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  1. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Woody Allen balances the drama and the humour with his latest Europe-based film

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 12:27pm by Richard James Havis

    ... and humour that has permeated his career- since Annie Hall, his films have generally mixed humour and drama, and some, like the gloomy, anguished, little-loved Interiors, have been straight dramas ... of his serious drama, Allen was hired to write a comedy film, What's New Pussycat (1965), a caper starring Peter O'Toole and Peter Sellers described by Variety as "a zany farce, ...

  2. Magazines - 48hrs - FEATURE

    Behind a strong cast and crew, Whiplash is no ordinary music drama

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 11:49pm by James Mottram

    ... James Mottram With creative vision behind the camera and strong performances in front of it, Whiplash transcends the music film genre Don't miss a beat With a title as dramatic ... inspired curiosity and a love of music. It was a beautiful thing to see," the actor says. A music film that reads more like an underdog sports story- albeit one that undercuts the usual ...

  3. News - China

    Anti-Japanese dramas to flood Chinese TV screens next month

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 07:21pm

    ... Kathy Gao kathy.gao@scmp.com Move comes as nation will mark 83rd anniversary of Mukden Incident, which led to invasion Anti-Japanese dramas will flood Chinese TV screens from next month ... Publication, Radio, Film and Television has also required the most popular television stations to broadcast TV series that are “anti-fascist”, according to a report by Beijing News. Hunan TV, Beijing ...

  4. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    US gangster drama series bites the bullet in final season

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 10:11pm by Richard James Havis

    ... Richard James Havis Mobsters and molls bite the bullet in final season of American gangster drama 'Boardwalk Empire' End of empire Gangster drama Boardwalk Empire is chock-full ... with Gillian for so long, I am a bit sad about it." As to the million-dollar question- who lives and who dies at the end- no one's letting on. "I haven't even finished filming yet, ...

  5. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Deputy chief of CCTV's popular drama station placed under investigation

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 02:30am by WU NAN

    ... at the centre's television and film department. The department was responsible for buying TV drama series for the whole network before the organisation was restructured, Caixin reported. In 2010, after ... Wu Nan nan.wu@scmp.com Investigators take Channel 8 deputy director Huang Haitao away for questioning in case thought linked to purchasing of TV programmes CCTV drama official under ...

  6. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Film review: Desert Dancer

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 10:55pm by Yvonne Teh

    ... The drama takes liberties with aspects of Afshin's life, and was filmed in Morocco so as not to incur the wrath of the Iranian government. And while some dramatic scenes are clunky, Desert ... Cullen) and Sattar (Simon Kassianides) that Afshin realises dancing can be a political act. National politics figures in Desert Dancer, with the bulk of the drama taking place in the period ...

  7. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - POSTCARD VENICE

    Film Postcard: Venice

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 12:46pm by James Mottram

    ... James Mottram There were times when the 71st edition of the Venice Film Festival felt like it was slipping towards retirement. Facing stiff competition this year from younger, more ... by the New York Film Festival. Yet while Venice is not the Hollywood port it once was, it's still leagues ahead of its rivals when it comes to promoting world cinema. So it was fitting ...

  8. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Film review: Twilight Online is an imaginative ghost story

    Posted Sep 04th 2014, 12:17am by Yvonne Teh

    ... To Yuk-ching Category: IIB (Cantonese) "Horror DJ" Edmond Poon Siu-chung's radio show, dedicated to the discussion of supernatural phenomena in the city, has inspired some films, notably Soi Cheang Pou-soi's Horror Hotline... Big Headed Monster (2002). Now his online show has given its name to Twilight Online, a ghost-themed suspense drama with a subplot that involves ...

  9. News - China Insider - CORRUPTION INVESTIGATION

    CCTV graft scandal forces international film forum to move venue to Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 03:42pm by Raquel Carvalho

    ... from product placements in popular documentaries, news website Caixin.com reported at the end of July. In August, Huang Haitao, the deputy director of CCTV-8, the network’s TV drama channel, ...

  10. Magazines - 48hrs - SEE/HEAR

    Film review: Ilo Ilo is a complex and humane drama, maid in Singapore

    Posted Nov 20th 2013, 10:29pm by Yvonne Teh

    ... Both films are character-driven dramas focusing on a maid and the son of the household she works for. Both of these lovingly crafted offerings were inspired by real-life individuals, and have ... director-scriptwriter (and co-producer) Anthony Chen has, with his first feature-length film, made a domestic drama that is mature, emotionally complex and humane. Admirably, its two main characters ...




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