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Buddy Films

Film (1984)

Stranger Than Paradise John Lurie, Eszter Balint, Richard Edson Director: Jim Jarmusch

Sunday, 15 July, 2012, 12:00am

Back in time for ultimate summer

I grew up in Durban on the east coast of South Africa. Summer for us was in December and January, but it was met with no less enthusiasm than in the northern hemisphere. I really did have a special group of songs that I would play for summer.

7 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

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

Film (1994)

Dumb and Dumber Jim Carrey, Jeff Daniels, Lauren Holly Director: Peter and Bobby Farrelly

Never has there been such an ingenious combination of fools as Harry Dunne (Jeff Daniels) and Lloyd Christmas (Jim Carrey).

1 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Comic Book Men

Finally there's a reality show that comic-book geeks and nerds can freak out about: Comic Book Men.

This is a great new show on American cable television channel AMC, the same guys who make Walking Dead, Hell on Wheels and Mad Men.

26 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

'Toy Story' comes alive

Hong Kong Disneyland will open Asia's first Toy Story Land in mid-November.

The expansion project will also include two other themed zones - Grizzly Gulch and Mystic Point - which are expected to be ready within two years.

12 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Six degrees

Johnny Depp (below) is once again packing Hong Kong cinema-goers into their seats, as Captain Jack Sparrow in Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, a film too far for any franchise. Depp, who will be 48 this week, has often eschewed blockbusters in favour of playing iconic misfits such as gonzo journalist Hunter S.

5 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Old toys attract customers with money to play with

Another second-hand speciality shop that has seen an influx of mainlanders in recent years is the Toy Museum in Central.

Filled with pre-loved toys, the 'museum' isn't so much a relic to the past as it is a shop for toy enthusiasts.

20 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

hot picks

Sherry Chan, 12, Sha Tin College

cd: Glee: The Music Volume 2. No matter how you feel about the characters and story, the music is great.

dvd: Toy Story. Don't know what the new film's all about? Start at the beginning.

movie: Toy Story 3. A reminder to fight for what we love. Most touching Disney movie ever.

15 Aug 2010 - 12:00am

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