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Music and the Cinema – Marriage of the Century

Music and the Cinema, Marriage of the Century? Can you imagine “Star Wars” without John Williams’ rousing theme music? Can you imagine “Lawrence of Arabia” without the inspiring theme music by Maurice Jarre? Film soundtracks are incredibly eloquent, and can … Continue reading

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The Great Beauty (review by Cynthia Webb)

Paolo Sorrentino certainly understood that film-goers and writers and would link this film to “La Dolce Vita” (Fellini) and “La Notte” (Antonioni). There is also a touch of Visconti. He has given us the 21st Century version. We meet the … Continue reading

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Simon Yam and Cyn

It was my privilege to meet Simon Yam, a legendary actor of Hong Kong, and a very modest and nice person. Of his huge number of films – many were directed by Johnny To, to whom he credited a lot … Continue reading

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