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Young and Dangerous

Film: Derek Tsang learns how to be the perfect gangster

With prolific actor-director-producer Eric Tsang Chi-wai as his father, Derek Tsang Kwok-cheung is no stranger to the Hong Kong film industry.

Sunday, 11 November, 2012, 10:05am

Once a Gangster (DVD)

Despite having a familiar plot, Once a Gangster tries to be different by touching on politics, drugs and social issues in Hong Kong.

The film reunites three actors from 1996's Young and Dangerous - Jordan Chan Siu-chun, Ekin Cheng Yi-kin and Hong Kong's answer to Richard Gere, Alex Fong Chung-shun. Far more than a triad tale, it pokes fun at the city's social problems.

4 Jun 2010 - 12:00am

Taiwanese actor looks to Hong Kong

Hit gangster film Monga is opening doors for Taiwanese heartthrob Ethan Ruan Jing-tian, whom director John Woo Yu-sum is rumoured to be considering for a new project.

The 27-year-old actor said he hopes to make films with some of the big names in the Hong Kong industry, which once had seemed unimaginable.

17 Apr 2010 - 12:00am

Triadgamers

Violent online games seem to be a hit worldwide, and Hong Kong now has its own distinctive version in Facebook Hong Kong's most popular and fastest-growing application - 'Street Wars'. The highly addictive text-based game is known in Cantonese as Goo Waak Jai, a generic term for triad members, or gangsters, in Hong Kong slang.

13 Aug 2008 - 12:00am

Take a chance on me

Michael Tse Tin-wah, actor

After more than 20 years in the business, Michael Tse Tin-wah finally feels like a star.

Over the last two decades, Tse has done everything from backing dancing and recording two albums as a member of

boy band Wind Fire Sea to participating in local musicals and bagging the championship in a dance competition.

16 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Fatal Move

Starring: Sammo Hung Kam-bo, Simon Yam Tat-wah, Danny Lee Sau-yin

Director: Dennis Law Sau-yiu

Category: III (Cantonese)

28 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Confused by triad message

To judge by pronouncements from high Beijing officials and Cantonese movies, the triads are not a problem - it is merely bad triads.

11 Apr 1997 - 12:00am

Taking a musical plunge in the lake

Jacky Cheung Hok-yau and Sandy Lam Yick-lin joined forces to stage a musical, Snow Wolf Lake.

Cheung sang his popular tune, Never Old Legend, as a curtain-raiser for the spectacular.

Lam, who won acclaim for her performance, had to overcome a snag when her skirt came undone while dancing. She had to hold it in place with some help from another dancer.

1 Apr 1997 - 12:00am

Heroes in training

Future social historians may read much into the new vitality of the cops-and-robbers genre on the eve of 1997. The Log and Big Bullet are two of the year's more satisfying commercial features, providing a sympathetic look at the world of law enforcement.

4 Oct 1996 - 12:00am

Rascals re-run misfires

With no single trend guaranteed to lure viewers to cinemas, one of the results of the depression facing Hong Kong movies is the appearance of a wide variety of subject matter in local films. It is a mixed bag, reflected by two new releases.

29 Mar 1996 - 12:00am