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  1. Charlie Wilson's War

    Posted Mar 20th 2008, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... Clarence Tsui Starring: Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Amy Adams Director: Mike Nichols Category: IIB Charlie Wilson's War begins with a solemn ceremony ... in Afghanistan in the 1980s; without him, the master of ceremony pronounces, 'history would be hugely and sadly different'. At the end of the hall, a giant banner reads, 'Charlie did ...

  2. Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps

    Posted Sep 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... Clarence Tsui Starring: Michael Douglas, Shia LaBeouf, Carey Mulligan, Josh Brolin Director: Oliver Stone Category: IIB Midway through Oliver Stone's sequel to his seminal Wall Street, Gordon Gekko- the seemingly reconstructed ex-rogue trader who now proclaims 'the mother of all evil is speculation'- meets Bud Fox (Charlie Sheen), the maker of his undoing ...

  3. From the Vault: 1967

    Posted Jul 15th 2007, 12:00am by Peter Walbrook

    ... Peter Walbrook A Countess from Hong Kong Starring: Marlon Brando, Sophia Loren, Sydney Chaplin Director: Charles Chaplin The film: Charlie Chaplin visited Hong Kong in March 1936, and it was about then that he came up with the idea for what would become A Countess from Hong Kong. He abandoned the project- supposed to be a vehicle for his wife at the time, Paulette Goddard- early on, ...

  4. Lifestyle - FILM (1958)

    Rewind: Vertigo- Alfred Hitchcock

    Posted Sep 30th 2012, 12:00am by Oliver Clasper

    ... and haunted man. Then the film takes an intriguing turn, exceeding all expectations. Beautifully shot on location in and around San Francisco, with cinematographer Robert Burks making full use ...

  5. The Eagle of the Ninth

    Posted Jun 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... James Kidd The Eagle of the Ninth by Rosemary Sutcliffe (read by Charlie Simpson) Naxos Audiobooks (audiobook) Rosemary Sutcliffe's 1954 novel of warfare, Roman empire-style, has been ... Charlie Simpson is a 'journeyman' British character actor: his r?sum? includes radio, daytime dramas and the occasional television movie. Listening to his basso profundo rendition, ...

  6. hot picks

    Posted Jun 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Melies. movie: MIB 3. The good guys dress in black- and they're still really funny. book: Death & Life of Charlie St Cloud. Read the book before you see the Zac Efron film for a more in-depth look into Charlie's thoughts. gadget: Samsung Galaxy Note. It's big enough to work as a tablet, and it's a great phone, too. Melvin Leung Shin-ho, 17 cd: Trespassing. Adam ...

  7. Bolt Action

    Posted Sep 19th 2010, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... James Kidd Bolt Action by Charlie Charters Hodder and Stoughton, HK$91 Bolt Action is a thriller that cliches seemed to be made for: high-octane, high concept, explosive action. It has a hero, Tristie Merritt, whom it goes without saying 'had spent a lifetime defying the odds'. But for once, this is worth saying for the simple reason that Merritt is a woman. An army ...

  8. Politics that sparkle

    Posted Mar 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lau Kit-wai Tom Hanks stars as a fun-loving politician who wants to fix the world, despite his mischievous ways Tom Hanks stars as the Democratic Texan congressman Charlie Wilson in Charlie Wilson's War, a biographical film. It's a delightful political drama that offers a comedic vision of international politics. The Wilson portrayed in the film is a liberal realist ...

  9. FILM (1986)

    Posted May 23rd 2010, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... David Wilson Platoon Willem Dafoe, Tom Berenger, Charlie Sheen Director: Oliver Stone Raised amid privilege, film director Oliver Stone itched to escape his comfort zone. At prep school, ... of its day, Platoon scooped four Oscars (including for best director), boosted by actor cachet: Willem Dafoe, Tom Berenger (above right with Defoe) and Charlie Sheen. This is the first ...

  10. The Other Half Lives

    Posted Oct 25th 2009, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... Trelease. The only problem is that Mary, an artist, is very much alive. This first couple finds an echo in a second: Charlie Zailer and Simon Waterhouse, the police detectives investigating ...




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