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    Get reel: The HKIFF looks at cops, robbers and the ICAC

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 11:35pm by YVONNE TEH

    ... Yvonne Teh Yvonne Teh, Film Editor The Hong Kong International Film Festival (HKIFF) has taken the unusual step this year of presenting a programme celebrating a local organisation rather than an actor, actress or filmmaker (like it did with Andrew Lau Wai-keung last year and Peter Chan Ho-sun in 2012). Even more surprisingly, the organisation in focus is not a film company ...

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    Arts preview: Chamber music is growing in Hong Kong, say festival organisers

    Posted Jan 08th 2014, 10:13pm by Kylie Knott

    ... Kylie Knott kylie.knott@scmp.com Kylie Knott Grander scale HONG KONG INTERNATIONAL CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL   The start of a new year is always a quiet time in the cultural calendar. This makes the Hong Kong International Chamber Music Festival, which runs ...

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    Art house: The Godfather has influenced popular culture in unseen ways

    Posted Jan 08th 2014, 10:13pm by SEAN TIERNEY

    ... world war organised crime in America, The Godfather is one of those rare films which has entered popular culture so thoroughly that many of its effects may not even be recognised as such. The modern fascination with organised crime that made American television shows such as The Sopranos popular was started by The Godfather. If you've ever wanted to make someone "an offer he ...

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    Best in show: highlights of the Hong Kong International Film Festival

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 11:19pm by YVONNE TEH

    ... into colour, Equinox Flower (1958) (#32), and his final film, Late Autumn (1960) (#33). In addition, the Hong Kong Film Archive has organised a Hong Kong gangster film series featuring popular classics ... the Philippines. Top of the Lake: Set and shot in her native New Zealand 20 years after The Piano, Jane Campion is back on top form with this absorbing yet disturbing crime saga that recalls Twin Peaks. ...

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    Arts preview: CCDC presents China Dance Forward 2014

    Posted Feb 05th 2014, 10:26pm by Kylie Knott

    ... choreographerswill stage their shows for China Dance Forward 2014, the event organised by City Contemporary Dance Company. Now in its third year, the two-day programme is a showcase of works ... include Pak Wei-ming’s TINT, and Rex Chiu, Lokin So and ARChing Tang’s The City of Crime. Other participants include Taipei’s Liu Yen-cheng and Tsai Po-cheng, Beijing’s Yang Zhen and Gu Jiani, ...

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    Action comes fast in Need for Speed, but director Scott Waugh injects drama as well

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 10:42pm by Kavita Daswani

    ... of buddies who would do just about anything for one another. One day tragedy strikes, and Marshall ends up serving time for a crime he didn't commit. When he is released, he is geared up ... and engaging, and Michael Keaton brings weight to his portrayal of the organiser of a big-ticket exclusive street race. Dakota Johnson- the daughter of Don Johnson and Melanie Griffith- is endearing ...

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    Film review: 3 Days to Kill is an 80s-style cheesy spy thriller

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 11:35pm by Richard James Havis

    ... or Ringo Lam Ling-tung would have conceived for a Hong Kong crime thriller a quarter of a century ago. Kevin Costner plays Ethan Renner, a CIA hitman who discovers he has a terminal disease ...

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    Film review: Captain America: The Winter Soldier is a real Marvel

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 10:44pm by James Mottram

    ... of the secrets from the organisation's past. While there are role reprisals for Captain America: The First Avenger (2011) veterans Sebastian Stan, Hayley Atwell and Toby Jones, the twisting ...

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    Get reel: tracking the role of the tram

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 10:42pm by YVONNE TEH

    ... tram. Patrick Yau Tat-chi's The Odd One Dies is another Milkyway Image crime film with a tram scene, albeit one that's more romantic. Other films with courting scenes set aboard trams ...

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    HK Fan Zone brings music and fun to the Sevens sidelines

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 11:19pm by Kate Whitehead

    ... Organisers have collaborated with the Clockenflap festival for some aspects, and say HK Fan Zone does not intend to take away from the annual arts and music festival which attracted more than 20,000 ... flume-style games and a 90-metre climbing frame with rope walks and zip lines for the young and young at heart. Not to be outdone, the stadium has pulled out all the stops and organisers say they have ...




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