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  1. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Film review: Obsessed tells of forbidden love in the South Korean army

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

    ... Text: Yvonne Teh soldiers of ill fortune OBSESSED Starring: Song Seung-heon, Lim Ji-yeon, Jo Yeo-jeong, On Joo-wan Director: Kim Dae-woo Category: III (Korean) Rating: 3.5/5   With movies such as Forbidden Quest, a 2006 period drama about a scholar who writes erotic novels and becomes the lover of the reigning monarch's favourite concubine, and 1998's A Scandal, which centres ...

  2. 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

    ... Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared should be an acquired taste. Yet, to judge by Jonas Jonasson's 2009 novel's appearance on bestseller lists across Europe and elsewhere, ...

  3. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Film Review: Mr Morgan's Last Love

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

    ... writer-director Sandra Nettelbeck from Françoise Dorner's novel, the middlebrow melodrama's focus is Matthew Morgan (Michael Caine), a retired philosophy professor with suicidal tendencies who ...

  4. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Film Review: Coming Home

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

    ... Geling's novel The Criminal Lu Yanshi. The master Chinese filmmaker seeks to reconcile his country with its traumatic past, but in doing so, tests his audience's patience beyond redemption. ... is not as kitsch as his 2011 war drama The Flowers of War — which was based on another of Yan's novels — but it does appear perfectly content to take its one-trick conceit and stretch it across nearly ...

  5. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Art House: Giant shows the Hollywood studio system at its best

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 10:49pm by Paul Fonoroff

    ... the important elements of Edna Ferber's 1952 novel upon which the film is based and subtly incorporate its unorthodox undercurrents of dealing with social inequalities, be they based on race, sex, ...

  6. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Film review: The Broken Circle Breakdown is a must for fans of melodrama

    Posted May 21st 2014, 11:24pm by EDMUND LEE

    ... toll on the lovers. None of this feels remotely novel, but Felix van Groeningen has worked miracles in milking every last drop of emotion by juxtaposing the charismatic couple's best ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - FILM

    Hong Kong film director reflects city’s souring mood with new thriller

    Posted May 06th 2014, 01:03pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... ingredients of ultra-violence and distinctly local, black humour. Adapted from an online novel, The Midnight After places a group of people in a mini-bus late at night. When the bus emerges from Hong ...

  8. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Art House: The 14 Amazons

    Posted Apr 30th 2014, 11:40pm

    ... cinematic graphic novel that simplified the epic’s plethora of personalities and plot twists while simultaneously enriching the adventure through exciting visuals. The studio’s wide-screen ...

  9. News - World - FILM

    Norway gives China 87-year-old Monkey King film thought to be long lost

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 11:55am by AFP

    ... existing copy. The film, inspired by a classic Chinese novel by Wu Cheng’en called Journey to the West, was restored before being sent to the China Film Archive. In the film, Tang Sanzang, ...

  10. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Art House: Scarface was based on Chicago gangster Al Capone

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 10:52pm by SEAN TIERNEY

    ... Morley) catches Tony's eye as well, and she responds in kind. Based on Armitage Trail's novel about the exploits of real-life gangster Al Capone, Scarface mirrors many events Capone ...




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