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  1. From the Vault: 1968

    Posted Aug 05th 2007, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... Clarence Tsui If... Starring: Malcolm McDowell, David Wood, Richard Warwick Director: Lindsay Anderson The film: It's the first day back from the summer holidays at a British boarding ... and the Order of the Phoenix. But the scenes aren't from 2007. It's 1968, and the imagery is from If... By portraying malaise and mutiny in a British public school, director Lindsay Anderson ...

  2. Lessons at the school of life

    Posted Jan 17th 2010, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... by Nick Hornby, An Education was adapted from a memoir by British journalist Lynn Barber. Those behind the camera say one of the biggest attractions is the film's historical period. 'One ... An Education won the Audience Choice award and the Cinematography award at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival, and was nominated for about a dozen prizes at the British Independent Film Awards (BIFA), ...

  3. Have your say

    Posted May 16th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... abroad are like an ethic minority, with the same need to fight for their rights. Film director Ray Yeung has recently produced the first British-Chinese gay film. Yeung says he wants to show ... First movie about British-Chinese gays There are more Chinese people in the world than any other nationality. You can find Chinese people everywhere, in England, America, Canada and so on. ...

  4. Lifestyle - Family & Education - EDUCATION

    England can learn from Scotland's more fun, well-rounded education

    Posted Jul 08th 2013, 12:00am by undefined

    ... Macleod's English class, 12-year-olds were watching a clip from the film version of Louis Sachar's novel Holes, paying close attention to the actress Patricia Arquette. After making notes ... and whether, for example, there ought to be a greater focus on kings and queens, or the history of the British empire- the Scots decided to pay more attention to how subjects were taught. "It felt ...

  5. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, May 11, 2013

    Posted May 11th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... McCormick ("Briton James McCormick jailed for 10 years for selling fake bomb detectors", May 2). It was reported that he had told a British court that he had sold the fake devices ... that the conceptual art raises questions on public and private space and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender attitudes. Further, I think there is clear homage to Rodin, and, in popular culture, to the film ...

  6. The First Grader (Film)

    Posted Nov 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... For Maruge, 'all' includes him, as he was denied an education while he fought for the liberation of his country from the British. At first, he's not allowed in, but with the help ... The First Grader is one of the rare feel-good films you'll see this year. ...

  7. Maruge's dream

    Posted Nov 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the heartwarming story of man with an iron will. The film, directed by Justin Chadwick (The Other Boleyn Girl), opens with a radio DJ announcing the introduction of a new government policy offering primary ... Angeles Times. She called her agent to say she wanted to adapt the story for film. 'I was just totally blown away by his courage,' explains Peacock. 'This is a man who is illiterate ...

  8. A class act

    Posted Nov 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of the walled compound I find myself in. Housing buildings belonging to the government, the tranquil grounds are today playing host to The First Grader, arguably the most important film production ... be happier. 'It's been the best single experience of my life,' says the British filmmaker. It's the penultimate day of the six-week shoot, and tears, hugs and grand pronouncements ...

  9. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, February 9, 2013

    Posted Feb 09th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... a better bet for Brits I strongly echo the views expressed by Scott Davies ("Britain will be better off outside EU", February 5). I am not British. However, a lot of people who were born ... and trading with Commonwealth citizens and companies given the widespread use of English. Ferdinand Chu, Happy Valley   Wong film fans lost for words (in English) Did I miss a news item, explaining ...

  10. Bo Xilai's son denies rumours of lavish life

    Posted Apr 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... under investigation for breaching party discipline and had arrested his mother in connection with the murder of British businessman Neil Heywood. Bo offered no comments on his family. ... The 24-year-old has also been portrayed as a playboy for his affinity for throwing lavish parties, including one that film star Jackie Chan attended. Additionally, The Wall Street Journal reported ...




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