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  1. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    The Inquisition: Annie Liu, actress

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 10:31pm by EDMUND LEE

    ... is directing for the first time- to be the female lead. I'm actually a bit disappointed that he invited me to be in a ghost movie. You know, he's always starring in action movies with lots ... you any bad jokes on the set this time around? He did. But I could also tell that he was under pressure. He was both the lead actor and the director, so there was a lot on his mind. He got ...

  2. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Art House: Amadeus

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 10:31pm by SEAN TIERNEY

    ... it was nominated for, including best actor for Abraham (Hulce, left, was also nominated), best picture, and best director. Adapted from his Tony award-winning stage play (which was inspired by Mozart ... of HK Cine Fan is the expanded director's cut of the work. Its approximately 20 minutes of restored scenes illustrate the characters more fully and broaden the viewer's understanding ...

  3. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Film review: The Tale of Princess Kaguya may be Isao Takahata's swansong at Studio Ghibli

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 10:31pm by YVONNE TEH

    ... Text: Yvonne Te Such sweet sorrow THE TALE OF PRINCESS KAGUYA  Voiced by: Aki Asakura, Takeo Chii, Nobuko Miyamoto, Kengo Kora (Japanese version) Director: Isao Takahata Category: I (Japanese and Cantonese versions) Rating: 4/5   Hayao Miyazaki has announced his retirement from feature filmmaking, but his Studio Ghibli co-founder and creative force Isao Takahata is still ...

  4. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Film review: Chef

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 10:31pm

    ... Text: Richard James Havis MEALS AND WHEELS CHEF Starring: Jon Favreau, John Leguizamo, Scarlett Johansson Director: Jon Favreau Category: IIB Rating: 3.5/5   “IT HURTS, I TELL YA!” Jon Favreau’s character in Chef yells at a critic who has given his food a scathing review, misliking the chef’s populist take on international cuisine. It’s unlikely such jibes will be directed ...

  5. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Art House: Yasujiro Ozu's Late Spring is the purest distillation of his style

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 11:14pm by Paul Fonoroff

    ... distillation of the director's sensibility. Although the family unit had long been a major element in Ozu's work, this 1949 film was the first to highlight the bond between father ... that transforms this into a narrative of engrossing interest and deeply affecting humanity. It may be a cliché to refer to Ozu as the most "Japanese" of directors, but Late Spring presents ...

  6. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Film Review: How to Train Your Dragon 2

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 11:14pm by Richard James Havis

    ... Text: Richard James Havis Sequel opportunity HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2 Voiced by: Jay Baruchel, Gerard Butler, Cate Blanchett (English version) Director: Dean DeBlois Category: I (English ... sequences. Not only does director-writer Dean DeBlois cleverly extend the How to Train Your Dragon storyline into a true sequel but he does it in a manner that will appeal to older fantasy fans ...

  7. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Film review: Japanese comedy Judge! is lowbrow but funny

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 11:41pm by YVONNE TEH

    ... Text: Yvonne Teh HOW TO ADVERT DISASTER JUDGE! Starring: Satoshi Tsumabuki, Keiko Kitagawa, Lily Franky Director: Akira Nagai Category: I (Japanese and English) Rating: 3.5/5   Already ... But the versatile television, movie, and stage performer takes centre stage in this wacky advertising industry comedy whose director (Akira Nagai) made his name doing commercials, and whose scriptwriter ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - FILM

    Hong Kong film director reflects city’s souring mood with new thriller

    Posted May 06th 2014, 01:03pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse The director of a post-apocalyptic thriller that has taken Hong Kong’s box office by storm says the film has struck a chord in a city grappling with its identity under ... box office, making back more than four times its budget. The horror-comedy is a return to form for one of Hong Kong’s few commercially successful independent directors, boasting typical Chan ...

  9. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Art House: Giant shows the Hollywood studio system at its best

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 10:49pm by Paul Fonoroff

    ... appeal is its huge budget and even larger box office returns, along with the industry approval indicated by 10 Oscar nominations, with a win for director George Stevens. The surprise ... of Luz (Oscar-nominated Mercedes McCambridge), Bick's sister and alpha female of the cattle farm, is no-holds-barred in terms of uncompromising intransigence, so much so that she even ...

  10. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Film Review: The Hundred-year Old Man Who Climbed Out of The Window and Disappeared

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 11:14pm by YVONNE TEH

    ... Text: Yvonne Teh Taleof the century THE HUNDRED-YEAROLD MAN WHO CLIMBED OUT THE WINDOW AND DISAPPEARED Starring: Robert Gustafsson, Iwar Wiklander, David Wiberg,Mia Skäringer Director: Felix Herngren Categoryy: IIB (Swedish,English, Spanish and Russian) Rating: 3/5   With the violent deaths of several characters treated in an unnervingly light-hearted way, The Hundred-Year-Old ...




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