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  1. movie buff

    Posted Apr 16th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lau Kit-wai Take the Lead Director: Liz Friedlander Starring: Antonio Banderas, Rob Brown, Yaya DaCosta Prelude: The film was inspired by the story of acclaimed ballroom dancer Pierre ... role in 1995 action film Desperado. It was directed by Robert Rodriguez, who later cast him in the popular Spy Kids series. Banderas' greatest Hollywood achievement is his reinvention ...

  2. Lifestyle - Books

    Review: Katherine Roberts' novel 'Sword of Light'

    Posted Sep 23rd 2012, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... king, his realm Camelot and his chivalrous band of knights in armour? Author Katherine Roberts thinks so. She has been fascinated by Arthurian stories since she was little, and in her novel Sword of Light she brings to life all the knights, dragons, druids and magical horses that always give Arthur such a hold over readers and make his story so enthralling. But Roberts also adds ...

  3. Robert and Clara Schumann

    Posted Oct 05th 2010, 12:00am by Sam Olluver

    ... Robert and Clara Schumann Musica Viva HK City Hall Concert Hall Reviewed: Oct 1 This all-Schumann programme reminded us of both the pre-eminence of Robert's chamber music ... in the ear the next day? Quite a lot, not least Robert's Andante und Variationen op46 for two pianos (Nancy Loo, Mary Wu), two cellos (Dora Lam, Cara Cheung) and horn (Hermann Paw). The unusual ...

  4. Robert Plant

    Posted Sep 19th 2010, 12:00am by Richard James Havis

    ... Richard James Havis Robert Plant Band of Joy (Rounder Records) Former Led Zeppelin singer Robert Plant's latest album is an eclectic affair. Produced in Nashville, it has echoes of 2007's innovative country collaboration with vocalist Alison Krauss. But Plant and co-producer Buddy Miller take the experiment further, occasionally drifting into affected art-rock soundscapes. ...

  5. Raising Sand Robert Plant & Alison Krauss

    Posted Mar 07th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lau Kit-wai Robert Plant and Alison Krauss have collaborated on a wonderful album that brings many genres, from folk and rock to country and blues, together. Plant is the vocalist of heavy metal pioneers Led Zeppelin, while Krauss is a renowned American bluegrass-country singer and violinist. Although their roots are in very different musical worlds, the unlikely duo complements ...

  6. Robert Plant and the Strange Sensation

    Posted Sep 18th 2005, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... Charmaine Chan Robert Plant and the Strange Sensation Mighty Rearranger (Sanctuary) Whither the wetness of Coldplay and company now? Why bother with the darlings of the current cool set ... Robert Plant, burdened by a peculiar history against which he's always judged, still has something to say. And he says it here to best effect by building up an irresistible head of steam ...

  7. Robert Byron

    Posted Dec 14th 2003, 12:00am by Andrew Dembina

    ... Andrew Dembina Robert Byron: A Biography by James Knox John Murray $325 James Knox offers a studied portrait of fellow Etonian and early 20th-century travel, history, art and architecture writer Robert Byron, who dared to delve into cultures of countries rarely glimpsed by the leisure visitor of his day. The former publisher of The Spectator magazine takes us through a lengthy ...

  8. Robert Prevendar

    Posted Feb 04th 2007, 12:00am by Mark Footer

    ... Mark Footer Favourite piece of art: 'James Wolfe is a great British sculptor based in Hong Kong.' Footwear: 'I am partial to wing-tips. My grandfather used to wear them. Very classic, yet at the same time a bit rock 'n' roll.' ...

  9. TV icon Robert Chua turns 60

    Posted May 20th 2006, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... with Alex Lo My media idol and favourite broadcaster Robert Chua Wah-peng turns 60 today, so we just want to say Happy Birthday, old boy! Monday also marks a special occasion because it will be exactly 39 years to the day since he joined TVB. For better or for worse, as the first production manager at TVB, Robert brought live television to Hong Kong, including Enjoy Yourself Tonight- ...

  10. Robert Chua celebrates channel's Cannes award

    Posted Apr 11th 2006, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Lauren Crothers

    ... with Andrew Sun, additional reporting by Lauren Crothers We're not sure how many people actually interact with the station, but kudos to Robert Chua Wah-peng (right) and his The Interactive Channel, which just won the 2006 Interactive TV Award for best interactive enhanced television at MIPTV in Cannes, France. The annual conference is a market for television and digital ...




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