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  1. Top fashion packs the tent at Luxury Week finale

    Posted Sep 10th 2007, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Kimberly Chou

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak, Kimberly Chou and Phoebe Cheng. The MasterCard Luxury Week series of fashion shows wrapped over the weekend with a couple of the more prestigious dressmakers packing the tent at Chater Garden. Friday night's Vera Wang show and Saturday's Oscar de la Renta's grand spectacle filled the standing-room areas, a contrast ...

  2. Ninja Turtles flick joins HK's contenders for an Oscar

    Posted Nov 14th 2007, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak and Phoebe Cheng. Hong Kong's chances for this year's best foreign picture Oscar rest with Johnnie To Kei-fung's Exiled ... a select field of 12 entries in the race for best animation Oscar, the producers have announced. The movie was released in theatres this summer and has grossed more than US$50 million. ...

  3. 'Lust' not Taiwanese enough for foreign Oscar

    Posted Oct 19th 2007, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong If Ang Lee's latest hit, the made-in-China spy thriller Lust, Caution, is to win an Oscar, it will have to go up against the best of Hollywood, as did his previous, ... it was just as qualified as Lee's Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, the martial arts epic nominated by Taiwan in 2000, which won Oscars for foreign-language film, cinematography, art direction ...

  4. Honourable roles for HK at the Oscars

    Posted Feb 27th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Oscars are well known for their glitz and glamour. There was certainly no shortage of either at yesterday's ceremony. But the awards for documentaries are different. By taking on uncomfortable and disturbing subjects in real life, they represent a triumph of grit. This year's winners are no exceptions. The Blood of Yingzhou District, which won the Oscar for the best ...

  5. Oscar winner disappoints writer of HK original

    Posted Feb 27th 2007, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... Clarence Tsui Martin Scorsese was yesterday basking in international acclaim after his film, The Departed, triumphed at the Oscars- but the writer of the Hong Kong original said he ... Infernal Affairs again- well in that case, I'm, of course, happy because it is like Infernal Affairs winning an Oscar,' he said in an interview with the South China Morning Post. ...

  6. Label swaps Grammy for an Oscar

    Posted Oct 29th 2007, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak and Phoebe Cheng. The Black Eyed Peas' Fergie was supposed to be the celebrity guest at the opening of Guess Jeans' shop in the IFC Mall on Friday. But she had to cancel, perhaps to prepare for their concert at the Venetian. Instead, the fashion label swapped the Grammy-winner for an Oscar-winner. A late e-mail ...

  7. Oscar success of Departed won't raise price in new deal: director

    Posted Feb 28th 2007, 12:00am by Audrey Parwani

    ... Audrey Parwani The director of Infernal Affairs says the Oscars' success of the movie's Hollywood adaptation, Martin Scorsese's The Departed, would not prompt him to try ... commented after the Oscars that the adaptation of The Departed had 'not gone far enough' in offering a vision distinct from the 2002 original. As to whether the new film would be a major ...

  8. Booking a place at librarian Oscars

    Posted May 05th 2007, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... on the honours list. 'It's a bit like the Oscars for librarians,' she said. 'The children keep saying to me, 'You're the best librarian in the world.'' She is also ...

  9. City prepares to host Oscar's Asian cousin

    Posted Jan 30th 2007, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... Clarence Tsui Hong Kong is about to get an annual Asian version of the Oscars, with government assistance of up to HK$5 million. The first awards ceremony in March will be run by the Hong Kong International Film Festival, which will help raise the festival's standing in Asia. Festival chairman Wilfred Wong Ying-wai said the government had agreed to provide funds ...

  10. 'Oscars' for sales drive excellence

    Posted Jun 01st 2007, 12:00am by Caitlin Wong

    ... an increased awareness that effective selling is important to all businesses. 'This also shows there is popular support and strong recognition of the award as the 'Oscar ...




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