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  1. News - Hong Kong - HONG KONG FILM AWARDS

    Cold War wins big at Hong Kong Film Awards as The Bullet Vanishes fails

    Posted Apr 14th 2013, 12:00am by Amy Nip, JOLIE HO

    ... Crime thriller Cold War triumphed at the Hong Kong Film Awards last night, winning in nine categories. That made mystery drama The Bullet Vanishes the big loser, having received the same number of nominations as Cold War , 12, but winning none. Cold War won most of the big awards: best film; best director (for first-time directors Longman Leung and Sunny Luk Kim-ching); and best ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - MEDIA

    FCC in tug-of-war over film that alludes to members' legal dispute

    Posted Sep 16th 2012, 04:23am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry FCC embroiled in tug-of-war over film The Foreign Correspondents Club (FCC) in Hong Kong has been accused of censorship for refusing to screen a film to mark the 101st birthday ... at an October birthday celebration for the FCC doyenne, who began six decades as a foreign correspondent in 1939 by famously breaking the news of the outbreak of the second world war from the Polish ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - Cityseen

    Hong Kong's 'Cold War' to open Busan International Film Festival

    Posted Sep 12th 2012, 12:00am by Vivian Chen

    ... Vivian Chen vivian.chen@scmp.com Crime movie film 'Cold War' getshot billing at Busan festival Although Cold War is only the first film directed by industry veterans Longman ... to explore a fresh twist on the crime movie genre. Cold War revolves around detectives' problems at the station and their battle against a gang of criminals who have been kidnapping police ...

  4. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - FILM (1960)

    Rewind, film: 'The Time Machine', directed by George Pal

    Posted Jul 07th 2013, 12:00am by Richard James Havis

    ... Richard James Havis The Time Machine Rod Taylor, Alan Young, Yvette Mimieux Director: George Pal Writer H.G. Wells is best known for his 1898 novel The War of the Worlds, a thoughtful ... of the survivors of a long nuclear war. The Eloi chose to take their chances on the earth's surface, while the Morlocks fled underground and mutated. George is horrified to discover that, millions ...

  5. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - FILM

    Hong Kong thriller opens Asia’s top film festival

    Posted Oct 04th 2012, 07:58pm

    ... — is also scheduled to attend. Launching the 17th edition of the festival will be the world premiere of Hong Kong thriller Cold War, which stars screen veterans Aaron Kwok and Tony Leung Ka-fai. ... into the Oscar-winning The Departed (2006) — Cold War looks at corruption in the city’s police force. Co-director Longman Leung said he hoped the film would help refocus attention on Hong Kong cinema, which has ...

  6. Magazines - 48hrs - SEE

    Film review: The Sapphires has a lot of soul

    Posted Jun 13th 2013, 12:00am by YVONNE TEH

    ... crowd-pleaser. Inspired by a true story (involving co-scriptwriter Tony Briggs' mother and three of her relatives), the film takes place against the backdrop of the war in Vietnam and a largely ...

  7. News - China - FILM

    Django...finally unchained in mainland China, but flops on opening day

    Posted May 14th 2013, 12:59pm by Ernest Kao

    ... the American Civil War. ...

  8. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - FILM

    First among sequels

    Posted May 05th 2013, 05:40pm by DAVID GERMAIN

    ... if movies such as Brad Pitt’s zombie fest World War Z, Guillermo del Toro’s robots-vs-sea-monsters tale Pacific Rim and Johnny Depp’s buddy western The Lone Ranger connect with audiences. There’s ... with little or no big-screen history. Warner’s Pacific Rim has a visionary creator in filmmaker del Toro (Pan’s Labyrinth, Hellboy), but he has yet to deliver a monster hit. World War Z has Pitt ...

  9. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - POSTCARD TOKYO

    Film postcard: Tokyo

    Posted Apr 07th 2013, 12:00am by MARK SCHILLING

    ... former solder (Bunta Sugawara) on learning he had committed war crimes. Farewell to Dream is a 1956 drama about the teenage son of fishmongers who longs for something better, but is confronted ...

  10. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - POSTCARD LOS ANGELES

    Postcard: Los Angeles, from James Mottram

    Posted Mar 10th 2013, 12:00am by James Mottram

    ... "We did talk a lot about second world war vets, people who were suffering from severe trauma because of war- that was a big thing," says Hoffman. "Why these movements like this were coming into being at that time in America- because of dealing with a lot of the people coming out of the war, and who was going to treat them." Co-starring Adams as Dodd's wife Peggy, ...




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