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Symphony's season will go from 'Star Wars' to Sedaka and Stravinsky

...21; and Liszt, Stravinsky and Schubert on Feb. 18. Composer Tan Dun, whose pieces are showcased in the films Memoirs of a Geisha and Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon, will be featured on March 17. The Symphony Series will round out on April 28...

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People in the News

...with casting arrangements. The Apple Daily newspaper reported that Lee had met with Chinese stars Zhang Ziyi ("Memoirs of a Geisha," "House of Flying Daggers") and Zhou Xun, the reigning Hong Kong Film Awards best actress. Lee Kang declined...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/06/09/ent_84610.shtml
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People in the News

...don't think this world is so great that I need to have many children." Yeoh's screen credits include roles in "Memoirs of a Geisha," "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" and the 1997 James Bond film, "Tomorrow Never Dies." Ming Pao Daily News...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/04/26/ent_78919.shtml
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The top five list

...King Kong," Universal Studios Home Video. 3. "Brokeback Mountain," Universal Studios Home Video. 4. "Memoirs of a Geisha," Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. 5. "Derailed," The Weinstein Company. (From Billboard magazine) VHS...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/04/21/ent_78318.shtml
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Hong Kong media loves to bash Chinese actress

...enthralled with the spunky beauty who starred in "Memoirs of a Geisha" and "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon," Zhang's...the Hollywood movies "Rush Hour 2" (2001) and "Memoirs of a Geisha." Thomas Shin, a film critic and editor at the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/03/29/mov_74331.shtml
Movies
In film 'Memoirs,' details are in scenery, not story

Like the rarest orchid tucked into the lapel of a polyester leisure suit, Memoirs of a Geisha offers odd moments of transcendent beauty, but the film fails as a whole. Shot with the eye of an artist and the storytelling...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/03/23/mov_72833.shtml
Movies
'Crash' pulls off Oscar upset with best-picture win

...Cedric Coleman and Paul Beauregard. Costume: "Memoirs of a Geisha." Documentary Feature: "March of the Penguins...released in December, $216.7 million. - "Memoirs of a Geisha," Sony, three Oscars, released in December...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/03/06/osc_65572.shtml
Oscars
Best picture nominees are a diverse group

LOS ANGELES - It's been seven years since a love story won the top Academy Award. Back then, it was a romance between a woman pretending to be a man who falls for Shakespeare. This time, it's two men in cowboy hats.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/03/02/osc_63199.shtml
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Chinese pirates skirt 'Geisha' movie

...a local shop. Beijing canceled the release of "Memoirs of a Geisha" over the weekend amid concerns the sight of Chinese...think about China and Japan at all." On the Net: "Memoirs of a Geisha" official Web site: http://www.sonypictures...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/03/mov_52415.shtml
Movies
'Brokeback Mountain' leads Academy Awards field

...nominations. Three films were tied with six nominations each - "Crash," "Good Night, and Good Luck" and "Memoirs of a Geisha," though "Geisha" was shut out in the top categories. "Munich," which had fallen off many awards analysts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/01/osc_51050.shtml
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