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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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/690788/orphan
  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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/542091/worth-weight
  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, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/682893/eyes-wide-open
  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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/694187/tune-turn
  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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/691295/film
  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, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/679389/brutal-truth
  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' ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/537001/blazing-new-trails
  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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/512084/action-man
  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. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/576113/site-seeing
  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, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/node/568166

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