Hong Kong Film Awards

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

Police drama Cold War was the big winner at the Hong Kong Film Awards, picking up nine awards, including best newcomer for Alex Tsui Ka-kit, 65, sensationally sacked as an ICAC officer 20 years ago, who plays an anti-graft chief. The film won in categories including best director, best actor, best screenplay and best visual effects. Photo: Sam Tsang

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.

Sunday, 14 April, 2013, 3:26pm

Talking points

Former Nepali PM visits Beijing

Stars compete for film awards

13 Apr 2013 - 3:21am

Ex-ICAC man steals limelight in Hong Kong Film Awards nominations

Alex Tsui Ka-kit. Photo: David Wong

Crime thriller Cold War is going head to head with mystery drama The Bullet Vanishes in the Hong Kong Film Awards in April, each with 12 nominations.

6 Feb 2013 - 11:32am 1 comment

Crisis? What crisis, asks Leung's right-hand man

The man who ran Leung Chun-ying's election campaign has dismissed suggestions that his administration is in crisis and says Leung can overcome what he called 'difficulties'.

Barry Cheung Chun-yuen, an executive councillor, told the South China Morning Post yesterday the administration was not facing a crisis despite seven cabinet members being mired in controversy.

6 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Leaf inspires budding designers

Veins on a leaf inspired the award-winning design of a 'green city' by five Year-Two architectural students at the City University of Hong Kong.

18 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Corrections & Clarifications

In the story headlined 'Deanie Ip simply the best at awards' on Page 1 yesterday, the recipient of the best screenplay award should have been A Simple Life screenwriter Susan Chan Suk-yin.

17 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Deanie Ip simply the best at awards

It was all so simple for veteran artist Deanie Ip Tak-han as she took to the stage to claim the best actress prize at last night's 31st annual Hong Kong Film Awards.

Her film A Simple Life was the big winner on the night, taking home five awards, including best film.

16 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Big Blue Lake (Film)

When you think of Hong Kong, 'big' or 'blue' or 'lake' are probably the last things you'll associate with our concrete jungle. So it's ironic that local director Jessey Tsang Tsui-shan's film is named Big Blue Lake.

18 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Charming indie appeal

OK, think of Hong Kong: big or blue or lake are probably the last things you'll associate with our concrete jungle. So it's ironic that local director Jessey Tsang Tsui-shan's somewhat autobiographical, part-fictional and somewhat-documentary film is named Big Blue Lake.

13 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Photographer's work reveals a different side to the famous and artsy

Few people can boast that they've had the chance to capture actress Maggie Cheung Man-yuk on film in her bath robe - but photographer Terry Richardson has done just that.

27 May 2011 - 12:00am

Warlords rule at HK film awards

War epic The Warlords was the big winner in last night's 27th Hong Kong Film Awards, taking home eight of the 19 honours.

14 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Stars light up fans' world at awards night

Two enormously popular veterans of the entertainment industry were among those honoured at the 27th Hong Kong Film Awards last night.

14 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Lee's glass act is toast of the town

Gin maker Bombay Sapphire announced the winner of this year's designer glass competition with an award presentation dinner on March 15 at FINDS. A glittering jumbo replica of its crystal bottle with sapphire-coloured pillars was installed at the restaurant to complement the five finalists' designer pieces of martini glasses.

6 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Steady JoeJoe makes it three in a row

JoeJoe Fan Siu-ping created a small piece of history yesterday by winning the women's race in the Sun Hung Kai China Coast Marathon for the third straight year.

The 33-year-old financial planner ran a controlled race at Pak Tam Chung to triumph in three hours, 19 minutes and 52 seconds, after a mid-race challenge from Bonnie Chan Chun-hing fizzled out.

22 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

Heat is on

Athletes battle the brutally hot and humid conditions as air pollution put paid to any hopes of fast times in yesterday's Chung Hing Cup at Tsuen Wan that saw Chan Ka-ho become the first locally born winner of the 10km event.

21 Aug 2006 - 12:00am