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Chow Yun-Fat

Film review: The Last Tycoon

Before he appeared in A Better Tomorrow (1986), The Killer (1989) and Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000), Chow Yun-fat achieved fame and popularity with The Bund, a 1980 TVB series about two gangsters who rose to prominence in Republican-era Shanghai. 

Friday, 4 January, 2013, 4:23pm

Talking Points

CY sets out vision for city

17 Oct 2012 - 3:46am

God of Gamblers

Christmas gift or holiday curse? The December 1989 release of God of Gamblers was a popular sensation that caused consternation among critics. Well, for this critic, anyway.

My review for the Post 22 years ago proclaimed it a 'flimsy comedy [that] not only helps redefine the term 'cheap' but will probably out-earn any other Christmas film at the box office.'

10 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Of imitation and flattery

Reservoir Dogs (1993)

10 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

The stars come out in force as the party throws a party for its anniversary production

The stars - and politicians - were out in force at the Convention and Exhibition Centre for Monday night's premiere of mainland propaganda flick Beginning of the Great Revival.

22 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

All-star audience's applause eases Carina Lau's initial butterflies over Bullets movie

Last week, Carina Lau Ka-ling expressed concerns to this newspaper that local audiences may not get her latest film, the political yarn Let the Bullets Fly. But judging by the positive reactions of the audience at a special screening on Monday - including a who's who of local celebrities - the film should do just fine.

12 Jan 2011 - 12:00am

Thirsty work

If you are planning to eat salty fish, then you should expect to feel thirsty

Chow Yun-fat, sounding like his latest character, Confucius, as he advises young artists at Friday's launch of the Fresh Wave Film Competition that pursuing a filmmaking career is not always a tall drink of water

11 Jan 2010 - 12:00am