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  • Apr 21, 2014
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Fearing CD sales as flat as a pancake, singer appeals for a little heavy breathing

The Pancakes is something I can handle only in small doses. The indie one-girl band, not the food, can be amusing, though. Her high-pitch, almost childlike voice has been heard in Kowloon Motor Bus and PCCW commercials.

Saturday, 12 June, 2010, 12:00am

Daring film still an inspiration

It has been 47 years since it took the movie world by storm, but Breathless - Jean-Luc Godard's black-and-white directorial debut - still has the power to shock and inspire.

The new DVD and VCD release of this classic French New Wave movie is a slap in the face to

21st century Hollywood.

9 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

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cd: Made of Bricks by Kate Nash. It's playful, it's dreamy, it's good!

dvd: The Truman Show. Starring Jim Carrey, the movie is witty and thought-provoking as it mocks the media culture.

2 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

From the vault: 1960


Starring: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Jean Seberg, Liliane David

Director: Jean-Luc Godard

The film: By 1960, several of Jean-Luc Godard's fellow critics at the film magazine Cahiers du cinema had already begun their directorial careers, and launched what came to be known as the French Nouvelle Vague, or New Wave.

28 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Chris Marker

For more than 50 years, Chris Marker has cultivated an image as one of contemporary cinema's most mysterious figures.

18 May 2006 - 12:00am


SEPTEMBER'S air managed to stay below the objectives set by the Government - just - but the yearly average is still failing to meet standards, the Environmental Protection Department said.

14 Oct 1995 - 12:00am


IF EVER the essence of stardom was captured in one actor, it came in the broken-nosed, anti-heroic shape of Jean-Paul Belmondo. He became an overnight star after appearing in Jean-Luc Goddard's 1960 release A Bout De Souffle (Breathless) and was soon at the thrusting forefront of the nouvelle vague (new wave) movement.

10 Apr 1994 - 12:00am