Articles tagged hong kong

Yellow Fever and Yum-Yum Girls

Multiple versions of the classic story The World of Suzie Wong offer different takes on a social phenomenon, but can any of them escape the biases of their authors?

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The Top 10 Filmmakers from Chinese Territories Working Today

Think Hong Kong and Taiwanese cinema is all martial arts and crime movies? Well, that's part of its allure, but these 10 auteurs prove there is more to the industry than action and thrillers.

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Hong Kong’s Answer to “Empire State of Mind”?

Living in Hong Kong, I hear the phrase “East meets West” a lot. Sometimes this is interpreted in odd ways like the television commercials for

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20 Jul 2010 // 5:00 AM

Figuring Out Godfrey Ho

Purveyor of countless identikit ninja films in the 1980s, is Godfrey Ho one of the world's worst directors or some kind of twisted genius?

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Underdogs Unite: ‘Girl in Translation’

If you like literary underdogs and unlikely heroes, prepare to fall in love with Kimberly Chang, the main character and hero of Jean Kwok's amazing debut novel.

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4 Oct 2007 // 9:57 PM

Various: Add to Friends

Like a sweet little ant that you don't want to step on.

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A decade after hand-over, Hong Kong still marches to its own beat

HONG KONG—A decade after Hong Kong returned to China’s control, the steamy tropical air of this money-churning enclave has grown more polluted. Residents

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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