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  1. Magazines - 48hrs - SEE/HEAR

    Art house: a cold war tale of rebellion in This Ain’t California

    Posted Mar 05th 2014, 11:10pm by SEAN TIERNEY

    ... Sean Tierney Sean Tierney A film about the birth of skateboarding in communist East Germany, This Ain't California had its world premiere at the 2012 Berlinale. Billed ... but This Ain't California is a very good movie, and that's what counts. 48hours@scmp.com   This Ain't California, March 7, 8pm, Hong Kong Film Archive, Sai Wan Ho. Part of the German Film Forum ...

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    It's a young man's game: Ken Loach looks back on 50 years of filmmaking

    Posted Mar 05th 2014, 11:10pm by James Mottram

    ... deals with earnest issues about the way British youth are struggling to cope in the wake of the economic downturn. "I think it's desperate," says Loach. "The worse thing ... the same question." Since shooting The Angels' Share, Loach has completed The Spirit of '45, his documentary about Britain after the second world war. He's also editing his next ...

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    Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit is a story of intelligence mixed with big bangs

    Posted Jan 22nd 2014, 11:05pm

    ... like it’s really unsafe on an economic level. A lot of people are manipulating it for their own best interests, and it’s cool to have that real world problem in a fantasy setting.” In taking ... the story away from the usually rarefied setting of an action movie into the real world, kind of. Although a bomb might threaten to level New York in the typical manner of action films, the entire ...

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    Art house: Brothers and Sisters of the Toda Family

    Posted Dec 18th 2013, 09:25pm by Paul Fonoroff

    ... in Ozu's interpretation of the dilemmas facing the Toda progeny when the death of the family patriarch (Hideo Fujino) reveals the precariousness of their economic and social standing. ... Family is fascinating for its reflection of life among the upper echelons of society during the last halcyon days prior to the destruction of their world. This was Ozu's first production ...

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    Arts preview: Tetsuya Ishida's artworks take a surreal look at Japanese life

    Posted Nov 06th 2013, 10:39pm by EDMUND LEE

    ... of a nation in economic recession throughout the 1990s. Despite his untimely death, Ishida is now gaining belated recognition for his surrealist paintings, which enigmatically mix together nature, ... awareness of his hauntingly beautiful paintings in Asia, and across the world." edmund.lee@scmp.com   Gagosian Gallery, 7/F Pedder Building, 12 Pedder Street, Central, Tuesday-Saturday, ...

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    Far and wise: Ai Weiwei serves as remote curator

    Posted Nov 06th 2013, 10:38pm by Catherine Shaw

    ... created a pixilated map of China using 1,800 cans of baby formula to highlight the country's notorious food safety issues. Ai, 56, is a controversial figure in the art world thanks to his ... "We are trying to give people the opportunity to be involved; to share opinions," he says. Ai says Hong Kong's economic and geographical significance means it has the potential ...

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    Director Flora Lau strikes humane tone in feature film debut

    Posted Nov 20th 2013, 10:29pm by EDMUND LEE

    ... to present the reality as it is now, with all its complexities." An economics and maths graduate from New York's Columbia University, she later studied at the London Film School. Lau attributes her fascination with the workings of the world to a love of macroeconomics. Having explored the lives of Filipino domestic helpers in Hong Kong in Dry Rain (2009), ...

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    Arts Preview: Immoral Hungarian trilogy has relevance for local audiences

    Posted Aug 29th 2013, 12:00am by Vanessa Yung

    ... "Hong Kong has been fortunate to have avoided war since the Japanese occupation. But the world is a global village, and wars affect us economically and emotionally. "What's more, war ... the final days of the second world war, and the early years under communist rule. On the surface, the story hardly seems relevant to contemporary Hong Kong. But stage director Rensen Chan Man-kong, ...

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    New Superman movie aims for a human edge amid the action

    Posted Jun 27th 2013, 12:00am by Kavita Daswani

    ... his place in the world. "He's the most important, the ultimate superhero," says Snyder of the celebrated character conceived in a dream by comic book artist Jerry Siegel and first revealed to the world 75 years ago this month brandishing a car above his head on the cover of Action Comics No 1. "He's the most pure idea, and I think he's just so ...

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    Arts preview: Pop Up Opera to present The Traviata Story

    Posted Jun 06th 2013, 12:00am by Kylie Knott

    ... by the Foundation for the Arts and Music in Asia, was a way to reach out and introduce Western opera to a new audience, focusing on areas that are economically disadvantaged or have limited access ... of Hong Kong,” says Scofield. The screening is in three segments and includes excerpts from some of the world’s most celebrated productions of La Traviata: the Royal Opera House with American ...




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