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  1. Magazines - Style

    Eleanor Kwok: The cosmetics entrepreneur with a 'can do' attitude

    Posted Oct 09th 2012, 12:00am by EUNICE WONG

    ... until she is satisfied. Despite her phenomenal success, Kwok says the biggest challenge for career women in Hong Kong is how to strike a balance between work and family. "I am lucky I am ...

  2. May '68- A Dream of Utopia

    Posted May 04th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... This year's Le French May presents 10 films about the strike and student protests that took place in France in May 1968, including Jean-Luc Godard and Jean-Pierre Gorin's Tout va bien, Robert Bresson's The Devil, Probably, Agnes Varda's One Sings, the Other Doesn't and Philippe Garrel's Night Wind (starring Catherine Denenuve, left). Tomorrow-May 28, ...

  3. Perfect Sense

    Posted May 31st 2012, 12:00am

    ... rendered in a more trivial way- Perfect Sense defies its title by making no sense of how humanity will spiral downwards as catastrophes strike. The film begins with a rapid and colourful collage ...

  4. New Delhi

    Posted May 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... with old people', he says. 'We marginalise them- they are problems when they reach a certain point.' For Indian viewers too, the film will strike a chord. Although the elderly enjoy ...

  5. Painted Skin: The Resurrection

    Posted Jul 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of affections, being exiled- Jing fails to get Huo to admit his feelings for her. Xiaowei and Jing strike a pact, with Jing trading in her heart for Xiaowei's skin (and Huo's love). Simple ...

  6. Movie billed as 'Die Hard meets Speed' helps raise funds for accident victims

    Posted Nov 10th 2010, 12:00am

    ... 'Accidents cannot be prevented- they can strike at any time,' said Janice Cheung, chief executive of Help Actually. The characters in this Tony Scott-directed film, which is billed as 'Die ...

  7. Wild Target (film)

    Posted Sep 10th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... portrayal of a silent assassin looking to uphold the family name and please his mother. His character, an oddly honourable man, strikes an awkward yet amusing contrast to Rose. ...

  8. BOOK (1957)

    Posted Jan 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... yum' girls, barking out the rule, 'no money, no talk'. It starts with Lomax on the Star Ferry from Kowloon to Wan Chai as he strikes up a conversation with a pretty Chinese girl, ...

  9. The man bosses feared

    Posted Nov 10th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hoffa's boss agreed to re-negotiate wages if the workers continued unloading that night. Eventually Hoffa became a full-time union worker and helped unhappy employees organise strikes. Company ...

  10. Poseidon

    Posted Jun 01st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... little boy (Jimmy Bennett), and Nelson (Richard Dreyfuss), an architect who is about to commit suicide when disaster strikes. Characters are the key to a moving disaster epic, but the filmmaker ... At least Poseidon is filled with big special-effects scenes. The scene in which the gigantic waves strike and overturn Poseidon is spectacular. It reveals the fragilities of human technology ...




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