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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

    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 ...

  3. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    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 ...

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    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 ...

  5. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    A violent Sin City sequel gives Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller fans what they want

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 11:21pm by James Mottram

    ... with a multitude of nefarious characters, the original Sin City hit a nerve, grossing US$158 million worldwide. "It seemed like every interview I did, that's all anyone ever wanted to talk to me ... the time. You don't know if it's sincere," says Green. "It was a challenge for me to look believable. Do people see that she's lying? It's a very fine line and quite ...

  6. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - FILM

    Ned Benson's debut films are the same story from different points of view

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 06:25am by James Mottram

    ... were a lot of other people who were asking me the question, 'Can these two films be one?'" the director says. Sitting with his editor in February, he produced a film about 70 ... Him and Her and Spain is playing all three," Benson says. "I know the US will play all three. It's a conversation we're still having, but for me it's exciting to give ...

  7. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Film review: Into the Storm lacks emotion, but the storm scenes are spectacular

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 01:11am by Kavita Daswani

    ... of this plays out within the context of lashings of weather-induced mayhem. The visual effects are spectacular, and prompted me to hope that this will be as close as anyone will ever come to seeing ...

  8. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    The Inquisition: South Korean actor Kang Ha-neul

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 01:11am by EDMUND LEE

    ... conveys: I find the topic of school bullying both interesting and meaningful, and it's what attracted me to the film. The school bullying in Mourning Grave is perhaps more terrifying than ...

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

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

    ... of the brain," he tells me. "But on the other hand, that might not be the truth. The truth may be that we use quite a bit more of the brain than 10 per cent of it." Arguably, you may not need ... which Besson wrote but didn't direct. "I met him [Besson] then and I liked him a lot. And the moviemaking experience just made me like him more. He's really terrific and very easy ...

  10. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Film review: Barbara Wong's Girls shows its female protagonists in a bad light

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 12:04am by Yvonne Teh

    ... to me at the screening provided audible proof of his heterosexual appeal. Girls has a couple of charming moments, a few funny scenes, and some lines that pack a punch. These include, "If ...




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