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  1. what i watched last weekRead the original story

    Monday Dec 1 | Steven Rubio's Online Life

    Vampyr . One of the regular sketches on the SCTV television series was a parody of the old monster-movie shows that ran on stations across the country and Canada, hosted by some member of the station's on-air talent, often in disguise.

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  2. Find Out What's New in Hong Kong CinemaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | KQED

    Hong Kong cinema! You need that exclamation point to capture the raw energy of the works produced in the last 15 years or so by the region's fertile film industry. Now in its fourth year, the San Francisco Film Society's annual Hong Kong Cinema series brings a selection of the region's latest and greatest to town for your viewing pleasure.

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  3. "The Replacement Killers" a dated, simple but enjoyable action filmRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Beacon

    Released in 1998, starring Chow Yun-Fat and Mira Sorvino, "The Replacement Killers" is a better-than-it-has-any-right-to-be action film that takes many cues from Hong Kong action films . The film was also one of director Antoine Fuqua's first films.

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  4. Movie Review: Roar - Tigers Of The SundarbansRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | Filmfare

    Holy hell! Bengal tigers are Kung Fu capable. They fly around amidst the sundarban vegetation like Chow Yun Fat from Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon.

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  5. Chow Yun-Fat Blacklisted In China For Pro-democracy SupportRead the original story

    Oct 31, 2014 | WENN Blog

    Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon star Chow Yun-Fat has reportedly been banned from making movies in China after voicing his support for pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong. The actor has been placed on a blacklist by Chinese officials after meeting with the students seeking to break away from communist rule in the former British territory.

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  6. Top Killers: The 25 Deadliest Actors According to On-Screen Body CountsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | ETonline

    We're breaking down the most lethal movie stars by highest number of on-screen kills and some of the deadliest stars might surprise you. Arnold Schwarzenegger tops the list with 369 kills.

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  7. Chow Yun-Fat Beats Jackie ChanRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    We don't know who would win a kung fu showdown between Jackie Chan and Chow Yun-fat, but it's clear who the people of Hong Kong would root for. Mr. Chan is a longtime apologist for the Communist Party and critic of democracy.

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  8. Chow Yun-Fat Defiant in Face of Calls to Ban Him From Chinese Movie ScreensRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | Hollywood Reporter

    "I'll just make less then," was the Bulletproof Monk's pithy response to threats to his career and future earnings A few weeks ago, Chow Yun-fat bravely became the first notable Hong Kong celebrity to back the pro-democracy protests raging in the city, but now his support could jeopardize his film career in the lucrative Chinese market. As the protests move into a second month, there has been a growing campaign in the Chinese media echoed loudly and spread on social media sites like Weibo for protest-supporting celebrities to be boycotted or even banned from working in China and in the case of actors and directors, their films to be pulled from distribution.

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  9. How the Hong Kong Protests Divide Its StarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | The Atlantic

    Chow Yun-Fat, a supporter of the protests, and Jackie Chan, who is pro-Beijing, reflect Hong Kong's current political schizophrenia. The Hong Kong actors Chow Yun-Fat and Jackie Chan , photographed here in 1999, have taken divergent views on the territory's pro-democracy protests.

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  10. Actor Chow Yun-fat Responds to Ban by China for Supporting Hong Kong...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    Actor Chow Yun-fat, like some other celebrities from Hong Kong, has spoken up in support of pro-democracy demonstrators on the islanders. Like every other celebrity in Hong Kong, and many around the world, Chow draws a significant portion of his income from work in China.

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  11. Why Chinese Legend Chow-Yun Fat Is Banned From Making Movies In ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | Cinema Blend News

    Thanks to films like Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End , Bulletproof Monk, and Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon , it wouldn't be too big a stretch to call Chow Yun-Fat one of the biggest international stars to ever come out of China. But now his homeland's government is attempting to cripple his career over his political views, putting him on a black list domestically.

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  12. Why China might pull the plug on Hong Kong celebritiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | The Washington Post

    For decades, Hong Kong's movie and pop stars have been some of the leading lights of East Asian showbiz. And, despite the relatively small size of the Chinese territory as well as the emergence of an influential film scene on the mainland, Hong Kong's actors remain some of the most well-known and sought-after celebrities in China.

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  13. Chow Yun Fat brushes off talk that pro-protest celebrities may be banned on the mainlandRead the original story

    Oct 27, 2014 | The Straits Times

    Superstar Chow Yun Fat appeared nonchalant when asked about a rumoured mainland ban on pro-Occupy Central artists, who also include actor Chapman To and singers Anthony Wong Yiu Ming and Denise Ho. "So just earn less, lor," Chow said, according to a report in Hong Kong's Next Magazine, citing a recent interview with him.

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  14. Kenny G angers China with Hong Kong visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | WGAL-TV Lancaster

    Smooth jazz saxophonist Kenny G wants everyone to know that he's not a foreign agitator trying to defy the Chinese Communist Party. Pleading ignorance, the musician has deleted a selfie he took at Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests after the Chinese Foreign Ministry -- which has claimed the protests are fueled by outside agents -- declared Kenny G was participating an "illegal activity."

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  15. Jazz musician Kenny G angers China with Hong Kong protest visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | KSAT-TV San Antonio

    Smooth jazz saxophonist Kenny G wants everyone to know that he's not a foreign agitator trying to defy the Chinese Communist Party. Pleading ignorance, the musician has deleted a selfie he took at Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests after the Chinese Foreign Ministry --- which has claimed the protests are fueled by outside agents --- declared Kenny G was participating an "illegal activity."

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  16. Jazz musician Kenny G angers ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | CNN

    CNN's Elizabeth Joseph saw jazz musician Kenny G walking around the Hong Kong protest site on October 22 and took this photo, which quickly went viral. The musician also took a selfie, which has since been deleted.

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  17. Kenny G angers China with 'Occupy' Hong Kong visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | CNN

    CNN's Elizabeth Joseph saw jazz musician Kenny G walking around the Hong Kong protest site on October 22 and took this photo, which quickly went viral. The musician also took a selfie, which has since been deleted.

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  18. China Communist body ponders action against Hong Kong starsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | The Straits Times

    The powerful Youth League of China's ruling Communist party has opened a poll on possible sanctions against Hong Kong celebrities who support the city's pro-democracy demonstrators - including boycotts, bans and Internet censorship. The former British colony's vibrant film and music scenes have made its performers stars on the mainland.

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  19. China ponders action against HK celebritiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | The Peninsula

    BEIJING: The powerful Youth League of China's ruling Communist party has opened a poll on possible sanctions against Hong Kong celebrities who support the city's pro-democracy demonstrators -- including boycotts, bans and Internet censorship. The former British colony's vibrant film and music scenes have made its performers stars on the mainland.

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  20. Celebrities who support Hong Kong protests face blowback in mainland ChinaRead the original story

    Oct 22, 2014 | Los Angeles Times

    A pro-democracy protester holds an umbrella in front of police guarding Government House after a march from the Admiralty protest site on October 22, 2014 in Hong Kong. A pro-democracy protester holds an umbrella in front of police guarding Government House after a march from the Admiralty protest site on October 22, 2014 in Hong Kong.

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