10 movies to catch before 2017 ends

Sep 13th, 2017 Deals & Promotions, GV25 Rachel Chan 14 min read

The first half of the year brought us Hugh Jackman’s last performance as Wolverine, the first Wonder Woman standalone movie, the magical Beauty and the Beast, the hilarious The LEGO Batman Movie, and the long-awaited Despicable Me 3 instalment. As we inch towards Oscar season in the second half of 2017, you can expect more Gal Gadot, more metahumans, LEGO figurines, and jedis, and more…

Got a nostalgic memory at Golden Village? Share it and win prizes!

Jul 7th, 2017 Deals & Promotions, GV Exclusive, GV25 Rachel Chan 5 min read

Shared your first kiss in a Golden Village theatre? Brought your kids to watch their first movie at a GV cinema near you? Experienced something extra-normal, like our writer Marcus Goh did, at a toilet in GV Plaza? As long as you’ve visited a cinema in your lifetime, there’s a 60% chance that you’ve patronised GV, and therefore have a #MyGVStory to tell. After all,…

Did you know about these amazing lobangs only available in Yishun?

May 18th, 2017 Deals & Promotions, Event, GV Exclusive, GV25 Rachel Chan 10 min read

Decades before Yishun was transformed into the New Town we know today, the precinct was home to indigenous nomadic boat dwellers called Orang Seletar. Pepper and gambier plantations flourished. After the pepper and gambier planters relocated to Johor, came a young industrialist named Lim Nee Soon who leased lots of freehold land from the British colonial government to cultivate rubber and pineapple. The villagers who…

What to do in Tiong Bahru now that the market is closed for renovation

Apr 15th, 2017 Deals & Promotions, GV Exclusive, GV25 Rachel Chan 5 min read

The grand dame of Tiong Bahru at 30 Seng Poh Road has been closed since February 20 for a three-month renovation, leaving regulars and novelty-seekers somewhat bereft of their favourite food and market stalls. If you really want to get some decent grocery shopping done, the nearest place would be the supermarket at Tiong Bahru Plaza. At least this shopping mall has completed its $90 million refurbishment,…

Get cozy at the cinema this Valentine’s Day

Feb 5th, 2017 Action, Adventure, Deals & Promotions, GV Exclusive, Romance, Science Fiction, Thriller Rachel Chan 5 min read

Counting down in dread to Valentine’s Day because you haven’t the faintest idea what to do? We’ve got a few options for you involving a choice of three movies, the coziest couple seats in Singapore, free popcorn, goodie bags you’ll love, and a chance to win a hotel stay or a couple spa treat. Make the best of Golden Village’s Two To View offer at Gemini! In…

Best places to watch a romance movie in Singapore

Dec 16th, 2016 Deals & Promotions Rachel Chan 8 min read

So the latest romance film is coming and you have a special hot date in mind, with Christmas coming and all. Normal cinema seats won’t do. You want the snuggliest, cosiest, and cushiest twin seats where you can cuddle up with your significant other, hip to hip. Where do you find the best love seats in Singapore? To save you some hassle, we at The…

People who are happy to be single do these 5 things

Nov 10th, 2016 Deals & Promotions, GV Exclusive Rachel Chan 7 min read

It’s not even mid-November, but shopping centres are already replacing their in-store piped music with Christmas carols. Merry-making my not be too far away, but a sadder time is closer at hand – did you know that breakups peak two weeks before Christmas? Maybe that’s why it’s very appropriate that November 11 (11/11) is also known as Singles Day. Gasp, does it mean that if you’re…

How to snag your $12 nap + lunch at GV Suntec City

Jul 24th, 2016 Deals & Promotions, GV Exclusive Rachel Chan 4 min read

If you haven’t heard, the Golden Village Gold Class Lounge at Suntec City is throwing open its doors during lunchtime for weary office workers to take advantage of their plush recliners for a snooze. And this is why it’s been sold out for the past week since The Straits Times wrote about it: $12 buys you a gourmet meal (inclusive of drink), a snooze on…

GV Tiong Bahru is back in the ‘hood!

Jun 7th, 2016 Deals & Promotions, GV Exclusive Rachel Chan 4 min read

Golden Village Tiong Bahru opened its doors late last month after being closed for renovations for a year! This time, it has five halls equipped with 789 ergonomic cinema seats and 11 handicapped seats, as well as Induction Loop technology for hearing-impaired individuals. What’s more, GV Tiong Bahru now has a few features which will significantly shorten queues! Automated Ticketing Machines allow you to purchase tickets and food…

How To Be Single

Did you spot these 7 classic couples on Valentine’s Day?

Feb 17th, 2016 Adult Themes, Comedy, Deals & Promotions, Romance, Singles Marcus Goh 8 min read

Valentine’s Day ushered in the season of love, romance and hackneyed stereotypes last Sunday. Just like horoscopes, the millions of couples who were out on a date could be broken down into seven broad, sweeping categories. Maybe after that, you’d want to learn How To Be Single. But what are those seven types of couples that you’ll see in every restaurant? And most importantly, which…