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  1. News - World - FILM

    ‘Leviathan’ named best picture at London Film Festival

    Posted Oct 19th 2014, 09:32am by AP

    ... brutality by Paris-based director Ossama Mohammed and Wiam Simav Bedirxan, an schoolteacher who filmed life in the besieged city of Homs. Director Stephen Frears was awarded the British Film ... contribution to British film in my lifetime.” The 58th London festival opened Oct. 8 with “The Imitation Game,” starring Benedict Cumberbatch as World War II Alan Turing. It wraps up Sunday ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - FILM

    Snowden film director Laura Poitras wants Hong Kong release for Citizenfour

    Posted Oct 13th 2014, 04:21am by Vivienne Chow

    ... for Osama bin Laden. Poitras said the camera was "there when it is unfolding in real time" as Snowden exposed the US and British intelligence agencies' surveillance campaign. The film ... Vivienne Chow in New York vivienne.chow@scmp.com Snowden movie director wants Hong Kong release The director of a documentary on Edward Snowden wants the film to eventually make it to Hong ...

  3. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Film review: The Equalizer

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 12:14am by James Mottram

    ... underrated American television shows of the 1980s, The Equalizer starred British actor Edward Woodward as a former intelligence officer dishing out vigilante justice on the graffiti-stained streets of New York. It featured Stewart Copeland's crashing synth-and-drum score over the menacing titles — pure '80s bombast, brilliantly packaged. In this film update, directed by Antoine ...

  4. News - World - FILM

    Hong Kong in cinema spotlight in documentary on Edward Snowden

    Posted Oct 11th 2014, 03:10pm by Lana Lam

    ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com Film includes scenes of the US whistleblower meeting reporters at his Tsim Sha Tsui hotel HK in spotlight in docu-thriller on Snowden Hong Kong takes centre ... into hiding. Called Citizenfour, the two-hour film was shot in several countries where the Snowden saga has played out, including Moscow, where the 31-year-old is currently living with his long-time ...

  5. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    If I Only Had... Film Editor Yvonne Teh has the Peking Opera Blues

    Posted Oct 15th 2014, 10:31pm by Yvonne Teh

    ... Yvonne Teh, Film Editor... one classic Hong Kong film to see this week, it'd be Tsui Hark's Peking Opera Blues, which gets better the more you watch it. Released in 1986, this genre-transcending movie revolves around three women whose friendship leads them to make extraordinary sacrifices for a common cause. It might be set in 1913, but many of its messages are still relevant ...

  6. News - World - FILM

    French cinemas pull horror film following chaos at screenings

    Posted Oct 15th 2014, 10:25pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Paris Horror movie pulled Several cinemas across France have decided to stop showing the horror film Annabelle, after hordes of teens flocked to cinemas, creating ... showed up on Saturday for the opening night. He added that scuffles had broken out and he had decided to no longer show the movie. Tarizzo said that for "more and more films aimed ...

  7. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Film review: Whiplash is a multilayered drama about a jazz drummer and his mentor

    Posted Oct 15th 2014, 10:30pm by Yvonne Teh

    ... The expanded, feature-length version of a short film made a year earlier begins with sounds rather than images, and the increasingly frenzied beating of drums is heard before the camera zeroes ... The film's writer-director demonstrates his musical knowledge by using Don Levy's Whiplash ("the song I hated the most because it's... designed to screw with drummers," Chazelle ...

  8. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Film review: My Voice, My Life

    Posted Oct 15th 2014, 10:30pm by Yvonne Teh

    ... Yvonne Teh A season of hope MY VOICE, MY LIFE Starring: Jason Chow, Lin Tsz-nok, Tabitha Chan, Lam Sio-fan, Nick Ho Lik-ho, Emily Chung Siu-wan Director: Ruby Yang Ziye Category: IIA (Cantonese)   Students are a real inspiration. Even those who initially ...

  9. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Art house: The River is based on memories of the British Raj in the 1920s

    Posted May 14th 2014, 11:14pm by Paul Fonoroff

    ... script on personal memories of growing up in the British Raj during the '20s. The film's central character is Godden's alter ego, Harriet (14-year-old Patricia Walters), a gawky ... Text: Paul Fonoroff As the colonial era reached its twilight in the 1950s, a spate of Hollywood films emerged that showed European-controlled African and Asian realms in an exotic, ...

  10. News - Asia - FILM

    Controversy over ferry tragedy piece rocks Busan film festival

    Posted Oct 12th 2014, 06:26am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Busan Film festival defends Sewol documentary Organisers of Asia's largest film festival defended their decision to air a controversial documentary ... with Sewol) cast a long shadow at the 10-day 19th Busan International Film Festival (BIFF). The film questions rescue operations- and the use of the piece of equipment from which it takes its title- ...




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