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The Hong Kong Film Awards, founded in 1982, is an annual film awards ceremony in Hong Kong. 

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The death of Kenneth Tsang Kong, a cinema and television icon for six decades, has been met with a flood of tributes from those in the entertainment industry and beyond.

Annual highlight of city entertainment industry may have been a low-key online affair, but it could have done more to please and inspire fans at a difficult time.

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New, more flexible rules for co-productions is an opportunity for local production houses to contribute more to the development of creative industries here and on the mainland.

  • Mok is one of Hong Kong’s biggest stars of the last few decades, with a raft of movies and albums to her name
  • We recount some of her most notable quotes over the years, from her ‘amazing’ experience working with Wong Kar-wai to her role in So Close, and more

First South Asian actor to win best new performer at Hong Kong Film Awards says he knew little about movie industry after first arriving in city at age four.

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In Johnny Mak’s Long Arm of the Law there are no heroes. Frank Djeng, who provides the commentary for 88 Films’ forthcoming Blu-ray release of the classic Hong Kong film, explains why.

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With her unaffected, natural quality Anita Yuen stood out, a critic said, and it helped her land roles playing forthright women. Peter Chan made her his muse, but she was said to have a short fuse.

Hong Kong filmmaker Chan Kin-long was an actor before his award-winning directing debut, but today, with models and KOLs calling themselves actors – ‘It’s a joke, really’ – sees his future more behind the camera.

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Filmed in six weeks, Chungking Express has an improvisatory feel. It features a memorable turn by singer Faye Wong, in her first film, and won Tony Leung Chiu-wai best actor at the Hong Kong Film Awards.

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Nominated for best supporting actress at the 2023 Hong Kong Film Awards, Malaysian songstress-turned-actress Lin Min-chen sure knows how to stun both on and off the red carpet

Stars from Michelle Yeoh and Mirror’s Keung To dressed to impress as they arrived at the Hong Kong Film Awards 2023 this weekend – here are 18 of the best high jewellery looks from the red carpet

Maggie Cheung puts in a career-defining performance as ‘China’s Greta Garbo’ Ruan Lingyu in Center Stage, and its director, Stanley Kwan, feels that she discovered how to be a true actress while making the film.

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Post film editor Edmund Lee picks the likely winners in all 19 categories at Sunday’s awards ceremony, which The Sparring Partner is likely to dominate and where recent Oscar winner Michelle Yeoh is expected.

Sylvia Chang’s Golden Horse-winning performance as a grieving widow anchors this gentle story of loss in which Hong Kong’s iconic but disappearing neon signs are the real star.

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The 1990s was the last golden age of Hong Kong cinema, with a slew of groundbreaking films that produced new stars such as martial arts actor Jet Li and art-house darling Wong Kar-wai.

Anthony Wong and Sahal Zaman represent refugees from different generations in Hong Kong-based Malaysian director Lau Kok-rui’s first feature film.

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To My Nineteen-Year-Old Self is currently being considered for three categories, while the school behind the documentary has reiterated its refusal to take part in awards competition.

Benny Chan made his mark in 1990 with A Moment of Romance, a vehicle for Hong Kong star Andy Lau. Chan artfully blended triad action, melodrama and romance in a film that is still fondly remembered.

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She stars in A Guilty Conscience, Hong Kong’s highest grossing movie in cinematic history, and played Anita Mui in the late Cantopop star’s smash biopic – so how did Louise Wong get here?

Sammi Cheng shines in Lost Love as a grieving mother who loses her three-year-old son to illness and decides to devote herself to fostering children with her husband, played by Alan Luk.

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Shaolin Soccer and Kung Fu Hustle, created by director and actor Stephen Chow, were game-changers for the martial arts movie genre, expanding its potential.

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Aaron Kwok and Tony Leung star as corrupt Hong Kong police officers during the 1960s and ’70s in this sprawling crime drama from Philip Yung. Visually stunning, it sometimes loses momentum.

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With 16 nominations, The Sparring Partner leads the 2023 Hong Kong Film Awards race, while Mabel Cheung’s disgraced documentary To My Nineteen-year-old Self is up for best picture.

After four decades gracing our screens, Teresa Mo chats exclusively to STYLE about how she is now happiest channelling her maternal instincts into supporting young talent

From the meaning of their Chinese titles to what Wong Kar-wai is like behind the camera, what their casts and the director had to say about his first films, As Tears Go By and Days of Being Wild.

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From Joyce Godenzi marrying martial arts master Sammo Hung, and Cher Yeung acting with Chow Yun-fat, to ‘most beautiful actress’ Michelle Reis …

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From Nicholas Tse becoming a chef and Gigi Lai’s skincare clinic, to Louis Cheung and Charlene Choi’s flourishing film careers, here are five Hong Kong showbiz stars who made successful career pivots

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The Killer made John Woo famous overseas and introduced romantic comedy actor Chow Yun-fat as an action hero. Chow, Sally Yeh and Woo talk about shooting the Hong Kong classic.

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Drunken Master II departed from the humour of its prequel in favour of complex kung fu, as Jackie Chan’s protest against the fantastical ‘wire fu’ movies of the early 1990s – and it won an award for its choreography.

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Tony Leung Chiu-wai and Maggie Cheung voiced their frustrations at the length of the shot and director Wong’s lack of character guidance, but say it made their performances better.

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Set in a grim post-war Vietnam, Ann Hui’s Boat People, starring Andy Lau and George Lam, was a hit in Hong Kong. She meant it to explain why refugees were fleeing the country. China saw it as critical of communism.

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