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  1. Painful truth tears families apart

    Posted Jul 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... YP cadet Jeannie Nam All My Sons Arthur Miller Published by Penguin Classics ISBN 9780141185460 American playwright Arthur Miller made his name with the 1947 drama, All My Sons. The play- based on a true story- touched a sensitive chord with Americans who ...

  2. BOOK (1957)

    Posted May 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... James Kidd On the Beach by Nevil Shute William Heinemann Nevil Shute's 1957 dystopian classic takes every positive, sun-drenched cliche about going to the beach- and drops a bomb on them. The story, surely one of the saddest ever told, imagines the e ...

  3. Police, Adjective.

    Posted Mar 20th 2011, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... film is correct- in the English language, at least- is in the term 'police state'. And that's exactly what Police, Adjective. is set in, even if the story unfolds in Romania in the here and now. A story about how the ruling elite conducts its power play more than two decades after the fall of Nicolae Ceausescu's authoritarian regime, Poromboiu's film ...

  4. Adrift

    Posted Feb 27th 2011, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... for not succumbing to simple villainy in this domestic meltdown. Filipa's character gives the film a pivot- her unsteady temper and inability to gauge her own emotions is an authentic portrayal ...

  5. Uplifting tale of girl power

    Posted Feb 09th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of women weightlifters won 14 gold medals and a silver. The Korean film, Lifting King Kong, is based on the true story of these remarkable women, who overcame many obstacles to achieve sporting ...

  6. Six degrees

    Posted Jan 23rd 2011, 12:00am by Rachael Barker

    ... Rachael Barker Tomorrow marks the 25th anniversary of the Thetan that inhabited the body of L. Ron Hubbard- the father of Scientology- abandoning its Earthly home to head off to the between-lives 'landing station' on Venus. It wasn't the fi ...

  7. Popular high school student falls for dying girl

    Posted Jan 17th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... YP intern Bharisha Mirpuri A Walk to Remember Nicholas Sparks Published by Warner Books ISBN 9780446608954 As he ponders his high school years when he fell in love with Jamie Sullivan, 60-year-old Landon Carter says: 'Our love is like the wind... I c ...

  8. Art mimics life

    Posted May 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Victoria Ip Hong Kong film Echoes of the Rainbow, which won the Crystal Bear for Best Film in the Children's Jury Generation Kplus category at last year's Berlin Film Festival, was filmed in Wing Lee Street. Thanks to the movie, the Urban Renewal Authority shelved its plan to redevelop the street. ...

  9. FILM (1987)

    Posted Jan 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Richard Lord Withnail & I Richard E. Grant, Paul McGann, Richard Griffiths Director: Bruce Robinson No film is more saturated with alcohol and its consequences than Withnail & I, but on a deeper level, it's also about the biggest hangover, the one suffered by an era (the 60s) intoxicated with itself. Repeatedly voted among the best films of the past few decades, the prosaic ...

  10. Film

    Posted Dec 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Spielberg's 3-D animation-action-adventure film about a reporter named Tintin who sets off on a hunt for treasure with ties to Captain Haddock and his swashbuckling ancestor, Sir Francis. LKW Arthur ... nutcracker one Christmas Eve. CT Phantom of the Opera at the Royal Albert Hall (I) Film version of Andrew Lloyd Webber's romantic musical adaptation of French writer Gaston Leroux's story ...




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