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  1. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    A violent Sin City sequel gives Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller fans what they want

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 11:21pm by James Mottram

    ... "Robert wanted new material in it," says Miller, who added The Long Bad Night. Calling it "a brand new story that had been banging around in my head, unfinished, for a long time", ...

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    Art House: Blood Will Tell features 1940s mainland star Bai Guang in a bad girl role

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 10:54pm by Paul Fonoroff

    ... showcase for Bai's special brand of femme fatality, reuniting the star with director Griffin Yueh Fung and scriptwriter Doe Ching, the duo that had helped craft her screen persona back ... Bai (above left with Wang Yuanlong) and Yan bring to their performances. Also in the cast is a roster of Shanghai movie elite resident in what was then a British colony. Prominent among them ...

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

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

    ... nostalgic light. British Africa in King Solomon's Mines (1950), French Polynesia in South Pacific (1958), and Hong Kong in Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing (1955) were three prominent examples. ... 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 ...

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    Criticised for bigoted remarks, Gary Oldman returns in Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 11:18pm by James Mottram

    ... to 36-year-old British jazz singer Alexandra Edenborough, and with in-laws in the UK, he regularly returns to the country where he grew up. "I don't really feel a disconnect [with ...

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    Art House: Synecdoche, New York

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 11:34pm by EDMUND LEE

    ... warehouse set. With an intimate understanding of a tortured artist's psyche and a seemingly insatiable thirst for the darkest brand of humour, Kaufman's mind-bending film follows one ...

  6. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Art House: Merry Christmas, Mr Lawrence shows the brutality of Japanese POW camps

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 10:56pm by SEAN TIERNEY

    ... between the documentary and the fantastic; the 1983 Japanese-British co-production's highly thematic narrative is played out within — and nearly in opposition to — its realistic setting ...

  7. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Ian McKellen says he's happy in the autumn of his career

    Posted May 21st 2014, 11:24pm by James Mottram

    ... Text: James Mottram British actor Ian McKellen may have been a latecomer to Hollywood, but the autumn of his career is proving incredibly fruitful Don't stop me now DRESSED IN A SHINY grey suit and sipping a frothy coffee, Ian McKellen is recalling one of his more famous visits to Southeast Asia- Singapore, to be precise. The British-born actor, knight of the realm and gay ...

  8. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Film review: fans of Seth Rogen will love the frat boy comedy Bad Neighbours

    Posted May 14th 2014, 11:14pm by James Mottram

    ... in and coproduces Bad Neighbours, he didn’t direct or write it. But with Nicholas Stoller (Forgetting Sarah Marshall) at the helm, this bears all the hallmarks of Rogen’s brand, from the adolescent antics ...

  9. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Film review: Delete My Love has a plethora of stars, but its humour is too broad

    Posted May 07th 2014, 10:49pm by YVONNE TEH

    ... to the diminutive Wong Cho-lam, a flamboyant funnyman whose brand of comedy is best appreciated in small doses. A film with a fantastical premise, Delete My Love centres on a miserable character named So ...

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    Godzilla is back to save the planet

    Posted May 14th 2014, 11:14pm

    ... of the Monsters continued for more than 20 years, and the actor who customarily played Godzilla, Haruo Nakijima, become a cult figure himself. But for the new, high-gloss Hollywood version, British ...




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