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Chinese New Year Lifts Hong Kong Box Office by 21%

HONG KONG — The four day Chinese New year celebrations were a boom period for cinema-going in Hong Kong.

Box office over the period (Feb 18-21) rose by 21% according to data from Hong Kong Box Office Ltd. 210 more words


Hard Boiled

Hard Boiled es una película acerca de un detective de Hong Kong, llamado Tequila, al que le gusta el jazz de películas porno y disminuir la población china en cámara lenta. 334 more words


Gong Xi Fa Cai! Gong Hey Fat Choi!

Always an ACC favourite – Happy Goat Year, Chow Yun Fat!

This is the year of the Goat – or the Sheep – whatever, it’s all about grabbing life by the horns and taking an exciting ride! 183 more words

Asian Cinema


Ever seen the musical The King and I? Or watched Jodie Foster in Anna and the King of Siam? Sure these films are different, but they both portray Anna Leonowens as a plucky Christian English governess alone in the Siamese court, battling fearlessly for enlightened principles against a barbarous autocracy, and guiding Siam (Thailand) along the path to reform, as Nigel Collett suggests in the latest Asian Review of Books. 462 more words

Cheese Goes to War: Windtalkers

Windtalkers is a World War II movie directed by action legend John Woo and starring the lovably insane Nicolas Cage. When I learned these bits of information, my first thought was, “Where do I sign up?” 940 more words