Film Review #23: THE WHALE

Written by Ivan Chin Brendan Fraser’s return to the big screen sees him playing an obese teacher, Charlie, who strives to make amends with his estranged daughter. The Whale is…

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Film Review #29: A LAND IMAGINED

Written by Anna  The shots in Yeo Siew Hua’s sophomore feature, A Land Imagined, have a dreamlike quality to them. In one shot, foggy mountains of sand extend into a…

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Film Review #28: CHILDREN OF THE MIST

Written by Goh Yu Ke How do you do justice to the precarious story of a young girl’s life? It’s the surprisingly difficult question that director Hà Lệ Diễm grapples…

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Film Review #27: BURNING DAYS

Written by Tan Mei Qi If you’ve ever had to watch or read any iteration of Henrik Ibsen’s An Enemy of the People, Burning Days (2022) will feel more than…

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Film Review #26: RING WANDERING

Written by Elisabeth Fong There is a certain magic that happens when old pictures are colourised – the past suddenly becomes more recognisable, it becomes steeped in reality, and we…

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Emulsions Between Women and the Sea

Written by Sasha Han There has been a striking, if contentious¹, use of water in association with women. Though all bodies gestate in water, each comprising 60-90% of water, the…

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Film Review #25: TROLL

Written by Donovan Wan A bunch of miners decide to dig into the mountains using explosives, which is basically an alarm clock to a large-sized creature. The creature awakens and…

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