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Spy Kids: All the Time in the World (DVD)

3D-haters beware. If you whinge about the goofy goggles, you'd have hated what the creators of Spy Kids: All the Time in the World did in cinemas. They produced a 4D film, with the fourth dimension coming in the form of scratch-and-sniff cards.

Friday, 16 December, 2011, 12:00am

Spy Kids: All the Time in the World (DVD)

3D-haters beware. If you whinge about the goofy goggles, you'd have hated what the creators of Spy Kids: All the Time in the World did in cinemas. They produced a 4D film, with the fourth dimension coming in the form of scratch-and-sniff cards. It all smells rather gimmicky. It's lucky the DVD version doesn't include 'smell-o-vision'.

16 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Out and about

Modern fiction about Hong Kong falls into three broad categories. There is the blockbuster airport novel, such as James Clavell's Taipan and Noble House. There are the sex-soaked successors to Victorian-era 'penny-dreadful' shockers, one of the tamer examples of which is Richard Mason's perennial best-seller, The World of Suzy Wong.

7 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

Killings involving mentally ill people

January 19 A woman who appeared to be mentally ill killed her 67-year-old mother in a row over money at a public housing block in Sau Mau Ping.

September 23, 2009 A mentally ill man killed his ex-wife with a fruit knife at a Tuen Mun light rail station.

June 25, 2009 A man who was discharged from a psychiatric centre chopped a neighbour over noise.

9 May 2010 - 12:00am

The Spy Next Door

Starring: Jackie Chan, Amber Valletta, Billy Ray Cyrus Director: Brian Levant Category: IIA

1 Apr 2010 - 12:00am

Rules make it tough for lonely officials in 'sensitive' roles

Mainland authorities are notoriously secretive and fearful of outside intervention in national affairs - so it should come as no surprise how close an eye they keep on the personal affairs of officials working for even vaguely sensitive departments.

9 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

Do we need spy cameras in Hong Kong?

Ronald Ling Pak-ki, 18, SKH Bishop Mok Sau Tseng Secondary School

Several recent incidents in the city, including the acid attacks and attacks on taxi drivers, have got the public talking about spy cameras.

17 Jun 2009 - 12:00am

Youth was spy's secret weapon

Tina Ti, starlet and sex symbol of the 1960s and early '70s, has been credited as pioneering women's liberation and pushing the boundaries of local film. Her transformation into a powerful entrepreneur with close mainland ties has also inspired admirers. But it now transpires that she was a Mata Hari.

13 Dec 2008 - 12:00am

The 39 Steps

Patrick Barlow's stage adaptation (below) of John Buchan's whodunit about a man whose boring life becomes more exciting after he meets a foreign woman who tells him she's a spy. In English. Wed-Sat, Oct 21-25, 8pm, Oct 19, Oct 26, 7pm, also Sat-Oct 19, Oct 25-26, 2pm, HK Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$295-HK$545 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 8203 0299

12 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

Spy story with brains

Robert De Niro's The Good Shepherd is a suspense-filled spy thriller exploring the origins of the CIA and the methods used by wartime spies to annihilate their enemies.

16 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

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