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  1. Orphan

    Posted Aug 27th 2009, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... the girl's siblings in her new adopted family. Bennett is effective as Daniel, the pubescent schoolboy whose preteen angst- and disdain for anything beyond WASP culture- drives him to reject his new ... drives a wedge between a couple in marital trouble. Likewise in Orphan, Esther plays John against Kate, using the former's past infidelity and the latter's drinking problems and failed ...

  2. Worth the weight

    Posted Mar 27th 2006, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui, Lawrence Gray

    ... on a journey of discovery- of another culture and of themselves. Gray's story was inspired by a documentary he saw about a group of drinking buddies who had a judo instructor friend. 'He told ... environment that would ring true without having moved to Hong Kong.'The inter-relationship between different cultures can't be done unless you have experienced it,' he says. 'You ...

  3. Eyes wide open

    Posted Jun 07th 2009, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... 'He and [actor] Seymour Cassell were drinking one night, and they got a little drunk, and they decided it would be funny to go into the cinema downtown on Canal Street [in New York]. ... vision'. And his exposure to Indian culture. 'When I saw Satyajit Ray's Pather Panchali [1955] it wasn't about two people in a palace in New Delhi or Calcutta- they were in a forest, ...

  4. Tune in, turn off

    Posted Oct 01st 2009, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... The Ice Storm is set in suburban Connecticut in the early 70s, where respectable fa?ades belie a pervading sense of ennui that leads adults to wallow in drinking binges and spouse-swapping ... cultural myths. Taking Woodstock is perhaps an example of this, demonstrated by his preference for showing the tedious (yet comical) administrative behind-the-scenes work, rather than the on-stage ...

  5. Film

    Posted Sep 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Clarence Tsui, Paul Fonoroff

    ... finds himself sucked in to a corrupt underworld. In Tagalog with English subtitles. Sept 6, 4pm, UA Langham Place. Eat Drink Man Woman Ang Lee's family drama about a cooking master-widower ... and sustainability. Ermanno Olmi directs. In Italian with English subtitles.Sept 6, 9.30pm, HK Space Museum. Jean-Luc Godard The Leisure and Cultural Services Department presents 31 films by the French New ...

  6. Brutal truth

    Posted May 07th 2009, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... the empty streets, they happen on crates of soft drinks, which they devour joyfully. 'I read a lot of historical material to prepare for the film,' says Lu. 'A wealthy friend from ... of seeing it is that [the Nanking Massacre] was not down to some problem with the Japanese cultural psyche; the problem lies with the notion of war itself. War makes a person, or an entire nation, ...

  7. Blazing new trails

    Posted Feb 19th 2006, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... Globes. 'For me, it's not like they're not gay and they're not cowboys- they are- but culturally, in America, when you say 'gay cowboy', there's a funny ... the mystique surrounding a genre long considered the essence of American culture. That, however, is the only reason both films should be mentioned in the same sentence. Compared with Brooks' ...

  8. Action man

    Posted Aug 14th 2005, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... and commercially viable. Unlike his first attempt at fully independently funded filmmaking- this year's teenage pregnancy drama 2 Young, starring Jaycee Fong Cho-Ming and Fiona Sit Hoi-kei- Drink ... not have a crack at it? You don't need to be too serious about it and I know which audiences I am appealing to. This isn't one for the cultural sector, or for grown-ups. It's ...

  9. Site seeing

    Posted Dec 21st 2006, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... and soft drinks in hand were treated to the usual snippets of teasers- the film's leading men, Tony Leung Chiu-wai and Takeshi Kaneshiro sharing a drink, embracing their love interests, ... Berlin to Bangkok. Meanwhile, a few aspects of a city's outlook tend now to be rendered as cultural landmarks, shaping completely how international audiences view a certain country. ...

  10. Film

    Posted Oct 19th 2006, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui, Paul Fonoroff

    ... (Cantonese) Cherrie Ying Choi-yi is a woman who learns to play a drinking game to regain her boyfriend (Andy On Chi-kit). Also starring stand-up comedian Dayo Wong Tze-wah as a cheery pub-game master. ... for some Shaolin disciples to escape with the Holy Robe. Tsui Siu-ming directs. Voted best feature film by the Ministry of Culture in 1984. In Putonghua with English and Chinese subtitles. Sat, ...




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