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Wong Kar-Wai

Wong Kar-wai's Grandmaster put forward for Oscar nomination

Hong Kong filmmakers have chosen Wong Kar-wai's The Grandmaster to represent the city at the Oscars.

Tuesday, 24 September, 2013, 11:16am

Is Chungking Mansions a trap for Wong Kar-wai movie fans?

China’s younger generation, in the wake of the Chungking Mansions rape, wonder whether fans of Wong Kar-wai's cult movie are staying at the iconic building at the price of their own safety.

5 Jun 2013 - 4:56pm 4 comments

A Good Week for ... , May 12, 2013

Wong Kar-wai, the Hong Kong film director, was awarded France's highest cultural honour.

12 May 2013 - 4:00am

Top French honour for director Wong Kar-wai

Film director Wong Kar-wai will join one of the art world's most exclusive clubs today when he is appointed a Commander of France's Order of Arts and Letters.

5 May 2013 - 7:11am

Talking points

Liaison chief meets Heung Yee Kuk

16 Feb 2013 - 5:38am

A good week for ... , January 13, 2013

Lionel Messi

13 Jan 2013 - 1:57am

Striking thoughts

Wong Kar-wai's The Grandmaster is likely to be film fans' last chance to catch Zhang Ziyi's kung fu moves. It's true, the 33-year-old actress says, in response to rumours that she's planning to stop making martial arts films.

13 Jan 2013 - 4:17pm 1 comment

Film review: The Grandmaster

The Grandmaster

Starring: Tony Leung Chiu-wai, Zhang Ziyi, Chang Chen

Director: Wong Kar-wai

13 Jan 2013 - 4:35pm

Film review: The Grandmaster, by Wong Kar-wai

His first film, As Tears Go By (1988), was a drama about a triad; he also produced The Eagle Shooting Heroes (1993) and directed Ashes of Time (1994), based on characters from the Louis Cha Leung-yung  martial arts novel. But Wong Kar-wai is usually looked upon as an auteur whose films feature more talk than action.

10 Jan 2013 - 5:20pm 3 comments

Wong Kar-wai epic 'Grandmaster' kicks up storm at Hong Kong premiere

Hong Kong director Wong Kar-wai's long-awaited martial arts epic, The Grandmaster, finally hit the big screen in the city last night after nearly a decade in the making.

The film's leading lady, Zhang Ziyi, said she hoped to see an extended version released in future in order to do justice to the crew's hard work.

9 Jan 2013 - 1:37pm