OCTOBER 29, 2004 ISSUE
Next Issue: November 19, 2004
  COVER STORY
Inferno or Infernal?
Hong Kong's three-pronged showstopper Infernal Affairs is making its way to the United States. Before the inevitable Hollywood makeover begins, here's a blow-by-blow account--courtesy of several prominent Chinese cinema zines--of what makes each one of them tick.
Jeff Shih: Digitized Calligraphy for the Modern Times
In his art show "One-Liners," Jeff Shih takes the concepts of multiculturalism and abstraction and tackles the traditional Chinese brush-calligraphy style, creating a modern spin by using technology and molding the form into his own. APA talks to Jeff about his inspirations and future projects.


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October 29, 2004

 

F I L M
Peace on Earth
Anand Patwardhan's award-winning documentary is a marvelous portrayal of the tie that binds--human empathy.
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What Remains Of Us
This Canadian documentary following a Tibetan woman's message of hope and non-violence won the Best Documentary Prize at the 2004 Hollywood Film Festival.
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M U S I C
 
Utada's Exodus
J-pop star crosses over to the states with a new major label release.
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C L I P S
 
October 29, 2004: News Bites
A film festival, urban funk show, and Ziyi Zhang returning to the silver screens? It's all true, and it's in this Halloween issue of News Bites.
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F O R E I G N
 
October 29, 2004: News From Abroad
Tom Cruise walks the walk, Andy Lau causes a riot, idol worship in India, Singapore discovers reality TV and much more in this edition of News From Abroad.
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