Science Fiction Hall of Fame

Take four journeys with Jules Verne

Van Cleef & Arpels (VCA) explores the timeless science-fiction world of 19th-century author Jules Verne at this year's SIHH novelties.

Friday, 4 March, 2011, 12:00am

We'll Always Have Paris

We'll Always Have Paris by Ray Bradbury Harper, HK$114

19 Jul 2009 - 12:00am

The Last Theorem

The Last Theorem

by Arthur C. Clarke and Frederick Pohl

Harper, HK$104

22 Mar 2009 - 12:00am

Peeping through the veils of possibility

Some amazing inventions seem to have their roots in science fiction. It's almost as if the writers are able to see into the future

Within the next 50 years, thousands of ordinary people will be able to fly to the moon and beyond. Space travel will be as common as taking an overseas holiday.

7 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Beijing loses the early rounds of pre-Games public relations battle

It has started and it is surely going to become more intense. With less than six months to go, international attention is apparently switching from Beijing's undisputed efforts to provide world-class venues for the Summer Olympics to its more awkward challenges including pollution, human rights and media freedom.

18 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Beijing breaks silence to express regret at Spielberg's Games snub

Beijing broke its silence yesterday at the loss of one of its Olympic celebrities by describing Hollywood director Steven Spielberg's pullout over the Darfur crisis as 'regrettable'.

15 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Spielberg going ape?

Rumour of the day: Steven Spielberg is reportedly interested in making a film version of the classic Chinese novel Journey To The West. According to some mainland news sources, the director was in Beijing last month and talked with several local film industry members about the idea of a big-budget Hollywood version of the monkey king and his fantasy adventure.

9 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

New Jules Verne translation

A new translation of Jules Verne's The Adventures of Captain Hatteras by William Butcher of the Government and International Studies Department of the Hong Kong Baptist University will be out tomorrow.

Dr Butcher is a renowned Jules Verne scholar and his book is the first critical edition and complete translation of the French writer's polar adventure stories.

22 Jul 2005 - 12:00am

The World as It Shall Be

The World as It Shall Be

by Emile Souvestre

Translated by Margaret Clarke

Wesleyan University Press $234

24 Apr 2005 - 12:00am


Fahrenheit 451

2 Sep 2004 - 12:00am

Jackie to hit the skies

Jackie Chan is gearing up to take to the skies in the name of his next Hollywood movie, Around the World in 80 Days.

The action star will travel in a hot-air balloon from Britain to France in June for the premiere of the film - a publicity stunt that will cost Disney about US$12.5 million.

22 Mar 2004 - 12:00am


Empire Of The Sun Starring: Christian Bale, John Malkovich, Miranda Richardson

Director: Steven Spielberg

13 Jul 2003 - 12:00am


Treasures Of Mankind: The Extraordinary Voyage Of Jules Verne

Pearl, 8.30pm

13 Sep 2002 - 12:00am

Minority Report

Starring: Tom Cruise, Colin Farrell, Samantha Morton, Max Von Sydow

Director: Steven Spielberg

Category: IIA

4 Jul 2002 - 12:00am

What the critics say

Minority Report

27 Jun 2002 - 12:00am