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Atomic Blonde

Following the success of Wonder Woman, Lucy and Rogue One , Hollywood finally seems willing to support action movies fronted by female stars. Atomic Blonde casts Charlize Theron – who proved her mettle in the genre in Mad Max: Fury Road – as a British spy, sent to Berlin just days before the Wall comes down, whose search for a stolen list of espionage agents leads her into a cold-war web of deception and betrayal.
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Mon Mon Mon Monsters

Taiwanese writer-director Giddens Ko Ching-teng follows up his smash-hit debut You Are the Apple of My Eye (2011) with a considerably darker beast. While his second directing effort also takes place in a contemporary Taipei high school, Mon Mon Mon Monsters trades romantic comedy for murderous teenage angst and supernatural horror.
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‘Why China must do more to fight international terrorism’

More late posting, this time on China’s posture with regard to international terrorism for the South China Morning Post. Am also catching up on some media appearances over the past couple of months. 1,125 more words

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VIPs fuel Macau casino recovery

Macau casino revenue rose 26% in June, its biggest percentage increase since the city’s recovery began last August, to US$2.5 billion. Once again, high rollers led the rebound… 80 more words

Despicable Me 3

Reformed supervillain Gru (voiced by Steve Carell) returns to a life of crime, while the minions go in search of a new employer, in the latest instalment of the ever-expanding Despicable Me franchise. 18 more words

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South China Morning Post - the pastéis de Belém are just jokes?

We love the pastéis de Belém – we think they are the best in Lisbon

But according to South China Morning Post yesterday they are not… 298 more words

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Una

Adapted from David Harrower’s acclaimed stage play Blackbird, Una broaches the volatile subjects of paedophilia and the reintegration of sex offenders in compelling fashion, thanks in large part to excellent performances from Rooney Mara and Ben Mendelsohn.
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