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  1. Glass: A Portrait of Philip in Twelve Parts

    Posted May 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... Clarence Tsui Glass: A Portrait of Philip in Twelve Parts Director: Scott Hicks Over the years, Philip Glass, best known for his minimalist music, has frowned publicly at how people ... achieved with Glass: A Portrait of Philip in Twelve Parts is to reveal the human side of an artist widely acclaimed for music drenched in stylistic rigour; the images of him working in front of his ...

  2. Also showing: Philip Yung

    Posted Jun 25th 2009, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... Clarence Tsui 'I wouldn't call myself a director- and I do feel that I'm not one,' says Philip Yung Tsz-kwong. 'I see myself as a cultural commentator. I advocate films, but I don't need to make one.' The film critic-turned-filmmaker did anyway, and his nonchalance could be partly the result of the positive reviews his feature film debut, ...

  3. Synecdoche, New York

    Posted Apr 05th 2009, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... Clarence Tsui Synecdoche, New York Philip Seymour Hoffman, Catherine Keener, Michelle Williams Director: Charlie Kaufman Synecdoche is a linguistic trope in which a part of an object ... protagonist, theatre director Caden Cotard (Philip Seymour Hoffman), has allowed his existence to be represented by a gargantuan production that basically imitates, in full scale, his own existence ...

  4. Doubt

    Posted Jan 29th 2009, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... Clarence Tsui Starring: Meryl Streep, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Amy Adams, Viola Davis Director: John Patrick Shanley Category: (IIA) As shown by the glut of awards and nominations ... Streep's (above) portrayal of an obsessively austere nun who presides over a Catholic school in the Bronx in 1964; Philip Seymour Hoffman's turn as an angst-ridden priest coping with unsavoury ...

  5. From the vault: 1984

    Posted Aug 31st 2008, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... Clarence Tsui Terence Davies Trilogy Starring: Philip Mawdsley, Terry O'Sullivan, Wilfrid Brambell Director: Terence Davies The film: A triptych of short films made over the course ... of the oppressiveness of post-war British working-class life. Children introduces the trilogy's main protagonist, Robert Tucker (Philip Mawdsley), a frail schoolboy perennially at the mercy of his bullying ...

  6. Before the Devil Knows You're Dead

    Posted Jul 24th 2008, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... Clarence Tsui Starring: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Ethan Hawke, Albert Finney, Marisa Tomei Director: Sidney Lumet Category: III The title of Sidney Lumet's latest outing comes from ... turned 84 this year. The opening scene sees real estate broker Andy Hanson (Philip Seymour Hoffman, left, with Ethan Hawke) and his wife Gina (Marisa Tomei) having sex, and then enjoying ...

  7. Elegy

    Posted Mar 29th 2009, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... Clarence Tsui Elegy Penelope Cruz, Ben Kingsley, Patricia Clarkson Director: Isabel Coixet The title should have given the game away. The Philip Roth novel on which Isabel Coixet's film is based is called The Dying Animal. It's the story of a virile celebrity academic's battle against self-doubt brought on by his affair with a young and vivacious student. Elegy ...

  8. Wild Combination: A Portrait of Arthur Russell

    Posted Jan 18th 2009, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... Clarence Tsui Wild Combination: A Portrait of Arthur Russell Director: Matt Wolf The mix of interviewees on Wild Combination speaks volumes about the wildly diverse artistic palette of the late American avant-garde musician Arthur Russell. Among them are composer Philip Glass, rock guitarist Ernie Brooks, funk singer Lola Love and Russell's elderly parents, Chuck and Emily. ...

  9. A big year in world cinema

    Posted Dec 28th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Clarence Tsui, Paul Fonoroff

    ... by forcing its audience to face the thorny issues of mortality and family wounds that never heal. Philip Seymour Hoffman plays a theatre producer who prides himself on being cynical and Laura Linney ... The siblings unite- for the first time since childhood- after being told that their estranged father (Philip Bosco) is suffering from dementia and is about to die. The crux of the story is about people ...

  10. Film studies: remade in Korea

    Posted May 07th 2009, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... a wedding dress, went down really well there,' says Philip Chan Yan-kin (near left with Kim), the veteran actor-producer who is overseeing Kim's remake. 'There was discussion about ...




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