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  1. Magazines - 48hrs - SEE/HEAR

    Art house: Police Story

    Posted May 09th 2013, 12:00am by Paul Fonoroff

    ... Paul Fonoroff Paul Fonoroff Arguably the weakest-scripted best picture winner in the Hong Kong Film Awards' history, Jackie Chan's 1985 blockbuster still deserves its status ... with several scenes in between, nearly make up for the puerility of the plot machinations that string them together. It's Chan's show all the way. As the film's director and star, he ...

  2. Magazines - 48hrs - SEE/HEAR

    Art house: The Happenings is a raw look at 1970s Hong Kong

    Posted May 30th 2013, 12:00am by Paul Fonoroff

    ... Paul Fonoroff Paul Fonoroff A group of aimless youth on what proves to be the most pivotal night of their lives is showcased in The Happenings (1980), a drama that encapsulates ... Fever (1977), albeit set in a trendy Hong Kong disco and culminating in a cameo by then teen idol Danny Chan Pak-keung. This sequence is a veritable time capsule, and it's invested ...

  3. Magazines - 48hrs - SEE

    Art House: Comrades, almost a love story

    Posted May 16th 2013, 12:00am by Paul Fonoroff

    ... Paul Fonoroff Paul Fonoroff As Hong Kong cinema retreated from its early 1990s golden age into a downward spiral fuelled in part by audience resistance to increasingly run-of-the-mill ... all in the same work), director Peter Chan Ho-sun took on a topic devoid of gimmicks and pageantry by grappling with a contemporary romance between two recent mainland immigrants. While Hong ...

  4. Magazines - 48hrs - SEE/HEAR

    Art house preview: The Magnificent Butcher

    Posted Apr 25th 2013, 12:00am by Paul Fonoroff

    ... Paul Fonoroff Paul Fonoroff The most filmed character in local (and perhaps world) cinema, apothecary and martial arts master Wong Fei-hung's fame was so pervasive that even secondary ... Jackie Chan as a youthful Wong. It was the second directorial achievement of action choreographer Yuen Woo-ping, who the following year continued in the same vein with The Magnificent Butcher ...

  5. Magazines - 48hrs - EAT/DRINK

    I know a place: columnist and writer Chan Chun Wai

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 11:35pm by GRACE MW WONG

    ... Grace M.W. Wong48hours@scmp.com Grace M.W. Wong Chan Chun-wai is a veteran travel, food and lifestyle writer and columnist   I like to support social enterprises, and one of my favourite places is Tung Wah Group of Hospitals' iBakery Gallery Café (Tamar Café at Tamar Park, Admiralty, tel: 2352 2700). Some of the workers there are patients recovered from mental illness. ...

  6. Magazines - 48hrs - HEAR

    Shore things

    Posted Oct 10th 2013, 12:00am by Paul Kay

    ... Paul Kay LA-based Best Coast's sun-drenched surf pop has won them indie cred and commercial success. Ahead of the duo's Hong Kong debut, singer-song writer Bethany Cosentino tells Paul Kay why she's changing by staying the same Shore things THE ONLY CONSTANT is change, as a wise man once said. And while the Greek philosopher Heraclitus wasn't thinking ...

  7. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Art House: Lonely Fifteen started a trend in 'bad girl' movies

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 10:39pm by Paul Fonoroff

    ... Paul Fonoroff Today's movie-goers, desensitised by three decades of Cantonese celluloid inundated with errant teen lasses, might find it difficult to imagine the original impact of Lonely Fifteen, the neorealist drama that opened the floodgates in 1982. Sure, there had been plenty of screen bad girls in the years preceding this New Wave classic, most famously the heroines ...

  8. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Film review: Inside Llewyn Davis

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 10:39pm by Richard James Havis

    ... folk's three-chord simplicity, Peter, Paul and Mary-esque Jean (Carey Mulligan) and Jim (Justin Timberlake). There are also intense Beat poets, condescending university lecturers and sleazy club ...

  9. Magazines - 48hrs - SEE/HEAR

    Art House: An Orphan's Tragedy takes a Dickensian twist

    Posted Sep 19th 2013, 12:00am by Paul Fonoroff

    ... Paul Fonoroff Paul Fonoroff Bruce Lee and Josephine Siao Fong-fong's appearances in An Orphan's Tragedy are undoubtedly today's chief selling points for this 1955 Cantonese adaptation of Charles Dickens' Great Expectations . But beyond the adolescent presence of two future superstars, the drama has much to offer as a microcosm of Hong Kong's mid-1950s film ...

  10. Magazines - 48hrs - COVER STORY

    Pang Ho-cheung and Fruit Chan put the local movie world to rights

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 11:19pm by EDMUND LEE

    ... Edmund Lee Directors Fruit Chan and Pang Ho-cheung go head to head over what it means to be the voice of Hong Kong. Edmund Lee listens in Men of the people WITH THEIR DARK humour, tenacious dedication to portraying Hong Kong life in an authentic way, and an infectious, overwhelming passion for the essence of the city's colloquial culture, Fruit Chan and Pang Ho-cheung ...




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