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  1. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - REVIEW

    Film review: The Grandmaster

    Posted Jan 13th 2013, 12:00am by YVONNE TEH

    ... Yvonne Teh The Grandmaster Starring: Tony Leung Chiu-wai, Zhang Ziyi, Chang Chen Director: Wong Kar-wai Category: IIA (Cantonese & Putonghua) His first film, As Tears Go By (1988), was a drama about a triad; he also produced The Eagle Shooting Heroes (1993) and directed Ashes of Time (1994), based on characters from the Louis Cha Leung-yung martial arts novel. But Wong Kar-wai ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - REVIEW

    Film review: stale cocktails all round in Lan Kwai Fong sex romp

    Posted Aug 26th 2012, 12:00am by MICHAEL AU

    ... Michael Au michael.au@scmp.com Stale cocktails all round in Lan Kwai Fong sex romp Wilson Chin Kwok-wai's Lan Kwai Fong 2 delivers absurd drama and lazy sub-plots in a failed attempt ... Their unlikely romance, which inexplicably materialises from a one-time encounter, is a bad play on the stable boy and the princess. Such improbable relationships form the undercurrent of the film, where ...

  3. Comment - Blogs - REVIEW

    Movie review: Les Misérables

    Posted Jan 04th 2013, 12:07pm by Jason Y Ng

    ... in English, French and Spanish. I know the musical so well that when I first heard the news about a film adaptation in 2009, I was filled with excitement and apprehension in equal measure. Taking ... Characters breaking into song may work in a Disney cartoon, but it can backfire and leap into the absurd in a serious drama. To soften the edge of a sung-through movie, Hooper adopts a rather ...

  4. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - REVIEW

    Review: A Clockwork Orange

    Posted Nov 11th 2013, 07:53pm by Kevin Kwong

    ... claim, although what makes this drama the more intense and terrifying is that all the violence is implied. You don't see much on stage. Spencer-Jones strips the story to its bare essentials ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - REVIEW

    Music beyond the call of duty

    Posted Jul 29th 2013, 12:00am by Oliver Chou

    ... its solid form in the timpani-led passages that conveyed drama and weight. The orchestra performed Beethoven's Emperor piano concerto with great composure in an inspired collaboration ...

  6. Lifestyle - REVIEW

    Shanghai Ballet is yet to show its true style

    Posted Jan 28th 2013, 12:00am by Natasha Rogai

    ... opera- an interesting idea unimaginatively executed. The insertion of 19th century-style virtuoso solos at moments of emotion jars on anyone used to the realism of modern dance-drama. The title ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - REVIEW

    Visiting orchestra pays musical homage to Taiwan's diversity

    Posted Nov 30th 2012, 12:00am by Oliver Chou

    ... musical and video documentary about 14 ordinary people reflecting on their careers and families in various parts of Taiwan. The musical performances alternated with short films about these individuals, who include farmers, hostel-keepers and aboriginals. Themes such as simplicity, harmony and warmth are as abundant in the film profiles as in the music. This intimate picture is the work ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - REVIEW

    Opera classic told only through dance is a triumph

    Posted Oct 29th 2012, 12:00am by Natasha Rogai

    ... and presented as purely physical dance theatre. The result is a drama that succeeds in depicting the complex characters and relationships of the play without a single line of dialogue. Thunderstorm ... drama ultimately rests with the performances, and the cast of six are all perfect in their roles. A special word for Li Long-hin, who brings a wonderful innocence to his role as Chong, son ...



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