GV Kids Film Fiesta features diverse child-friendly titles yet to be screened in Singapore

Oct 29th, 2018 Animation, Arthouse, Asian Cinema, Child-friendly, GV Exclusive Rachel Chan 15 min read

Tired of rewatching Moana, Frozen or (insert popular animated film title here) for the umpteenth time with your little ones? Grab the kids and hit Golden Village cinemas as there are eight magical, lesser-known animated worlds to discover at the first ever Kids Film Fiesta from November 3 to 11! Seven of the animated titles have never been screened before in Singapore. On top of just…

Cameron meets other kindred spirits at gay conversion camp God's Promise. (Credit: Golden Village Pictures)

‘The Miseducation of Cameron Post’ to hit GV cinemas during Love & Pride Film Fest

Oct 7th, 2018 Adult Themes, Arthouse, GV Exclusive Rachel Chan 4 min read

If you’ve been following Chloë Grace Moretz’s career, you might have read that she’s made heads turn at the Sundance Film Festival with her leading role in R21 film, The Miseducation of Cameron Post. But because it’s a film with homosexual themes, you may have thought – “we’ll never get to see it at a cinema in Singapore”. But ha, The Popping Post is happy to…

Catch documentary about Japan’s first openly gay law firm at GV’s 10th Love & Pride Film Festival

Sep 30th, 2018 Adult Themes, Arthouse, Asian Cinema, Documentary, Event, GV Exclusive Rachel Chan 4 min read

From a Japanese artist who based her artworks on female genitalia, to unregistered individuals, to a teacher who was fired because she refused to stand for the national anthem – litigation lawyers Masafumi Yoshida and Kazuyuki Minami have defended them all in court. Not just known for defending society misfits, Fumi and Kazu are famous for being partners in love and law. You see, they…

Make your first M18 film ‘The Happytime Murders’ at GV cinemas

Sep 9th, 2018 Action, Adult Themes, Comedy, Crime, Deals & Promotions, Drama, Event, GV Exclusive Rachel Chan 3 min read

Have you just turned 18 or are you turning 18 this Wednesday? How about celebrating by watching an M18 movie? Golden Village Movie Club is inviting you to make The Happytime Murders your very first M18 film (at a cinema, ahem), and in return, you’ll get a special popcorn cupcake, Nanowhite Fresh skincare samples, and photo ops by FujiFilm Instax – all at a special…

Dear director Jon M. Chu, could you please do a Singapore remake of Crazy Rich Asians?

Aug 22nd, 2018 Asian Cinema, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Singapore Film Rachel Chan 20 min read

Poor director Jon M. Chu. It’s so difficult to please everyone. Right after most media channels lauded Crazy Rich Asians for being the first Hollywood blockbuster ever with an all-Asian cast, his movie, as well as the book it was based on, was criticised for not being “woke” enough. You might have read the article on Vox by now, which says that both the book…

Go all around the world with Thomas & Friends’ 2018 feature film

Aug 20th, 2018 Animation, Child-friendly, Event, GV Exclusive Rachel Chan 5 min read

In this year’s Thomas & Friends full-length feature film, Thomas is going on his most epic journey ever as he leaves Sodor to fulfil his dream of seeing the world. He goes to China, South America and even Africa, where he meets a new friend, Nia, in Kenya. Want to join Thomas in this action-packed adventure? Bring your little ones to Thomas & Friends: Big…

Relive Leslie Cheung in original Cantonese at GV’s HK Film Fest

Jul 22nd, 2018 Asian Cinema, Event, GV Exclusive Rachel Chan 12 min read

If you have ever gotten into an argument with your parents or grandparents about whether a Hong Kong film is the same be it in Mandarin or the original Cantonese version, it’s time to experience the truth. From July 26 to August 1, watch a total of seven Hong Kong films spanning two decades, from 1997 to 2017. Start with Who’s the Man, Who’s the Woman (1997)…

GV Bedok’s pyjama party a hit with eastsiders

Jul 19th, 2018 Deals & Promotions, Event, GV Exclusive Rachel Chan 5 min read

When Golden Village Bedok opened with a bang on June 23, it effectively ended the neighbourhood’s decade-long, cinema-less predicament. In the past, Bedok Town Centre was the place to go to for movies because it had four cinemas at one point! The very last one to be torn down in the early 2000’s was Princess Theatre, located in the exact same corner Djitsun Mall Bedok now…

Palm d’Or winner ‘Shoplifters’ a grim exploration of family ties

Jul 15th, 2018 Adult Themes, Asian Cinema, Awards, Drama Rachel Chan 11 min read

Don’t be fooled by the friendly-looking family portrait (above) featured in the movie poster – there is more than meets the eye. Shoplifters, the latest movie by Japanese auteur Hirokazu Kore-eda, is an M18 film which does serious weightlifting in exploring the idea of closeness in familial relationships. As winner of this year’s Palm d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival, Shoplifters is more educational than entertaining,…

GV Bedok is now open and here are their opening promotions

Jul 5th, 2018 Event, GV Exclusive Rachel Chan 9 min read

Golden Village Bedok opened its doors on Saturday, June 23, becoming the 13th GV cineplex and the only cinema in the Bedok neighbourhood. It is located where the former Princess Theatre used to stand; at the corner of Bedok North Street 1, on the fourth floor of the brand new Djitsun Mall Bedok, across the street from Bedok Mall. GV celebrated its opening by rewarding…