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AFP: Hong Kong blockbusters flex muscle at “Chinese Oscars” in Taiwan

AFP: Hong Kong blockbusters flex muscle at "Chinese Oscars" in Taiwan

Hong Kong’s movie sector showed its strength at the 42nd annual Golden Horse Film Awards in Taiwan, sweeping the major prizes at the so-called “Oscars” of the Chinese-language film industry. The evening gala, staged Sunday in the island’s northern port city of Keelung, served as a showcase for Hong Kong-produced films, which have been more market-oriented than those from Taiwan, film critics said. The big winner of the night was Stephen Chow, who took home best picture and best director awards for his slapstick martial arts comedy “Kung Fu Hustle.” Agence France Presse reports.

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