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  1. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Film review: Skyfall

    Posted Nov 01st 2012, 12:00am by James Mottram

    ... the 50th anniversary of James Bond's debut on the silver screen, Skyfall has to be special. Thankfully, it is. Indeed, Skyfall- the movie franchise's 23rd film about Ian Fleming's suave secret service agent, and Daniel Craig's third star turn in the role- oozes with confidence. The inspired selection of Sam Mendes, the auteur of American Beauty, as the film ...

  2. An awfully British affair

    Posted Jan 31st 2010, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... Adrian Wan Though often seen as the British equivalent to the Oscars, the British Academy of Film and Television arts (Bafta) Awards differ in many things, most notably taste. In 1997, ... : Avatar/ An Education/ The Hurt Locker/ Precious/ Up in the Air Brit flick An Education plays the underdog to four Hollywood releases. Also shortlisted for Best British Film, it has the home ...

  3. British artist taps into his animal instincts for first HK show

    Posted Oct 24th 2007, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak and Phoebe Cheng. Like the words of the old Olivia Newton John hit, British artist Adam Bricusse (below) wants to get physical ... grandmother was also an artist. My mother was more well known than my dad when I was born. She made films with Elvis Presley and lots of horror films. I had a wild childhood, it was great.' ...

  4. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - POSTCARD

    Film Postcard: Edinburgh

    Posted Jul 07th 2013, 12:00am by James Mottram

    ... designed to help audiences discover likeminded films- was even dubbed "The Sea". Most stirring in this strand was the world premiere of Fire in the Night. British filmmaker Anthony Wonke ... James Mottram Whenever you're in Scotland, you can't help but think about the elements- the rain, the wind and, occasionally, the sunshine. The Edinburgh International Film ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Movie rewind: Monty Python's Life of Brian (1979)

    Posted Oct 21st 2012, 12:00am by Pavean Shamdasani

    ... don't talk about in polite society, let alone lampoon before millions on the big screen. Just look at the recent international uproar over that Islam-slurring film to see the possible ... Similar to their Arthurian-legend satire Monty Python and the Holy Grail, the film's basic concept of a man mistaken for the son of God was just a launching pad for the Pythons' ...

  7. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - FILM

    Film: 'The Angels' share' directed by Ken Loach

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 10:39am by Mathew Scott

    ... the film’s funnier interludes arriving with rough edges. Here, the British filmmaker focuses his attention on a band of young Scottish misfits, all hauled up in front of the courts for misdemeanours ...

  8. British writer confesses: I've never quite got my books right

    Posted Feb 13th 2008, 12:00am by Stephen McCarty

    ... Stephen McCarty Books Editor Celebrated British novelist Ian McEwan was the star entree before the literary main course at restaurant M at the Fringe in Central yesterday. McEwan, best ... In conversation with moderator and Hong Kong-based novelist Xu Xi, McEwan, 59, told a capacity audience of his relief at, and appreciation of, the big-screen version of Atonement. Judged best film ...

  9. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - FILM

    All hail 'The Master', 3-D and nostalgia trips

    Posted Dec 30th 2012, 12:00am by James Mottram, Paul Fonoroff and Yvonne Teh

    ... and has become the biggest film of all time at the British box office, eclipsing Avatar (£94.03 million). At the time of writing, Skyfall looks set to become the first film to break the £100 million barrier in Britain. For me, however, the best British film of the year is not Bond, but Peter Strickland's Berberian Sound Studio. Following on from his critically acclaimed Katalin ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - ENTERTAINMENT

    Two Danish comics to write Sacha Baron Cohen's film of Gigi Chao's story

    Posted May 10th 2013, 12:13am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... father. British comic actor and filmmaker Sacha Baron Cohen has signed with the Hollywood studio Paramount Pictures to develop the film, currently titled The Lesbian. Baron Cohen is likely to play ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com Two Danish comics to write film of Gigi's story A Hollywood film loosely inspired by Hong Kong billionaire Cecil Chao Sze-tsung, who offered HK$500 ...




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