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  1. Lifestyle - Books

    E-books/audiobooks: fiction

    Posted Nov 15th 2014, 08:16pm by James Kidd

    ... James Kidd Revival by Stephen King Faber & Faber (e-book) I found Stephen King's last two novels- Dr Sleep and Mr Mercedes- to be overblown, thinly plotted and utterly predictable ... and rock'n'roll. His saviour is Charles Jacobs, a Methodist minister. However, when a car crash robs him of his wife, young son and his faith, Jacobs enters on a typically King obsession to defeat death ...

  2. Lifestyle - Books - HISTORY

    Book: 'Canton Elegy' by Stephen Lee Jin-nom and Howard Webster

    Posted Nov 10th 2013, 05:17pm by Mark O'Neill

    ... Mark O'Neill Canton Elegy: A Father's Letter of Sacrifice, Survival and Love by Stephen Lee Jin-nom & Howard Webster Watkins Publishing 4 stars Mark O'Neill "The ... of Canton Elegy, the moving autobiography of Stephen Lee Jin-nom written in 1955 as a record for his four children and the children they would have in the future. He wanted them to know ...

  3. Lifestyle - FILM (1976)

    Rewind film: Carrie, directed by Brian De Palma

    Posted Sep 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Kate Whitehead

    ... Kate Whitehead Carrie Sissy Spacek, Piper Laurie, Amy Irving, William Katt Director: Brian De Palma Stephen King's debut novel about a young girl cruelly bullied at high school went ... out to make a name for himself and this edgy horror flick did more than that- it launched the careers of a number of young actors, pulled in US$33 million at the box office on a budget of just ...

  4. Lifestyle - Books

    E-/audiobooks: Fiction

    Posted Nov 22nd 2014, 11:15pm by James Kidd

    ... Austen. To be honest, the choice of modernisers- Joanna Trollope, Val McDermid and now Alexander McCall Smith- has hardly been ground-breaking. How much more fun would Stephen King, E.L. James ... was a mariachi musician when he was shot 10 years before but has only just died after a decade in a coma. Helped by a new partner, the young, Mexican and female Lucía Soto, Bosch finds himself embroiled ...

  5. Lifestyle - Books

    Book review: Stephen King's Doctor Sleep

    Posted Oct 20th 2013, 05:07pm by James Kidd

    ... James Kidd The much-anticipated sequel to 'The Shining' loses its way with dull redemption theme Missing link Doctor Sleep by Stephen King Scribner 2.5 stars Sequels ... disaster look not so bad after all. So when Stephen King announced that he was writing a sequel to The Shining titled Doctor Sleep, many of his followers oscillated between the thrill of excited ...

  6. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    'Grotesque' young cartoonists make light of the stresses of city living

    Posted Nov 15th 2013, 09:47pm by Vanessa Yung

    ... Vanessa Yung By making light of the stresses of city life, 'grotesque' young cartoonists provide some much-needed comic relief, writes Vanessa Yung Funny side of the street ... Stephen Chow Sing-chi and I watch a lot of foreign television shows such as Modern Family and The Big Bang Theory, which are very different from local 'housewives' soaps. Humour is very ...

  7. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Toy designer draws on creativity and commerce

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 12:34pm by RACHEL MOK

    ... characters are quite a contrast to Lau's cool and chic Gardener series, but the young-at-heart artist enjoys the creative process no less. He has always been fond of the Mr Men & Little Miss ... it as a business." In Lau's eyes, the personality who best represents creativity in Hong Kong is filmmaker Stephen Chow Sing-chi- along with users of the notorious local forum Hong Kong Golden. He says ...

  8. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Horror film genre's defining moment

    Posted Oct 25th 2014, 11:32pm by STEPHEN APPLEBAUM

    ... Stephen Applebaum Forty years after its release, horror genre-defining film The Texas Chain Saw Massacre is still terrifying Whichever way you slice it Forty years ago this month, ... and screenwriter Kim Henkel's clan of unemployed slaughterhouse workers ironically upheld the values of family unity. Their collision with young urbanites driving through Texas in a van creates ...

  9. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - FILM

    Postcard: London

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 10:13pm by STEPHEN APPLEBAUM

    ... Stephen Applebaum Expectations were low when Paul Potts took to the stage in the auditions for the first season of Simon Cowell's TV talent contest, Britain's Got Talent. In line ... the legacy of years of bullying. "I lack a little bit of confidence myself," Corden says; when he was young, he was also bullied about his size. Instead of running away like Potts, however, ...

  10. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - POSTCARD TORONTO

    Postcard from Toronto

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 11:07am by Helen Barlow

    ... 12-year-old son (Jaeden Lieberher) after school. Naomi Watts- who also tickled the funny bone in Noah Baumbach's While We're Young- is hilarious as a pregnant Russian prostitute, ... as Stephen Hawking's first wife Jane in The Theory of Everything. A strong selection of French films screened this year and none was more commercial than the big-budget The Connection (La ...




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