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  1. Lame Movie Name

    Posted Feb 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Jason Gagliardi

    ... Jason Gagliardi Job description: Movie names should suggest, entice and intrigue. Action film titles, for instance, are typically a punchy monosyllabic one-two (the Die Hard school of movie naming). Good dramatic names often use words that play on the emotions, or have a touch of irony (Postcards from the Edge, Closer). In some cases, the director cashes in on the cachet ...

  2. Dissecting a black genre of flesh and blood in Taiwanese movies

    Posted Apr 17th 2006, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... Movies, he was met with embarrassment rather than enthusiasm. 'They would feel really strange about why I'm interested in the movies I asked them about - they tended to dismiss ... student, made Taiwan Black Movies to rediscover a chapter that he says mainstream film historians has rejected - even when the movies sold well on release during the time. Rather than ...

  3. Broken promise by movie mogul

    Posted Jan 04th 2006, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... latest movie, a period fantasy released before the Christmas holidays in Hong Kong. According to various reports, his Weinstein Company has handed the North American distribution rights to The Promise back to its producers, Moonstone Entertainment, after what has been described as a 'dispute over the release strategy'. The legendary movie mogul initially picked up the movie ...

  4. Movie-themed eatery

    Posted Sep 15th 2006, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... The Bubba Gump Shrimp restaurant will officially open at The Peak this weekend and here to oversee the launch is chief executive Scott Barnett. While hosting a press lunch tasting of its prawns, prawns and more prawns, the Californian thought the Hollywood connection would help his movie-themed eatery outlast other high concept ideas. 'We developed the concept of Bubba Gump ...

  5. ... but the action movie is on the way out

    Posted May 24th 2006, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... The Hong Kong action movie is all but dead because of a lack of homegrown talent and the decline in the city's film industry. That's the verdict of international action star ... supply of young talent who were receiving martial arts training, but it had been a long time since Hong Kong, the birthplace of the martial arts movie, had produced a good action movie. 'For ...

  6. Which movies have you seen recently?

    Posted Feb 16th 2006, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... blockbuster Chicago, a musical shown here in 2003, is my favourite. It's stunning! Both the plot and the music are fantastic. I've always liked this kind of movie. I watched Perhaps Love ... on the 4th of July is the best movie I've ever watched. It's an old movie starring Tom Cruise. It deals with the brutality of war, humanity and America's Independence Day. Eloise Siu ...

  7. Sad Movie

    Posted Feb 09th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lau Kit-wai Starring: Cha Tae-hyun, Son Tae-young, Jung Woo-sung Director: Kwon Jong-kwan Category: IIA Sad Movie, all right. This is a sentimental, sugar-coated, Korean tearjerker ... site that helps disgruntled lovers deliver their break-up messages. As the archetypal besotted man in Korean movies, Cha has the charm of a cuddly bear and the never-say-die spirit of Don ...

  8. Movie makers struggle to find mainland locations

    Posted Apr 26th 2006, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Finding locations for large-scale movies can be a headache for filmmakers because of environmental issues, unless there is government support. Speaking at the Global Chinese Film Finance ... looking for suitable filming locations,' Chang said. Chang said that while banks in Hong Kong had only just begun to show interest in investing in movies, such financing was well established ...

  9. Do you like Korean movies or TV dramas?

    Posted Mar 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Celia Yu

    ... love stories, and Full House is very touching. Also, the actor Rain is my favourite Korean star. He's really cute. As for Dae Jang Geum, I think it has excellent movie techniques. Karen ... tunes: Jay Chou's songs I don't watch many Korean dramas, but I like Won Bin, the actor in Autumn Story. He's cool. My girlfriend Nicole loves Korean movies, such as My Sassy Girl. ...

  10. Movie masters

    Posted Mar 24th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the company's first production, and The Longest Nite, directed by Patrick Yau Tat-chi who is part of the Milkyway team, are gangster movies that were too sophisticated for mainstream tastes. The pair ... by To and Wai. 'I think it was a natural development. When we first established Milkyway, the film industry was producing a lot of movies, and we wanted to offer something different,' Wai said. ...




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