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  • September 30, 2014
    Martin Scorsese’s film school_Sep2014

    日期 Date: 30/9 (Tue)
    時間 Time: 7:00 p.m.
    地點 Venue: bc 1/F
    講者 Speaker:四維出世、郭梓祺

    歷劫佳人 (Touch of Evil)

    美國/1958/黑白/95 分鐘/英語對白英文字幕

    導演:奧遜威爾斯 Orson Welles

    演員:查爾登希士頓 Charlton Heston、珍納李Janet Leigh、奧遜威爾斯

     

    甫從一開首的炸彈特寫,我們便跟着計時器上的三分鐘,進入一個充滿著InevitabilityIrreversibility的黑色電影世界。《歷劫佳人》發生在墨西哥與美國兩國邊境之間,講述墨西哥緝毒員Vargas(查爾登希士頓飾)與一直受人景仰的美國警探Quinlan(奧遜威爾斯飾)合作,嘗試找出一樁汽車爆炸案的元兇。雖然Quinlan鎖定元兇為爆炸案死者女兒的秘密情人,Vargas卻思疑Quinlan為求破案而捏造犯罪證據。與此同時,毒梟黑道Grandi一家綁架了Vargas的妻子,並企圖拉攏Quinlan同流合污。到底Quinlan是正直還是沉淪的警探?兩地國境的差異,除了突顯角色們在身份、經濟和政治上的千絲萬縷,更為人性善惡定了一條模糊邊界。

     (上述節目,全部免費入座 All admissions are free-of-charge.)

     

  • July 17, 2014
    Winner List of “Only Lovers Left Alive”-17July2014 Preview Tickets

    Please bring along the email print out and your valid bc VIP membership card to redeem 2 preview tickets of “Only Lovers Left Alive”.

    Preview screening Date& Time:17 July 2014 (Wed) 9:40pm

    Redemption details as follows:

    Redemption period: 12-16 July 2014

    Redemption time:11:30am – 10:00pm

    Redemption venue: bcinephile, Broadway Cinematheque

    Enquiry: 2783 7004

    Winner List:
    103213, 106824, 107428, 122784, 126922, 134355, 134821, 137381, 141888, 144378, 144479, 146503, 147756, 147801, 149657, 150944, 151361, 152144, 154328, 155694, 158068, 158211, 158822, 159642, 160117, 160373, 160802, 161355, 161579, 162749, 163663, 164440, 164712, 165579, 165770, 167464, 167569, 167618, 168168, 168975, 169124, 169456, 169654, 170164, 170306, 170346, 170602, 172072, 172136, 172320, 172636

  • June 24, 2014
    Martin Scorsese’s film school_June2014

    Date: 24/6 (Tue)
    Time: 7:00 p.m.
    Venue: bc 1/F

    匹馬單槍 (I Walk Alone)
    美國/1948/黑白/97分鐘/英語對白、英文字幕
    導演:Byron Haskin
    演員:畢蘭加士打、卻德格拉斯、麗莎白史葛

    講者:陳廣隆、舒琪

    在這個凡事皆有價的年代,兄弟、承諾,又值多少錢?Frankie(畢蘭加士打飾)與Noll(卻德格拉斯飾)在禁酒令期間合作私酒勾當,後被警方追捕,兩人承諾無論誰失手被擒,出獄後仍可分佔公司一半股份。不久Frankie被囚,十四年牢獄後找Noll追討所得,Noll卻已躋身上流社會,堅拒不讓夜總會生意,遂喚好友說之、玩財技亂之,遣美女惑之,命壯漢退之,Frankie既痛心又震怒,不惜以命相搏,誓要奪回一切。Noll女伴Kay(麗沙白史葛飾)同情Frankie遭遇,不值Noll之所為,決意倒戈相助。黑吃黑,三角戀,兄弟情,史高西斯說《匹馬單槍》定下了日後美國犯罪片楷模,火爆、緊湊、柔情,你又豈能錯過﹗

     (上述節目,全部免費入座 All admissions are free-of-charge.)

bc Sunday Sep: The Power of Words

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九月精選 September selection: The Power of Words

7Sep   11:30am Poetry 《詩》
14Sep 12:00pm One Tree Three Lives《 三生三世聶華苓》
21Sep 12:00pm In The House 《偷戀隔籬媽》
28Sep 12:00pm The Perks of Being a Wallflower 《少年自讀日記》

bc Archive

  • ' Black Ice '
    — Petri Kotwica

     Black ice is a reference to that almost invisible layer of ice that forms on roads and can send you spinning into a snowbank when you least expect it. Relationships are a bit like that in the Finnish director Petri Kotwica’s third feature, which won five major Finnish Jussi awards including Best Actress for OutiMäenpää as Saara, a gynecologist who engineers her way into her husband’s affair.By conjuring an atmosphere as chilling as the frozen landscape, Kotwica vigilantly turns soap opera material into an engaging psychological thriller.

  • ' Precious '
    — Lee Daniel

     Precious is a compassionate, closely observed study of the traumatized adolescent Clareece Precious Jones who’s abused by her parents – the father, because he rapes and impregnates her; the mother, because she allows him to do so.Challenged by life so harshly that even an adult can hardly handle, Precious is determined to emerge from her abusive childhood and create a future for herself and her babies. Gabby Sidibe, as the title character, gives a heartbreaking yet at the same time empowering performance.

     

  • ' Lorna’s Silence '
    — Brothers Dardenne

    Lorna is a young Albanian woman who has come to Belgium and married a drug addict named Claudy for Belgian citizenship. Lorna shows no feelings for her “husband”, because she dreams about being with Sokol, her real lover. But Fabio, who has arranged this marriage, has other plans for both Claudy and Lorna…another gritty tale of the modern day Europe from the Dardenne brothers, whose subjective camera rarely leaves Lorna, thus instilling within the audience a psychological kinship with her, helping us to feel the inescapable world in which she travels. Winner of Best Screenplay at Cannes.

     

  • ' Glamorous Youth '
    — Philip Yung

    Philip Yung’s debut, produced by Ann Hui, centres on Hong, a typical teenager facing all sort of problems a teenager would encounter: a girlfriend that’s never pleased, a father what won’t stop drinking and a mother that won’t stop watching TV. Frustrated with life, Hong seeks consolation in a mainland prostitute. Question is: does that solve his problems? Using largely improvised dialogues, Glamorous Youth exudes a refreshing degree of honesty as it explores issues of school, relationships and family in a way that teenagers can recognise and relate to.

     

     

  • ' Like Grains of Sand '
    — Ryosuke Hashiguchi

    How much could happen when the love bug bites a group of high school students? A lot. While Yoshida cannot reciprocate Ito’s loving feelings, he is not exactly happy with the girl he is dating either. Instead he finds himself increasingly drawn to Aihara, the new girl in class. When Aihara disappears, Yoshida and Ito look for her until they find her in the beach town where she grew up. Will they finally manage to sort out their feelings and relationships?

     

     

  • ' Swallowtail Butterfly '
    — Shunji Iwai

    This is the story of Yentown, a Tokyo ghetto inhabited by immigrants from all over Asia. The story revolves around a group of poverty-stricken immigrants, to whom a sudden twist of fate gives the opportunity to literally make money and thus realize their dreams. Shot with handheld camera, tinted with laughter, violence, sadness and imagination, Swallowtail Butterfly is impossible to be pinned down to a single genre. Juxtaposing the music of Frank Sinatra and Yentown Band is only of the many eccentricities found in the film.

     

  • ' Dogville '
    — Lars von Trier

    Dogville is a tiny town in the Colorado Rockies during the 1930s with a tiny population. The beautiful Grace, on the run from gangsters, convinces the community to accept her. But when they find out that Grace is fugitive from justice, the villagers make her their slave. At the end, as Grace’s true identity is revealed, she repays those who have mistreated her. Lars von Trier’s experimental picture is set on a near-bare stage, with buildings drawn in chalk outlines on the floor and actors miming their everyday actions. There is a story but it is not drama that von Trier is after. You can dismiss it as pretentious and self-indulgent but you cannot deny that it is as unsettling as it is compelling.

     

  • ' Inglorious Basterds '
    — Quentin Jerome Tarantino

    A Tarantino film resists categorization and Inglorious Basterds is definitely not your run of the mill WWII film. Structured as five chapters, the story evolves around three iconic characters: the Hero, the Nazi and the Girl. Big, bold and audacious, this Category III version shown here is the only version that does the film justice. Christopher Waltz gives a kick-ass performance as the sardonic and absurd Nazi, sweeping awards at Cannes, Oscar and BAFTA.

     

     

  • ' At the End of Daybreak '
    — Yuhang Ho

    Twenty three year old Tuck Chai drifts along in life, spending his days helping out in his mother’s shop and nights riding his motorcycle and shooting pool with friends. Nothing excites him much except for Ying, a wealthy teenager Tuck is secretly dating. When their relationship is discovered, lives of the two families are thrown into turmoil. Inspired by a tabloid crime story, At the End of Daybreak is a tale of class divides, tragic love and the loss of innocence. Wai Ying-hung shows great emotional depth as the well-meaning yet inadequate whiskey-loving single mother.

     

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