Film picks: Birds Of Passage, Contemporary Asian Cinema Series, Parasite

This new project, a partnership between the Singapore Film Society and Filmgarde Cineplexes, will showcase critically-acclaimed films from South Korea, Hong Kong, China, Japan...

At The Movies: Comedy gems Monty Python And The Holy Grail, Pain & Gain,...

SINGAPORE - This column will be reviewing films viewable from home because cinemas in Singapore are closed. Comedies, old and new, will be the...

How to help seniors overcome tech phobia

SINGAPORE - Mr Terence Goh's children have tried to give him a mobile phone many times, but he has refused.The retired security supervisor says...

Three easy recipes you can whip up at home

SINGAPORE - Staying home during the coronavirus outbreak does not mean you have to dine shabbily. In fact, cooking is a delicious way to keep...

English actress Lesley Manville to play Princess Margaret in Netflix series The Crown

LONDON - Oscar nominee Lesley Manville will join the cast of Netflix's historical drama The Crown, as Queen Elizabeth II's feisty younger sister Princess...

Disney Mulan star Liu Yifei, Jackie Chan slammed for comments on Hong Kong protests

SINGAPORE - Several actors have come under fire online for their remarks regarding the ongoing Hong Kong protests. The latest is Chinese-American actress Liu Yifei,...

Gary Chaw’s new album is credited to his alter ego Cao Xiaoge

SINGAPORE - Meet Cao Xiaoge, an energetic, laid-back newcomer to the music scene, eternally 18 years old, with a penchant for gold chains and...

Star Wars fans camp outside theatre in Los Angeles a week before film opens

LOS ANGELES (AFP) - Obsessed fans with sleeping bags and a portable movie projector have started camping outside Hollywood's Chinese Theatre, more than a...

Hong Kong singer Lesley Chiang postpones wedding due to coronavirus

Hong Kong singer Lesley Chiang announced on Instagram on Sunday (Feb 2) that she is marrying her boyfriend of three years, engineer Pakho. Chiang, 34...

Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale sequel The Testaments is a thrilling tour de force

Review FICTION THE TESTAMENTS By Margaret Atwood Chatto & Windus/ Hardcover/ 419 pages/ $43.32/ Major bookstores 4.5 stars "History does not repeat itself, but it rhymes," observes a character in...

Ready Or Not’s Andie MacDowell wishes she had gone nude on screen earlier

LOS ANGELES - After making her name with wholesome roles in films such as the romantic comedies Four Weddings And A Funeral (1993) and...

Wuhan virus: Two K-pop concerts in Singapore postponed

SINGAPORE - Two more concerts in Singapore, both by K-pop acts, have been postponed due to the Wuhan virus outbreak. South Korean singer Taeyeon, a...

Living Well: Fun and relaxation are necessities, not luxuries

SINGAPORE - A recent survey, commissioned by the Sentosa Development Corporation (SDC), revealed that a third of Singapore residents do not know how to...

First ever South-east Asian Sneaker Conference coming to Singapore in June

SINGAPORE - Sneakerheads in Singapore can rejoice, the inaugural South-east Asian Sneaker Conference will be hitting our shores in June this year. Sneaker Con is...

Coronavirus: Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis sell ‘Quarantine Wine’ to raise funds for charity

American celebrity couple Ashton Kutcher, 42, and Mila Kunis, 36, are doing their part to contribute to coronavirus relief efforts. As announced on Kutcher's Twitter...

Movie on Michael Jackson may be in the works

LOS ANGELES (REUTERS) - Michael Jackson's story is headed for Hollywood from the producer who helped make hit film Bohemian Rhapsody (2018), industry media...

Architecture’s top prize awarded to two women for the first time

NEW YORK (AFP) - Dublin-based Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara were awarded the Pritzker prize on Tuesday (March 3) - the first time a...

Film picks: The Invisible Man, Aquarela, Portrait Of A Lady On Fire

125 minutes/4 starsWriter-director Leigh Whannell beds the frequently remade story in a thoroughly gripping domestic thriller. The rest, including Elizabeth Moss's fine acting and,...

Actor Desmond Tan has fans who lust for his serial killer character Derek

SINGAPORE - Local actor Desmond Tan has attracted some disturbing attention from fans following his portrayal of serial killer Derek on Mediacorp's crime series...

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