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The Rewrite: Rewriting one’s own life

The Rewrite, the fourth collaboration between Marc Lawrence and Hugh Grant could easily be mistaken for Music and Lyrics. This lightweight rom-com premiered at the 2014 Shanghai International Film Festival and although it is no tour de force on gender matters or contemporary relationships and even though it will rarely make you laugh it is still a pleasant and silly amusement for fans of the genre. 998 more words

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Miu-Miu SS 2015 ad campaign

Hello dear you

Today I’d like to present an ad campaign you already know : Miu-Miu SS 2015. If you follow fashion photography closely, you’ve probably discovered the pictures in December on the internet, so you might wonder why I am talking about it… 804 more words

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The Rewrite-大器晚成

The Rewrite-(愛情二次創作)大器晚成

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英國小生Hugh Grant近年減產,所以身為他影迷的我,一見新片上映即買飛進場,果然新作沒有讓我失望。看過他十多部作品的我,認為《愛情二次創作》絕對是他從影以來最出色的作品之一(頭五位走不了),也令我再次留意執導的Marc Lawrence。

大器晚成,是《愛情二次創作》中提及過的,女主角Marisa Tomei一心想寫好劇本,追問主人翁Hugh Grant「你相信大器晚成嗎?」我是相信大器晚成,特別某些職業,都是要人生經驗才能成熟。Marc Lawrence本人已經是一個大器晚成的例子,《愛情二次創作》故事原型,其實就是他早年的親身經歷。

Marc Lawrence出身電視編劇,在他入行前,他就是在電影設定的賓漢頓大學(Binghamton University)讀英文系,畢業後更留下教人寫作,直到後來以輕鬆家庭喜劇《Family Ties》成名。

就如Marc Lawrence電影所表現的,出當一名編劇,其實不如外間所想象的精彩,有苦自己知。也就是因為Marc Lawrence是內行人才能寫出這麼有血有肉的角色;主人翁Hugh Grant是一名荷里活過氣編劇,為了維生到大學教劇作,諷刺的是他一向討厭老師,認為他們沒資格對人指指點點。

最奇妙的是他無心插柳之下,他的確教會了學生一些不是書本不能學到的東西,以分享人生經歷及鼓勵,循循善誘讓學生知道方向自身的優點。我認同創作是不能教的,因為每人的創作方式都不一樣,有天份當然是先勝一籌,但憑著後天努力,也可以達成理想,正所謂一分天才九分努力。讓人能通過創作更了解自己,是最大的得著。Marc Lawrence就是借電影來說明這個道理,不老土而幽默非常。

主人翁在家中落寞時翻看舊時拿小金人意氣風發的模樣(Hugh Grant 1995年《Four Weddings and a Funeral》奪得奧斯卡最佳男主角得獎片段),與女權主義文學系的教授過兩招談論Jane Austen又是充滿火藥味。最深刻的是結局一幕他向女權教授低頭認錯,竟然又擦出火花,教授以Jane Austen《Sense & Sensilibilty》的姊妹花自喻,令我有一刻著時空交錯,腦中浮現了當年Hugh Grant在《Sense & Sensilibilty》與Eleanor交往的畫面。神來一筆之餘,又不知可算是Marc Lawrence對Hugh Grant的致敬呢?! 42 more words

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'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies' Gets February 2016 Release Date

The hugely popular book, ‘Pride and Prejudice and Zombies’ will be adapted to the big screen, receiving a February 2016 release date by Screen Gems. 100 more words

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'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies' Gets February 2016 Release Date

The hugely popular book, ‘Pride and Prejudice and Zombies’ will be adapted to the big screen, receiving a February 2016 release date by Screen Gems. 100 more words

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Pride and Prejudice and Zombies Release Date

So, I guesss this is a thing. Pride and Prejudice and Zombies is headed for the big screen. The film is based on the 2009 Seth Grahame-Smith novel and stars Lily James, Sam Riley, Bella Heathcote and Jack Huston. 39 more words