Talking points

Elizabeth Reaser

Lamma tragedy commission starts work

Wednesday, 12 December, 2012, 2:40am

Twilight's Caius and Esme Hong Kong bound for franchise premiere

Caius: Jamie Campbell Bower

FilmAid Asia flew Peter Facinelli to Hong Kong last year for the Twilight saga finale, Breaking Dawn - Part 1. This year, the humanitarian organisation is bringing two cast members of the vampire fantasy film series to town for the premiere of the franchise's final instalment.

28 Nov 2012 - 3:12am

Mothers foils son's Twilight cinema massacre in Missouri

Blaec Lammers

A Missouri mother foiled her son's plot to kill people at the latest Twilight film after telling police he was off his medication and had bought assault weapons.

18 Nov 2012 - 3:11am

Heartthrob ensures double treat for local Twihards

The city's Twihards be alerted! The months of waiting and drooling over leaked film stills of Bella and Edward's big day and their baby daughter Renesmee are about to come to an end.

12 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Shrewd girl outsmarts divided town by day and by night

Twilight Robbery By Frances Hardinge Published by Macmillan Children's Books ISBN 978 1 4050 5539 0

20 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Joe Manganiello

ENTER THE HERO I'm from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and I didn't always want to act. I thought I was going to wind up playing college basketball and go into the FBI. But, after a series of sports injuries, I didn't end up pursuing athletics. It left me just enough time to get back in touch with my artistic side, which I'd had to put aside for about a decade. When I was a kid.

20 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

On the run for his life

Imagine waking up one day and seeing yourself on a missing persons website. Imagine finding out you are not who you think you are.

Once screenwriter Shawn Christensen came across that scenario, he was hooked. It took him just two months to write the draft of what would become the action-thriller Abduction.

28 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Few new ideas in copycat novel

Low Red Moon By Ivy Devlin Published by Bloomsbury ISBN 978 1 4088 1398 0

26 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Potter casts blockbuster spell on fair with big sales

The Harry Potter series may have ended, but the boy wizard has come to the rescue of English-language book publishers in Hong Kong who had been bemoaning the lack of international blockbusters this year.

Sales of the complete set of Potter books have picked up since the final movie in the series, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2, hit Hong Kong screens.

22 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Forbidden love with a futuristic twist

Delirium by Lauren Oliver Hodder and Stoughton, HK$169

20 Feb 2011 - 12:00am

Vampires Suck

Starring: Jenn Proske, Matt Lanter, Chris Riggi, Ken Jeong Directors: Jason Friedberg and Aaron Seltzer Category: IIB

19 Aug 2010 - 12:00am


Gillian Chung needs our sympathy

Some people think pop singer Gillian Chung Yan-tung is a liar and should stay away from the entertainment industry.

I disagree. I think Chung, who was involved in the internet photo scandal, is very brave.

20 Mar 2009 - 12:00am

hot picks

Favourite tunes, films, books and gadgets

Stephanie Sun, 15, Shanghai American School

cd: David Cook's self-titled album. He rocked on American Idol and does not disappoint fans on his debut.

dvd: Funny Face. Audrey Hepburn and Fred Astaire make a great couple in this classic romantic comedy.

4 Jan 2009 - 12:00am



by Stephenie Meyer

Little, Brown, HK$64

14 Dec 2008 - 12:00am



by William Gay

Faber, HK$132

2 Mar 2008 - 12:00am