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Stefan S

Stefan S

For those of you, who like me, have never heard of the Singapore post-rock band I Am David Sparkle despite them being around for a decade already, this is your chance to make amends other than to hang our heads in embarrassment and shame. This is one of those moments …

Finally one of Korea’s cinematic gems over the last year has made it to our shores, and it’s better late than never to experience it on the big screen no less. For fans of gritty cop thrillers in the same vein as Se7en and Memories of Murder, I Saw The Devil …

Probably Steven Soderbergh’s final film for now as he embarks onto a new artistic career, but as with all things, never say never to a medium he’s so masterful in, balancing art and commercial sensibilities in most of his films. It’s been a long time since I’ve seen a bona …

Crazy, Stupid, Love. is this season’s equivalent of He’s Just Not That Into You, Valentine’s Day and other recent romantic dramas and comedies that sprawl in their dealing with that titular emotion that can drive you wild when things are going your way, or mad when things aren’t, and especially …

Item girls are back with a vengeance given the much talked about Sheila Ki Jawani with the midriff baring Katrina Kaif in Farah Khan’s Tees Maar Khan, that fast forward till today the buzz baton was ringing very loudly for Deepika Padukone in her item for Dum Maaro Dum.

If you’re looking for consistently unconventional short films in Singapore, look no further than the works of Tzang Merwyn Tong, who throws up non-formulaic tales that fuses fairy tales with edgy punk and heavy techno influences concocting a strange amalgamation of genres that always somehow click and work wonders.