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    Arts preview: Fat Pig star May Chan Wai-sum returns for Cook Your Life show

    Posted Jan 08th 2014, 10:13pm by Vanessa Yung

    ... Vanessa Yung vanessa.yung@scmp.com Vanessa Yung Worth the weight COOK YOUR LIFE Bravo Theatre   Those who have heard of actress May Chan Wai-sum will probably be aware of the sacrifice she made for her 2010 production Fat Pig. Chan overate and gained almost 18kg to play an oversized woman looking for a man who will love her as she is. She put on the weight to make her portrayal ...

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    Art house: James Dean in all his glory in Rebel Without a Cause

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 10:44pm by Paul Fonoroff

    ... Paul Fonoroff Paul Fonoroff During the week of Christmas 1983, Hong Kong aficionados of old Hollywood lore were delighted to see, among the holiday glitter, an iconic image of James Dean plastered over walls across town. The image was on posters for a rerelease of Nicholas Ray's classic 1955 drama, Rebel Without a Cause. The film was then nearly 30 years old, but it was still ...

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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

    ... James Mottram The Look of Love is as much a study of post-war Britain as it is a portrait of porn baron Paul Raymond, writes James Mottram Running the red light PAUL RAYMOND IS PROBABLY ... the man behind it. So what intrigued him? "Paul Raymond had an incredibly colourful life," the filmmaker explains. "A long life, a long career, lots of ups and downs. I like those ...

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    Director Benny Chan pays tribute to true action heroes

    Posted Dec 04th 2013, 11:06pm by EDMUND LEE

    ... Edmund Lee Benny Chan's The White Storm harks back to the Heroic Bloodshed genre. But he'd really like to make a sensitive drama, he tells Edmund Lee Blood and poses DIRECTOR BENNY CHAN Muk-sing has been quietly acknowledging a desire to make a non-action-based drama for years. But the branding mechanism of the film business has so far kept that a distant dream; few ...

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    Art house: Japanese wartime occupation in Devils on the Doorstep

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 11:35pm

    ... Paul Fonoroff High-profile censure at home and prestigious festival awards abroad are sure ways for films to attain critical cachet. But they are little guarantee of cinematic worth. Both “honours” were bestowed upon Jiang Wen’s Devils on the Doorstep, but this 2000 film has little need of notoriety or statuettes to attest to its lofty status in the pantheon of second world war ...

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

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

    ... 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 ... is one of Hong Kong's oldest gangster movies and is worth checking out for historical reasons alone. Not to be confused with Yuen Woo-ping's similarly named 1981 kung fu actioner, Chan ...

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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

    ... video game- not exactly a pedigreed start to a film. But there is little real connection between the film and the game. Starring Aaron Paul- from the dark hit TV series Breaking Bad, which ended ... many cars, but it still possesses heft and substance. The Idaho-born Paul plays Tobey Marshall, who runs his late father's small town car mechanic business, alongside a charismatic band ...

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

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 11:19pm

    ... Paul Fonoroff Even by the standards of a political system in which cinema was primarily an ideological tool, Sorrows of the Forbidden City is extraordinary in terms of the repercussions its controversy engendered over a decade after its release on the mainland. A costume drama relating the waning years of the Qing dynasty and the Empress Dowager’s grasp for power, the 1948 ...

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    Arts preview: catch the World of Bluey in TaiKoo

    Posted Mar 05th 2014, 11:10pm by Kylie Knott

    ... Kylie Knott kylie.knott@scmp.com Kylie Knott What Bluey did next THE WORLD OF BLUEY Clementine Chan   "I suppose she is my alter ego- I was quiet when I was young and spent a lot of time alone," says Hong Kong artist Clementine Chan. "And I spent a lot of time at the zoo to indulge my love of animals." The "she" Clementine is referring to is Bluey, ...

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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

    ... the director's most recent fiction feature follows the volatile Robbie (Paul Brannigan), a reckless youth who, we discover early on, attacked a young man in the street without provocation, leaving him ... is Loach's 10th outing with screenwriter Paul Laverty, a rock solid partnership that began with 1996's Carla's Song, in which Robert Carlyle's Glasgow bus driver becomes embroiled ...




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