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  1. Blind Detective: Cannes Review

    5:48 am 5/20/2013

    Hong Kong superstars Andy Lau and Sammi Cheng reunite for their seventh big-screen collaboration in Johnnie To's comedy thriller, premiering in Cannes' Midnight Screenings.Read more

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  2. Cannes: Johnnie To on the 'Anxiety' of Censors, Challenges of Making a Film in Mainland China (Q&A)

    9:00 pm 5/15/2013

    The famed Hong Kong auteur, at Cannes with "Blind Detective," talks about the challenges of working with Chinese "bureaucrats," how to game their censorship rules and why he can "count on one hand" the films he actually enjoyed making.Read more

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  3. Cannes: Chinese Cinema Returns to Official Competition

    5:40 pm 4/18/2013

    Jia Zhangke's "A Touch of Sin" is the first Chinese entrant for Palme d’Or in three years, while Hong Kong's Flora Lau premieres debut in the Un Certain Regard sidebar.Read more

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  4. China Box Office: ‘Finding Mr Right’ Marches into Record Books

    8:31 pm 4/15/2013

    The homegrown, Seattle-set romantic comedy is now the tenth highest-grossing domestic release ever in the country.Read more

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  5. China Box Office: Homegrown, Seattle-set Rom-com Stays on Top, Beating 'Oz'

    9:49 pm 4/8/2013

    "Finding Mr. Right" consolidates its grip as the No. 1 earner for the third consecutive week, with two other local films edging Disney's James Franco flick to fourth place.Read more

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  6. Hong Kong Filmart: Rise in Exhibitors and Buyers Amid a Slow Market

    10:14 pm 3/25/2013

    While organizers report a 10 percent rise in attending delegates, reps speak of a slow market devoid of showpiece launches. Read more

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  7. Hong Kong Filmart: Belgium's uMedia Takes Remake Rights to 'Don’t Go Breaking My Heart' (Exclusive)

    7:31 am 3/18/2013

    Media Asia's original film was a hit in Hong Kong and China, where it grossed $16 million.Read more

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  8. Hong Kong Filmart: Download THR's Day 1 'Daily'

    5:21 am 3/17/2013

    In day 1 of THR's Filmart Dailies, Hong Kong producers embrace raunchy sex comedies, Johnnie To's China-set cop drama "Drug War" sells to multiple territories and veteran director Andrew Lau discusses the ups and downs of his eclectic career.Read more

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  9. 'Life Without Principle' Warms Up for Oscars With Wins at Asia-Pacific Film Festival

    8:56 am 12/15/2012

    Hong Kong’s entry for the foreign language Academy Award takes film and supporting actor titles, with its Filipino counterpart bagging the actor prize.Read more

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  10. Golden Horses: Mainland Chinese and Hong Kong Films Dominate Taiwanese Festival

    11:14 am 11/24/2012

    Johnnie To's foreign language Oscar hopeful 'Life Without Principle' triumphs as local filmmakers meet a resounding defeat on their home turf.Read more

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