A.I. Artificial Intelligence

An old-school teen romp

Trailers can be misleading. They often highlight the best parts of a film at the expense of burying the true essence of it.

Sunday, 12 June, 2011, 12:00am

Ai Weiwei's gesture of defiance

Detained mainland artist and activist Ai Weiwei may have been silenced, but a provocative piece of work is making a statement on his behalf at the Hong Kong International Art Fair (ART HK).

The 2007 piece, Marble Arm, which features a defiant middle finger, is on display courtesy of Swiss-Beijing dealer Galerie Urs Meile.

26 May 2011 - 12:00am

Law won't bend for maverick, paper says

Amid official silence over the detention of maverick artist Ai Weiwei, a state-controlled newspaper launched a scathing attack on him yesterday, prompting fears from his mother and supporters that authorities are planning to prosecute him for his criticism of the government.

7 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Ai Weiwei investigated for suspected economic crimes

Beijing last night said police were investigating maverick artist Ai Weiwei for suspected economic crimes - the first official confirmation of his detention since he was stopped from boarding a flight to Hong Kong four days ago.

7 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

It's summertime and the livin' is easy

1 T in the Park is a summer music festival held in which country?

2 Which Steven Spielberg film is based on Brian Aldiss' short story Supertoys Last All Summer Long?

3 In which year was the Summer of Love?

4 Where would you find the Hall

of Dispelling Clouds and the Garden of Harmonious Interests?

2 Jul 2006 - 12:00am


Man's Heritage: Beavers - The Master Builders

Pearl, 8.30pm

22 May 2003 - 12:00am

Chills down your spine

TAKE AN OLD castle, some flickering candles and a boy with a recurring nightmare and you have the ingredients of an award-winning ghost story.

It worked for Esther Leung Ai-ting. There is nothing the 14-year-old likes more than getting lost in a chilling tale, except writing them.

17 Feb 2002 - 12:00am