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The 89th Academy Awards, which took place on 26 January 2017 at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, was proceeding swimmingly. Host Jimmy Kimmel was doing a fine job. Despite capping off an awards season fraught with political tension, the mood
Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs, joined by Oscar®-winning and nominated Academy members Demian Bichir, Dustin Lance Black, Glenn Close, Guillermo del Toro, Marcia Gay Harden, Terrence Howard, Jennifer Hudson, Brie Larson, Jason Reitman, Gabour
Crashing supercars, almost drowning in Icelandic ice caverns and getting chased by stuntmen pretending to be hyenas is all in a day’s work for Jackie Chan and company. The 62-year-old actor was in town to promote his latest action comedy
Happy 2017! And Happy 7th Anniversary to us! :) So have you made your new year resolutions yet? Or have you sworn off them after consistently failing to achieve them, year after year? Of course, I’m sure we’re all no saints in that d
The United States-South Korea co-production is directed by Bong Joon-ho, who has ventured into monster movie territory with 2006’s The Host. Bong’s other credits include the acclaimed drama Mother and the post-apocalyptic sci-fi fable Snowpiercer
Rajagopal has been active in the Singapore film industry since 1995. He was awarded the Special Jury Prize at the Singapore International Film Festival (SGIFF) for I Can’t Sleep Tonight (1995), The Glare (1996) and Absence (1997). In 2015, Rajagopa
James Marsden, who was in Singapore to promote the show’s 90-minute-long season finale, spoke to F*** and other journalists at the Four Seasons Hotel. The actor is known for his role as Cyclops in the X-Men franchise, as Prince Edward in Enchanted
The first of three exclusive dialogue events specially organized for the 27th Singapore International Film Festival (SGIFF), aptly titled In Conversation, was held on the afternoon of 27 November 2016 at The ArtScience Museum. Gracing the f
On the night of 23rd November, the 27th Singapore International Film Festival (SGIFF) kicked off with a gala opening. The opening film was Dain Iskandar Said’s Indonesian urban fantasy neo-noir Interchange, with Gladys Ng’s short film The Pursuit
Disney’s animated musical adventure comedy Moana is inspired by Oceanic mythology and centres on the titular young voyager (voiced by Auli’I Cravalho), who teams up with the demigod Maui (voiced by Dwayne Johnson) on an epic ocean-spanning quest.
The film tells the story of its titular heroine’s epic voyage across the ocean. Accompanied by the demigod Maui, voiced by Dwayne Johnson, Moana embarks on a quest to restore life to her home of Motonui, threatened by the lava goddess Te Kā.
SGIFF MEDIA CONFERENCE: F*** sneaks a peek at the 2016 Singapore International Film Festival line-up
This year’s theme is “telling our stories”, and there is no shortage of stories to be told: the line-up comprises 161 feature-length and short films from 52 countries. These include 16 world premieres, 9 international premiers and 18 Asian prem