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RADWIMPS is back with “Suzume”: Behind the opening song for Makoto Shinkai’s “Suzume no Tojimari”
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RADWIMPS is back with “Suzume”: Behind the opening song for Makoto Shinkai’s “Suzume no Tojimari”

Makoto Shinkai is back with Suzume. But so are his frequent music collaborators RADWIMPS! Learn about how they made the OP and soundtrack.
Local Film History is Reimagined in SNF’s Cathay Hotel: The Curse of the Missing Red Shoe
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Local Film History is Reimagined in SNF’s Cathay Hotel: The Curse of the Missing Red Shoe

Singapore Night Festival 2022's highlight act is an immersive theatre performance featuring a detective story in a Cathay Building replica.
Same Characters, Same Story, Brand New Enchantment with Favreau’s “The Jungle Book”
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Same Characters, Same Story, Brand New Enchantment with Favreau’s “The Jungle Book”

A rejuvenating touch to a Disney classic, Favreau moves us with a darker, yet memorable, telling of the man-cub Mowgli’s adventure. There’s always that unease that comes with adaptations or remakes. Will the same thing work again, or just backfire and be a flop? Not gonna lie, we had these very uncertainties with Disney’s latest adaptation, “The Jungle Book (2016)”. Glad to say, director Jon Favreau made us remember just why we loved the 1967 Disney animated classic to begin with. Orphaned at a young age, Mowgli (played by Neel Sethi) is taken in by Indian wolves and raised as one of…
“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” is Nostalgic, Flawed and Amazing
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“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” is Nostalgic, Flawed and Amazing

Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh! Sadly, there’s no piquant or even satisfactory way to type a scream of joy out but that’ll have to do. 10 years after Revenge of the Sith, we finally have the continuation to the science fiction saga the entire world knows of. As a disclaimer and to be upfront: no movie is perfect, not even The Force Awakens. But we’ll forgive everything because frankly, we still love it. We’ll try our hardest not to spoil anything because this is a movie that should NOT be spoiled (shame on you if you did spoil it for someone). The Force Awakens…
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