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  1. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Yves St Laurent biopic misses chance to show drama and intrigue

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 10:52pm by Andrew Sun

    ... of his personality, other than to present him as just another tortured artist. This film has the approval and support of Saint Laurent's former lover and business partner Pierre Bergé, ... Laurent's wings, as it is about YSL himself. Pierre Niney delivers a startling impression of the great designer, full of personal insecurity and tantrums. The character and the film come alive ...

  2. Magazines - 48hrs - SEE/HEAR

    Action comes fast in Need for Speed, but director Scott Waugh injects drama as well

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 10:42pm by Kavita Daswani

    ... Kavita Daswani Stuntman-turned director Scott Waugh tells Kavita Daswani how a strong human drama lies at the heart of his latest film, which pays homage to 1960s and 1970s car culture ... video game- not exactly a pedigreed start to a film. But there is little real connection between the film and the game. Starring Aaron Paul- from the dark hit TV series Breaking Bad, which ended ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. News - World - FILM

    Sundance honours go to jazz drama Whiplash and documentary Rich Hill

    Posted Jan 27th 2014, 04:40am by Reuters

    ... of a jazz drummer in an obsessive pursuit of his craft. The film won both the audience and grand-jury awards in the US drama competition. The awards were a big win for 28-year-old writer-director ... Reuters in Los Angeles Jazz drama Whiplash gets top Sundance honour Musical drama Whiplash and documentary Rich Hill, about inhabitants of a poverty-stricken rural US town, have taken top ...

  5. News - Asia - NUCLEAR ENERGY

    Japanese director breaks industry taboo with crowd-funded nuclear drama

    Posted Jan 03rd 2014, 06:10pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Getting no support from studios for "The House of Rising Sun", Takafumi turns to the public for help in getting his story told Japanese film director Takafumi Ota had a problem. He needed studio financing for a film that was harshly critical of the nuclear industry in the aftermath of Fukushima, but no one was interested in funding his ...

  6. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Cédric Klapisch's Chinese Puzzle reunites friends from earlier films

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 10:52pm by YVONNE TEH

    ... comedy-drama told of a French university student sharing an apartment in Barcelona with six others from various parts of Europe. The flatmates reunited three years later in Russian Dolls, for a wedding in St Petersburg. But because so much time has passed since the release of these two films, which revolved around the likeable Xavier Rousseau (Romain Duris) and his friends, Chinese Puzzle ...

  7. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Low-key film brings injustice to life

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 03:57pm by James Mottram

    ... James Mottram A film about a man's last day points to an injustice black Americans face daily, writes James Mottram Countdown to tragedy In the early hours of New Year's Day ... there are people out there who have problems with the film Ryan Coogler, director, of his debut feature film Fruitvale station Now, thanks to 27-year-old director Ryan Coogler's Fruitvale Station, ...

  8. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Director Derek Kwok's firefighting drama is more about smoke than fire

    Posted Dec 30th 2013, 09:03pm by EDMUND LEE

    ... Edmund Lee edmund.lee@scmp.com Derek Kwok Tsz-kin's new firefighter drama shows the director continuing to live up to the promise of his earlier films, writes Edmund Lee Line of duty Derek Kwok Tsz-kin has been basking in the limelight during the publicity blitz for his latest film As the Light Goes Out. His moment has arrived, at last, so he is understandably a little giddy ...

  9. 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 ... Alina Y Qiu China is now widely expected to overtake the United States and become the world’s largest film market in a few years. However, as a Chinese film producer, the news gives me ...

  10. Magazines - 48hrs - FEATURE

    Tsui Tin-yau has two films opening on the same day

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 10:52pm by EDMUND LEE

    ... Edmund Lee edmund.lee@scmp.com With two films opening on the same day, Tsui Tin-yau is really starting to get his act together, writes Edmund Lee Charm's way TODAY REPRESENTS an important career milestone for Tsui Tin-yau, the singer-songwriter, film actor, mystery novel writer, and Aaron Kwok Fu-shing doppelganger whenever he knits his eyebrows. As one half of noughties ...




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