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  1. Disney sing-along CD

    Posted Jan 23rd 2005, 12:00am by lau kit wai

    ... By Lau Kit Wai The success of many Disney animations owes a lot to their soundtracks. Classics like Beauty and the Beast and The Lion King are still popular years after they first hit ... but touching melodies and lyrics. The three songs from The Lion King by Elton John and Tim Rice- I Just Can't Wait To Be King, Hakuna Matata and the Oscar-winning Can You Feel The Love Tonight- ...

  2. The buzz

    Posted Jan 27th 2011, 12:00am by Adam Wright

    ... and misfortune with firecrackers and lion dances, and say to anyone who will listen: 'Congratulations- get rich!' (Kung Hei Fat Choi!). During my first Lunar New Year in Hong Kong in 1996, ... and Great George streets in Causeway Bay this Sunday in the form of the Confucius Carnival, a seven-hour stage performance of lion dancing and traditional music. And next Thursday there's ...

  3. News - World - ENTERTAINMENT

    Venice film festival's Golden Lion award goes to Kim Ki-duk's Pieta

    Posted Sep 10th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Venice Row mars Korean film's win in Venice The Venice film festival wrapped up in controversy yesterday after Kim Ki-duk took the Golden Lion with his Korean morality tale Pieta amid reports that the jury had wanted a different winner. The Hollywood Reporter said the jury had been prevented from choosing American director Paul Thomas Anderson's ...

  4. Lion dancing is hip

    Posted Jul 14th 2007, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... By Elaine Yau A group of innovative young dancers have used hip hop music and funky steps to liven up lion dancing. The lion dance is a staple of the Chinese festive calendar. Dressed in traditional kung fu costume, dancers leap and sway to raucous Chinese music. Led by Da Tou Fuo (big-headed Buddha), the performance reaches a climax when the lion plucks the vegetable bait from ...

  5. Albert and the Lion

    Posted Jan 18th 2011, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... The comic monologue Albert and the Lion was written in 1932 by a Scottish writer called Marriott Edgar. It tells the story of an unfortunate encounter between a young boy called Albert Ramsbottom and a lion called Wallace. Albert's parents take him to the zoo, where something quite terrible- but also very funny- happens. Edgar wrote his comic monologues to be performed on the stage ...

  6. Beaten brigade goes to Lion City right on song

    Posted May 05th 2010, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... with Alan Aitken Far from casting doubt on the credentials of Happy Zero and Green Birdie for the KrisFlyer Sprint in Singapore next month, the Sprint Cup upset by Ultra Fantasy on the weekend probably lent them some weight. In a race where the tempo was ...

  7. Dancing Lion

    Posted May 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Paul Fonoroff

    ... the local flavour that distinguishes Hong Kong cinema is increasingly replaced by big budget but bland Pan-Asian tinsel, Dancing Lion has all the makings of a local hero. A satire that refuses to dilute its indigenous nature, this is literally a Local Production (the name of Dancing Lion's production company) and stars some of Hong Kong's top personalities. Alas, it also suffers ...

  8. Johnnie To is Hong Kong's only chance for Golden Lion

    Posted Jul 28th 2006, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Acclaimed director Johnnie To Kei-fung's latest film Exiled will be Hong Kong's only entry to compete for the prestigious Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival which ... to September 9. Taiwanese director Tsai Ming-liang, a former Golden Lion winner, will return to the competition with Hei Yan Quan [Black Eye Circle]. Tsai won in 1994 with Vive L'Amour. ...

  9. Lions for Lambs

    Posted Nov 08th 2007, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... science professor and two US soldiers fighting for survival in Afghanistan, but Lions for Lambs begins and ends with its camera trained on the face of youth. A student named Todd (Andrew Garfield) ... of Lions for Lambs, which sees the actor-director lamenting the apathy of America's younger generation. The film revolves around three simultaneous events: while Malley hears Todd rant about ...

  10. Lion City sees the bigger picture

    Posted Jun 29th 2008, 12:00am by Sonia Kolesnikov

    ... Sonia Kolesnikov-Jessop Singapore In the past 10 years, the small Singaporean film industry has enjoyed a revival of sorts with a handful of directors- Eric Khoo, Royston Tan, Kelvin Tong and Jack Neo- delivering small-budget films that travelled at least ...




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