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  1. Painted Skin to compete at Oscars

    Posted Sep 26th 2008, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Martial arts fantasy Painted Skin, directed by Gordon Chan Ka-seung, has been chosen from 40 films to represent Hong Kong in the foreign-language category at next year's Academy Awards. Painted Skin is a chapter of 18th-century literary classic Stran ...

  2. Musical chosen as Oscar entry

    Posted Sep 28th 2005, 12:00am by Judy Ngao

    ... Judy Ngao Judge sings praises of Perhaps Love amid media frenzy The musical Perhaps Love has been chosen as Hong Kong's entry for next year's Oscar for best foreign-language film. Peter Chan Ho-sun's film beat out Jackie Chan's action romance The Myth and director Stanley Kwan Kam-pang's costume drama Everlasting Regret- which lost out in the contest ...

  3. Three local epics vie for Oscar spot

    Posted Sep 21st 2005, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... for the Hong Kong entry for best foreign language film at the Oscars, said all three films carried Oscar-winning characteristics. '[The Oscar judges] prefer films that have both high commercial and art values. These three films are outstanding big-budget productions and we think they would fit the Oscar requirement,' he said. The Myth cost $160 million to make, while Perhaps Love ...

  4. Nurture talent with film fund, says Tony Leung

    Posted Mar 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Infernal Affairs, said the Oscar success of Martin Scorsese's The Departed- the Hollywood adaptation of the film- showed Hong Kong films were of high quality. John Chong, vice-chairman ... Leadership Forum 2007, at which several Oscar winners will speak. Among them are Scott Ross, who won Oscars for best visual effects for Titanic in 1997 and What Dreams May Come in 1998, and Edward ...

  5. Film critics take us from cringeing to clowning around

    Posted Jul 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of 2012 festival, including Grant Orchard's Oscar-nominated A Morning Stroll, takes place at the Hong Kong Film Archive on July 14. 'The cinema landscape in Hong Kong is mostly Hollywood ...

  6. Renee eyes hk film success

    Posted Oct 05th 2005, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... with Andrew Sun Another Hong Kong movie is about to get a Hollywood makeover. The Pang brothers' thriller-horror flick, The Eye, will be remade with Oscar winner Renee Zellweger (right), in place of Angelica Lee Sin-je. Directing the picture is another Asian connection, Ring-meister Hideo Nakata. The film will be produced by Paula Wagner and Tom Cruise (yes, Mr Katie ...

  7. Ang Lee goes location hunting

    Posted Jan 27th 2004, 12:00am by Tinnie Chow

    ... project might be. Will it be a prequel to Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (with Chow Yun-fat and Michelle Yeoh)? Other sources say that the Oscar-winning director is looking for an ideal place ...

  8. Wong Kar-wai movie to open 60th Cannes

    Posted Apr 20th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... works. The film's cast includes internationally renowned singers and actors including Grammy award-winning jazz singer Norah Jones, Oscar-winning actress Rachel Weisz, Bafta-winning actor ... Wong's long-time creative partner William Chang Suk-ping and Oscar-nominated cinematographer Darius Khondji. 'I look forward to returning to Cannes to celebrate its 60th birthday,' Wong ...

  9. Zhang Ziyi China's gift to Hollywood

    Posted Jun 06th 2005, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... by Oscar-winning filmmaker Steven Spielberg, Memoirs of a Geisha. The film is scheduled for release this autumn. Some critics believe that the role may enable her to contend for an Oscar in the Best ...

  10. Remake of Hollywood classic to lift lid on HK drug scene

    Posted Mar 12th 2006, 12:00am by Niki Law

    ... Niki Law Hong Kong's sordid underground drug trade will be portrayed on the silver screen later this year in a remake of the Oscar-winning film Traffic. Director Derek Yee Tung-sing ... involved in the war on drugs. It won four Oscars in 2000, including best director for Soderbergh and best supporting actor for Benicio Del Toro. Yee has approached a number of local and mainland ...




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