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Shaw remembered for his pioneering work in cinema

Hong Kong media mogul and philanthropist Sir Run Run Shaw passed away peacefully at his home in Hong Kong on January 7, 2014. He was 107. Shaw, born on November 19, 1907, was one of the most influenti... read more

Raymond Chow, Movie Producer Who Popularized Kung Fu Stars, Dies at 91

A former journalist, Mr. Chow entered the film industry as a publicist in 1958, when he joined Shaw Brothers, a studio that had a pioneering role in kung fu movies and other popular ... Mr. Chow longe... read more

Sangeeta Datta says Bird of Dusk is about Rituparno Ghosh’s work on gender neutrality

Director Sangeeta Datta says her documentary feature Bird of Dusk, is an attempt to showcase filmmaker Rituparno Ghosh’s pioneering work on gender neutrality and the representation of alternate sex th... read more

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Shirkers no more: three trailblazing women stake their claim on Singapore’s film legacy

But before the success of its second manifestation, the original Shirkers was born out of the efforts of three pioneering film students ... Georges Cardona’s charisma and knowledge of cinema belied hi... read more


Comics pioneer Stan Lee has died. His legacy is already immortal

Sometimes it is difficult to predict which American artists will be remembered decades from ... envelope still further. Later in his life Lee pushed for Marvel characters to appear on television and i... read more

Hong Kong kung fu movie mogul Run Run Shaw dies at 107

HONG KONG (AP) — Pioneering Hong Kong movie producer Run Run Shaw ... in 1967. His Shaw Brothers Studios, once among the world's largest, helped launch the careers of powerhouses including director Jo... read more

Shaw the Malay film industry pioneer

Even as the late Sir Run Run Shaw is being hailed by movie lovers for his lasting legacy to Chinese cinema, there is a less well-known contribution the film-and-TV mogul should be remembered for ... R... read more

Run Run Shaw, Producer of ‘Blade Runner,’ Martial Arts Films, Dies at 106

From his early work ... film. Shaw is best known for the Shaw Brothers’ martial arts output of the 1960s, but he should rightly also be given credit for pioneering a form of Asian musical film and for ... read more

15 Times Weird CGI Hurt Stars Wars (And 10 Times It Saved The Movies)

Those are the "official" versions of those movies ... is known for pioneering digital technology in film, and Jar Jar is a perfect example of that. Like it or not, he was (and should be) considered a ... read more

Heroes in horror: Mass shootings across America create a celebrity culture around victims

Within hours, Shaw Jr. was being heralded as a hero for his bravery. His actions catapulted him into ... Such exploits fill the pages of books and the frames of movies and TV shows. And, in the darkes... read more

Stan Lee: Stars pay tribute to Marvel Comics pioneer, dead at 95

Stan Lee was a pioneering force in the superhero ... Broadcaster Jonathan Ross remembered Lee as "an incredible showman" who had "touched so many millions with his work". "He was also a very warm, ver... read more



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