Film Review|方向啊,兄弟;我们彻底失去了方向。

电影《背靠背脸对脸》里有这么一组对话:“这群众是水,干部是鱼。可这水是死的,而鱼却是活的。”“说得悬乎了点,没水鱼怎么活,总不能飞到树上装鸟吧。”但正如《方向》里一位卖身的女高中生所说,这是一个“笑贫不笑娼”的社会;再有道理的道理,终归只是个道理。

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贝尔格莱德的中餐馆 Chinese Restaurants in Belgrade

推开餐厅门的瞬间,铃铛响起,一位留着江姐头的中年妇女从矮一层的楼梯口探出身来。空荡荡的店铺,挂着红色的辣椒串,刷着红色的墙漆,亮着红色的红色顶灯。“营业时间还没到吗?”“无所谓营业不营业的。几位呀?”熟悉的汉语,还带着点西北的口音。

OPINION|《青木瓜之味》里的女性形象

《青木瓜之味》(Mùi Đu Đủ Xanh),是一部仿佛能闻到淡淡香气的越南电影。故事讲述的是,一个贫家女孩梅去西贡大户人家做女仆,看到了华丽表象之下的炎凉。整部电影节奏缓缓,对白不多,但画面却有着惊人的表现力。

VISUAL | 我给黄耀明拍了照

7月5日,帮忙拍摄了一场关于音乐的活动。第一次可以如此近距离且光明正大地对着明哥狂按快门键。

OPINION | 不想只在骄傲节谈LGBT

(Credit:上海骄傲节豆瓣) 一直都觉得上海骄傲节很熟悉。 可能是因为微信里一个萍水相逢的姑娘,曾经是上海骄傲节的志愿者。之后她去了美国留学,再之后她就在朋友圈里出柜了。 昨晚是2016上海骄傲节的第一场活动——彩虹说(Pride Talk)。十位演讲嘉宾,每人二十页PPT,每页二十秒。原本以为是催人泪下的出柜仪式,结果却发现是一场打开新世界大门的分享会。

OPINION | 为什么我在看了一个女性摄影展之后就炸了

(Photo credit: Reuters) 昨天看了个展。安妮·莱博维茨(Annie Leibovitz)的摄影展《女性·新影像》(Women: New Portraits) 。 几天前,一瑞士姑娘力荐此展的时候说,莱博维茨很厉害也很有个性,在选址的时候特地避开常规场所,选了一处被废弃的工业楼。在里面办起展来,还真像那么回事儿。

DATA | Hong Kong film industry is aging along with the society

Tam Pok Man, 20 years old, is a freelance filmmaker and photographer in Hong Kong. He shoots for events, makes short films as well as documentaries. Ten deals a month and one thousand HK dollars for each, he is able to make ends meet for the moment. Even with a degree in filmmaking and being…

DATA | VICE

Founded in 1994 and based in the USA, VICE is a media group mainly focusing on arts, culture, and news topics. It has brunches worldwide, including China. In China, VICE is getting more and more popular, especially after the release of a documentary about Edison Chen. This analysis aims to peep the profile of its social media…

DATA | Variety vs. The Hollywood Reporter

Variety is a weekly entertainment publication on movies, television, theater, music and technology. It was founded in 1905 and its headquarter is in Los Angeles, California. (the cover of Variety’s latest issue) One of its strongest competitors is The Hollywood Reporter (THR), founded in 1930 and also based in LA. These are two leading US…

Film Review | Office: weak workplace story wrapped in fancy music play

Hong Kong director Johnnie To is best know for his crime and action films, but this time he directs a musical drama, Office. Adapted from Sylvia Chang’s former musical stage play, Design for living, this film showcases Hong Kong’s workplace rituals and environment. The story is set in the year of 2008, and depicts the…

Art Critique | Brook Andrew’s latest creation: large scale but weak expression

It is Art Basel’s fourth year in Hong Kong and the first time it has shown Brook Andrew. Inspired by the Australia Aboriginal heritage, he intends to call attention to colonialism and its forgotten histories through this large-scale installation, “Building (Eating) Empire”. However, the actual piece fails to match his ambition. As one of the…