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SGNEWWAVE PRESENTS: THE ARTIST (2011)

In terms of technology, making a silent film in the 21st century is something of a step backward. But in terms of everything else, it’s a gift. Like many might be, I was skeptical of watching The Artist. I couldn’t understand where a silent film would fit into the age of today’s movies, where sound and dialogue, […]

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SGNEWWAVE PRESENTS: ZOMBIELAND (2009)

Disneyland, LEGOLAND, Dreamland, Zombieland. You see what I’m going for here? Indeed, the title of the film Zombieland, immediately recalls that of a theme park; however unlike most theme parks, this one is themed around zombies. This 2009 star-powered American zombie comedy film, stars all of your favourite Hollywood actors: Woody Harrelson, Jesse Eisenberg, Emma […]

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MEMORIES OF MURDER (2003)

“Fuck, I don’t know. Do you get up each morning too? Go! Just go, fucker!” It is this line that sums up the whole film. The main character of the film, Detective Park (Played by Song Kang-Ho) does not know who the killer is but more importantly, we too do not know. But, I am […]

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THE KILLING (1956)

The name Stanley Kubrick is no secret to cinema; his works have been celebrated as revolutionary, thought-provoking and very much charged by the powers of the avant-garde by many movie goers, cinephiles and critics who till this day are still puzzled at the meaning of his films. However, before Kubrick had achieved world-wide acclaim and […]

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SINGAPORE HERITAGE SHORT FILM COMPETITION

Recently, we at SGNewWave hosted an event for the Singapore Heritage Short Film Competition where we screened several documentary films that were selected as the top contenders in this competition. Though I find the conveying of ideas in the form of documentary highly entertaining and enriching us with content we do not normally talk about or […]

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