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  1. Money talks

    Posted Apr 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in the north- when not shooting a film, he says, he can only stand living 'a few days a month' on the mainland- his hand was forced when Wu Xia failed with critics and film-goers last year. Set in a small Chinese village in 1917, Wu Xia (2011) paid homage to Hong Kong's martial-arts cinema with a mash-up of The One-Armed Swordsman, CSI and Hitchcockian noir. 'If Wu Xia ...

  2. Jet Li fronts up to steal the Cannes thunder

    Posted May 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Peter Chan Ho-sun's Wu Xia makes its debut at the Cannes Film Festival tomorrow, but Tsui Hark has stolen his thunder with a publicity poster for his upcoming summer 3-D blockbuster Flying Swords of Dragon Gate appearing on the cover of trade journal The Hollywood Reporter yesterday. The poster features the film's star, Jet Li Lianjie, dressed as a swordsman and pitted ...

  3. Red River

    Posted May 10th 2009, 12:00am by Paul Fonoroff

    ... comprising Yao tribesman Xia (Nick Cheung), Vietnamese massage parlour proprietress Shui (Loletta Lee) and Vietnamese gang boss Sha Ba (Danny Lee) is connected by the unassuming Tao (Zhang Jingchu), ... of the drama. But the positive response to Red River's mainland release last month assures Xia and Tao's tribulations will be anything but a river of no return. ...

  4. Triple triumph for Hong Kong film

    Posted Nov 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... won the awards for best adapted screenplay and cinematography, while Donnie Yen Ji-dan won best action choreography for Wu Xia, in which he played a one-armed swordsman. The martial arts film ...

  5. Northern exposure

    Posted Jun 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and Wu Xia; this year, Chan aims to finish two more contemporary films on the mainland, one a romantic comedy and the other a drama charting the country's changes from the 1990s ...

  6. Duelling identities

    Posted Apr 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... martial arts epic Wu Xia, which premieres at Cannes next month, and The Monkey King, Soi Cheang Pou-soi's 3-D version of the classic Chinese novel Journey to the West; the film is slated ... The Monkey King, Wu Xia and All's Well. 'I hope this can change what I see as public misconception of action-film actors,' he continues. 'People always assume we don't know ...

  7. Foreign sidekicks help action-star HK, says director

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

    ... mainland actor Xia Yu (In the Heat of the Sun) and Taiwanese pop singer Vanness Wu Jian-hao. The film, set for release around the National Day holiday in October, is targeting an international ...

  8. Non Sense

    Posted Jun 20th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... this will spark 'fires' in your body. Try a bowl of Xia Ku Cao (or Prunellae Vulgaris) at a Chinese herbal medicine shop. It may not taste great, but it can relieve swollen eyes and headaches. ...

  9. Film

    Posted Mar 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... following six ballet dancers from different backgrounds as they prepare for the Youth America Grand Prix. In English. Mar 25, 10.30am, Mar 28, 3.30pm, UA Cityplaza. Wu Xia Peter Chan Ho-sun's ...

  10. Film

    Posted Sep 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of an actual failed bank robbery that occurred in Stockholm in June 2006 (in Swedish with English subtitles). Sept 30, 9.45pm, Broadway Cinematheque. Wu Xia Part period detective mystery, part martial ...




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