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Sony looks at entertainment IPO

Sony is working with Morgan Stanley and Citigroup as it considers adopting Daniel Loeb's proposal for an initial public offering of its entertainment division, sources said.

Saturday, 1 June, 2013, 4:19am

Microsoft unveils Xbox One as a home entertainment hub

After four years of development, Microsoft has staked a claim to the internet age living room with an eagerly awaited new generation Xbox One console touted as a home entertainment hub that goes far beyond games.

23 May 2013 - 4:59am

Non-Chinese can succeed in local entertainment industry, says actress

While Hong Kong performers often look West to further their careers, the reverse is rare. But there have recently been a few Western entertainers who have carved out niches in local show business – in Chinese.

22 May 2013 - 10:06am

Rejected film posters go on online display

A gallery that should comfort any struggling young graphic artist has been revealed for the first time: the ones that got away, rejected original versions of posters for some of the most famous films of recent decades, including Batman, Pulp Fiction, A Clockwork Orange, The Exorcist and Cool Hand Luke.

20 May 2013 - 6:44am

Emmelie de Forest the toast of Denmark after winning Eurovision title

Her song, Only Teardrops - the bookmakers' favourite - won comfortably at Saturday night's finals, scoring 281 points at a glittering ceremony watched by millions of viewers.

20 May 2013 - 5:39am

Gerard Depardieu compares Putin with Pope John Paul II

French actor and newly minted Russian citizen Gerard Depardieu yesterday compared President Vladimir Putin with the late Pope John Paul II and said the ex-KGB agent was what Russia needed as a leader.

19 May 2013 - 8:39am

'Unstable' suspect attacks Cannes studio with blanks and fake grenade

A man was arrested at the Cannes Film Festival after he attacked a TV studio with a gun loaded with blanks and a dummy grenade, police and witnesses said. There were no casualties in the incident, and the TV channel, France's Canal+, resumed broadcasts after a break of several minutes.

19 May 2013 - 8:27am

Top French honour for director Wong Kar-wai

Film director Wong Kar-wai will join one of the art world's most exclusive clubs today when he is appointed a Commander of France's Order of Arts and Letters.

5 May 2013 - 7:11am

Fear of mainland China cultural influences political claptrap

A talent show for singers produced by mainland-based Hunan Satellite Television recently caused a sensation on both sides of the Taiwan Strait. I Am a Singer was so popular that several Taiwanese cable news channels devoted most, if not all, of their air time - originally meant for newscasts - to broadcasting the show's finale on April 12.

24 Apr 2013 - 5:06am 1 comment

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

The crime thriller won in nine categories, making mystery drama The Bullet Vanishes the big loser, having received the same number of nominations as Cold War, 12, but winning none.

14 Apr 2013 - 3:26pm