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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. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Epic film about Xiao Hong tested both the director and leading lady

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 05:28pm by Yvonne Teh

    ... Yvonne Teh yvonne.teh@scmp.com Ann Hui's latest film traces the turbulent life of writer Epic challenge Laughter fills the air when Hong Kong cinema doyen Ann Hui On-wah talks about her latest film, The Golden Era. It is as if, having completed the piece- scripting of which began "in 2007, the moment after The Post-Modern Life of My Aunt was finished"- a burden ...

  6. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Film review: The Golden Era, a biopic of Zhang Naiying (Xiao Hong), lacks humanity

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 12:14am by Yvonne Teh

    ... and Tales of the Hulan River under the pseudonym Xiao Hong. So it's no surprise that two respected filmmakers have been inspired to make films about her in recent years. Mainland director Huo ... world premiere at the recent Venice Film Festival. Its release date here and in the mainland is October 1, China's National Day. A far cry from the auteur's acclaimed intimate local ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Film review: Ned Benson's Him and Her take different perspectives on a marriage

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 10:09pm by EDMUND LEE

    ... Huppert Director: Ned Benson Category: (Him) IIB; (Her) IIA  (both films)   Only a masochist would enjoy watching The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Him and Her in one sitting. An exquisitely shot, impeccably acted romantic drama, writer-director Ned Benson's full-length debut work will make you feel like you've been dragged through the mud for 200 minutes by a broken ...

  9. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - POSTCARD

    Film, Postcard: Seoul

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 12:07pm by DARCY PAQUET

    ... 2009 Hollywood hit Avatar 's 13.3 million admissions, setting a new box office record. In the seven weeks since its July 30 release, the South Korean film has notched up 17.5 million ... is not surprising: the film is based on beloved historical figure Yi Sun-shin, played with gravitas by Choi Min-sik (Oldboy, Lucy). Yet viewer ratings posted on South Korean intranet portals (an average ...

  10. 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 ...




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