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  1. 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: ... who will lend him money. As he tries one last time to get his career on track, he runs into a plethora of characters. There's Roland (John Goodman), a drug-addled jazzman who despises ...

  2. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Art House: Lonely Fifteen started a trend in 'bad girl' movies

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 10:39pm by Paul Fonoroff

    ... in character — a tribute to scriptwriter Manfred Wong Man-chun's ear for dialogue and the production team's utilisation of genuine locations. The narrative's weakest links ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - FILM

    Agnes b. makes directorial debut with a dark film about sexual abuse

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 05:14am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Regard section last year. Asian filmmakers from Wong Kar-wai and Hou Hsiao-hsien to Takeshi Kitano and Akira Kurosawa are among her favourites. "I don't share anything with the fashion ...

  4. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - FILM

    All's well with Raymond Wong

    Posted Feb 03rd 2013, 12:00am by YVONNE TEH

    ... Yvonne Teh yvonne.teh@scmp.com Comic actor and producer Raymond Wong Pak-ming talks about how he made it in Hong Kong and the mainland, writes Yvonne Teh Keeping it light With appearances in 64 films stretching back to 1978, Raymond Wong Pak-ming is a familiar face to viewers of Hong Kong movies- all the more so since the baby-faced filmmaker doesn't look to have aged much ...

  5. 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

    ... financial crisis, the boom in piracy and Hong Kong audiences’ clear preference for Hollywood blockbusters. Aside from the emergence of visionaries such as John Woo and second-wavers Stanley Kwan and Wong Kar-wai (who, incidentally, got his start at TVB as a production assistant), the future of Hong Kong cinema was and remains in dire straits. Millions of dollars are being sunk ...

  6. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - FILM

    Korean action thriller Snowpiercer rights picked up by Hollywood

    Posted Nov 27th 2013, 05:49pm by MATTHEW SCOTT

    ... But Wong Kar-wai’s The Grandmaster and Quentin Tarantino’s films have all been [through] the same process. It is what Weinstein does, so you have to get used to it.” While the American’s detractors ... thriller brings together an international cast featuring his own regular lead Song Kang-ho, alongside Chris Evans, Tilda Swinton, John Hurt, Jamie Bell and Ed Harris. Based on the French graphic ...

  7. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - FILM

    Projectionists nostalgic for 35mm film in digital era

    Posted Nov 25th 2013, 12:51pm by RACHEL MOK

    ... the reel to a nearby cinema for another screening. This practice sometimes resulted in an unexpected viewing experience. “We were showing a film by Wong Kar-wai, and the delivery man got lost and failed to deliver the final roll,” Lee recalls. “But the audience were used to Wong’s fractured narrative style, and thought that the film finished like that. So they happily left the cinema ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - FILM

    Film fund gamble pays off with festival win

    Posted Sep 20th 2013, 12:00am by Johnny Tam

    ... festival in Japan. Directed by Adam Wong Sau-ping, The Way We Dance - which is still screening at local cinemas - won the Fukuoka Audience Award in the Focus on Asia-Fukuoka International Film Festival in the southern Japanese city on Wednesday evening. The film, produced at a cost of just HK$5.3 million, is the third feature-length movie directed by Wong. It tells the story of a group ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - FILM

    Hollywood director Michael Bay eager to shoot in Hong Kong again

    Posted Oct 28th 2013, 11:37pm by Vivienne Chow

    ... Leung-wai and Michael Wong were seen on the Transformers set. Bay said he was glad that they were on board, albeit playing relatively smaller parts. “Some did it because their kids are fans ...

  10. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - FILM

    Liberace film ‘Behind the Candelabra’ wins Emmys glory

    Posted Sep 23rd 2013, 04:51pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Los Angeles Liberace biopic Behind the Candelabra won three Emmys on Sunday, including one for best TV movie, as British pop king Elton John sang a tribute ... out and trade stories.” During Sunday night’s show in Los Angeles, the pair introduced a tribute performance by Elton John – who himself was not forthcoming about his own homosexuality ...




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