A scene from War Horse, a play about a boy’s friendship with a horse during the first world war. Photo: Winson Wong

War Horse review: equine puppets the stars of show about the bond between man and horse

  • Life-size animals made from cane and metal look amazing, and the cast, led by Scott Miller, acquit themselves well
  • A stage spectacle and a technical feat, this production reminds Hong Kong theatregoers of the magic of live drama
Topic |   Performing arts in Hong Kong

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A scene from War Horse, a play about a boy’s friendship with a horse during the first world war. Photo: Winson Wong
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Rebel Wilson and Anne Hathaway in a still from The Hustle (category IIA), directed by Chris Addison. Photo: Christian Black/Metro Goldwyn Mayer Pictures

The Hustle film review: Anne Hathaway, Rebel Wilson play con artists in awful remake of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

  • Film recreates set pieces from 1988 Michael Caine-Steve Martin movie and its David Niven-Marlon Brando predecessor, yet contrives to strips them of all comedy
  • The script is woeful, and the lack of chemistry between the leads pitiful. That Wilson gets her only laugh posing as a sack of garbage says everything
Topic |   American films

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Rebel Wilson and Anne Hathaway in a still from The Hustle (category IIA), directed by Chris Addison. Photo: Christian Black/Metro Goldwyn Mayer Pictures
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