Archive | Movies

Anything film related – a new movie I like, a DVD, or a local actor or actress that stands out.

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Exclusive interview with “Bends” director Flora Lau

Imagine shooting your first feature film with Hong Kong film legend Carina Lau as lead actress, and Christopher Doyle as cinematographer, and then having your movie selected for competition at the illustrious Cannes Film Festival. That’s exactly what happened to director Flora Lau when she made the movie “Bends“.

Major Bruce Lee exhibition opens!

For decades Hong Kong has struggled to find the best way to honor the legacy of Bruce Lee. Part of the problem is that it’s hard to accurately state his wide influence on Hong Kong, Chinese people, and the world at large.

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Broadway Cinematheque – a cultural oasis

Just off to the side of Hong Kong’s restaurant supply area is an impressive complex that seems slightly out of place. The sprawling Broadway Cinematheque is home to four theaters, the Kubrick bookstore, a library, a gallery, a DVD shop, and a cafe.

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Doin’ It In The Park – sneak preview Friday!

Hong Kong is getting a special sneak preview of the new basketball documentary DOIN’ IT IN THE PARK on Friday, July 12th! Director Kevin Couliau will be around for a Q & A after the screening!

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Hong Kong’s Top 5 cinemas!

After hitting a low point, Hong Kong’s cinemas have made a strong comeback, adding dozens of new screens and introducing new amenities that enhance the movie-going experience. Here are Hong Kong’s top 5 movie theaters!

Does Hong Kong have an icon shortage?

Though there are plenty of pseudo celebrities to make up fodder for the gossip magazines, there are few real stars that can deliver notable performances and withstand the test of time.

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H.K. DJs – the Good, the Bad, & the Ugly!

A new documentary film explores what it’s like to be a DJ in Hong Kong’s club scene. Directors Bon Pang and Kwok Leung interviewed over a dozen DJs to get a picture of their relationship with music and what drives them to spin. The movie, titled Tableturnz, will be screening this weekend, Saturday, June 16th, […]