one of the most notorious screen monsters thanks to Steven Spielberg's 1975 classic, Jaws. The film was Spielberg's first big break. It tells ...

  7. HK director criticises Spielberg

    Posted Feb 24th 2008, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... Peter Simpson in Beijing Hong Kong director Andrew Lau Wai-keung led a chorus of disapproval yesterday against the decision by Hollywood filmmaker Steven Spielberg to pull out of his role in the Beijing Olympics. The celebrated maker of box-office hits In ...

  8. Novel ideas? Hardly

    Posted May 21st 2006, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... strengths and limits, and make different demands on our imagination. This is true for trash and Irish geniuses alike. As with starts, so with endings. In Jaws, Martin Brody (Roy Scheider) is in big ... it is. The shark is great and white, and needless to say, it's ready to rumble. The rest is violence. Brody growls the one-liner, 'Smile, you sonofabitch', and Jaws obliges, ...

  9. Spine-tingling soundtrack

    Posted Jul 17th 2005, 12:00am by lau kit wai

    ... By Lau Kit Wai John Williams' orchestrated music plays an essential role in films, backing dazzling special effects and dramatic sequences. His latest score for Steven Spielberg's sci-fi flick War of the Worlds marks his return to scary music. The haunting and gripping melodies are similar to his menacing horns in Jaws. The prologue, brilliantly narrated in an icy ...

  10. Spielberg going ape?

    Posted Jun 09th 2006, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... Andrew Sun Rumour of the day: Steven Spielberg is reportedly interested in making a film version of the classic Chinese novel Journey To The West. According to some mainland news sources, the director was in Beijing last month and talked with several loca ...




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