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  1. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Robot wars: There's no stopping the Transformers franchise

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

    ... to learn how to fold up robots, but I met the CEO and I went through the whole Transformer lore." Chris Ryall, co-author of the 2008 five-issue comic series Transformers: The Reign ... in the year 2000 from the Car Robots series. The designs are amazing — they're not only transformable, but they can combine to make a large robot! That brought many of us back to the Transformers ...

  2. Comment - Blogs - FILM

    Fat Godzilla, Caucasian samurai and giant robots- The Asianisation of Hollywood films

    Posted May 02nd 2014, 05:00pm by Jeremy Blum

    ... saw not one, not two, but three films featuring Japanese elements. The first, Pacific Rim, was a movie with giant robots fighting monsters, a direct homage to 1970’s anime like Mazinger Z. ... fares well at the box office, it’s likely that Hollywood will continue mining Asian concepts for feature films. Avi Arad, producer of the Spider-Man series, has already announced his desire ...

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    Chinese tourism firm threatens to sue Transformers 4 over 'missing' location credits

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 01:44pm by Reuters

    ... any edits to the film. The special effects-laden movie, the fourth in the series of films about form-changing Autobot robots that save the planet, has generated more than US$212 million ...

  4. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    The Inquisition: Taiwanese art-house actor Lee Kang-sheng

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 11:10pm by EDMUND LEE

    ... about the length of each sequence. Somehow, you two manage to go even slower with the Walker project [dressed as a Buddhist monk, Lee walks at a snail's pace in a series of experimental ... be regarded as a form of religious practice, or a kind of art performance. It takes willpower to walk so slowly. When I made the first two films of the series [2012's No Form and Walker], ...

  5. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Film review: even with a clichéd plot, Planes 2: Fire and Rescue offers a valuable shift in theme

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 11:10pm by YVONNE TEH

    ... veteran firefighter Blade Ranger (Ed Harris) — himself coming off a television show that spoofs the California highway patrol TV series CHiPS. Blade Ranger doesn't think that Dusty is up ...

  6. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Tilda Swinton plays a vampire in Jim Jarmusch's Only Lovers Left Alive

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 11:10pm by STEPHEN APPLEBAUM

    ... shifter. Whether the character she is portraying is a mother at war with her son, as in We Need to Talk About Kevin, or a C.S. Lewis fairy tale villain in The Chronicles of Narnia film series ...

  7. 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

    ... and the elephant-owning Gunilla (Mia Skäringer), and find themselves being pursued by Swedish subordinates of an English gangster (Alan Ford) with claims to the money. Although Karlson's series ...

  8. News - China - FILM

    Beijing firm rowed with Hollywood studio over featuring office building in 'Transformers'

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 01:00pm by Reuters

    ... in Hong Kong and mainland China, Age of Extinction is the fourth instalment in the blockbuster Transformers series. Filming had its fair share of upsets in China, with director Michael Bay getting ...

  9. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Film review: Overheard 3 has a garbled story

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

    ... IIB (Cantonese and Putonghua) Rating: 2/5   Bigger is not necessarily better. That's the message filmmakers may take away from this latest instalment of the Overheard surveillance series ... it seems like the only reason that Joe exists in the film is to supply the necessary electronic eavesdropping elements to make it a viable part of the Overheard series. Even more hard done ...

  10. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Film review: Inside Llewyn Davis

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 10:39pm by Richard James Havis

    ... Richard James Havis Lost in transition INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS Starring: Oscar Isaac, Carey Mulligan, John Goodman, Justin Timberlake  Directors: Joel and Ethan Coen Category: IIB Rating: ... that helped define the 1960s. The story, written by the Coens, is a ramble through a week in the life of the anguished folk singer portrayed by Oscar Isaac. Llewyn's a likeable fellow, made ...




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