Friday, February 24, 2012

Annual census report on information technology penetration and usage.

Friends of the the Earth survey on video game consoles.

Some starting points:

Asian emoticons on Wikipedia

Golden Forum on Wikipedia

Online activism: Choi Yeun Tsuen

Friday, February 17, 2012

Everyday culture in Hong Kong film

Take a look at these film clips -

Make a note of how each clip draws on aspects of everyday life in Hong Kong...

Make a note of how each clip touches on one of these themes:

1. Hong Kong Identity
2. The local and the global
3. Urbanization
4. Nostalgia
5. Individual identity

Stephen Chow - God of Gamblers

Maggie Cheung - In the Mood for Love

Lan Kwai Fong

For next week's class - additional task!!!!

Please find a movie / TV / MV clip to illustrate the theme of the article you have read and post to Facebook!

Friday, February 10, 2012

Hong Kong pop music - four styles

Cantonese opera - Die on the Blue Bridge - Chui Lau Sin

Shi dai qu - Rose, Rose I Love You

English pop - Teddy Robin and the Playboys

Cantopop - Leslie Cheung

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Hong Kong comics

Children's paradise

An interview with Children's Paradise editor Lo Koon-chiu

Old Master Q website

13-dot  photo gallery

Wong Yuk-long - Little Rascals

Hong Kong Batman

Ma Wing Shing - Chinese Hero

Ma Wing Shing - Storm Rider


Movie 2008

Teddy boy

Movie adaptation - Young and dangerous series


McMug read online

Movie animation 2001 - My Life as McDull

Monday, January 9, 2012

HK movie history in 20 clips

1. (The True Story of Wong Fei Hung 黃飛鴻正傳 (1949)

2. The Unroyal Prince 教子逆君皇 (1960)

3. The Love Eterne 梁山伯與祝英台 (1963)

4. Mambo Girl (1957)

5. My Kingdom for a Husband 波叔這回好醒神 (1957)

6. Teddy Girl 第一段 (1969)

7. Fists of Fury 精武門 (1972)

8. Games Gamblers Play 鬼馬雙星 (1974)

9. Police Story 警察故事 (1985)

10. A Better tomorrow 英雄本色 (1986)

11. God of Gamblers 賭神 (1989)

12. The Untold Story 八仙飯店之人肉叉燒包 (1993)

13. Chungking Express 重慶森林 (1994)

14. God of Cookery 食神 (1996)

15. Comrades, almost a Love Story 甜蜜蜜 (1996)

16. The Longest Summer 去年煙花特別多 (1998)

17. Infernal Affairs 無間道 (2002)

18. Election 黑社會 (2005)

19. Echoes of the Rainbow 歲月神偷 (2009)

20. Detective Dee (2010)