Stephen Chow's Short List

Illustration for TIME by Sean Mccabe

Actor Stephen Chow is a Hong Kong screen legend, in a town that reveres the cinematic arts. From slapstick kung fu comedies such as Shaolin Soccer and Kung Fu Hustle to the surprise CGI hit CJ7, he is an evergreen in what many see as a lagging industry. Here are some of the things that influence him.

Beginnings
The first movie I ever saw was The Battle of the Bulge. I was just a young kid. I remember coming away thinking what an amazing experience it was, and over time I...

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