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  1. 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. ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Will there be a Spielberg sequel?

    Posted Feb 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... with Alex Lo E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial, the beloved sci-fi fantasy blockbuster of Steven Spielberg, has escaped the mainland censors' blacklist- for now. So while Spielberg may have trouble separating politics from the Beijing Olympics, the central ...

  4. Eagle Eye (DVD)

    Posted Jan 16th 2009, 12:00am by Sara Yin

    ... for technology what Jaws did for sharks, but it might make you think twice before picking up your mobile. ...

  5. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - FILM REVIEW

    Film review: Journey to the West: Conquering the Demons

    Posted Feb 07th 2013, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... Chow's love of cinematic parodies. The opening sea demon is a direct riff on Jaws with martial arts thrown in. Still, it's an odd Stephen Chow movie without Chow in the picture. Wen (above ...

  6. Few thrills or surprises

    Posted Oct 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to find a focus for the story. The movie sways indecisively between a classic thriller, an unconventional drama with a jaw-dropping twist, and strangely a human-ghost love story. There isn't ...

  7. Big Brother back to life

    Posted Oct 12th 2008, 12:00am by Sara Yin

    ... as Jaws did for sharks, but it might make you think twice before picking up your cell phone. We have four pairs of tickets to give away. Just tell us who plays Rachel. E-mail us, with your answer ...

  8. Author!

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

    ... are appended to his title. Hence, in the US, Mario Puzo's The Godfather, Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992) and Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (1994). Jaws (1975) Written by the late Peter Benchley and directed by Steven Spielberg, Jaws provides the blockbuster blueprint for filmmakers and novelists alike. It is, perhaps, the finest big budget movie of all time, something that all ...

  9. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - FILM

    'The Impossible' navigates post-tsunami sensitivities

    Posted Jan 06th 2013, 12:00am by James Mottram

    ... show that." Certainly, Bayona's film is affecting viewers, from the jaw-dropping 10-minute recreation of the tsunami to Watts' heartfelt performance. The 44-year-old star has ...

  10. Mythical journey with friendly dragon

    Posted Mar 24th 2010, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... says. 'There are scenes- like Hiccup's first flight on Toothless and the kids being chased through a maze by the dragon- that are inconceivable to me now without the jaw ...




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