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  1. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Film review: banned for four years, No Man's Land depicts crime in the mainland

    Posted Apr 30th 2014, 11:40pm by Andrew Sun

    ... it ends up being more captivating than disturbing. An arrogant and opportunistic big city lawyer, Pan Xiao (Xu Zheng), represents a falcon-poaching crime boss in a small dustbowl town. He gets ... in film noirs like Blood Simple or Fargo. As the crime boss, Duo Bujie looks and drives like he belongs in a Mad Max movie, but the tragic-comic trials and tribulations endured by his henchman ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1496730/film-review-banned-four-years-no-mans-land-depicts-crime-mainland
  2. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Kick Ass actress keeps on kicking

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 10:30pm by Kavita Daswani

    ... in Olivier Assayas' Clouds of Sils Maria, which premiered at Cannes. Later this month sees the release of an action crime thriller The Equalizer, in which she stars with Denzel Washington. Other ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1589213/kick-ass-actress-keeps-kicking
  3. News - Hong Kong - FILM

    Robert Redford's Sundance Film Festival plans Hong Kong edition

    Posted Aug 02nd 2014, 03:38am by Vivienne Chow

    ... for 30 years, started gaining stature internationally as the place to discover the future stars of independent cinema. It has featured Tarantino's cult crime feature Reservoir Dogs (1992), ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1564478/robert-redfords-sundance-film-festival-plans-hong-kong-edition
  4. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Morgan Freeman is often cast as the voice of authority, and 'Lucy' is no different

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 12:04am by James Mottram

    ... stomach, it expands her brain capacity to superhuman levels. It's not the first time Freeman has worked with Besson. In 2005, they made Unleashed, a crime drama co-starring Jet Li Lianjie, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1567419/morgan-freeman-often-cast-voice-authority-and-lucy-no-different
  5. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Film review: Z Storm covers no new ground, but has moments of interest

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 10:56pm by Yvonne Teh

    ... and now David Lam Tak-luk's Z Storm features incorruptible ICAC officers going up against corrupt cops. A blockbuster crime thriller with a number of scenes that recall the 2012 hit Cold War, the film begins with a Commercial Crime Bureau (CCB) operation at top accountant Law Tak-wing's (Lo Hoi-pang) office. This takes a shocking turn when CCB superintendent Wong Man-bin (Gordon ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1534530/film-review-z-storm-covers-no-new-ground-has-moments-interest
  6. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Film Review: Brick Mansions is Detroit's mean streets

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 10:49pm by Yvonne Teh

    ... Text: Yvonne Teh Motor city mayhem BRICK MANSIONS Starring: Paul Walker, David Belle, RZA Director: Camille Delamarre Category: IIB Rating: 3/5   An undercover cop ventures into a section of a city considered a no-go zone for law enforcers in an attempt to bring a crime boss to justice. This sounds like the synopsis for The Raid, Jakarta-based Gareth Evans' ultra-violent 2011 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1529883/film-review-brick-mansions-detroits-mean-streets
  7. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Film review: Overheard 3 has a garbled story

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 11:41pm by Yvonne Teh

    ... Man-keung have overcomplicated matters and ended up with a bloated work whose 131 minutes feels way too long. There are characters and subplots galore in this crime drama, set in the near future. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1525063/film-review-overheard-3-has-garbled-story
  8. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Art House: The Yakuza Papers

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 10:48pm

    ... underworld, and, by extension, postwar society. Weaving together plot points of crime, politics and family, he deconstructs the gangster mythos and implicitly indicts the society that allowed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1494359/art-house-yakuza-papers
  9. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Film review: Lock Me Up,Tie Him Down

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 10:48pm

    ... of Lock Me Up, Tie Him Down featuring the kind of music that’s more befitting of romances than comedies, never mind crime dramas. As an example, while Sergei Rachmaninov’s Rhapsody on a Theme ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1494367/film-review-lock-me-uptie-him-down
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - FILM

    Do Chinese film producers stand a chance against Hollywood?

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 06:46pm by Alina Y Qiu

    ... in their own countries, they are now bringing new blood to Hollywood films. One perfect example is the Danish director Nicolas Winding Refn, whose 2011 crime drama Drive, starring Ryan Gosling ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1469434/do-chinese-film-producers-stand-chance-against-hollywood

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