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  1. A runaway success

    Posted Mar 21st 2004, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... Orphans Prosper and Bo run away to Venice. Will bungling detective Victor be able to catch them, asks John Millen Cornelia Funke's much-hyped and award-winning novel The Thief Lord has taken Europe by storm and is now riding high in the American best ...

  2. Film studies: Anarchy in the UK

    Posted May 15th 2008, 12:00am by James Mottram

    ... After, the film explored the brutal prospect of a nuclear winter in Britain after a bomb is detonated by the Soviet Union over Sheffield. Arguably due to British cinema's reluctance to do ... films, for if there's one thing British cinema is good at, it's realism. Even Hollywood has taken note. Films such as World Trade Centre and United 93 are effectively updates of 1970s ...

  3. Like the film 'Australia', tourism adverts fail to draw the crowds

    Posted Dec 18th 2008, 12:00am by Mark Chipperfield

    ... the venom of the British press: Melanie Reid called her acting 'frozen, brittle and vapid' in The Times, while Germaine Greer lambasted the movie as 'a fraudulent and misleading fantasy' that deliberately suppresses Australia's sordid past and its wicked treatment of Aborigines. The film will be released in Hong Kong next month. 'Whichever adman came up ...

  4. Also showing: Australian films

    Posted Sep 18th 2008, 12:00am by Mathew Scott

    ... scene: a mother (played by British actress Brenda Blethyn, left) tries to balance love for her family and desire to resurrect her comedic career. It proved a hit at last year's Sundance Film ... Mathew Scott Put it down to the tyranny of distance, but to make a noise in the film world Australians have more often than not had to pick up their talent- and their films- and play away ...

  5. Film

    Posted Nov 19th 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Clarence Tsui, Paul Fonoroff

    ... Luketic directs. CT Art House HK Asian Independent Film Festival Feature and short films from Hong Kong and the region, including the following eight. Until Nov 29. The Grand Cinema, 2/F Elements, ... subtitles); and Health Tou's short film about a primary school student and an elderly woman who experience loneliness during the spring festival (in Cantonese with Chinese and English subtitles). ...

  6. Film

    Posted Nov 26th 2009, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui, Paul Fonoroff

    ... an apocalyptic prophecy, which is expected to fall in 2012. Roland Emmerich directs. CT Art House HK Lesbian & Gay Film Festival The HK Lesbian & Gay Film Festival Society presents gay feature films from around the world and two short film programmes, including the following 14 films. Until Dec 15. Broadway Cinematheque, Prosperous Garden, 3 Public Square St, Yau Ma Tei, HK$60; Palace ...

  7. Six degrees

    Posted Aug 24th 2008, 12:00am by Mark Footer

    ... Mark Footer Today's closing ceremony brings down the curtain on the 29th Olympiad and sets in motion the countdown to the following Games, in four years. This evening, in the Beijing National Stadium, the Olympic flag will be handed to Boris Johnson, the mayor of the next host city: London... The 2012 Olympics will be the third hosted by the British capital. London's first ...

  8. Cheap crews, priceless locations: foreigners focus on the mainland

    Posted May 09th 2004, 12:00am by Liz Shackleton

    ... and European films are considering shooting here or on the mainland. Among the filmmakers who have been checking out locations in China are British director and producer Anthony Minghella and Hollywood ... as a British detective who comes to Hong Kong to investigate a dismemberment case. Although it's not confirmed that the film will shoot on location, it demonstrates that there are many different ...

  9. Tale of two authors

    Posted May 19th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 'The book is about four kids that need to find scrolls and use the power in them to defeat evil demons,' she says, with a slight British accent. The two prodigies are avid readers, ...

  10. The fear within

    Posted Mar 06th 2011, 12:00am by James Mottram

    ... James Mottram You might think Gareth Edwards would be on a high right now. When we met in the bar of the British Film Institute, on London's Southbank, he was just days away from attending the Baftas, where he had been nominated for outstanding British debut for his film Monsters. He didn't win that but a month earlier, he saw the film sweep the British Independent Film ...




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