Category Archives: Entertainment

The Lives of Others – German Movie Review


(Warning: Spoiler alert.) This is my homework for screenwriting module, although, after last night’s viewing, I realise my lecturer also played the video partially to us before to illustrate the point on dramatic irony: when the reader has more information on what … Continue reading

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Poop! – A review


    I bought the book Four Plays by playwright Chong Tze Chien to prepare for a class presentation of one his play, Charged, a few weeks ago. Charged was poignant to read and better to watch, which I did, on … Continue reading

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An Evening of Xinyao – 新谣之夜 Review


I’m a fan of Singapore Chinese Orchestra (SCO), having attended their concerts a few times, after first being introduced to them when I won a pair of concert tickets a few years ago. They’re innovative in their selection of repertoire … Continue reading

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Once Upon A Generation 兰蕙百年 – movie review


This is the Nanyang(NY) story, a creative non-fictional drama of my alma mater as she celebrates 100 years. The docu-drama begins with a mother fetching her son from NY Primary School after school to attend her teacher’s birthday party at … Continue reading

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The Great Wall Musical – A review


I am George Chan’s fan and I was one of the early birds to buy tickets for this musical. I figure any musicals with him in it should be good. I was not disappointed with his performance, or that of … Continue reading

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Fundamentally Happy – A review


Fundamentally Happy is originally an English play by Haresh Sharma which was translated into Chinese by Nelson Chia of Nine Years Theatre. I decided to watch it in preparation for script writing module next semester. This play has all the ingredients … Continue reading

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Singapore Heritage Short Film Competition 2016


  To talk about heritage in such a young country like Singapore seems somewhat pretentious. Yet, in a fast economy like ours, where an ever changing landscape  and a recent loose immigration policy have the danger of diluting or even destroying … Continue reading

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