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  1. TVB breaks back of Oscar time restrictions

    Posted Feb 14th 2006, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy TVB has won its battle to show the full Oscar awards ceremony live after the broadcasting regulator allowed it to delay the start of educational television by an hour. After ... and the Education and Manpower Bureau insisted a live broadcast of the Oscars was not in the public interest. The channel told Tela that airing the last hour was particularly important this year because ...

  2. Yin gets a gig on the Oscars' red carpet

    Posted Mar 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... with Andrew Sun Hong Kong star Terence Yin Chi-wai is going to the Oscars. Well, at least he's going to be on the red carpet. The Los Angeles-raised actor will join Channel V personality Maya Karin in interviewing nominees and Hollywood celebs as they enter the Kodak Theatre for Star Movies' Oscars coverage. But as he is used to running the press gauntlet at Hong Kong ...

  3. Common sense prevails in Oscar broadcast ruling

    Posted Feb 18th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Awards, or an education programme beamed at our school students? TVB Pearl can show only one or the other at midday on March 6. The Oscars come along just once a year. A ceremony in which a famous ... to have to pull the plug on its Oscars coverage with an hour still to go. It is then that many of the most important awards are handed out. It is when Ang Lee and his movie about two gay cowboys, ...

  4. The Banquet carries HK's Oscar hopes

    Posted Sep 29th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Kang-chung Hong Kong film producers have picked what many consider a mainland movie, The Banquet, as the city's entry for next year's Oscars in the best foreign film category. ... set in ancient China. But local film producers are satisfied the Chinese film can be Hong Kong's official submission because it can meet the Oscar's requirements with its Hong Kong ...

  5. Oscars struck a chord with director

    Posted Mar 08th 2006, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... with Andrew Sun Swamped by his schedule, art house director Atom Egoyan (pictured) missed the Oscars on TV. However, his Canada Film Week reception here- complete with starlets, models ... me a bit of the time I was at the Oscars,' Egoyan, 46, said afterwards. 'Actually, I might have a hard time explaining to my wife in Toronto why I'm in all these photos with so ...

  6. MTR boss wins 'luxury Oscar'

    Posted Nov 29th 2006, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... British brands, has dubbed its awards the 'luxury Oscars'. Walpole deputy chairman Guy Salter (below with Mr Chow) said the MTR chief was selected for his 'achievements in business ...

  7. Officials passing the buck on Oscars

    Posted Feb 07th 2006, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... television to show the Oscars live, uninterrupted. Information technology sector lawmaker Sin Chung-kai yesterday joined calls for a review of the rule that states Pearl must show educational ... not to grant the channel an exemption. The authority and the bureau have said a live broadcast of the Oscars is not in the public interest. But TVB insisted that airing the last hour of the show ...

  8. Oscars win for director Ang Lee is bitter-sweet

    Posted Mar 07th 2006, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow A poignant story of cowboys in love finally clinched Ang Lee the Oscar he missed out on five years ago, but the award left him disappointed and 'a bit surprised' ... film and directing. We are used to that, so this is surprising. We hope we'll feel better tomorrow.' Nevertheless, Lee was glad to be the first Chinese- and Asian- to win an Oscar ...

  9. An Oscar for Lee, a role for Lau?

    Posted Mar 07th 2006, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... with Andrew Sun All of China is happy after Ang Lee's win at the Oscars, and Andy Lau Tak-wah (right) was one of the first people to rush to congratulate him publicly. But instead of giving all the accolades to Lee (left), who won the best director award for Brokeback Mountain, he said people should be congratulating Lee's wife, who has given her full support to her ...

  10. Learning a lesson from the Oscars

    Posted Mar 07th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of an international pharmaceutical company leads to her murder. There was no such message in the best actor and actress Oscars, but they nonetheless had sober tones, being portrayals of real people: writer ...




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