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  1. Robots boxing clever

    Posted Oct 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Barry C Chung You've heard of boxing. You've probably heard of robot wars. The next logical step in the evolution is surely bare-knuckle robot-boxing! Real Steel takes these two elements and transports them into the future, to a time when boxing between men no longer has the same appeal as it does now. In this future, man-made, super-tall robots slug it out in the ring. ...

  2. FILM (1956)

    Posted Oct 10th 2010, 12:00am by Richard James Havis

    ... to replicate human walking is beyond robotics technology. Kinoshita modified Robby 10 years later for the popular television series Lost in Space, a space-age version of Swiss Family Robinson. This B-9 ... episode called The War of the Robots. Robby made guest appearances in a number of other television series in the 60s and 70s, including Columbo, The Banana Splits and The Addams Family. ...

  3. Not so long ago, at a Star Wars exhibition not too far away...

    Posted Mar 18th 2007, 12:00am by Kavita Daswani

    ... There are big corporate names behind the exhibit, too, with Sony providing robots, Boeing and Vulcan contributing speeders and spaceships, and Moller coming up with a skycar. Rather than an exhibition ... with techies and children alike. Crowds milled around the Engineering Design Labs, where speeders and robots are built, including androids that walk or balance on two wheels and convey different facial ...

  4. Like father, like child

    Posted Jun 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... approval rating for Bush Snr, but only a miserable 19 per cent for Bush Jnr. Gavin Yeung Never has a father-son duo been more different. Luke Skywalker of the Star Wars series dedicates his life to defeating the forces of evil. He rescues a princess, pilots aircraft and befriends robots. His father couldn't be more different. He is Darth Vader, lord of the Evil Empire. Not surprisingly, ...

  5. Monster sci-fi franchise reborn

    Posted Jun 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... film. The creature- featured in books and comics- has not been referenced in any other film in the series. Until now, in the prequel, Prometheus. A trillion-dollar project, to find 'our ... on board include Meredith Vickers (Charlize Theron), the power-crazed head of the project, and a robot David (Michael Fassbender, pictured). Soon the mission begins to go haywire as the crew ...

  6. Transformers: Dark of the Moon

    Posted Jun 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... at times, breathtaking. This time we can tell the warring robots apart. Yet the big problem is that the robots remain soulless. Even Optimus Prime, the hero of the series, remains very much ... film: a blockbusting explosion fest that is incredibly loud and noisy. The movie is also painfully long: running to more than 2 1/2 hours, it makes you wonder what takes these warring robots so ...

  7. Special effects blow storyline

    Posted Jul 29th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lau Kit-wai Michael Bay's Transformers is a big movie. It has big robots, big weapons and big vehicles. Unfortunately, Bay's brain does not seem to share this attribute. Based on the shape- changing toys of the 1980s and the animated series that followed, the story is about Sam Witwicky, (played by Hollywood's latest golden boy Shia LaBeouf), a high school kid whose life ...

  8. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - FILM

    First among sequels

    Posted May 05th 2013, 05:40pm by DAVID GERMAIN

    ... if movies such as Brad Pitt’s zombie fest World War Z, Guillermo del Toro’s robots-vs-sea-monsters tale Pacific Rim and Johnny Depp’s buddy western The Lone Ranger connect with audiences. There’s ...

  9. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - POSTCARD NEW YORK

    Postcard: New York

    Posted May 19th 2013, 12:00am by Richard James Havis

    ... Richard James Havis "Chinese Realities/Documentary Visions", a 28-film series on show at New York's Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) until June 1, shows the mainland's ... the series features a selection of works that cover a wide range of subject matters and, also, demonstrate an unexpected degree of formal experimentation. Among the works are Bumming in Beijing: ...

  10. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - TASTEMAKER

    Open to interpretation

    Posted Jun 09th 2013, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... Photographs from the Snow Series exhibition at gallery Rossi & Rossi, with film screenings and master classes under the Hong Kong International Film Festival Society's aegis added ... Photographs from the Snow Series, Rossi & Rossi, unit 3C Yally Building, 6 Yip Fat St, Wong Chuk Hang. Thu-Sat, 11am-6pm (or by appointment). Ends June 22. Inquiries: 3575 9417 ...




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