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Cecile Tang Shu-shuen to attend Century of Chinese Cinema

Pioneering film director Cecile Tang Shu-shuen 唐書璇 (left) is widely considered to be a trailblazer of Hong Kong’s socially-critical art cinema movement of the 1970s, and her work was a precursor of the Hong Kong New Wave. One of the era’s … Continue reading

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Movie-ing and munching in Hong Kong

Last week I attended the Hong Kong International Film Festival and Hong Kong International Film & TV Market for the first time.  Not only did I get a chance to watch a multitude of fantastic films (including RA filmmakers Arvin … Continue reading

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Film Review: 3D Sex and Zen

3D SEX AND ZEN is the newest addition in a line of erotic films that were abundant in the early 90’s.  Gone are the days where superstars made their name in Hong Kong Category III films that featured softcore pornographic … Continue reading

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Film Review: Life Without Principle by Johnnie To

Yang, Philbert, Louanne and I went to see the premiere of Life Without Principle (奪命金) at TIFF yesterday and I thought the film is an interesting look into the perspective of a Hong Konger during the economic crisis. With writing … Continue reading

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Asian Films at TIFF

11 FLOWERS by Wang Xiaoshuai (China) – Drawing from Wang Xiaoshuai’s own biography, 11 Flowers explores the consequences of a kid’s crucial encounter with an outlaw and renders a vivid portrait of China during the Cultural Revolution. COUNTDOWN by Huh … Continue reading

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