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    Disney brings The Snow Queen in from the cold

    Posted Dec 18th 2013, 09:25pm by James Mottram

    ... James Mottram Walt Disney considered The Snow Queen unsuitable for animation. But Jennifer Lee, the studio's first female director, has found a way to bring it to the big screen, ... as co-director. It meant that Lee became the first female director at Disney in the history of the company. "I was surprised, but it feels like a sign of things to come," she says. "More ...

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    Film review: a free man is tricked and sold into slavery in 12 Years a Slave

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 10:35pm

    ... character than the usual depiction of female slaves. Director McQueen and screenwriter John Ridley deserve praise for rejecting stereotypes. Adding dramatic force to this powerful film is its ... Yvonne Teh Horrifyingly real 12 YEARS A SLAVE Starring: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, Benedict Cumberbatch, Lupita Nyong’o Director: Steve McQueen Category: IIB Rating: 5/5   Since ...

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    Shrew colours: All-female cast's new take on Shakespeare

    Posted Sep 12th 2013, 12:00am

    ... has been taken before, as director Joe Murphy explains. “The Globe did an [all-female] production in about 2003, but with a cast of 16, and just at The Globe. We’ve got eight women going ... Shakespeare's comedy about a gender power struggle is considered misogynistic, but an all-female cast offers a different perspective, writes Robin Lynam Shrew colours TO BORROW A LINE ...

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    All the right moves: Dance director on magic behind the film

    Posted Aug 08th 2013, 12:00am by Yvonne Teh

    ... Yvonne Teh Cherry Ngan was 16 when she auditioned for a role in The Way We Dance. A few years later, she won the lead, director Adam Wong tells Yvonne Teh All the right moves Give Them a Chance. That was the title of a 2003 Herman Yau Lai-to film about a director who befriends a group of young street dancers who practise hip hop moves at night outside the Hong Kong Cultural ...

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    Arts preview: Beauties of Myanmar

    Posted Aug 08th 2013, 12:00am by Vanessa Yung

    ... exhibition on contemporary Myanmese art, the Asia Fine Art gallery teams up with the Civic and Municipal Affairs Bureau of Macau to showcase a series of female portraits by three up-and-coming ... graduates Aung Thiha, Khine Minn Soe and Saw Kyaw Zaw. Saw Kyaw Zaw's works are considered to be the most contemporary, says the gallery's director, Sidney Cowell. At 32, the youngest ...

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    Get reel: Lamenting the loss of Hong Kong cinema's wild warrior women

    Posted Nov 20th 2013, 10:29pm by Yvonne Teh

    ... female warriors in Hong Kong movies for a time that even films with masculine titles, such as Swordsman (1990)- which Hu began filming but had to share helming credits with five other directors ... Yvonne Teh Yvonne Teh, Film Editor Where have Hong Kong cinema's female warriors gone, I wondered, while watching Japanese actress Fumi Nikaido wielding a sword with wild abandon ...

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    Film review: a trip down memory lane via The Grand Budapest Hotel

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 11:19pm by James Mottram

    ... James Mottram 48hours@scmp.com James Mottram No reservations The Grand Budapest Hotel Starring: Ralph Fiennes, Adrien Brody, Tilda Swinton, Tony Revolori Director: Wes Anderson Category: ... Gustave H (Ralph Fiennes). Like a well-plumed peacock, Gustave is a vain creature, who likes nothing better than squiring the aged female residents- including the 84-year-old Madame D (Tilda ...

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    Arts Preview: The Elephant Man looks at the nature of beauty

    Posted Nov 20th 2013, 10:29pm by ROBIN LYNUM

    ... Robin Lynam 48hours@scmp.com Robin Lynam Animal magnetism The Elephant Man Performance Exchange   Looks may not be everything, but they certainly count for something, as actor and director ... "My very handsome son was touring with the play, and he had constant female attention, while his ageing father had very little," he recalls. "I said 'I feel like the Elephant ...

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    All the funk of the fair

    Posted Apr 18th 2013, 12:00am by Oliver Clasper

    ... come to know from all three brands- along with circus-like antics," says Small & Tall director Jason Swamy. Under a circus canopy and giant disco ball, with dancers and revellers in costumes, Audiofly will play alongside Bristol's Eats Everything and the female duo Blond:ish. Support duties will be provided by Danger, Visa and Diskokidz, as well as the usual ensemble ...

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    Film review: After Lucia an excruciating examination of school bullying

    Posted Dec 11th 2013, 10:33pm by Yvonne Teh

    ... Yvonne Teh yvonne.teh@scmp.com Yvonne Teh Cruel and unusual AFTER LUCIA Starring: Tessa Ia, Hernán Mendoza, Gonzalo Vega Jnr Director: Michel Franco Category: IIB (Spanish) Rating: 2/5 ... pain to be inflicted. Director-writer-producer Franco and cinematographer Chuy Chavez's preference for achingly extended takes, coupled with sparse dialogue in certain scenes, makes much ...




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