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    Art house: Prodigal Son set the trend for postwar Cantonese cinema

    Posted Sep 05th 2013, 12:00am by Paul Fonoroff

    ... Paul Fonoroff Paul Fonoroff In a discussion of the influential trends in early post-second world war Cantonese cinema, it would be hard to come up with a better example than The Prodigal ... into an entity far above clichés. The cast, which comprises some of the top names in Cantonese pictures, is more than up to the task. Ng's combination of vivid dialogue and, at times, ...

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    Film review: Mr Peabody & Sherman is a missed opportunity

    Posted Mar 05th 2014, 11:10pm

    ... Andrew Sun MR PEABODY & SHERMAN Voices of: Ty Burrell, Max Charles, Allison Janney, Ariel Winter, Stephen Colbert (English language version) Director: Rob Minkoff Category: I (in English & Cantonese) Rating: 2.5/5   Just as cartoon dog Mr Peabody can tunnel into history, Hollywood’s animated-film producers continue to plumb the annals for earlier characters to remake. ...

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    Get reel: And the award goes to...

    Posted Nov 06th 2013, 10:39pm by YVONNE TEH

    ... for best feature film, best director, best leading actor and best leading actress), Wong Kar-wai's The Grandmaster is the early front runner in this race for Chinese-language cinema honours. The film has already been named as Hong Kong's nominee for next year's best foreign language film Oscar, and it was a big box office success here and on the mainland. So any prizes ...

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    Arts Preview: Immoral Hungarian trilogy has relevance for local audiences

    Posted Aug 29th 2013, 12:00am by Vanessa Yung

    ... theatregoers to Kristóf's writing style, which he admires for its stark contrasts. The Nonsensemakers staged a Cantonese version of The Notebook, the first part of the trilogy, in 2012. ... but Kristóf's use of language is almost childlike. Chan says the use of masks helps solve the problem of having too few actors to play all the parts. The masks have been made into helmets which have ...

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    Separation anxiety: meet Iranian director Asghar Farhadi

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 11:35pm by James Mottram

    ... The film won more than 60 awards, including a Golden Globe, a French César and an Academy Award for best foreign language film, making Farhadi the first Iranian to win an Oscar. Even more unusually, the film was nominated for best original screenplay- a category, like most at the Academy Awards, usually reserved for English-language movies. (It was beaten by Woody Allen's ...

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    Local rappers LMF are back and you’d better be listening

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 11:19pm by RACHEL MOK

    ... on their language and sensitive lyrics. "We have a plan A and plan B. In plan A, we play all our songs, including those with foul language. Plan B is censored. We have to use plan ...

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    Art house: Jacques Tati strikes comedy gold in Mr Hulot’s Holiday

    Posted Nov 27th 2013, 10:40pm

    ... Hulot’s gangly awkwardness and embodiment of such trademarks as his long pipe and floppy hat. Despite its surprise Oscar nomination for best script, a rarity among foreign language films, Mr. ... Cantonese farce, albeit in the shape of funny men unaware that that their shenanigans can be traced to a quirky Frenchman’s frolics. 48hours@scmp.com   Mr Hulot’s Holiday, November 29, 7.30pm, Hong ...

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    Film review: Anti-heroes rise above in Doomsday Party

    Posted Nov 27th 2013, 10:40pm by YVONNE TEH

    ... Ho-lung Director: Ho Hong Category: IIB (Cantonese) Rating: 3/5   So many characters and subplots are introduced in the first 10 minutes of Doomsday Party that there is a worry that debut director ... pines for his pretty bank clerk ex-girlfriend Wan Yee (Kay Tse On-kei), who now lives with smooth-talking English language tutor Victor Lo (Wilfred Lau Ho-lung). But this is a film ...

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    Film review: The Great Beauty is a humanistic movie with Felliniesque touches

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 11:19pm by EDMUND LEE

    ... Edmund Lee edmund.lee@scmp.com Edmund Lee When in Rome, amble aimlessly The Great Beauty Starring: Toni Servillo, Carlo Verdone, Sabrina Ferilli Director: Paolo Sorrentino Category: IIB (Italian) Rating: 4.5/5   Life is so fleeting, you may as well savour every moment. That message seeps from every hypnotic scene of The Great Beauty, this year's best foreign language film ...

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    Art house: Roar of the People looks at wartime life in Hong Kong

    Posted Feb 12th 2014, 11:26pm by Paul Fonoroff

    ... Tang Xiaodan (1910-2012) was no stranger to the genre: his Shanghai under Fire (1938) was one of the first Cantonese pictures to incorporate the Sino-Japanese conflict into its scenario. ... much that is standard tears-and-slapstick Cantonese fare, it is elevated by the interjection of social concerns, such as one protagonist's tangle with the opium trade and a sequence ...




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