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The Arts



The Lone Ranger: A Wild West treat

Johnny Depp is arguably one of the leading men of Hollywood. One of the rare breed of actors who takes on an entirely different character in almost every role he plays – and he nails them. The dedication he has for his craft is beyond any Hollywood actors. He was literally trampled upon by his…

White House Down – Not the only thing down

Oh Channing, Channing, People Magazine Sexiest Man Alive – what wrong can you do? He did his ‘thang and shimmy-ed and shook his way in his element in Magic Mike and now he flexes his guns in an action thriller – White House Down. White House Down is your all typical American movie where the…

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…