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  1. ... 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Horror movie too gross for MTR

    Posted Jul 31st 2006, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... Andrew Sun Hollywood summer movies making you sick? The MTR Corporation thinks so. They've banned the poster and ads for the coming comedy-horror Slither. The grounds for the ban are that the images are just too gross and creepy. The yuck and yuks B-movie, opening August 10, is about alien parasites that turn people into flesh-eating zombie mutants. Clearly, the movie ...

  4. Do you like watching horror movies?

    Posted Apr 13th 2006, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... Interviews by Lilian Goh Name: Nicole Fu Age: 16 Top tunes: Twins' songs I seldom watch horror movies because I sometimes have nightmares afterwards. It also makes me feel afraid at night, especially when I go to sleep. I saw a Japanese horror movie recently, One Missed Call, and it was really scary. Japanese horror films scare me the most. Name: Melissa Lai Age: 16 Top ...

  5. movie buff

    Posted Dec 17th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... date. But the truth is that he is one of the few contemporary Hollywood directors whose quality of work is extraordinarily consistent. His movies are escapist entertainment, but they are never ... up.' The film is seen as a parody of the misdeeds committed by US soldiers during the Vietnam War due to boredom. He then directed a low-budget action movie, Assault on Precinct 13 (Ethan Hawke ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. movie buff

    Posted Nov 12th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Bond movie, Die Another Day)- sets the standard for all future Bond girls: seductive, dangerous and sophisticated. Connery starred in another six 007 movies, remained a bankable performer after ... in popular action-adventure movies such as Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989) and The Rock (1996). Roger Moore: The model-turned-actor was the longest-serving and oldest James Bond actor (he ...

  8. movie buff

    Posted Oct 08th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... people go to movies for different reasons. Some become so passionate about the art that they need to make their own films. Or, in the words of director Wong Kar-wai, they need to become ... an early age. He was not allowed to take part in sports or children's activities. He sought refuge in the theatre, and gradually developed a passion for movies of all kinds, from classic ...

  9. movie buff

    Posted Nov 19th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... ANGEL Director: Mayumi Miyasaka Starring: Kyoko Fukada, Hiromi Nagasaku, Asahi Uchida Prelude: The movie is adapted from the comic book by Erica Sakurazawa. It tells the story ... a genetic disease called spinocerebellar degeneration. A pretty girl with a sweet voice, Sawajiri is one of Japan's hottest TV and movie actresses. This year, she has already starred in six ...

  10. Yuen to direct new movie

    Posted Jun 21st 2006, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Paggie Leung

    ... The Matrix trilogy and Kill Bill action choreographer reportedly has his sights on a movie called Chang Cheng (tentative English title, The Great Wall) about nomadic Huns invading an independent ... movie. According to the Star Daily, Yuen replied, 'it does not matter because The Great Wall would be an action movie, not a wushu movie'. However, it's not the only project Yuen ...




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