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  1. Heartfelt thriller misses the mark

    Posted Jun 26th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... visual effects, it is a feast for the eyes but a messy story that confuses rather than entertains. The story opens with some beautiful underwater shots that show us a male and a female diver swimming around a deepwater ruin while a solemn voiceover talks gloomily about love and eternity. The lead character is a psychologist (Lee) who has fallen in love with an underwater photographer ...

  2. Usual appeal missing

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

    ... underwater shots of a submerged ruin while a solemn voiceover talks gloomily about love and eternity. It's a promising start- more reassuring than the frantic openings of many of Tsui's recent movies. The lead character (Lee) is a psychologist who has fallen in love with an underwater photographer (Guo Xiaodong). During a dive to the ancient ruin to retrieve a ring for his ...

  3. Tsang off to witness history

    Posted Nov 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... fencing, rugby sevens and diving during his two-day trip. Hong Kong have seven gold, 13 silver and nine bronze medals. ...

  4. Fu eyes Olympic glory to follow her famous cousin

    Posted Feb 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Chan Kin-wa kinwa.chan@scmp.com For young shuttler Fu Mingtian, the Olympic Games remain her biggest target- just like her famous cousin, Fu Mingxia, who won four Olympic diving gold medals for China. But Mingtian, which means 'tomorrow'- hence her social networking tag of 'Tomorrow Fu'- has taken a different route from her illustrious relative. Now 21, ...

  5. Cure

    Posted Jul 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... an ageing chanteuse in a tawdry roadside dive whose grotesqueness is gradually peeled away to reveal an affecting poignancy. Sarah's tale is compelling enough to warrant feature-length ...

  6. Time and tide

    Posted May 14th 2009, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... underwater for the sake of the Three Gorges Dam project. As he walked down Gongtan's narrow streets, however, a sense of deja vu hit him: disgruntled villagers were standing beneath self-made banners protesting against government plans to forcibly relocate them. The reason? Their town was to be submerged underwater for a hydroelectric dam being built upstream. True to form, Yan ...

  7. Lifeguard dream proves bigger than disability

    Posted Jun 13th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Terence Leung Lau Wai-cheung's dream of becoming a lifeguard was extinguished tragically in a 2002 diving accident which left him paralysed from the neck down. But yesterday ... Society. His story is one of courage and determination in the face of seemingly hopeless odds, battling the crippling injury he suffered after diving into the sea in Repulse Bay not realising ...

  8. Film

    Posted May 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Dark Tide (IIB) Halle Berry stars in this adventure-thriller as a dive instructor who returns to deep waters nine years after an encounter with a great white shark. CT The Hunger Games (IIB) ...

  9. New take on kung fu king

    Posted Jun 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Tinnie Chow

    ... with Tinnie Chow Wong Kar-wai is diving into kung fu. While he may not be picking up any martial arts moves himself, the iconic Hong Kong director is looking to make a movie about the story of Ip Man, the real life kung fu master of Bruce Lee. Ip was a grandmaster of the Wing Tsun school, and besides teaching Lee, helped popularise the style around the world. And of course ...

  10. Passing the flame

    Posted Feb 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of a glorious decade in Hong Kong cinema: starting with 1979 crime thriller Cops and Robbers- a film he produced and scored- Kwan dived headlong into a film industry in bloom. Joining the new Cinema ...




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