• Friday
  • November 21, 2014
  • Last updated: 10:04am
Hong Kong




Refine Your Search

Sort by

Related Keywords

Search Results

Results 1 - 10 of 15 for Human Rights

Search results

  1. Magazines - 48hrs - SEE/HEAR

    New Superman movie aims for a human edge amid the action

    Posted Jun 27th 2013, 12:00am by Kavita Daswani

    ... overqualified to be Superman, and he'd taken some shots at it before. He was the right age, he's not an ugly human, and he has a lot of the qualities you'd hope for in Superman. And when ... and it's really the base note for the entire thing. I focused more on getting it right than on not getting it wrong." While he was familiar with the Man of Steel growing up- and recalls having ...

  2. Magazines - 48hrs - SEE/HEAR

    Director Flora Lau strikes humane tone in feature film debut

    Posted Nov 20th 2013, 10:29pm by EDMUND LEE

    ... Edmund Lee Director Flora Lau's debut feature puts a human face on some of the city's most sensitive social issues, writes Edmund Lee Special delivery IT HAS BEEN A WHIRLWIND ... "It's important to me to make clear that this situation comes down to a basic human level," says the filmmaker. "These characters share the same emotions, even though they're ...

  3. Magazines - 48hrs - SEE/HEAR

    More of the shame: Philomena is a moving portrayal of Catholic Church’s failings

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 11:09pm by James Mottram

    ... movie mogul Harvey Weinstein paid US$7 million for the American distribution rights- to date it has grossed over US$28 million in the US- and the film now looks set to be the dark horse ... of Philomena Lee before snapping up the rights. He could already sense the dramatic possibilities. The drama is there from the moment the rather stand-offish Sixsmith reluctantly agrees to take on what ...

  4. Magazines - 48hrs - SEE/HEAR

    A radical departure for director of The Reluctant Fundamentalist

    Posted Sep 12th 2013, 12:00am by James Mottram

    ... differences, and you start forming opinions- where you stand, or how you felt," the actress says. "Then, right when you start to form an opinion, Mira sucks you in with the humanity ... Wedding (2001). "I call it a human thriller- a thriller that becomes a coming-of-age story. That's what I was going for." Nair says the key was creating three-dimensional ...

  5. Magazines - 48hrs - SEE/HEAR

    Best in show: highlights of the Hong Kong International Film Festival

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 11:19pm by Yvonne Teh

    ... from Star Wars to Alien and Prometheus. Frank Pavich’s documentary about the ambitious project is revealing and entertaining. Violet (right): Shot on both 65mm and the digital Alexa, Belgian ... Originally made for television, it’s shown in two parts at the fest. The Desert of the Tartars (right): A major rediscovery after restoration in recent years, this 1976 meditation on the futility ...

  6. Magazines - 48hrs - SEE/HEAR

    Get reel: love in all its guises at the cinema

    Posted Feb 12th 2014, 11:26pm by Yvonne Teh

    ... Yvonne Teh Yvonne Teh, Film Editor Try to think of a film in which love isn't part of the equation. It's difficult to do, right? Even if you avoid films like Love Eterne, Love ... and the other from Japan, both of these fantasy-tinged films tell heart-warming stories of the caring bonds that are forged between trustful children and lovable non-humans capable of wondrous magic. ...

  7. Magazines - 48hrs - SEE/HEAR

    Arts preview: Conceptual Walk Through

    Posted Sep 12th 2013, 12:00am

    ... and bookshelves on which Gao has painted a reading woman, to illustrate his point. “A bookshelf is a collection of the human experience, but if you read too much, what you learn from reading is also going ... portray their sonic and visual elements, picking the right artworks for this instore gallery was a challenge in itself. In Spring: Homage to Liang Quan, for example, the artist seeks to replicate ...

  8. Magazines - 48hrs - SEE/HEAR

    Little blocks, big screen: meet the makers of The Lego Movie

    Posted Feb 05th 2014, 10:26pm by Kavita Daswani

    ... movies with Robert Downey Jnr and Jude Law, and Gangster Squad, for Warner Bros – says he was moved to acquire the Lego rights because he wanted his two sons, aged five and nine, to be able ... in Moneyball and Zero Dark Thirty) says he could easily connect with the role of Emmet. “It’s right in my wheelhouse to play a guy who is not special, a normal, everyday kind of guy with a big heart, ...

  9. Magazines - 48hrs - SEE/HEAR

    From the heart

    Posted Sep 05th 2013, 12:00am by CONTENTS 2

    ... with this cabaret is to show that [our life experiences are] actually the same. Everything is universal – heartbreak and insecurity are all part of human nature. We’ve all been through that.” There have ... with Pink Season, Hong Kong’s LGBT festival. The idea is to celebrate the rapid improvement in gay rights and marriage equality, he says. New tracks have been added to the set list, so there are now ...

  10. Magazines - 48hrs - SEE/HEAR

    Arts preview: Russian ballet version of Tolstoy classic takes a psychological approach

    Posted Oct 17th 2013, 12:00am by BORIS EIFMAN

    ... the story in the grandest, wildest productions possible? For Boris Eifman, the reason lies deep inside the human psyche. “I feel compassion for Karenina – for the woman who was killed by a ruinous ... literature for the stage. “As an artist developing a special language of psychological ballet, I have the right to give a daring representation of well-known literature,” he says, adding ...




SCMP.com Account