Steve Mcqueen


Starring: Michael Fassbender, Carey Mulligan, Nicole Beharie Director: Steve McQueen Category: III

Thursday, 12 April, 2012, 12:00am

The eternal curve

Steve McQueen is sitting on the grounds of Venice's Excelsior Hotel, discussing the death of cinema.

'We're losing audiences,' says the British artist-cum-filmmaker. 'If we want to make films that young people will go and see, if we want cinema to be like rock'n'roll, and we're making costume dramas, then what's the point?'

8 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Label of love

'I didn't want people to think that I could ever pretend to be him or replace him ... but the thing was to keep the spirit of the brand alive,' says Sarah Burton, discussing her decision to fill the shoes of Lee Alexander McQueen as creative director of his eponymous label.

11 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Silver screen proves a timely inspiration

Watches have always been an inspiration for the cinema. When the late Steve McQueen agreed to star in Le Mans, he asked to be trained by Swiss legend Jo Siffert, Tag Heuer's first ambassador, and also be dressed like him. It resulted in Jack Heuer providing watches for the set.

18 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Little Dragon's items go under the hammer

Almost 40 years after the death of kung fu legend Bruce Lee Siu-lung, 13 items associated with him will be auctioned this weekend in a total estimated value of more than HK$1 million.

4 Aug 2011 - 12:00am


Star turn

3 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Vintage Va-Va-Voom

THE MOMENT WAS not lost on me, of course. Like most sports-car racing fans, I had watched Steve McQueen's 1971 homage to the world's greatest race a million times. And here I was, just like Steve, driving into the Place des Jacobins - the town square at Le Mans ... except I was driving a silver Alfa Romeo 159 rather than a black Porsche 911S.

4 Aug 2006 - 12:00am

A classic revisited

There are some films that, though they may be good, you wouldn't want to see twice; there are some movies that though you may have seen them six times, you'll watch them every time they're screened.

8 May 1996 - 12:00am