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Pop Aye – Movie review 


This is heart warming movie about a middle-aged architect and a bull elephant he thinks is his childhood pet,  which he had sold off when he moved to Bangkok.  Like so many middle aged man,  he is made to feel … Continue reading

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A Gift – movie review 


There’s this unexplained tightness in my chest, an emotional magma that is kept under lid which needs a trigger for it to either explode it out in the form of tummy-ached laughter  or heart wrenching cry. Or ooze out less … Continue reading

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Dead Poet Society


A chat group which was formed to organize a Chinese New Year (CNY) gathering among my ex-colleagues was somehow transformed into a Book and Poetry Chat Group after that meeting, as the wisdom and bond which was reinforced outside the workplace, … Continue reading

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Collateral Beauty


Even after the movie ended, I still did not get the meaning of collateral beauty, the phrase which was told to a mother as she prepares for the death of her six-year-old daughter. Do you define collateral beauty as the … Continue reading

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Bridget Jones’s Baby – movie review


It’s been 15 years since the first Bridget Jones movie and twelve years since the second. So it’s no wonder that my companion and me can’t recall why Bridget didn’t end up with Mr Darcy (Colin Firth), whom she met at … Continue reading

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Bittersweet – Japanese movie review 


This movie was shown as part of the Japanese Film Festival at the Singapore National Museum.  It was laugh out loud  throughout with witty dialogues and a pair of very good looking leads.  Mika works in advertising. She just broke … Continue reading

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Good Stripes – Movie Review


This movie was shown as part of the Japanese Film Festival. It’s been a long time since I watch a Japanese movie, the last being Departures, which I enjoyed thoroughly. I have since turned to Korean and Thai movies – … Continue reading

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