Cinema of China
Walt Disney will release a separate version of its Marvel comic-book movie Iron Man 3 on the mainland, an unexpected plot twist for Hollywood's most prominent collaboration yet in the country.Sunday, 31 March, 2013, 7:12am 2 comments
The Hong Kong film company Emperor Motion Pictures is to set up a strategic partnership with UA Cinemas to invest in and operate cinemas on the mainland.14 Mar 2013 - 7:47am
The market share held by Chinese-made films has dropped by about 12 per cent this year and now accounts for just 41.4 per cent of all ticket sales on the mainland - a development regulators attribute to the increased access granted to Hollywood films as a result of China's commitments to the WTO.12 Nov 2012 - 5:39am
The irony is not lost on Jia Zhangke when he says the most surprising thing about his recent stint in charge of a collection of Asia's most promising young filmmakers is how much he has learned from the experience.4 Nov 2012 - 10:06am
The Valiant Ones22 Oct 2012 - 4:06pm
These days, Zhao Tao moves in glamorous circles. Now a regular on the international film festival circuit with starring roles in films such as Platform, Unknown Pleasures and Still Life, she has graced gala premieres at Venice, Cannes and Berlin.7 Oct 2012 - 1:52pm
Seven years as a programmer with the Hong Kong International Film Festival (HKIFF) has taught Bede Cheng Tze-wang a thing or two about the sometimes harsh realities of the modern film world.17 Sep 2012 - 11:49am
After years in the entertainment limelight and more recently in the legal spotlight, all the lights will go out for Stephen Chan Chi-wan in his next big performance.
"Should I sing with my eyes open or closed?" joked Chan (pictured), as he discussed his role in the third Concert in the Dark later this month.14 Aug 2012 - 4:15am
At least four people who attended a dinner that left the chief executive's election campaign embroiled in rumours of triad links are among 130 arrested in an anti-triad crackdown.
The meeting in February between rural leaders and Leung Chun-ying's campaign aides became an election issue due to the presence of controversial businessman Kwok Wing-hung, known as 'Shanghai Boy'.15 Aug 2012 - 10:58pm
Extra officers are to be drafted in to fight a rising tide of online crime as police prepare to open a cybersecurity centre by the end of the year.
Police recorded 1,299 technology-related crimes in the first half of this year, a 41 per cent rise year-on-year. Victims lost HK$64 million - up from HK$4 million.15 Aug 2012 - 10:54pm
Hong Kong's Cheung Chi-yip knows what it takes to become a world-class judoka but cannot take that risk unless his future is secured.31 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
Anna May Wong: From Laundryman's Daughter to Hollywood Legend by Graham Russell Gao Hodges Hong Kong University Press22 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
A guide-dog instructor has been given custody of two dogs after a seven-month battle with the Hong Kong Guide Dog Association (HKGDA), which has given up its claims to the animals.18 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
Canto-pop star Aaron Kwok Fu-shing talked about his new sunglasses, his new car and who its passengers might be on Wednesday at a cocktail party thrown by Austrian sunglass-maker Carrera.
He adores his new Carrera Champion sunglasses, made of Optyl, the brand's patented material known for being lightweight, non-allergenic and heat resistant.13 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
A young man who took part in a daylight gang attack on a senior triad member in Wan Chai in February was jailed for 13 months.10 Jul 2012 - 12:00am