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  1. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Rewind film: Porky's (1982)

    Posted Nov 22nd 2014, 11:15pm by Mathew Scott

    ... of set-piece pranks together with the story of how one character- Pee Wee (Dan Monahan)- tries to lose his virginity. And it's a formula that has been followed ever since, right through ... Mathew Scott Porky's Dan Monahan, Mark Herrier, Wyatt Knight Director: Bob Clark Although certainly not the first of its kind, the runaway box office success of this Canadian-American ...

  2. Lifestyle - Books

    Book review: Film Noir, edited by Paul Duncan and Jurgen Muller

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 08:37pm by Mathew Scott

    ... Cain's novel The Postman Always Rings Twice, or hunt down Jules Dassin's Rififi (1955) to see whether The New York Times was right in saying it "makes the hair on the back of your neck ... Mathew Scott Shining a light into the shadowy world of film noir Film Noir- 100 All-time Favourites edited by Paul Duncan, Jurgen Muller Taschen 3.5 stars Mathew Scott There's long ...

  3. Ben Lee

    Posted Mar 01st 2009, 12:00am by Mathew Scott

    ... the very notion of Lee's latest release is enough to send shivers down your spine. It's the 30-year-old's tribute to women, or to femininity, or to the Roman goddess of love, depending on who you believe. Granted, his heart seems in the right place, but you are left wondering where his head is as he pops along wondering what's wrong with a boy playing with dolls ...

  4. Girl power

    Posted Sep 24th 2006, 12:00am by Mathew Scott

    ... The pivotal figure in the incredible growth of women's tennis on the mainland happens to be a man. Mathew Scott goes in search of Jiang Hongwei and finds out the reasons for his ... an autograph or two from the rising stars of the women's game on the mainland. Li Na, Zheng Jie, Peng Shuai and Sun Tiantian can all be seen coming and going as the afternoon wears on. And, making ...

  5. The Hours

    Posted Jul 06th 2003, 12:00am by Mathew Scott

    ... them. He certainly doesn't disappoint. The interwoven stories of three women spanning 80-odd years works almost without fault. The link is Virginia Woolf (played to perfection by Nicole ... Oscar to Chicago may well remain one of film history's great unsolved mysteries, right up there with Rocky's win in 1976 over a field that boasted All The President's Men, Network ...

  6. Taking care of business

    Posted Jan 07th 2007, 12:00am by Mathew Scott

    ... they are playing.' Meanwhile, Caroline flies out from Hong Kong today to start out on her great adventure- her first year on tour. And while she is aware that whatever happens out on court comes right down to her, she is safe in the knowledge that her family will be there nearby. 'Now she is in the women's events everything will depend on her performances,' reflects Anna. 'We ...

  7. Nine Lives

    Posted Feb 26th 2006, 12:00am by Mathew Scott

    ... to feel they are right there, listening in and watching as the emotions- and sometimes humour- bubble over. The extras: There's no director's commentary, but a Q&A session with cast and crew helps flesh the whole process out. There's a good selection of featurettes too- on the women involved, one on how the steady-cam was used, and two taking a look at how two ...

  8. The Edge of Love

    Posted Jul 26th 2009, 12:00am by Mathew Scott

    ... itself soon becomes all about his women. Director John Maybury has put together a richly evocative drama, with the bombing of London during the second world war as its backdrop. Thomas (played with simmering energy by Matthew Rhys) has two women at his beck and call: his wife (Sienna Miller) and his- and hers- lover (Keira Knightley, right with Miller). But just as everything seems ...

  9. New, better Mirza model is ready to go

    Posted Jan 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Mathew Scott

    ... appearance at the US Open and her first senior title, at the tournament in Hyderabad- saw her ranking rise to 31. Along the way, she became the poster child for the women's game in her homeland ... 'It is a great opportunity for me to test how I am doing against the best players in the world- the Williamses and the Davenports,' she said. 'Right now I don't expect to win ...

  10. Extraordinary adventurers

    Posted Dec 10th 2006, 12:00am by Mathew Scott

    ... the Sahara. In October, she headed out to Africa for the first time. And she came home crowned as the women's division winner in a time of 32:00:58, which was also good enough for fifth overall ... ground. You've got the mountains, the outdoors right near where people live. So the endurance Hong Kong people have built up is ideal. Also there is the humidity here, the extreme ...




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