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  1. Magazines - 48hrs - SEE/HEAR

    Film review: Diana Vreeland biopic shows an uncommon passion for fashion

    Posted Nov 06th 2013, 10:39pm by YVONNE TEH

    ... co-directors Bent-Jorgen Perlmutt and Frédéric Tcheng) pays fitting tribute to the fashion doyen. Diana Vreeland was a Harper's Bazaar columnist turned fashion journalist who went on to be editor ... the flamboyant fashion maven's whimsical "Why Don't You?" column. Loosely chronological in form, the film focuses on Vreeland's life after 30, when she started work. In an era ...

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    Get reel: Fashion's impact on the silver screen and vice versa

    Posted Sep 12th 2013, 12:00am by YVONNE TEH

    ... Yvonne Teh Yvonne Teh, Film Editor I was recently in the audience at the Hong Kong Film Archive's screening of Li Han-hsiang's Back Door, a 1960 family drama in which teachers, housewives and dance hostesses alike wear elegant cheongsams. While ...

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    If I only had... Inti Guerrero wants to take in the “Foreign Presence” art show

    Posted Mar 05th 2014, 11:10pm by INTI GUERRERO

    ... by Claire Fontaine and shots from a 1962 Harpers Bazaar fashion shoot in the city. Inti Guerrero, art critic Inti Guerrero, art critic       ...

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    Arts preview: Boeing-Boeing highlights the sexual mores of the high-flying 1960s

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 10:44pm by Vanessa Yung

    ... staged in London in 1962, Kearns says Boeing-Boeing has only recently come back into fashion. It has been re-interpreted, and that has freshened up the script, he adds. "During the 1980s, I'm guessing the comedy would have been viewed as old-fashioned, and possibly sexist. But now we have come full circle, and the play can be seen as a product of its time. The mark of any good ...

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    Art house: James Dean in all his glory in Rebel Without a Cause

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 10:44pm by Paul Fonoroff

    ... on the part of a square suburban dad (William Hopper) towards his blossoming 16-year-old daughter Judy, who was played by Natalie Wood. The movie has affected everything from fashion to thespian ...

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    Film review: Up in the Wind explores the Chinese concept of face

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 10:42pm by Andrew Sun

    ... fashion, the two leads go from combative antagonism to warm camaraderie). But it's still a pseudo-introspective journey about finding oneself by getting lost in the world. Cheng Yumeng (Ni Ni) ... such as humiliating a Western chef in front of her friends by criticising his food, and even pointing out flaws in the restaurant lighting. Her boss has an equally shallow life. Beneath the fashion couture ...

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

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

    ... Need for Speed has an underlying sweetness and old-fashioned charm. "When I read the script, I was surprised by the humanity that was in it," Waugh says. "I always gravitate ... of US states- including Michigan, Arizona and California- and it plays out like an old-fashioned road movie with snazzy cars. Paul did as much of his own driving as was safe. Waugh brings his ...

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    Best in show: highlights of the Hong Kong International Film Festival

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 11:19pm by YVONNE TEH

    ... fashion designer Agnès b. will give a talk after the screening of her directorial debut, My Name is Hmmm... (#18). South Korean auteur Bong Joon-ho is also scheduled to give a talk. Among ...

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    Arts preview: Hong Kong Players take on cult comedy Abigail's Party

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 11:09pm by Robin Lynam

    ... it is one of those plays that will never go out of fashion- there are so many aspects of it that ring bells with a vast and varied age group who remember the '70s, from the costumes, ...

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    Film review: Saving Mr Banks recounts the birth of Mary Poppins

    Posted Jan 22nd 2014, 11:05pm by Richard James Havis

    ... Richard James Havis Richard James Havis Loose in translation SAVING MR BANKS Starring: Tom Hanks, Emma Thompson, Colin Farrell Director: John Lee Hancock Category: IIA Rating: 3/5   Light dramas have fallen out of fashion in Hollywood in recent years, but here's one from Walt Disney Pictures that makes for a pleasant couple of hours' viewing. Saving Mr Banks doesn't ...




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