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FILM: Wonder DIRECTOR: Stephen Chbosky YEAR: 2017 SYNOPSIS: Based on the New York Times bestseller, WONDER tells the incredibly inspiring and heartwarming story of August Pullman, a boy with facial differences who enters fifth grade, attending a mainstream elementary school for the first time. Review by Melissa Lee. At first glance, Wonder seems like your typical cheesy family fare. A ten-year-old boy with a severe facial deformity has a loving family that just wants the world to love him too — the premise alone is practically an entreaty for acceptance. Like Little Miss Sunshine, but a lot more on the nose, …
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FILM: Murder on the Orient Express DIRECTOR: Kenneth Branagh YEAR: 2017 SYNOPSIS: A lavish trip through Europe quickly unfolds into a race against time to solve a murder aboard a train. When an avalanche stops the Orient Express dead in its tracks, the world’s greatest detective — Hercule Poirot — arrives to interrogate all passengers and search for clues before the killer can strike again. Review by Melissa Lee. Murder on the Orient Express is arguably one of Agatha Christie’s most well-known detective novels. When plans to remake the film adaptation were first announced, fans of Christie and the mystery genre …
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Blackmagic Design, Synology and The Flying Kick Asia are proud to bring you the next big thing in Post Production workflow. DaVinci Resolve 14 changes post production workflows forever because it allows everyone to work together on the same project at the same time! In traditional workflows, the editor locks the picture cut before color and sound work can begin. Even then, last minute changes to the edit can require lengthy conforms and synchronization between multiple applications and different members of the team. Now, with DaVinci Resolve 14, conforming and managing changes is a thing of the past! The editor, …
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From the official SGIFF media release: The 28th Singapore International Film Festival (SGIFF) came to a close today, after 11 days of immersive festivities that celebrated and inspired the discovery of independent cinema. More than 14,000 festival goers from Singapore and across the region were drawn to its film screenings, panel discussions, talks and masterclasses. Putting the spotlight on cinematic works from the region, the internationally-recognised film festival showcased 112 feature and short films from 42 countries, with 31 sold out screenings – the highest since the Festival returned in 2014. Festival-goers were also enthralled by the short film programmes …
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FILM: Alone (Seuls) DIRECTOR: David Moreau YEAR: 2017 SYNOPSIS: Sixteen-year-old Leila wakes up in an empty city. Where are her parents? Where has everyone gone? Thinking she must be the sole survivor of a mysterious catastrophe, Leila wanders the strangely deserted streets of Fortville and eventually meets four other teenagers. Together they join forces and attempt to survive in a desolate and increasingly hostile world. But are they really alone? Review by Mickey Chua. I was recently quizzed about the place of French cinema in today’s Singaporean landscape – the general impression local audiences have towards French movies, as well …
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Synopsis: Based on the New York Times bestseller, WONDER tells the inspiring and heartwarming story of August Pullman. Born with facial differences that, up until now, have prevented him from going to a mainstream school, Auggie becomes the most unlikely of heroes when he enters the local fifth grade. As his family, his new classmates, and the larger community all struggle to find their compassion and acceptance, Auggie’s extraordinary journey will unite them all and prove you can’t blend in when you were born to stand out.   Preview Screening Details: Date: 6 December 2017, Wednesday Time: 7pm Venue: Shaw …