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  1. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Film review: Chef

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 10:31pm

    ... tension whatsoever. Conflict has driven drama since plays were performed in ancient Greece. But aside from the flap over the food review, it doesn’t exist in Chef — and it’s certainly relaxing ...

  2. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Hideki Takeuchi's comedy Thermae Romae II is aimed at international viewers

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 10:49pm by MARK SCHILLING

    ... Takeuchi returned to the northern Italian city this year to present the sequel to the hit Japanese comedy about a bathhouse architect in ancient Rome who travels in time to present-day Japan. ... seeing them with the same fresh eyes as this ancient Roman." Based on a bestselling manga by Mari Yamazaki, the two Thermae Romae films have similar storylines: Faced with a new professional ...

  3. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Robot wars: There's no stopping the Transformers franchise

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 11:34pm by James Mottram

    ... and their respective leaders Optimus Prime and Megatron. In the backstory, the Autobots and Decepticons crash-landed on ancient Earth, where the robots lay in stasis for thousands of years until awakening ...

  4. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Godzilla is back to save the planet

    Posted May 14th 2014, 11:14pm

    ... filmmaker Gareth Edwards felt that a more upto- date rendering of the ancient sea creature was necessary. “I love the original Godzilla as much as anyone – but if we just did it straight, ...

  5. Comment - Blogs - FILM

    Fat Godzilla, Caucasian samurai and giant robots- The Asianisation of Hollywood films

    Posted May 02nd 2014, 05:00pm by Jeremy Blum

    ... of the ancient Chinese story Journey to the West.   While The Forbidden Kingdom might have looked at China for inspiration, Japan remains the popular Asian favorite with Hollywood filmmakers. Last year ...

  6. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - FILM

    Life's complicated after the sun sets

    Posted Sep 01st 2013, 12:00am by James Mottram

    ... as the setting. "I like the ancient-ness. I think we were all attuned to that," he says. "It really is profound when you are there … we never reference it, obviously. But whatever goes ...

  7. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - FILM

    Going crazy, French style

    Posted Apr 28th 2013, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... in the form of a narrative twist worthy of an ancient Greek morality tale. Vietnam in the 1920s was a French colony. Jean-Jacques Annaud's The Lover is all about the exotic and erotic ...

  8. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - FILM

    Postcard: Beijing

    Posted Dec 30th 2012, 12:00am by HANNAH XU

    ... in ancient costumes. For The Last Supper we try to return to the history per se, to the truth, and use it to contemplate our current society," Lu says at the Chuan Films studio on the eastern ...

  9. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - FILM

    A world of imagination

    Posted Mar 10th 2013, 12:00am by Richard James Havis

    ... the scene for their entrance. "The aurochs resonate with the ancient paintings on the cave walls," says Zeitlin. "Hushpuppy thinks the cavemen are like her. She sees herself ...



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