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  1. Once a Gangster

    Posted May 20th 2010, 12:00am by Paul Fonoroff

    ... un-gangster-like way. Roast Pork (Chan) is a celebrity chef devoted to his restaurants; Sparrow (Cheng) an ex-con turned intellectual whose goal is entry into the University of Hong Kong. But triad ties ... to have fun with triad cliches, including exaggerated fights with buckets of blood and plenty of severed body parts. The election provides Once a Gangster with a logical rationale for poking fun ...

  2. Bad Blood

    Posted Jan 21st 2010, 12:00am by Paul Fonoroff

    ... of the Tung Luen Shun triad, a complex organisation headed by the even more convoluted Lok clan. A family containing a passel of siblings who share the same dad but different mums, it takes half ...

  3. Dream Home

    Posted May 13th 2010, 12:00am by Paul Fonoroff

    ... triads and property magnates, and footage of young people demonstrating against the destruction of Queen's Pier. These are topics constantly in Hong Kong headlines, yet Dream Home ...

  4. Dead of the nite

    Posted May 20th 2004, 12:00am by Winnie Chung

    ... to ignite a gang war by terminating one triad boss at the behest of another. Alex Fong Chun-shun plays Inspector Miao, who leads the hunt. Things get complicated when Roy meets young mainland ... Yee didn't have to deal with. 'The big brothers in the triads don't really go round asking for protection money anymore. It's usually the small-time hoods who do that, ...

  5. Singer-turned-actor to focus on films

    Posted Apr 18th 2005, 12:00am by lau kit wai

    ... and tricks (Life is Magical), Fung was ready to man the camera. His first full-length film was Enter the Phoenix (2004), a slick gangster comedy about the gay son of a triad boss which starred ...

  6. Thanks for the memories- the Tony Leung hit list

    Posted Jan 11th 2009, 12:00am by Vivian Chen

    ... the Hong Kong Film and Golden Horse awards. He plays an undercover cop who has spent years as a foot soldier in Hong Kong's underworld and is forced to outwit a mole the triads have planted ...

  7. Film studies: cinema city

    Posted Jul 24th 2008, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... A visit to the city is never complete, of course, without encountering a deranged triad chieftain with a drugged-up girlfriend on his arm. Shot mostly on location in Hong Kong, the film, which ...

  8. Hit parade

    Posted Mar 17th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by martial arts schools with triad links. 'Some martial arts schools were controlled by triads, and many parents began to associate Chinese kung fu with improper activity,' says Fong. ...

  9. Censors working overtime

    Posted Jun 05th 2004, 12:00am by Winnie Chung

    ... are portrayed as a figment of the lead character's imagination. Jiang Hu, an Anytime Pictures triad-themed film that was originally planned as a co-production, failed to get its script past censors ... of the original Infernal Affairs, had to shoot two endings. In the Hong Kong version, Ming (Andy Lau Tak-wah)- the triad plant in the force- escapes scot-free after committing several murders. ...

  10. Tse finds his inner beast

    Posted Nov 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in Vancouver, the tabloids reported that I was the head of a triad.' Tse says it was hard growing up in the spotlight with millions of people watching him, but if his son decided to follow the same ...




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