Mass Media

Hail Mia, full of grace

It's less than 18 months since Mia Wasikowska became a global star thanks to Tim Burton's US$1 billion hit Alice in Wonderland. Contrary to popular belief, the Australian with a Polish name who took on a British heroine wasn't exactly plucked from obscurity.

Sunday, 4 September, 2011, 12:00am

REVIEW: Jane Eyre

Starring: Mia Wasikowska, Michael Fassbender, Jamie Bell, Judi Dench Director: Cary Koji Fukunaga Category: IIA

Cary Koji Fukunaga's adaptation of Jane Eyre begins in the middle of the story as told in Charlotte Bront?'s novel.

1 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Get hip with 'granny chic'

The trend for vintage pieces in interiors has also coincided with a move towards handmade objects that bring character and charm to the home.

26 Aug 2011 - 12:00am


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22 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Thundercats (TV)

Thunder! Thunder! Thundercats, ho! That's the rallying cry of the Thundercats, stars of a popular cartoon from the mid-1980's.

21 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Love, Sex, Death & Words

Love, Sex, Death & Words by John Sutherland & Stephen Fender Icon Books (e-book)

21 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Sites and sounds

Finding new or obscure bands and limited-edition records used to be a life of poring through various record stores and charity shops. With the internet, you can find the music you want via millions of suggestions from podcasts, fanzines, blogs and websites.

19 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Digital RTHK to offer English, Putonghua

RTHK will provide a lifeline for listeners of English and Putonghua radio shows facing a limited choice under the new digital radio system.

18 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

A media universe built on Shaw Bros classics

Hong Kong-based Celestial Pictures, which owns the world's largest Chinese-language film library, is expanding into online gaming through creating what it says will be the city's answer to Marvel Universe's comic superheroes.

The first step came last week with the launch of My Kingdom Game for the iPhone and iPod Touch, available for free on the company's website.

15 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

A 'smurfing' good show

Nostalgic fans of the blue cartoon characters will be 'smurfed' to know that the adorable creatures have finally made their 3-D cinema debut in The Smurfs.

7 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

What Gen Ys want and why

The boss prefers a phone call; the new hire sends him a text message. The boss tells the new hire what to do; the new hire knows better. The boss communicates occasionally; the new hire wants immediate feedback.

6 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Star quality

Chloe Sevigny is late. I've been waiting outside her Lane Crawford suite for more than an hour. She's doing her make-up, says a PR woman. She won't be a minute.

5 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Life in a day

Director: Kevin Macdonald Category: IIA (various languages)

4 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Critics denounce ban on rail disaster reports

Mainland analysts yesterday lamented the authorities' ban on media coverage of the Wenzhou train crash, saying the move would fuel public distrust of the government and further undermine its credibility.

1 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

The Deal from Hell

The Deal from Hell by James O'Shea Public Affairs (e-book)

31 Jul 2011 - 12:00am