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  1. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - FILM

    Action thriller's pumped up in third coming

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 10:13pm by Kavita Daswani

    ... a cigarette), saying, 'are we done here?'" I wanted to play to the style of films they made back then – robust, big, brash and loud PATRICK HUGHES, DIRECTOR Now a well-preserved 68, ...

  2. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Art house: Festival Moon highlights inequality in Hong Kong, past and present

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 01:11am by Paul Fonoroff

    ... the print was not preserved. Still, we can count ourselves fortunate that another copy of the film was discovered, albeit dubbed into Cantonese. The voices are different, and much of Li ...

  3. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Robot wars: There's no stopping the Transformers franchise

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 11:34pm by James Mottram

    ... to resume their battle in 1984. While the heroic Optimus Prime and his Autobots sought to preserve humanity, the evil Megatron and the Decepticons laid siege to the planet. This, though, is just ...

  4. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Art House: Merry Christmas, Mr Lawrence shows the brutality of Japanese POW camps

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 10:56pm by SEAN TIERNEY

    ... and historical background. In addition, director Nagisa Oshima and cinematographer Toichiro Narushima create a world that is richly coloured but also unflinching — there is recognisable beauty, ...

  5. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Hideki Takeuchi's comedy Thermae Romae II is aimed at international viewers

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 10:49pm by MARK SCHILLING

    ... spectacle and scale," Takeuchi enthuses. In contrast to the first Thermae Romae, whose historical scenes were filmed at Rome's Cinecittà Studios on a super-tight schedule, much of Thermae ...

  6. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Film Review: Coming Home

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 10:49pm by EDMUND LEE

    ... shuts out any meaningful commentaries on its troubled historical setting, its audience, like Lu, is left to wonder what might have been.   Coming Home opens on June 12   ...

  7. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    The latest Spider-Man film offers a fresh perspective on the superhero

    Posted Apr 30th 2014, 11:40pm

    ... and she was holding the family together, dealing with his transgressions.” Foxx says that whether he’s playing an assassinated historical figure, or a mythical comic book one, he likes to bring ...

  8. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Yves St Laurent biopic misses chance to show drama and intrigue

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 10:52pm by Andrew Sun

    ... the designer's legacy plays out in a historical vacuum. Christian Dior appears but he's merely a bald fat guy in the background. But the person who will really hate this movie is Karl Lagerfeld ...

  9. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - FILM

    Berlin film fest to open with Wes Anderson world premiere

    Posted Feb 06th 2014, 09:49pm by AFP

    ... of concierges that comes to Gustave’s rescue. Although set in an imaginary Central European country called Zubrowka, the action in Grand Budapest traces a familiarly tragic historical arc from the Belle ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - FILM

    No better time for Hong Kong to honour the simple craft of filmmaking

    Posted Jan 10th 2014, 11:44am by JINGAN YOUNG

    ... including musicals and historical dramas, that he produced. One notable instance is that in the year before 20th Century Fox’s mammoth Cleopatra  (starring Elizabeth Taylor), Shaw Brothers produced ...




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