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  1. Magazines - Style

    Live and let drive

    Posted Aug 03rd 2012, 12:00am by Andy Round

    ... Andy Round It's a big year for James Bond. With his 23rd film and the 50th birthday of Dr No, 007-mania is bigger than ever, particularly in auction houses. But do you have the cash ... apocalypse gnashing their metal teeth with frustration. Forget shorting the market, if you wanted to make a fortune sell a piece of iconic film memorabilia, ideally driven by Bond. The car was sold ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/style/article/1008853/live-and-let-drive
  2. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Six degrees

    Posted Nov 11th 2012, 12:00am by Rachael Barker

    ... how," Downey Jr says. The pinnacle of his career before his 1990s spiral came when he received an Oscar nomination for his portrayal of British silent film genius Charlie Chaplin ... Rachael Barker Rachael Barker Evergreen do-gooder Sting (above) will be gracing Hong Kong with his presence next month. Born Gordon Sumner, the British eco-activist got his moniker from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1077847/six-degrees
  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Six degrees

    Posted Nov 16th 2013, 10:30pm

    ... as the third “greatest film of all time” in British film magazine Sight & Sound ’s annual poll of selected directors. The magazine is published by the British Film Institute, whose chairman is Greg ... Andrea Chen Yasujiro Ozu, one of the world’s most acclaimed film directors, is being celebrated in a series of special screenings at the Hong Kong Arts Centre this month and next. Five ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1355104/six-degrees
  4. Magazines - 48hrs - SEE/HEAR

    Arts preview: Hong Kong Players take on cult comedy Abigail's Party

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 11:09pm by Robin Lynam

    ... in 1977 and televised the same year in the BBC's Play For Today series, has a cult following which- rather like that of Monty Python- parrots its lines. In 2000 when the British Film ... 10. The play is a black comedy of the British middle class manners of its time, but Hong Kong Players' director Jodi Gilchrist expects it to appeal to a broad audience. "I think ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1427894/arts-preview-hong-kong-players-take-cult-comedy-abigails-party
  5. Magazines - 48hrs - SEE/HEAR

    Art house: Rossellini classic defies the years

    Posted Jun 27th 2013, 12:00am by Paul Fonoroff

    ... Paul Fonoroff Paul Fonoroff Neo-realism meets Hollywood in this highly influential 1954 drama by Roberto Rossellini that the British Film Institute ranks among the greatest cinematic works of all time. Lauded upon its initial release by film journal Cahiers du Cinema, many of whose critics went on to unleash France's New Wave, it is a fascinating work that has retained ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1265961/art-house-rossellini-classic-defies-years
  6. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

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

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

    ... 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 ... Text: Paul Fonoroff As the colonial era reached its twilight in the 1950s, a spate of Hollywood films emerged that showed European-controlled African and Asian realms in an exotic, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1511246/art-house-river-based-memories-british-raj-1920s
  7. Magazines - 48hrs - SEE/HEAR

    Animated film has the depth of a live-action feature

    Posted Jun 20th 2013, 12:00am by Maria Giovanna Vagenas

    ... made for television and the cinema. A British film studio had tried to adapt her work, but she did not like the plain style they proposed, and that put Vincent off the idea for good. So Brunner ... Vagenas THE CANNES FILM Festival tends to be associated with glamorous stars and heavy-duty art-house fare. But the 2012 edition saw the world premiere of an animated tale about the unlikely ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1260906/animated-film-has-depth-live-action-feature
  8. Magazines - 48hrs - SEE/HEAR

    Film review: a free man is tricked and sold into slavery in 12 Years a Slave

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 10:35pm

    ... it premiered last August, British video artist-turned-film director Steve McQueen’s 12 Years a Slave has received more than 140 award nominations,100 prizes and critical kudos galore. Nevertheless, ... 12 Years a Slave is one of those rare “must-watch” films. It also happens to be an extremely wellmade cinematic work that makes for captivating viewing. “Your story, it is amazing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1432665/film-review-free-man-tricked-and-sold-slavery-12-years-slave
  9. Magazines - 48hrs - SEE/HEAR

    Arts preview: an unlikely romance

    Posted May 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Hugh Chow

    ... gradually develops into something deeper and, eventually, marriage. Fans of the 1993 film starring Anthony Hopkins and Debra Winger, which was adapted from the play and a 1985 British television film, will know that sudden illness robs Lewis of his happiness and leaves him to raise a young stepson on his own. However, that's no reason to skip the play. "The play is very ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1239884/arts-preview-unlikely-romance
  10. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Art house: Sergio Leone's last Western

    Posted Nov 19th 2014, 10:47pm by SEAN TIERNEY

    ... "browned-up" Rod Steiger) and Sean Mallory (James Coburn, left), an Irish revolutionary and demolitions expert on the run from the British. It is at first hard to see what sets this film apart (or ... include Duck, You Sucker! and A Fistful of Dynamite — such a remarkable film is the ways in which its contradictions work so well. How many Westerns open with a Mao Zedong quote? Set in Mexico ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1643389/art-house-sergio-leones-last-western

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