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  • France's Philippe Gas to Head Shanghai Disneyland

    HONG KONG - Frenchman, Philippe Gas has been appointed as general manager of the new Shanghai Disney Resort. Gas joins from Euro Disney in Paris, where he was President of Euro Disney S.A.S., the management company of both Euro Disney S.C.A., the holding...
  • Film Review: 'Overheard 3'

    The third and final installment in the "Overheard" franchise boasts a timely, intriguing subject: the corruption and controversy surrounding the real-estate development of Hong Kong's New Territories. With their skillful dialogue and direction,...
  • Film Review: 'Transformers: Age of Extinction'

    It's not just that the Autobots look more distinctive and easier to tell apart than ever in "Transformers: Age of Extinction" -- as Optimus Prime never tires of reminding us, these robots have actual souls. So who cares if the human characters are even...
  • Paramount rushes to end 'Transformers' dispute in China

    Hollywood studios, salivating over China's booming movie market, are falling over themselves to sew up deals on the mainland. But just days before its global launch of "Transformers: Age of Extinction," Paramount Pictures got a crash course in just how...
  • San Francisco firm defends Hong Kong vote from online attack

    San Francisco firm defends Hong Kong vote from online attack
    Two weeks ago, Matthew Prince, the chief executive of San Francisco tech company CloudFlare, had no clue that people in Hong Kong were preparing to hold a controversial online referendum on democratic reforms. By Thursday night, half a world away from...
  • In 'Transformers: Age of Extinction,' things get Bayed — big time

    In 'Transformers: Age of Extinction,' things get Bayed — big time
    After nearly three hours in the crucible that is "Transformers: Age of Extinction," a sort of shorthand might be helpful to discuss the fourth edition of the ginormous action franchise ruled by the iron fist of director Michael Bay. To that end, let's...
  • Kelsey Grammer trades 'Frasier' for villains and tough guys

     Kelsey Grammer trades 'Frasier' for villains and tough guys
    With his stentorian voice and pompous whiff of erudition, Kelsey Grammer cemented a spot in TV history playing Dr. Frasier Crane for 20 years, first on "Cheers" and then on "Frasier." But now, since Grammer's 2011-12 Starz series "Boss" effectively...
  • Hong Kong braces for protests as vote fuels pro-democracy movement

    Hong Kong braces for protests as vote fuels pro-democracy movement
    Nearly 800,000 people voted in a nonbinding Hong Kong referendum aimed at agitating for greater democracy, organizers said early Monday, and the semi-autonomous Chinese city was bracing for hundreds of thousands of people to march through the streets...
  • Chinese Box Office Sets First Half Record

    HONG KONG - "Transformers- Age of Extinction" enjoyed a huge debut in China and it topped a massive week for Hollywood in the Middle Kingdom. But the highest scoring film of the year so far remains Chinese. And with local and Hollywood titles powering...
  • Pro-democracy marchers fill streets in Hong Kong

    Pro-democracy marchers fill streets in Hong Kong
    Braving heat and rain showers, and hoisting signs with slogans such as “Universal suffrage!” marchers filled the streets of Hong Kong on Tuesday to press for greater democracy in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory. Demonstrators packed...
  • 'Transformers 4' vs. 'Snowpiercer': What Michael Bay and Bong Joon-ho Have in Common

    Two action movies opened in U.S. theaters this past weekend. One of them -- which you may not have heard of, thanks to the Weinstein Co.'s criminally nonexistent marketing campaign -- is "Snowpiercer," Bong Joon-ho's marvelously imaginative dystopian...
  • Hong Kong Box Office Climbs 11% in First Half of 2014

    HONG KONG - Theatrical box office in Hong Kong grew by 11% in the first half of the year hitting US$110 million (HK$865 million). That compares with US$98.7 million in the first six months of last year. Data from Hong Kong's Motion Picture Industry...