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  1. ALBUM (1970)

    Posted May 09th 2010, 12:00am by Nick Walker

    ... experimental US west coast bands. And so this album benefited from far more inventive instrumentation than The Supremes' vast global fanbase could have ever expected, as well as some excellent ... Nick Walker New Ways But Love Stays The Supremes (Motown) With the start of the 1970s, The Supremes- the second-best-selling trio of the previous decade- shed their cute girl-group image ...

  2. Beijing finding it hard to plot a happy ending in movie piracy spat with US

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

    ... for prosecuting copyright violators. The Supreme People's Court now allows criminal prosecutions of individuals caught duplicating 500 pirated discs, instead of 1,000. The IIPA has suggested ... and the US. Two weeks ago, US Trade Representative Susan Schwab filed complaints at the World Trade Organisation against China over piracy and restrictions on the sale of US movies, music and books ...

  3. News - China - ENTERTAINMENT

    How popcorn has become a 390 million yuan hit with mainland Chinese movie-goers

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 06:02pm by LAURA ZHOU

    ... Laura Zhou laura.zhou@scmp.com Snack big revenue earner at cinema chain as China has become the world's second-largest film market outside the US Popcorn has become a big money maker at the mainland’s largest cinema chain, as more people flock to the nation’s movie theatres. Wanda Cinemas said on its website it earned 390 million yuan (HK$491 million) in revenue last year from popcorn, ...

  4. Bank's soap opera warrants a look, but what are they trying to tell us?

    Posted Dec 15th 2007, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... to be the real investment guru, very much like those martial arts movies and novels where the ones you least expect are the supreme fighters. We are not sure what the moral of the series is supposed to be. Possibly, Lee's character is the example warrants punters should follow, as in saving up for a rainy day. Or rather, should we train to be a supreme warrants punter like Ng's ...

  5. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    The art of the improbable

    Posted Aug 19th 2012, 12:00am by Richard James Havis

    ... Supreme Court ruling, in favour of a group known as Citizens United, has allowed American corporations to give as much money as they want to candidates in federal elections. This, says Roach, ... directed the Meet the Parents and the Austin Powers films, as well as two serious political TV films, Recount and Game Change. "The Supreme Court decision to allow corporations the same rights ...

  6. Court awards Britney's dad pay rise for managing her affairs

    Posted Dec 28th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter A US court has awarded Britney Spears' father a pay rise of about US$75 (HK$580) an hour for managing her life, Ananova.com reported. Jamie Spears, who took over the running of his 27-year-old daughter's financial affairs in February, was awarded an additional payout of US$51,000 by a Los Angeles court. Mr Spears had already been receiving payouts ...

  7. Public tires of same old song from an industry slow to change

    Posted Sep 12th 2005, 12:00am by Stuart Biggs

    ... District Court similarly ruled against Kuro, the island's largest file-swapping program, giving unprecedented prison sentences to its operators. Neither ruling advances that of the US Supreme ... STUART BIGGS Following the landmark Supreme Court ruling in the United States last July against online peer-to-peer networks Grokster and Streamcast, the music industry has won more ...

  8. Bribery case in court after 13 years

    Posted Nov 29th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... is arguably among the least corrupt to face court. After 13 years on the run in North America, Song, 65, appeared in a Qiqihar court on Tuesday to face charges that he accepted a bribe of 25,000 yuan, the Procuratorial Daily reported. Song, 65, flew to Canada from Hong Kong in 1994 and settled in the US four years later, but it was not all smooth sailing. 'The United States is not heaven,' Song ...

  9. Smith is supreme in one-man show

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

    ... Lau Kit-wai I Am Legend Science fiction One of Hollywood's most talkative stars, Will Smith spends most of his time in I Am Legend talking to a dog, or warding off nocturnal mutants who howl rather than speak. That means the science-fiction horror mo ...

  10. Hindus up in arms over widows' film

    Posted May 27th 2006, 12:00am by Amrit Dhillon

    ... and burning posters. Although the Supreme Court ordered that protection be given to cinemas, owners were too frightened to show the film. Water shows widows living in a Benares ashram in the 1930s ... round, following the film's recent US premiere, they have been burning pirated DVDs of the movie and warning shopkeepers not to stock it. 'We will not allow the film to be shown here. ...




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