146 feature and short films from 51 countries have been selected out of a whopping 1400 entries for this year's Singapore International Film Festival, which will take place from 26 November to 6 December 2015. Tickets for the festival go on sale today (21 Oct 2015) from SISTIC. Full press release and details below.
Lucasfilm has released the new and final trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens - the much anticipated seventh installment of the beloved franchise.
Legendary and Warner Bros. Pictures announce cinematic franchise uniting Godzilla, King Kong and other iconic Toho monsters like Rodan, Mothra, and King Ghidorah. 'Kong: Skull Island' is confirmed for 2017, 'Godzilla 2' for 2018, and 'Godzilla Vs. Kong' for 2020.
Popular Hong Kong artistes Chi Lam Cheung 张智霖 and Charmaine Sheh 佘诗曼 will be in town on 9th November 2015 to promote their latest movie - RETURN OF THE CUCKOO!
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The 26th edition of the Singapore International Film Festival (SGIFF) is set to pay tribute to acclaimed Iranian filmmaker Mohsen Makhmalbaf this December. In recognition of his lifelong dedication and contribution to cinema, the Festival will confer him with an Honorary Award, and include a retrospective of his works as part of its line-up. Full press release below.
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A film eight years in the making, 'Faeryville' is a dystopian teen feature film about identity, truth, freedom and rebellion. The independent film had a limited theatrical release in Singapore, with several sold out screenings in May and June, amidst blockbusters like Mad Max and Tomorrowland.
Adapted from Giddens Ko’s bestselling novel of the same name, 'The Tenants Downstairs' also stars Lee Kang-sheng as a homosexual tenant, and fresh-face Shao Yu-wei as a mysterious female tenant.
Anthony Chen will return to Golden Horse to present 'Distance' of which he is the executive producer. The omnibus project is helmed by three young award-winning directors: Xin Yukun (China), Tan Shijie (Singapore), and Sivaroj Kongsakul (Thailand).
The romance thriller stars Chun Jung-myung, Ha Ji-won, and Taiwanese actor Chen Bolin in his first Korean film.