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  1. Oscar Wilde and the Candlelight Murders

    Posted Feb 17th 2008, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... James Kidd Oscar Wilde and the Candlelight Murders by Giles Brandreth John Murray Harper, HK$132 Giles Brandreth is an English broadcaster best known for his plummy accent, dire taste ... is found murdered in Westminster it triggers a further series of brutal killings. The death also attracts the interest of Oscar Wilde in his underappreciated role of private eye. The idea works far ...

  2. Elton's dark comedy of Mall Murderers also rocking HK

    Posted May 07th 2008, 12:00am by Annemarie Evans

    ... and opens on the night of the Oscars.' The director- whose films are of the Quentin Tarantino ilk- wins an Oscar for a mega-violent movie that inspired two young punks to murder people in malls and other public places and become known as the Mall Murderers. The night after the Oscars, the killers visit the director and his family at home and the blood begins to flow. Elton, famous ...

  3. Strong-willed leader with a woman's touch

    Posted Mar 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... In an Oscar-winning performance, Meryl Streep plays the controversial yet strong-willed former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher in The Iron Lady. The film opens with Thatcher in her 80s, and struggling with dementia. She's also filled with grief from the memories of her long dead husband, Denis (Jim Broadbent). She wrestles with the decision to rid her home ...

  4. An elegant insult is the best way to give someone a serve

    Posted Aug 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... 'If you were my wife, I'd drink it.' Example 2 'He has no enemies, but is intensely disliked by his friends.'- Oscar Wilde Example 3 George Bernard Shaw to Winston ... second... if there is one.' Example 4 'Some cause happiness wherever they go; others, whenever they go.'- Oscar Wilde Learned anything yet? ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Six degrees

    Posted Nov 11th 2012, 12:00am by Rachael Barker

    ... how," Downey Jr says. The pinnacle of his career before his 1990s spiral came when he received an Oscar nomination for his portrayal of British silent film genius Charlie Chaplin ...

  6. Six degrees

    Posted Jan 10th 2010, 12:00am by Rachael Barker

    ... memorise his lines, reading from cue cards for most of the movie. Although the actor won an Oscar for his performance, he had been second choice for the part, behind Laurence Olivier... One of the greatest actors of the 20th century, Lord Olivier's prolific stage and film career earned him 14 Oscar nominations. The British actor died in 1989 at the age of 82 and his ashes were interred ...

  7. The Brothers Bloom (DVD)

    Posted Oct 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Sunny Tse

    ... and his brother's life. The two female leads- Weisz and Kikuchi- outshine Oscar-winner Brody. They play probably two of the year's most memorable characters. The film's only flaw ...

  8. Who's conning who?

    Posted Aug 30th 2009, 12:00am by Sunny Tse

    ... brother's life. The two female leads- Weisz and Kikuchi- outshine Oscar-winner Brody. They play probably this summer's most memorable characters. The film's only flaw is its abrupt ending ...

  9. Q. So you think you know pop culture...

    Posted Nov 09th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the long-running satire after its 10th season-opener made fun of what? 7. Abuja is the capital of which African country? 8. By what name is Clementina Campbell better known? 9. Which Oscar-winning actress ...

  10. Toast

    Posted Oct 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... by Lee Hall, writer of Billy Elliot, the film begins with the nine-year-old Slater (Oscar Kennedy) looking at freshly picked veggies with starry eyes while his loving mother (Victoria Hamilton) ...




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