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  1. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - FILM

    Despicable Me: Wickedly good

    Posted Jun 30th 2013, 12:00am by Kavita Daswani

    ... Kavita Daswani The villainous Felonious Gru unleashes his feminine side in 'Despicable' sequel and disarms Kavita Daswani Goodness gracious me Steve Carell knew the first Despicable Me film had something singular going for it after he witnessed the reaction of an unlikely viewer. "I saw a preview with a friend, a guy in his early 40s- no kids, not the demographic ...

  2. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    The Inquisition: Charlie Young, actress

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 11:04pm by EDMUND LEE

    ... and character actors. I treasure my interaction with them. It's the spark created between me and the director and other actors that constitutes that something unique in every project. You've ... already. The filmmakers I've worked with have all taught me so many things — don't forget that I was a total rookie when I made Ashes of Time (1994) with Wong Kar-wai. Since you made your ...

  3. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Peter Chan's film Dearest is based on a true story of child abduction

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 11:04pm by James Mottram

    ... not to work there again, unless I can absolutely call the shots," he tells me, when we met at this year's Venice Film Festival, where his latest film Dearest- a mainly Putonghua production- ... the pain this causes. "I don't think you need to have children," he says. "I do, but I don't think it would be less powerful for me if I didn't." Chan says ...

  4. News - World - FILM

    ‘Leviathan’ named best picture at London Film Festival

    Posted Oct 19th 2014, 09:32am by AP

    ... for her performance as a British-Pakistani teenager on the run from her family in “Catch Me Daddy.” The documentary prize went to “Silvered Water, Syria Self-Portrait,” a searing look at war’s ...

  5. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    The Inquisition: Yuen Biao, martial arts star

    Posted Oct 15th 2014, 10:31pm by EDMUND LEE

    ... especially strongly about being a movie's lead actor, after having worked in this business for so long. I'm fine as long as a project suits me. How does it compare to the time you starred ... to me. I've also made films that are relatively less commercial, such as On the Run (1988). I'm actually quite fond of that type of film, but they have to happen in their own time. ...

  6. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    In The Judge, Iron Man star Robert Downey Jnr takes a more realistic role

    Posted Oct 15th 2014, 10:30pm by Kavita Daswani

    ... and I was thinking, 'Oh my God, I have to be physically close, she's going to ask questions and say things and try to stir up shit,' because that's what she always did with me. I realised that close proximity was going to be incredibly challenging for me, and I was going to have to parent my parent. That is one of those moments when you realise, 'I am completely unprepared ...

  7. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Films that make you hungry

    Posted Oct 08th 2014, 10:37pm by SUSAN JUNG AND YVONNE TEH

    ... Motohiro's Udon got me appreciating the thick white wheat flour noodles to such an extent that I'd opt for udon over ramen any day. The delightful comedy-drama about a failed comic turned ... a 1997 Hong Kong film by Patrick Leung Pak-kin that made an impact on me, making me realise that fruit salads can be enticing dishes. A character-driven drama with a local feel, Task Force tells ...

  8. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Kick Ass actress keeps on kicking

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

    ... old. She decided she wanted to do the same thing. "I started memorising his monologues," she says. "Nobody told me to do it, and nobody forced me to do it. I begged my mum to let me, and everything followed from there." She made her acting debut at the age of seven, appearing in two episodes of TV series The Guardian. "It was just a natural inclination ...

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    The Inquisition: Joe Odagiri, actor

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 10:55pm by EDMUND LEE

    ... Mom and Me, and Sometimes Dad (2007). Have you changed your mind since? [Laughs] I didn't intentionally hide the fact that I was in that movie — although it's true that Tokyo Tower ... I'm going to say yes to any project they ask me to participate in. What do you look for in a script? When I receive a script, instead of focusing on the story I often try to imagine how ...

  10. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - FILM

    Action thriller's pumped up in third coming

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 10:13pm by Kavita Daswani

    ... per cent communication. That's why I jumped on board. Sly [Stallone] called me and asked me to do the movie and I said, 'damn, yes'. It's a proven franchise, with 13 movie ... "They were the ones who inspired me to make movies. When I was young I saved up to buy a camera and my first short film was a stop frame with a Rambo action figure setting fire to a Han Solo ...




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