The South China Morning Post has a look at the history of Hong Kong cinema. “City Weekend explores the long and colourful history of cinema in Hong Kong – its birth, its growth, and whether it is really, as suggested by some, a dying industry.”
“This is also the area where I grew up. I know this area so well, so I shot half the film there. To me Chungking Express, it’s like the night and day of Hong Kong. Some people say the film is about this or that character, but I […]
Friend of the Gutter Colin Geddes interviews Yuen Woo-Ping at That Shelf. “Yuen constantly collaborated with his brothers (Cheung, Shun-Yi, Chun-Yeung and Yat-Chor), who are all talented martial artists and stuntmen, sometimes referred to as The Yuen Clan. We could continue to talk about the many films they’ve […]
Johnnie To talks about filmmaking at the 2013 Asian Film Summit in Toronto.
The Hollywood Reporter interviews actor/director/producer/martial arts cinema legend and 2019’s HKIFF Filmmaker in Focus, Sammo Hung Kam-Bo. “I’m proud of all my films. I’ve enjoyed great success in many different genres. I have been very blessed to have so many ideas and to continuously produce successful films. I’m […]
TimeOut Hong Kong interviews Master Szeto on “haunted Hong Kong and the Hungry Ghosts Festival.” “Master Szeto Fat-ching, an acclaimed feng shui master and Hong Kong and Macau ghostbuster, is here to explain the do’s and don’ts of the festival. You might want to take heed — otherwise, […]