SG NEW WAVE

OUR MOVEMENT IN FILM

ROEL REINÉ MASTERCLASS

If there were a movie made about director Roel Reiné, it would undoubtedly be an underdog story. This is a man who truly climbs his own way up, relying on no one but himself and his own talent and passion. Being in a school that offers a film course means that you meet many people […]

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SGNEWWAVE PRESENTS: SPIRITED AWAY (2001)

  What does Spirited Away have to contribute to the already thriving world of animation? Consider these past couple of years, almost any animated film by Disney or Pixar has been met with overwhelming critical response, despite being uninspired, only rehashing old ideas, exploring elementary themes, and not really having any drastic improvements in terms […]

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BIG HERO 6 (2014)

Imagine yourself strapped in a rollercoaster, preparing yourself for one of the most exhilarating moments of your life. Your heart leaps every time the rollercoaster rounds a corner and every twist and turn on the course is unexpected until you actually cross it. That was how I felt as I sat glued to my seat […]

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THREE COLOURS: BLUE (1993)

Liberty; this word’s definition according to dictionary.com means ‘freedom from arbitrary or despotic government or control.’ The word is associated with the colour Blue of the French flag. The polish film director Krzysztof Kieslowski directed a trilogy of films themed on the French revolutionary ideals of Liberty, Equality and Fraternity. As such, the subject of […]

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HUGO (2011)

Violence. Crime. Debauchery. These are the underlying themes of almost all of Scorsese’s pictures- Taxi Driver, Goodfellas, Raging Bull, The Departed, all of which garnered universal acclaim and places on thousands of critic’s top ten lists. At this point, you’re probably wondering what Scorsese was going for with the family-friendly Hugo. The trailer marketed the […]

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