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The Arts



Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan’s Hope and Mine As Well

The film takes a look into the most popular and well-known comic convention in the world, which actually started out as a much smaller niche event focusing on comics and attracting only the most devoted. But it has since transformed the massive multi-fandom multi-genre annual pop culture phenomenon it is today.

STOMP: A Breath Stealer

I vividly remember the first time I was ever introduced to the intriguing world of STOMP was in secondary school (almost 10 years ago!). My music teacher spent a couple of lessons exposing the sheer genius that was created with just the performer’s bodies and everyday, ordinary objects to us, wide-eyed kids. We even tried grabbing…

Sign Me Up for Monsters University!

Ok, seriously, where do I sign up for Monsters University??? The prequel to the worldwide success Monsters, Inc. has every quality to be a box office charmer. Set 10 years before the events of Monster, Inc., Monsters University (MU) chronicles the college life of Mike and “Sulley”. They both are enrolled to major in Scaring…

A Design Film Festival 2013: Design Is One

Listen up and get excited – A Design Film Festival 2013 has returned to our shores after a yearlong hiatus! The Festival was conceived in 2010 by Anonymous, a local multidisciplinary studio that integrates creative direction, content and design. It has travelled around the world (Portland, Berlin, Taipei, Kaohsiung and Bangkok) in the past few…

I’ve Had the Time of My Life…Or Did i Not?

Dirty Dancing Singapore: 2 breakthrough stars and a killer number. The Singapore production of the iconic 1987 film sees Luigi Vigliottio and Bryony Whitfield take on the iconic roles of Johnny Castle and Frances “Baby” Houseman, respectively. The musical brings us on a journey with Baby where she discovers the art of dirty dancing, finding…

5 Movies You Should Watch Right Now On Your Laptop

Find yourself pressed for time and need to catch up on all the movies that you've missed out recently? A first world problem shared by many, Popspoken is here to help by giving you a (very short) list of 5 movies that you could be watching on your laptop right now (yes, whenever you want, because they're on-demand - a concept that's been takin' over the world as of late).

Leave the Arts Alone

We live in a society that constantly tells us what we can do, or can’t do. Especially in Singapore, we are infamously known as The Fine City. Signs are aplenty in our island-state reminding us of the consequences that await if we chose not to abide by the rules. Everything is bounded by the law…