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    First film screening celebrated

    Life, Published on 06/06/2012

    » On June 10, 1897, Thai people saw motion pictures for the first time, nearly two years after the Lumiere Brothers made their historic unveiling of "cinematographe" in a Paris cafe and gave birth to what we now know as the movies.

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    Kate's year in the spotlight

    Life, Published on 03/05/2012

    » The Duchess of Cambridge has successfully graduated as a "fully fledged member" of Britain's monarchy after fulfilling all her objectives one year on from her marriage to Prince William, a senior royal source has revealed.

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    Cambodian classics re-emerge

    Life, Kong Rithdee, Published on 07/03/2012

    » The Khmer Rouge, headlong and senseless, arrived in Phnom Penh and spoiled the party. During the so-called Golden Age of Cambodian cinema, from the 1960s to the early '70s, almost 400 films were released in the country. A number of them travelled across the border and were screened in Thai cinemas, some gaining the status of popular entertainment, and at least one, featuring a chattering snake and his love affair with a beautiful woman, becoming a classic remembered today by Thais as a lost, distant dream.

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    Now it's sek's wife vs sek's lawyer, Aum's turning it up to eleven

    News, Mae Moo, Published on 25/03/2012

    » Rocker Sek Loso is caught in the middle of a legal dispute between his lawyer and former wife, with both sides proclaiming their love for Sek, but neither willing to back down.

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    Global visions

    Life, Kong Rithdee, Published on 20/01/2012

    » From Southeast Asian indies to Turkish policiers and Chilean dramas, the World Film Festival of Bangkok serves up a hefty cinematic portion that will enliven our theatre-going experience from today until Jan 27. Pushed back from November by the furious flood, the festival opens tonight at Paragon Cineplex with Padang Besar (I Carried You Home) and will offer around 100 titles, both short and feature-length, over the next seven days. All films will be screened at Esplanade Cineplex on Ratchadaphisek (MRT Thailand Cultural Centre), and the closing night will be an outdoor screening at The Nine, on Rama IX Road, which will feature a rare programme by Finnish director Aki Kaurismaki.

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    Rock-Solid Hollywood star

    Life, Kong Rithdee, Published on 25/01/2012

    » Last year in the hyperkinetic film Fast Five, Dwayne Johnson growled and grumbled playing the role of a federal agent chasing a pack of auto-bandits in Rio de Janeiro. Johnson, also known as The Rock, is a prime cut of beef that glitters in the Brazilian sun; yet the man holds his character with gravity, zipping through the breakneck action with all scowl and no smile.

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