Lau Ching-Wan

Johnnie To, Sean Lau win at Golden Horse Awards

Hong Kong's Sean Lau Ching-wan and Taiwan's Gwei Lun-mei show off their best actor and actress prizes at Taiwan's Golden Horse Awards. Photo: AFP

Hong Kong director Johnnie To Kei-fung won best director for Life Without Principle and Sean Lau Ching-wan was named best actor for his role in the movie at Taiwan's Golden Horse Film Awards last night.

Sunday, 25 November, 2012, 6:17pm

Fairy Tale Killer

Starring: Lau Ching-wan, Wang Baoqiang, Elanne Kong Yeuk-lam Director: Danny Pang Fat Category: IIB (Cantonese)

For every classic slash in the world of horror movies, there are cartloads of recycled junk. Unfortunately, Fairy Tale Killer, Danny Pang Fat's latest flick, falls into the second category.

10 May 2012 - 12:00am

Celebrity couple find the time for a rare appearance

Celebrity couple Sean Lau Ching-wan and Amy Kwok Oi-ming are not known for always being in the spotlight. So it was a surprise to see the actors show up together for the launch of Swiss watch brand Baume & Mercier's new Hampton collection on Friday at Island Shangri-La's ballroom. The loving couple even shared a story about how Lau proposed.

19 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Model Bianca reveals she's a fan of heartthrob Sean Lau

Local heartthrob Sean Lau Ching-wan can now count Taiwanese model Bianca Bai Hsin-hui as a fan. The leggy beauty spoke fondly of the married actor on Monday, when she was in town for a promotional photo shoot for Bella Skin Care.

29 Jun 2011 - 12:00am


Starring: Sean Lau Ching-wan, Louis Koo Tin-lok, Daniel Wu Yin-cho, Zhang Jingchu

Directors: Felix Chong Man-keung, Alan Mak Siu-fai

Category: IIB (Cantonese)

Infernal affairs abound in this dark thriller where corruption proves a unifying factor in the overlapping worlds of police, mobsters and financiers.

30 Jul 2009 - 12:00am

Mad Detective

Starring: Lau Ching-wan, Andy On Chi-kit, Gordon Lam Ka-tung, Kelly Lin Hsi-lei

Director: Johnnie To Kei-fung and Wai Ka-fai

Category: III (Cantonese)

29 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Film awards a bit of a drag 'but aren't they supposed to be serious anyway'

Barely a month after the Asian Film Awards, Sunday's Hong Kong Film Awards felt a tad like a sad sister event.

17 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

To's hard-earned artistic garlands

The name Johnny To Kei-fung may not yet be blazing its way to a spot next to John Woo and Wong Kar-wai, but there can be little doubt that the director is one of the bigger commercial successes in the SAR.

25 Feb 1999 - 12:00am

Home-grown heart-throb

A DECADE ago, Michael To Tai-yu was just another face among the countless who regularly appeared in secondary roles in television dramas. Then in an effort to stand out, he made the radical decision to appear in three explicit films.

1 Mar 1996 - 12:00am

Fast-paced action good for kicks

IN what has been a lacklustre autumn season, Fox Hunter stands out as one of the more enjoyable action films to have fought its way to the screen.

13 Oct 1995 - 12:00am

A psychological slip from Chan

AMAKE-UP lady who works on corpses, murders, rapes . . . no, The Wrath of Silence isn't the Hong Kong version of Pedro Almodovar's Kiha; we should be so lucky. What director Frankie Chan Fun-say has created is an absurd blood fest that defies description.

2 Sep 1994 - 12:00am

Ghost chiller to swear by

THOU SHALT NOT SWEAR, with Lau Ching-wan, Chan Ming-chun, Michael Chow Man-kin, Eva Lai Yin-shan and K. K. Cheung. Directed by Chin Sing-wai. Category II. Showing on the Newport Circuit.

THOU shalt not think this is a filler for the post-holiday slot.

12 Sep 1993 - 12:00am