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August 2010

Singapore | Drama (short film) | 2010 | 22 min | English/Mandarin | R21 | $7 Directed by Jeremiah Oh Premieres 3rd September 2010

When the Korean remake of John Woo’s seminal, genre-defining shoot’em up A Better Tomorrow rolls out in multiplexes all over Korea during next month’s Chuseok holiday, don’t expect a faithful update. Song Hye-sung, director of such searing melodramas as the critically acclaimed Failan and Rikidozan, says that the focus of …

The Blair Witch Project created – or at least perfected – the “faux horror documentary” sub-genre and gave filmmakers a blueprint on how to make a great scary movie on a razor-thin budget. Since then, many films have tried to copy the Blair Witch formula with varying degrees of success. The …

The Media Development Authority of Singapore (MDA) has confirmed that the inaugural ScreenSingapore event will be held between 5 to12 June 2011, with its trade exhibition for industry guests to be held mid-festival from 7 to 9 June. The eight-day event will be composed of a film and entertainment trade …

Hollywood is institutionally racist, according to Slumdog Millionaire star Dev Patel, who claims Asian actors are limited to roles as terrorists, taxi drivers or geeks. When the story of a boy from the Mumbai slums became the surprise hit of 2009, winning eight Oscars, it was expected that Patel’s career …

Show us WHERE YOU HEART IS and you could win a CANON EOS 7D and a trip to the UK’s leading short film festival. Click here for details. We are asking you to show us the places in Singapore that matter to you, and already we have had some lovely …