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  1. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - POSTCARD MELBOURNE

    Stockholm on the Yarra- Swedish crime films shine at Melbourne festival

    Posted Aug 26th 2012, 12:00am by Sue Green

    ... Sue Green thereview@scmp.com Scandinavian crime fiction is literary hot property and film buffs are increasingly treated to cinematic versions of these stories, probing the underbelly ... the "Criminal Record" showcase of five crime classics from the past 70 years. Co-curated by Swedish film critic Michael Tapper, the section sat alongside "Facing North", featuring a dozen ...

  2. Charlie Yeung takes time out from crime films to clock in for Harry Winston boutique opening

    Posted Nov 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Vanessa Yung Actress Charlie Yeung Choi-nei, looking elegant in a black and white dress, presided over the opening of American jeweller and watchmaker Harry Winston's new store in Kowloon's Elements mall. Having finished promoting director Oxide ...

  3. Tai-Pan link to bizarre crime

    Posted Aug 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... bizarre crimes to happen in Australia. Dirk Struan, a fictional character in James Clavell's 1966 historical novel Tai-Pan, was the signature reportedly used to sign off a typed ransom note ... and serious crime squad said he was not aware of the Hong Kong authorities being involved in the case but did not rule out speaking with them about any possible links. 'It would depend on what ...

  4. Henry's Crime

    Posted Jun 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... That's what he does in Henry's Crime, and it's neither the first nor last of the many implausible twists in Malcolm Venville's heist caper about a group of small-time crooks trying to rob a bank in Buffalo, upstate New York. At the centre of the action is Henry (Reeves, above), who serves time for the crime- though he didn't do it: the real robbers conned him ...

  5. A crime he didn't commit- yet

    Posted Jun 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... There he meets the eccentric con man Max (James Caan). Henry is released a year later, after serving time for a crime he didn't commit. So he decides he might as well rob the same bank ... Co-producer Stephan Hamel came up with the idea for Henry's Crime five years ago with Reeves, his long-time friend. 'Stephen had this idea which became the seed of the entire film,' ...

  6. Crime fiction favourite gets a make-under for young readers

    Posted Aug 15th 2010, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... John Millen Young Sherlock Holmes: Death Cloud By Andrew Lane Published by Macmillan ISBN 978 0 330 51198 8 You can't keep a good detective down- Sir Arthur Conan Doyle wrote more than 50 short stories and four full-length novels about Sherlock Holme ...

  7. What's Next?/Crime Scene!

    Posted Apr 21st 2009, 12:00am by Natasha Rogai

    ... Natasha Rogai What's Next?/Crime Scene! City Contemporary Dance Company, HK Cultural Centre Studio Theatre Reviewed: Apr 17 This double bill is a particularly fitting programme ... musicality. Comic and playful, Pong's Crime Scene! evokes the Cantonese detective films of the 1960s through costumes, situations and a terrific selection of music. Much of the choreography ...

  8. Smugglers' Songs (Les Chants de Mandrin)

    Posted Nov 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Clarence Tsui Smugglers' Songs (Les Chants de Mandrin) With his fourth film, Rabah Ameur-Zaimeche seems to have departed from his fixation with portraying Algerian-French lives on screen. Unlike his previous three outings- all of which examine the en ...

  9. What's Next? Crime Scene!

    Posted Apr 12th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... City Contemporary Dance Company presents a dance double-bill comprising a work that comes from choreographer Dominic Wong's fascination with clouds (right) and another by Noel Wong that mixes Broadway-style music, a murder mystery and romantic elemen ...

  10. The king of crime

    Posted Dec 02nd 2008, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... an expert criminal that the police just cannot catch. He commits crimes all over the place and never leaves any clues behind. There is no criminal in the entire world like Macavity the Mystery Cat. He is the King of Crime. 1. What is a 'criminal'? a) a person who helps the police b) a person who breaks the law 2. What is a 'clue'? a) something that helps someone ...




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