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  1. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    China gets its own movie theme park

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 12:18pm by Mathew Scott

    ... Mathew Scott Feng Xiaogang wanted to be an actor but became a director. Now, finally, one of his ambitions has come true with the opening of China's first movie theme park and studio complex, he tells Mathew Scott Dream factory If it's true you can judge a man by the company he keeps, then Feng Xiaogang must be doing very well indeed. The man often described ...

  2. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Fortissimo Films' efforts to promote Asian cinema are paying off

    Posted May 25th 2014, 03:42pm by Mathew Scott

    ... of that for him and Fortissimo Films, the production and distribution company for which he serves as chairman. From its Asia office in Wan Chai, he has helped steer the careers of a host of the region's finest creative minds, among them Hong Kong's Wong Kar-wai, Taiwanese director Hou Hsiao-hsien and Japanese filmmaker Shunji Iwai. So it seemed apt the American was soon looking ...

  3. Sport - Golf - GOLF

    Asian Tour confident sponsors will return to Hong Kong Open

    Posted Dec 07th 2013, 10:56pm by Mathew Scott

    ... for the Open's future. We've got to keep going. We've got to keep positive. We got to keep people believing Jamie Birkmyre, European Tour director of champhionship management Kyi Hla Han shrugged his shoulders and raised his eyebrows in exasperation when he considered the conundrum. The Asia Tour's executive director has a special affinity with the event- its 1981 edition ...

  4. The Kid Stays In The Picture

    Posted Sep 07th 2003, 12:00am by Mathew Scott

    ... The Kid Stays In The Picture Directors: Nanetter Burstein, Brett Morgen The film: Let the cliches roll. Young, go-getting fashion house boss gets noticed in hotel swimming pool by screen ... but his single-mindedness and utter confidence conquered all. Judging by the pictures used to flesh out his memories - brilliantly done in living montage fashion by the directors - he has never ...

  5. FILM (1967)

    Posted Mar 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Mathew Scott

    ... of the 1960s must seem such a long way away. But it was back then that he turned the cinema world on its ear. Suzuki worked as a director for the Nikkatsu Company's studios- making an incredible ... Mathew Scott Branded to Kill Jo Shishido, Mariko Ogawa, Koji Nanbara, Maru Annu Director: Seijun Suzuki When the world of cinema hails the latest 'maverick' director to emerge ...

  6. Max Payne

    Posted May 10th 2009, 12:00am by Mathew Scott

    ... Mathew Scott Max Payne Mark Wahlberg, Mila Kunis, Beau Bridges, Chris O'Donnell Director: John Moore It shouldn't really work like this. But the temptation of an easy pay cheque ... into dealings with a drug cartel and a rather nasty pharmaceutical company- and whenever things start to run out of steam, we are thrown into flashback mode, complete with misty lighting and soft focus. ...

  7. Drawn to the dark side

    Posted Jan 13th 2005, 12:00am by Mathew Scott

    ... A French company has pushed the CGI boundaries with a movie that blends the real with the surreal, writes Mathew Scott PASCAL HEROLD LOOKS me in the eye and, straight-faced, says: ... because he's in a better position than most to make such a call. Herold is chairman of the Duran Duboi Group, a company that for more than 20 years has been providing the French film industry ...

  8. Drawn to the dark side

    Posted Jan 13th 2005, 12:00am by Mathew Scott

    ... Group, a company that for more than 20 years has been providing the French film industry with cutting-edge visual effects, and which grabbed international attention when it took on a Hollywood franchise, along with director Jean-Pierre Jeunet, in 1997's atmospheric Alien Resurrection. More recently, the company has moved into the world of Computer- Generated Imagery (CGI), that catch ...

  9. FILM (1987)

    Posted Mar 15th 2009, 12:00am by Mathew Scott

    ... Mathew Scott Matewan Chris Cooper, Mary McDonnell, James Earl Jones, Will Oldham Director: John Sayles Turning his back on the studio system after a brief flirtation- Baby, It's You (1983)- simply served to inspire maverick American director John Sayles to move on to bigger and more meaningful things. With Matewan- and again with Eight Men Out that followed a year later- ...

  10. From the vault: 1967

    Posted Oct 05th 2008, 12:00am by Mathew Scott

    ... Mathew Scott Cool Hand Luke Starring: Paul Newman, George Kennedy, Strother Martin, Wayne Rogers Director: Stuart Rosenberg The film: The passing last weekend of the great Paul Newman has ... Harry Dean Stanton, Dennis Hopper, Joe Don Baker- but in the end they seem to feed off Newman's energy. He is the light they (and we) are drawn to. Director Stuart Rosenberg seemed to know ...




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