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  1. Sport - Other Sport - MOTOR RACING

    Film director Ron Howard inspired by drama-filled 1976 F1 season

    Posted Dec 09th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse Howard inspired by drama-filled 1976 F1 season Award-winning American director Ron Howard believes his new film Rush, inspired by the dramatic 1976 Formula One duel ... with three F1 world championships- has assured Lauda a place in racing annals. Asked what type of film fans could expect, Howard responded from his position in the paddock at the brand new Circuit ...

  2. Step Up 3D (film)

    Posted Aug 21st 2010, 12:00am by Karly Cox

    ... Karly Cox Nobody goes to see the third film in a franchise expecting Oscar-worthy scripts or acting. But if any more time had been spent on those attributes in Step Up 3D, there wouldn't have been room for the dance. There is a plot, of sorts: Step Up 2's Moose (Adam Sevani) goes to NYU after promising his parents he'll stop dancing. But when he literally ...

  3. The Headless Woman

    Posted Jan 17th 2010, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... decade, Lucrecia Martel is well-known for films that lay bare the moral decay marking her home country's middle class. While her previous two features, The Swamp and The Holy Girl, address ... in her life hint at a truth she (and her family) has kept at bay in denial. While The Headless Woman looks like the most oblique of Martel's films, it actually offers the most cutting social ...

  4. Atom aplomb

    Posted Mar 16th 2006, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... ATOM EGOYAN shudders when he remembers his last visit to Hong Kong. It was 18 years ago and he was here at the behest of the Hong Kong International Film Festival, at which his critically ... couldn't have been more different. Egoyan was in town last week as guest of honour at the local Canadian Film Festival- his latest film, Where the Truth Lies, was the curtain-raiser ...

  5. Also showing: August Schellenberg

    Posted Jul 10th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... most recently in an Emmy-nominated turn in Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee. Based on Dee Brown's historical book of the same name, Yves Simoneau's film recounts the Native American ... Sitting Bull is his favourite role in a 27-year film career. '[Sitting Bull] was a champion of his people,' says the Quebec-born actor. 'He did not want anybody to join ...

  6. The Fox and the Child

    Posted Jul 31st 2008, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... to the narration by her adult self (voiced by Isabelle Carre, who makes a brief appearance at the end telling the story to her young son, played by Thomas Laliberte). But human presence is seen in the film ...

  7. Straight shooter

    Posted Apr 05th 2007, 12:00am by Rob Woollard

    ... get anything done.' As well as directing her first English-language film, Bier will soon see two of her Danish movies remade by Hollywood: Brothers, her post-September 11 war drama set ... and a foreigner, Danish director Susanne Bier faces a dual challenge as she prepares to break into Hollywood after a series of hit movies that culminated with an Oscar nomination this year for her drama ...

  8. There's more to culture than kung fu dramas

    Posted Jun 01st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Like Hongkongers a generation ago, millions of mainlanders are now getting a taste of television dramas based on Louis Cha Leung-yung's classic martial arts novels. His work has ... with politics- or rather, the ever-present threat of censorship- on the mainland. As we report today, the State Administration of Radio, Film and Television says mainland television stations are airing ...

  9. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - POSTCARD

    Film Postcard: Edinburgh

    Posted Jul 07th 2013, 12:00am by James Mottram

    ...'s final one-third, as Gulli is turned into a medical phenomenon, lacks the drama of his icy escape. There were films out of Britain- all competing for the festival's prestigious Michael ... James Mottram Whenever you're in Scotland, you can't help but think about the elements- the rain, the wind and, occasionally, the sunshine. The Edinburgh International Film ...

  10. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - POSTCARD TOKYO

    Film postcard: Tokyo

    Posted Apr 07th 2013, 12:00am by MARK SCHILLING

    ... Mark Schilling While a cinematic giant in his own country, where his films were commercial and critical successes, Keisuke Kinoshita (1912-1998) didn't receive the same recognition abroad as contemporary Akira Kurosawa or Shochiku studio senior Yasujiro Ozu. But as a 19-film retrospective at the 2012 Tokyo Filmex festival made clear, the director of 49 feature films ...




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