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  1. Inside Job

    Posted Mar 31st 2011, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... Clarence Tsui Director: Charles Ferguson Category: IIA (English and Spanish) The title of Charles Ferguson's Oscar-winning documentary alludes to the now widely acknowledged assertion that it's the rotten core of the financial industry that gave rise to the economic tsunami that swept across markets worldwide in 2008. Rather than the handiwork of a few rogue elements, Inside Job ...

  2. Slumdog reaction is a more disturbing story

    Posted Feb 27th 2009, 12:00am by Deep Kisor Datta-Ray

    ... Deep Kisor Datta-Ray Despite its tremendous success at the box office and the Oscars, Slumdog Millionaire has not been enthusiastically received in India, where the movie is set. Instead, ... The cast is mainly Indian and A.R. Rahman, the composer of the score, picked up an Oscar. Indians rejoiced. Despite smarting at the portrayal, Indians crave international recognition. For all ...

  3. Singing sensation shows that she cares

    Posted May 13th 2009, 12:00am by Evelina Leung

    ... Evelina Leung Best recognised for her performance of the Oscar-nominated Best Original Song ALove Before Time from the movie Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon at the 73rd Academy Awards ceremony, Coco Lee is one of the most well-known Chinese singers. Born in Hong Kong and raised in San Francisco, she is the youngest in a family of three children. Although she was shy as a child, ...

  4. Black, white and uplifting

    Posted May 10th 2009, 12:00am by Sunny Tse

    ... tranquilising background music by Oscar-winner Richard Pryke adds depth to the quiet movie. A superb kid actor, adorable panda, wonderful scenery and beautiful score make an otherwise predictable film ...

  5. Six degrees

    Posted Jan 11th 2009, 12:00am by Mark Footer

    ... an Oscar. The award for the tallest National Basketball Association player goes to Shanghai-born Yao Ming, Liu's visitor in the Coke advert that so enraged CCTV viewers. ...

  6. Six degrees

    Posted Jan 02nd 2011, 12:00am by Rachael Barker

    ... has at some point worked there. This roll-call has included talk-show host Jay Leno, singers Pink and Shania Twain and Oscar nominee Sharon Stone... Since gaining worldwide fame by flashing ...

  7. Formidable Mr Finney

    Posted Jan 18th 2004, 12:00am by Richard James Havis

    ... for which he was nominated for an Oscar, and 1984's Under The Volcano, in which he masterfully essayed a drunken diplomat. His latest role is as a cancer-ridden, storytelling father ... of the power of the dollar, I suppose.' Finney's not impressed with the Oscars, either, although that's probably because he's not much interested in awards. He turned down ...

  8. Also showing: Loveleen Tandan

    Posted Feb 26th 2009, 12:00am by Amrit Dhillon

    ... Jan Lisa Huttner, for Tandan to have a joint best director nomination for the Oscars with Boyle. Huttner was hoping that Tandan would become the first non-white woman to win an Oscar for best ...

  9. FILM (1974)

    Posted Aug 08th 2010, 12:00am by Andrew Dembina

    ... the film was nominated for 10 Oscars, winning awards for best cinematography, best editing and best song (We May Never Love Like This Again, composed by Al Kasha and Joel Hirschorn; sung by Maureen ...

  10. What's On

    Posted Mar 01st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... successful circumnavigation on the world in a balloon 1692: The Salem witch hunt began in Massachusetts when three women were charged with witchcraft 1940: Vivien Leigh won the Best Actress Oscar ...




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