Kirsten Tan’s ‘Pop Aye’ selected as Singapore’s entry for foreign language film contender at 2018 Oscars

Singapore has chosen local filmmaker Kirsten Tan’s debut feature Pop Aye to rep the Little Red Dot as its submission for the Foreign Language Film category at the 90th Academy Awards next year. Selected by the Singapore Film Commission, which is part of Infocomm Media Development Authority, the film is a tale of self-discovery set entirely in Thailand. ...

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Internet star and ‘office chef’ Ms Yeah is coming to Singapore end-Oct

Internet star and ‘office chef’ Ms Yeah is coming to Singapore end-Oct

Ms Yeah is a pretty big deal on the internet. The online sensation — who has over three million followers on Facebook and more than 600,000 subscribers on YouTube — is an...

The Force is strong in Orchard Road come September for a 10-day Star Wars festival

The Force is strong in Orchard Road come September for a 10-day Star Wars festival

May the 4th is over, but if you’re an avid Stormtrooper (no, not you, Western Union robber) who just can’t get enough of the Force, be prepared to be awakened as the...

Battle of the has-beens: Steven Lim and Sylvester Sim to duke it out at the inaugural Asia Fighting Championship

Battle of the has-beens: Steven Lim and Sylvester Sim to duke it out at the inaugural Asia Fighting Championship

Steven Lim and Sylvester Sim are two names you probably haven’t thought of in a while. After all, it’s been more than a decade since they were on TV screens for the...

Two Singaporean names signed on new roles in Hollywood flicks alongside Dwayne Johnson and Blake Lively

Two Singaporean names signed on new roles in Hollywood flicks alongside Dwayne Johnson and Blake Lively

Perhaps you’ve heard of the names Chin Han and Henry Golding. The Singaporean actor and Singapore-based actor/host have both been making waves in Hollywood, what with the former...

Funnyman behind ‘Despacito’ parody ‘I Wear Speedos’ to perform at comedy festival in Singapore

Funnyman behind ‘Despacito’ parody ‘I Wear Speedos’ to perform at comedy festival in Singapore

Tired of constantly being bombarded by the most streamed song of all time, ie. ‘Despacito’? Tune in to ‘I Wear Speedos’, a hilarious parody by...

In Pics: When Tom Holland swung by KK Women’s and Children’s hospital as Spider-Man

In Pics: When Tom Holland swung by KK Women’s and Children’s hospital as Spider-Man

Unbeknownst to many, the newest Spider-Man (the third version in a small span of 15 years, if you’re keeping count) actually swung by Singapore recently. No Sinister Six here...

Three Singaporeans created a site that generates crazy (but probable) ‘Game of Thrones’ theories

Three Singaporeans created a site that generates crazy (but probable) ‘Game of Thrones’ theories

With less than a month to the premiere of Game of Thrones’ seventh season, we’re all grasping at straws trying to figure out what’s gonna happen to the Starks, Lannisters,...

You too can appear in ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ — there’s a casting call for extras right now

You too can appear in ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ — there’s a casting call for extras right now

Forget being a big movie star; everyone knows it’s the extras who make a flick really shine. You too can now achieve immortal glory on the silver screen in a big Hollywood...

Filming for ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ begins; cast includes Singaporean actors like Pierre Png and Fiona Xie

Filming for ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ begins; cast includes Singaporean actors like Pierre Png and Fiona Xie

Crazy Rich Asians, the 2013 bestselling novel by Singaporean author Kevin Kwan, has begun filming its movie adaptation in Singapore and Malaysia. Directed by Jon M. Chu — the...