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Daily Archives: December 17, 2015

Christmas is a time of joy. A time mostly all western human beings look forward to during the rest of the year. Family gatherings that take place once a year where siblings set aside their differences for a while and forgotten relatives seem closer than what they really are. People everywhere experience a subtle change of humor; life suddenly makes… Read more »

17 December 2015 | Features, Film Lists

Lately, method acting has become a more popular technique among both known and aspiring actors. Through a harsh process of research and personal experimentation, performers delve into their characters to think and act like them to perfection. The Method was first called “the System” by Konstantin Stanislavsky, and later was further developed by Lee Strasberg. “The Lee Strasberg Method”, as… Read more »

17 December 2015 | Features, Film Lists

Hong Kong has always been associated with over-the-top violent Kung Fu fare which obscured the view of Western audiences towards the sheer diversity of great cinema the island nation had to offer. One of the biggest casualty of this has been the crime film genre, with occasional bursts into the limelight. Crime films have been a staple of Hong Kong… Read more »

17 December 2015 | Features, Film Lists

Dostoevskian: worthy of Dostoevsky, because of the complexity and the depth of the themes that it proposes. Fyodor Dostoevsky was one of the greatest Russian novelists and intellectuals, who surpassed the limits of the simple fictional work making of his books and his characters something nearer to the philosophical essay than to the “normal” novel. Explaining his thoughts and his… Read more »

17 December 2015 | Features, Film Lists