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Singapore Film Society presents a special screening of The Kid From The Big Apple (我来自纽约) with an introduction by the film’s director and scripwriter Jess Teong. Synopsis: Sarah, a 12-year girl, was born and raised in New York City. As Sarah’s mother has to relocate to China for a few months on a work assignment, she has no choice but to turn to her estranged father back in Malaysia for help in looking after her daughter for these few months. To a contemporary youngster like Sarah, raised in the Big Apple since birth, Malaysia seems like all her worst nightmares …
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Synopsis: AMERICAN ASSASSIN follows the rise of Mitch Rapp, a CIA black ops recruit under the instruction of Cold War veteran Stan Hurley. The pair is then enlisted by CIA Deputy Director Irene Kennedy to investigate a wave of apparently random attacks on both military and civilian targets. Together the three discover a pattern in the violence leading them to a joint mission with a lethal Turkish agent to stop a mysterious operative intent on starting a World War in the Middle East. Preview Screening Details: Date: 16 October 2017, Monday Time: 7pm Venue: Shaw Theatres Lido Ticket Redemption Details: …
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In a historic 20th edition of Singapore Writers Festival (SWF), which is organised by the National Arts Council (NAC), several classics and long lost gems of Singapore literature take centre stage in its annual adaptation platform, Utter. The seventh edition of Utter is a special one, celebrating some of the best of Singapore literary output written before 1986 – the year SWF was founded as Writers’ Week – and their potential to be adapted into different media and across languages. This gives everyone the opportunity to experience, appreciate and be inspired by our Singapore authors through film as a medium …
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Synopsis: In this turbocharged heist comedy from Academy Award®-winning director Steven Soderbergh, West Virginia family man Jimmy Logan (Channing Tatum) leads his one-armed brother Clyde (Adam Driver) and hairdresser sister Mellie (Riley Keough) in an elaborate scheme to rob North Carolina’s Charlotte Motor Speedway. To help them break into the track’s underground cash-handling system, Jimmy recruits volatile demolition expert Joe Bang. Further complicating the already risky plan, a scheduling mix-up forces the thieves to execute the job during the Coca-Cola 600, the track’s most popular NASCAR event of the year. As they attempt to pull off the ambitious robbery, the …
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Synopsis: Social worker Li Shu-Fen (Rainie Yang) is often overwhelmed by her heavy workload and neglects her daughter Li Ya-Ting. When she discovers that Ya-Ting has gone missing, she realises there is a past demon hidden at the bottom of her heart. Shu-Fen tries everything to find Ya-Ting, and encounters many horrifying mysteries. One mother, Lin Mei-Hua (Francesca Kao), keeps her own daughter in a strange room surrounded by walls covered in written spells. Meanwhile, Shen Yi-Chun (Hsu Wei-Ning), a pregnant woman who was reported missing several months ago, is found on the mountain. In order to rescue Ya-Ting, they …
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Synopsis: Dane Jensen (Gerard Butler) is a hard-driven Chicago-based headhunter, working at a cut-throat job placement firm. When Dane’s boss (Willem Dafoe) announces his retirement, he pits Dane against Lynn Vogel (Alison Brie), Dane’s equally driven, but polar opposite rival at the firm, in a battle for control of the company. As Dane gears up for the professional battle of his life, he learns his 10-year-old son (Max Jenkins) is diagnosed with cancer. Suddenly, Dane is pulled between achieving his professional dream and spending time with his wife (Gretchen Mol) and children, who need him now more than ever. Instructions: …