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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: Spitting images

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 09:10am by Jason Wordie

    ... different approaches to civic hygiene and general public life. Instances of mainland toddlers relieving themselves in the gutter remain uncommon enough that filmed examples posted online quickly go ... completely died out in Hong Kong. During official Sino-British negotiation meetings in the early 1980s, colourful spittoons were conveniently placed at the foot of each diplomat's armchair. ...

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    Six degrees

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 09:10am by Mark Peters

    ... directed by Sergei Eisenstein … After travelling through Europe in the late 20s, the Russian filmmaker returned to his homeland and a staunchly Stalinist film industry. His 1937 movie Bezhin Meadow was suppressed before its completion by the Soviet government, which claimed it contained social, artistic and political "failures". Eisenstein publicly recanted his work but the film ...

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    Six degrees

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 10:50pm

    ... of the celebrities seen dousing themselves with buckets of ice water to raise awareness for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Another star who has taken the cold shower is Ricky Gervais … The British ... the Children in Crisis charity, had illegally filmed a Turkish state orphanage in 2008 and presented a distorted view of the facility to derail the republic’s entry into the European Union. Luckily ...

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    Six degrees

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 10:36am by Olivia Rosenman

    ... criticised Mao, a real judgment of his character has not reached the silver screen, as was noted at this year's Beijing International Film Festival by director Oliver Stone … The outspoken ... for confronting difficult cultural and political issues in his work, first caught the world's attention with a series of films on the Vietnam war, in which he fought. In 2003, he directed Persona Non ...

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    My life: John Weiley

    Posted Aug 09th 2014, 11:12pm by Robby Nimmo

    ... 1960s, my first job was working for Sid Bernstein, who had not long ago started up Granada Television. I was only about 22 when I started making a film about the Lusitania (a British ocean ... that Sid would be displeased. He called me aside afterwards and said, "I don't care if a film is over budget if it's a good film. But every pound I spend over budget on a bad film ...

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    Rant: getting off Scot-free?

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 10:50pm by Kenny Hodgart

    ... are squabbling over whether to sell the ancestral home and in the meantime they've thrown out all the stuff and put the dog in kennels. Or something. British expats can vote in normal elections ...

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    City scope: the forgotten army

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 11:32pm by Anna Chen

    ... Anna Chen in London Anna Chen in London The forgotten army This month, the world commemorated the centenary of the outbreak of the first world war. Notably absent in the British ceremonies ... the participation of the CLC, despite the battlefields of France and Belgium being littered with the remains of these men. Redress could be in sight, however. August saw the launch of a three-year British ...

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    Six degrees

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 11:32pm by Olivia Rosenman

    ... for the secession of his own state. He was the grandchild of a Revolutionary war hero who was also named John Milton, but neither of the American Miltons displayed the literary talent of their British ... horror film. The storyline was an interpretation of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein.   ...

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    Six degrees

    Posted Aug 09th 2014, 11:12pm by AAYUSH NIROULA

    ... a damsel-in-distress. It was reminiscent of a film poster with a certain famous gorilla. The blonde from the 1933 King Kong would be Fay Wray, the one on the Vogue cover was Brazilian model Gisele Bundchen ... … Coelho's tomes are not to everyone's taste. One reviewer from British newspaper The Independent likened the philosophical conundrums his novels pose to "something David Hasselhoff might ...

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    My life: Faye Hung

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 10:50pm by Bernice Chan

    ... liked dancing jazz and tap, but not ballet, so I started losing interest. FINDING THE ONE In 1996, I went to the University of British Columbia. My sister entered university a year before me ...




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