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Oscar-nominated ‘Act of Killing’ confronts Indonesia’s dark past

Nominee For Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary "The Act Of Killing" Joshua Oppenheimer arrives on the red carpet for the 66th Annual Directors Guild of America Awards January 25, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Century City, California. AFP PHOTO FREDERIC J. BROWN

Anwar Congo makes no secret of the fact that he killed about 1,000 people with his bare hands, boasting about the methods he used to murder alleged communists in 1960s Indonesia.

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HK brothers plead not guilty to ‘Transformers 4′ director extortion

Two brothers charged with trying to extort nearly $13,000 from Hollywood director Michael Bay (in photo) while he was shooting the latest "Transformers" film in Hong Kong have pleaded not guilty, local media reported Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014.  ANGELA WEISS/GETTY IMAGES/AFP

Two brothers charged with trying to extort nearly $13,000 from Hollywood director Michael Bay while he was shooting the latest “Transformers” film in Hong Kong have pleaded not guilty, local media reported Tuesday.

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Director Bay attacked on ‘Transformers’ set in HK

In this June 28, 2011 file photo, executive producer and director Michael Bay attends the "Transformers: Dark Of The Moon" premiere in Times Square in New York. Filming of Hollywood movie Transformers 4 in Hong Kong was briefly suspended after director Bay fell victim to an extortion attempt in which he was slightly injured, according to media reports and police Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013. AP Photo/Evan Agostini, File

Hollywood director Michael Bay was attacked and slightly injured on the set of the fourth installment of the “Transformers” movie series filming in Hong Kong, police said.

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Hong Kong marks anniversary of Bruce Lee’s death

Bruce Lee. FILE PHOTO

Hailed as cinema’s first martial arts hero and a cinematic bridge between the cultures of East and West, Bruce Lee helped put Hong Kong on the movie world map.

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Nora Aunor, Eddie Garcia win top acting honors at Asian Film Awards

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Nora Aunor was named Best Actress for her portrayal in the movie “Thy Womb” while Eddie Garcia bagged the Best Actor trophy for the movie “Bwakaw” at the 7th Asian Film Awards in Hong Kong Monday night.

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Eddie Garcia named people’s choice best actor at Asian Film Awards

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Eddie Garcia won the People’s Choice Favorite Actor award for the movie “Bwakaw” at the 7th Asian Film Awards in Hong Kong Monday night.

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Vote online to help Nora, Eddie win at Asian Film awards

EDDIE Garcia and NORA Aunor

Nora Aunor and Eddie Garcia are nominated for best actress (for “Thy Womb”) and best actor (“Bwakaw”), respectively, at the 7th Asian Film Awards to be held in Hong Kong next month. Fans can help Aunor and Garcia win the People’s Choice trophies by voting online via http://hk.promotions.yahoo.com/movie/afa2013. Voting ends March 11. Last year, Eugene [...]

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Jackie Chan calls US ‘most corrupt’ country in the world

Hong Kong movie star Jackie Chan poses for the photographers at the red carpet of 2012 Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA) in Hong Kong Friday, Nov. 30, 2012. The Mnet Asian Music Awards is one of the major K-pop music award ceremonies. AP/Kin Cheung

Hong Kong action hero Jackie Chan has once again provoked criticism, this time from an American blogger, after suggesting on Chinese television that the US is the “most corrupt” country in the world.

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Jackie Chan criticism sparks Hong Kong fight-back

Hong Kong movie star Jackie Chan poses for the photographers at the red carpet of 2012 Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA) in Hong Kong Friday, Nov. 30, 2012. The Mnet Asian Music Awards is one of the major K-pop music award ceremonies. AP/Kin Cheung

Action hero Jackie Chan provoked a furious fight-back from Hong Kongers Thursday after reportedly suggesting in a Chinese magazine interview that protest in his native city should be restricted.

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Mike Tyson says he wants to ‘dance and sing’

US boxer and former heavyweight world champion Mike Tyson addresses a press conference in Hong Kong on September 12, 2012. Tyson is in Hong Kong to attend the annual CLSA investor forum. AFP/ PHILIPPE LOPEZ

Former heavyweight world champion Mike Tyson said Wednesday he wants to “dance and sing” in musicals as his next challenge, after leaving the ring and cleaning up his troubled life.

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Why Disneyland is special

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Ah, yes, my daughter has turned 6 years old. Instead of having a party, Rob and I decided to take Nicole to the happiest place on earth: Disneyland, on Lantau Island in Hong Kong. I’ve written about Disneyland quite a few times before, but each time we visit, it grows even more magical for us. [...]

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Jesus and Mary Chain reconnect in China

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Fighting, drinking, and smashing up their equipment was all part of getting noticed for The Jesus and Mary Chain in their formative days – before the Internet gave everyone a potential audience.

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