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Singapore Writers Festival 2011: 5 Things To Expect This October

Get set to unleash your inner bookworm when the Singapore Writers Festival (SWF) returns with its 14th edition this year. Organised by the National Arts Council, this now-annual festival will take place from 22 – 30 October 2011. Some 120 participating writers will take part in more than 100 events held across the Festival District’s five central venues:…

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Cowboys and Aliens

Iron Man director Jon Favreau returns with a magnificent mash-up of two distinguished genres – Western and Sci-Fi, to bring you one of 2011’s most anticipated blockbusters, Cowboys and Aliens. Synopsis In 1873, an unknown gentleman (Daniel Craig) wakes up on a desert, with an incision through his gut and a strange metal band shackled to his left…

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Transformers 3: Dark of the Moon

2011’s most anticipated summer blockbuster has finally arrived and boy oh boy, do we have much to spill! Alas, we can finally (and very, very sadly) bid goodbye to Optimus Prime, Ironhide and the rest of the autobots in this final installment of Michael Bay’s  Transformers series. Synopsis The movie begins with a really cool “re-enactment” of…

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X-Men: First Class – A Class above the Rest

Synopsis The movie begins with a recreation of  Bryan Singer’s X-Men (2000) opening scene involving young Magneto a.k.a Erik Lensherr bending a metal gate at a German concentration camp. No doubt that the original intro was way more emotional (and epic) but I gotta give props to Matthew Vaughn, director of X-Men: First Class, for imitating…