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    The Look of Love explores the career of British porn entrepreneur Paul Raymond

    Posted Aug 29th 2013, 12:00am by James Mottram

    ... who went to Winterbottom with the idea of doing a film about Raymond. Like most British people of a certain age, Winterbottom, 52, was aware of Raymond's empire, but knew little about ... not a name familiar to many people outside Britain. But there was a time when this self-made man was an ever-present fixture in the British tabloids. The so-called King of Soho dominated ...

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    Legendary British DJ Carl Cox takes HK for a spin

    Posted Jun 06th 2013, 12:00am by Richard Lord

    ... was there in the vanguard of British club culture in the late '80s and has been consistently among the most popular DJs in fan polls ever since. Cox first played in Hong Kong in the '90s and has been back ... creating. I have no clue what order I'm going to play records in, but I know I can create a moment of music that I love. These days you have to sift through a lot of music to get there, ...

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    String theorist: an audience with jazz guitar great John McLaughlin

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 10:42pm by Richard James Havis

    ... Richard James Havis British guitarist John McLaughlin has proven himself one of music's most curious and versatile talents for more than 50 years, writes Richard James Havis String ... as the greatest guitar player ever. McLaughlin's history supports that claim. The British-born guitarist began his career during the British blues boom of the 1960s, the era in which musicians ...

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    Book now

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 10:44pm by Barry Chung

    ... Ellie Goulding Two albums into a brief but glittering career and the 27-year-old British singer-songwriter has already played the White House and Buckingham Palace. This summer, she can add Hong Kong to the list of been there, done thats. August 12, 7.30pm, Kitec, 1 Trademart Drive, Kowloon Bay, HK$540 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2544 0477   Les Sylphides and More This programme ...

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    It's a young man's game: Ken Loach looks back on 50 years of filmmaking

    Posted Mar 05th 2014, 11:10pm by James Mottram

    ... James Mottram After 50 years in the game, acclaimed British filmmaker Ken Loach continues to forge drama with heart, soul and a keen sense of humour, writes James Mottram Last orders ... the twilight of their careers. But if there is one man who truly merits such an accolade, it's Ken Loach. Coinciding with his 50th year in the industry, the British director ...

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    Arts preview: Boeing-Boeing highlights the sexual mores of the high-flying 1960s

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 10:44pm by Vanessa Yung

    ... Vanessa Yung vanessa.yung@scmp.com Vanessa Yung Let's tryst again BOEING-BOEING ABA Productions and talking Scarlet   Patric Kearns, artistic director of British-based company talking Scarlet, says he is happy not to play the protagonist in his adaptation of Boeing-Boeing by French playwright Marc Camoletti. That comes as a bit of a surprise, given that protagonist Bernard gets ...

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    Elmgreen & Dragset's “The Old World” pokes fun at European culture

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 10:44pm by Kylie Knott

    ... in Heritage (2014), which shows a judicial wig, a British colonial tradition still used in Hong Kong courts. The wig is displayed on a stand, limp and emptied of its symbolic meaning when not worn ...

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    Bassist Peter Hook revisits Joy Division’s seminal debut

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 11:35pm by PETER HOOK

    ... tragedy prompted the birth of the second, New Order, and through the 1980s their sound evolved into a uniquely zeitgeist-snatching dance-rock hybrid that proved to be as enduringly popular as it was furiously catchy. Hook and fellow remaining band members Bernard Sumner and Stephen Morris formed New Order along with the latter's girlfriend Gillian Gilbert. The band decided to bury the Joy ...

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    Art house: Sorrows of the Forbidden City is better without the baggage

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 11:19pm

    ... a golden age lasting roughly from 1946 to 1951. It was a time when the crème de la crème of Shanghai’s left-wing movie community migrated south to enjoy the then-British colony’s freedoms, before ...

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    Film review: Non-Stop is a thriller that never takes off

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 10:42pm by Richard James Havis

    ... in mind. It all starts off well enough. Irish actor Liam Neeson plays US Air Marshal Bill Marks, the security agent charged with protecting a British flight headed from New York to London. ...




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