• Thu
  • Oct 2, 2014
  • Updated: 1:37pm

Agent

Playing it cool

'Is there anybody here who is NOT an alien?' - Agent J (played by Will Smith) in Men in Black

Who is Jay?

Wednesday, 15 August, 2012, 10:58pm

Men in Black 3 (Film)

It's been 15 years since the original Men in Black sci-fi comedy, and a decade since the sequel, but Agent K (Tommy Lee Jones) and Agent J (Will Smith) are still the best part of the hit franchise. That's even when you consider the addition of Josh Brolin as the younger Agent K for the third instalment.

8 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Enjoyable, if unoriginal, return

It's been 15 years since the original Men in Black sci-fi comedy, and a decade since the sequel, but Agent K (Tommy Lee Jones) and Agent J (Will Smith) are still the best part of the hit franchise. That's even when you consider the addition of Josh Brolin as the younger Agent K for the third instalment.

3 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Agency sued over flat's grim history

A client is suing an estate agency for allegedly failing to tell her the body of an elderly woman - the mother of a celebrity - had gone undiscovered for days in the bedroom of a flat she was going to buy.

27 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Language point

'Monopoly has been played on a fire truck, a train and a nuclear submarine, in a cave, a treehouse, and a moving lift.'

The sentence above uses the 'passive voice'. The passive voice gives you the option of not mentioning the person or thing responsible for the action (often called 'the agent of the action').

10 May 2005 - 12:00am

Language point

'Police say a man, whose car was packed with 6,000 rounds of ammunition, rifles and a machete, planned to kill as many people as possible in a city neighbourhood.'

6 Jul 2004 - 12:00am

Hollywood cool leaves Matrix babble in shade

The verdict is in. The Matrix Reloaded amounts to more of the same, only with flashier special effects and a duller plot. But one question remains: what are both flicks actually about?

The short answer of course is product placement. Watch the shades worn by Neo, the Messianic hero, fly off the shelves as easily as he parts the clouds.

8 Jul 2003 - 12:00am

Premium prizes for our Agent Smiths

The Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre premiere of The Matrix Reloaded on Friday night was overrun with Agent Smiths, after we wrote that everyone who came dressed as the movie's multiplying bad guy would get a free ticket.

22 May 2003 - 12:00am