Tag: singapore

Far East Film Festival 20 to Open with STEEL RAIN, CROSSROADS: ONE TWO JAGA

The Far East Film Festival launches its 20th edition on 20 April with Netflix’s South Korean spy thriller Steel Rain, playing for the very first time on the big screen. The world premiere of Namron’s Malaysian drama Crossroads: One Two...

NANG: The Best Film Magazine You're Not Reading

The printed word is dead. That’s what we have been told. It’s too expensive, cumbersome and environmentally unfriendly, especially when we have the internet, with its limitless word counts and instantaneous editing functions. Film criticism is dead too. Nobody wants...

Watch The First Trailer For Singaporean Execution Drama APPRENTICE

Hot off the announcement that it will have its world premiere at Cannes in the Un Certain Regard competition, we get our first look at Apprentice, a Malay-language execution drama set in Singapore. Newcomer Fir Rahman stars as Aiman, a...

FAERYVILLE: Watch The Full Trailer For The Dystopian Teen Movie

It has been a long, long road for Tzang Merwyn Tong's Faeryville. A dystopic tale of troubled youth in Singapore the picture was made entirely outside the established system within that nation, where the politics of the picture put it...

First Look At Trailer For Leong's Edgy Techno Thriller CAMERA

If you feel like it's been a while since a new talent came out of Hong Kong to seize the public attention with something edgy and exciting ... well, you're not alone. With the established players continually chasing the mainland...

Watch The Full Trailer For Singapore Crime Thriller RE:SOLVE

Billed as the first action crime thriller from Singapore, Randy Ang's Re:Solve opens in local cinemas on February 27th and we've got a full trailer - subtitles included - to follow the previous teaser.Singapore's first crime thriller follows Serious Crimes...

Singapore Cop Thriller RE:SOLVE Promises High Octane Action In First Teaser

The film industry in Singapore has seemed to be in a bit of flux over the past few years, and dominantly in positive ways. We're seeing a broader range of genres embraced, a new generation of talent behind the camera,...

ILO ILO Takes Top Honours At Taipei Golden Horse Awards

Singaporean drama Ilo Ilo continued its run of awards wins in Taiwan this evening, where it was named Best Film at the prestigious Golden Horse Awards - widely regarded as the foremost Chinese language film awards in the World. Director...

Melbourne 2013 Review: ILO ILO, A Genuine Gem

Ilo Ilo is the debut feature from Singaporean director Anthony Chen, who is now based in London. It is, however, handled with such a deft hand and filled with so much obsessive detail that one would be forgiven for thinking...

Singapore's First Police Action Thriller re:solve Gears Up

For a city-state with a relatively low crime rate, police thrillers, or an action film in that sense, are somewhat conspicuously absent from the recent film scene in Singapore. At best there would be the sporadic police drama serials on...