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Fictional Mutants

More than a monster movie

Reviews of new films & DVDs

The director of Mission: Impossible III and cult TV series Lost presents another ambitious project with a creature reminiscent of King Kong, Godzilla and even Frankenstein's monster.

Sunday, 6 July, 2008, 12:00am

Heroes in a half-shell

Children SEE them as kung fu heroes, and parents use them to lure their children to eat breakfast cereals - these four green fighting machines revolutionised the comic book industry and spawned a billion-dollar franchise.

27 Mar 2007 - 12:00am


Mysterious Life Of Caves

World, 9pm

21 Mar 2003 - 12:00am

'Cuddletech' emerges as the squishy alternative to a boring straight line

Readers over the age of 30 may remember the legendary science-fiction aliens known as Daleks, the terrifying and remorseless adversaries of the debonair Doctor Who.

21 Nov 2002 - 12:00am

New release

The Patriot (IIB): It's 1776 and the colonials are revolting: Mel Gibson (above) saves America (hey, he did a good job with Scotland) as Benjamin Martin, prompted to bloody revenge by the British habit of shooting small children in the back.

24 Aug 2000 - 12:00am

Rudy awakening

OF COURSE, the first thing you'll want to know about New York City is how it's coming along in its bid to be the Singapore of the Eastern Seaboard. Mayor Rudolph Giuliani - scourge or saviour of the city, depending on whom you talk to - has publicly expressed his admiration for our Asian neighbour.

21 Jun 1998 - 12:00am

Papa Whitebeard And His Rainbow Castle

Papa Whitebeard And His Rainbow Castle CCDC; Sha Tin Town Hall December 20 Six top choreographers, six scenes each based on a colour and a virtue, and prancing child dancers: this dazzling dance pantomime from the City Contemporary Dance Company brings a delightful sense of Christmas to the New Territories.

23 Dec 1997 - 12:00am

Turtle trader fined

A businessman who kept 10 giant turtles on the balcony of his flat was given a two-month jail sentence, suspended for two years. Ng Keung, 43, admitted cruelty and illegally trading in turtles. He was fined $1,000 in Eastern Court and ordered to pay $5,000 costs.

21 May 1997 - 12:00am

Golf goes bats at The Belfry

GOLF's most dramatic and popular event, the Ryder Cup, begins today, with the United States team going all-out to defend the trophy they took from Europe in a nail-biting finish on home turf - sorry, home green - at Kiawh Island in 1991.

24 Sep 1993 - 12:00am

Turning turtle again - but in Cantonese

TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES III, with Mark Caso, Jim Raposa, Matt Hill, david Fraser, Paige Turco and Vivian Wu. Directed by Stuart Gillard. On Mandarin circuit.

18 Jul 1993 - 12:00am