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Sylvester Stallone

In city where bad television comes to die, Chris Penn is immortal

My fellow cable movie-watching brethren are right: Hong Kong is where bad television comes to die, and good efforts are bludgeoned by repetition. Our cable movie programmers bring out the worst cliches in me.

Saturday, 24 October, 2009, 12:00am

Unconvincing love story

Within the first five minutes of Linger, Johnnie To Kei-fung's new film, we see two lovebirds bickering as they drive.

Predictably, the scene ends with a car crash that kills the boy and leaves the girl emotionally scarred.

20 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

Democrats pack fresh punch with a new look

The Democratic Party, which has faced diminishing political success, yesterday unveiled a facelift aimed at better connecting with the public - with a little help from Sylvester Stallone's boxing hero, Rocky Balboa.

17 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Rocky Balboa

Rocky Balboa

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Burt Young, Antonio Tarver, Geraldine Hughes

Director: Sylvester Stallone

1 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

movie butt

Sylvester Stallone: Triumph of the will

It is hardly surprising that Sylvester 'Sly' Stallone is one of George W. Bush's favourite actors. After all, Stallone has made many blockbusters - from Rocky V to the second and third First Blood movies - that unashamedly support the 'axis of evil' approach: either you are with us or you're evil.

14 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

Sports Quiz

1. Who revealed this month he was briefly married to Anna Kournikova?

2. Which sport are you not allowed to play left-handed?

3. Who won baseball's first World Series?

4. Name the goalkeeper in Bobby Moore's last international match.

5. In which sport does someone wear a polka dot jersey?

16 Mar 2003 - 12:00am

SERIES WATCH

La Femme Nikita

Pearl, 10.30pm

3 Oct 2001 - 12:00am

At the box office

The top 10 films at North American cinemas

1 (1) US$32.2M The Mummy Returns: Brendan Fraser leads a band of adventurers into battle with the Scorpion King (WWF wrestler The Rock).

2 (*) US$17M A Knight's Tale: Up-and-coming heart-throb Heath Ledger plays an underdog squire posing as a knight in a medieval jousting competition.

17 May 2001 - 12:00am

At the box office

The top 10 films at North American cinemas

1 (*) US$13.1M Driven: Sylvester Stallone returns as a veteran auto racer called back to action.

2 (1) US$7.5M Bridget Jones's Diary: Renee Zellweger plays Britain's favourite single woman in the film version of the best-selling novel.

3 May 2001 - 12:00am

Movie Watch

Tango And Cash

Pearl, 9.30pm

27 Jul 2000 - 12:00am

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