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  1. News - World - FILM

    Animal group slams 'misleading' Hollywood abuse report

    Posted Nov 27th 2013, 09:03pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Los Angeles Bengal tiger in Life of Pi almost drowned during filming, according to Hollywood Reporter Animal welfare group slamsHollywood abuse report A group tasked with ensuring the welfare of animals used in movies and television shows has dismissed a report that it turns a blind eye to abuse because it is too cosy with Hollywood. Hollywood Reporter ...

  2. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - FILM

    Postcard: Montreal

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 06:25am by PAUL KAZEE

    ... festival the viewers could also vote for their favourites. Mizuho Nishikubo's Giovanni's Island won the jury Satoshi Kon Prize for excellence in animation and shared the best-animation ...

  3. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Guardians of the Galaxy is Marvel's most out-there adventure yet

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 10:53pm by James Mottram

    ... that's a tree and there's a raccoon'," says Zoe Saldana. She's referring to Rocket Raccoon (voiced by Bradley Cooper) and Groot (voiced by Vin Diesel)- two computer-animated ... He's my kind of director- animated, passionate, alive, young, fresh, full of ideas, willing to give 150 per cent. I like the array of actors that he put together for the movie." ...

  4. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Film review: even with a clichéd plot, Planes 2: Fire and Rescue offers a valuable shift in theme

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 11:10pm by Yvonne Teh

    ... Text: Kavita Daswani Flame thrills PLANES 2: FIRE AND RESCUE Voiced by: Dane Cook, Ed Harris, Julie Bowe (English version) Director: Roberts Gannaway Category: I (English and Cantonese versions) Rating: 3.5/5   The opening frame of Planes 2: Fire and Rescue dedicates the animated work to the bravery of firefighters. That, for the most part, sets the tone for this sequel to last ...

  5. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Film review: The Tale of Princess Kaguya may be Isao Takahata's swansong at Studio Ghibli

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 10:31pm by Yvonne Teh

    ... 1999's My Neighbours the Yamadas — will be his cinematic swansong, something hinted at with the leave-takings in this hand-drawn anime, which are imbued with sweet sorrow and a sense of finality. ... They are what many expect animated films to be: family-friendly and filled with cute imagery. After Okina finds gold and beautiful clothing in circumstances similar to his discovery of Takenoko, he ...

  6. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Film Review: How to Train Your Dragon 2

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 11:14pm by Richard James Havis

    ... and Cantonese versions) Rating: 3.5/5   It's a sign of the times that animated features such as How to Train Your Dragon 2 often feature more nuanced characters and plots than live-action ... Toothless, has to convince his father to fight and then lead the Vikings to victory against the invading army. Films like this stand or fall on the quality of their animation and here it's very ...

  7. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Art House: Amadeus

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 10:31pm by SEAN TIERNEY

    ... Text: Sean Tierney Miloš Forman's Amadeus (1984) stars Tom Hulce and F. Murray Abraham. The actors' biggest roles until then had been supporting ones: Hulce had played a fraternity pledge in National Lampoon's Animal House, while Abraham was a mid-level drug dealer in Brian De Palma's brutal remake of Scarface, starring Al Pacino. These are not the usual ...

  8. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Robot wars: There's no stopping the Transformers franchise

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

    ... back in 2007. You can understand his reluctance. Toys rarely inspire good movies- unless we're talking about the nostalgia-inducing Mr Potato Head and Slinky Dog in Pixar's animated ... lines. While Star Wars figures came with a built-in backstory from George Lucas' films, the Transformers had none. Smartly, Hasbro got to work swiftly with Marvel Comics and animators ...

  9. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Film review: Japanese comedy Judge! is lowbrow but funny

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 11:41pm by Yvonne Teh

    ... in a fox suit. But because the people who commissioned it prefer cats to foxes, the animal ends up emitting "nyah nyah" noises that supposedly sound more cat-like. The hapless Kiichiro ...

  10. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Disney's Maleficent has a dark side, but it's not too scary for kids

    Posted May 28th 2014, 11:27pm by James Mottram

    ... The age-old fairy tale about a young princess, a malevolent fairy and a sleep-inducing curse provided the ingredients for one of the studio's most enduring and beloved animations ... Hahn. In the 1959 animated movie, the story sees Maleficent arrive, uninvited, at the christening of Princess Aurora, the only daughter of King Stefan and Queen Leah. With an ominous two-pronged ...




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