And you could add chilli sauce to any of these dishes. Credit: Serious Eats

5 strange Singaporean food habits

Jul 13th, 2015 Arthouse, Documentary, GV Exclusive Marcus Goh 5 min read

Eating is the national past time of Singaporeans, and with that dubious honour comes a whole host of strange rituals that accompany our dining. These odd habits came about from a mixture of factors – old wives’ tales, our predilection for spiciness, and just plain old technology. It might have gotten some weird stares at first, but now most of us can’t begin a meal…

Last SCFF ticket giveaway: Award-winning Singapore film 03-Flats

Apr 27th, 2015 Asian Cinema, Documentary, Free Stuff, GV Exclusive, Singapore Film Rachel Chan 4 min read

Three women, three neighbourhoods, three flats. Housing, heartland, home. What will you find in their Housing Development Board flats? Amidst the backdrop of Singapore’s celebrated and politicised public housing intended for families, 03-Flats follows the domestic existence of three single women who are striving for independence at different stages of their lives. It juxtaposes the nationalistic ambitions of a state-driven housing program against the occupants’ struggles…

Who was Chinese writer and director Evan Yang? [Giveaway inside]

Apr 25th, 2015 Arthouse, Asian Cinema, Documentary, Free Stuff, GV Exclusive Rachel Chan 6 min read

Remember the golden age of Hong Kong film and cinema in the 1950s and 1960s? Evan Yang, better known as 易文,directed dozens of films from that era starring famous movie stars Ge Lan (also known as Grace Chang), You Min, Lin Dai, Peter Chen Ho, Chang Yang, Loh Ti and Lin Tsui. Intrigued by his legacy, film critic, scholar and director Shu Kei has made not one, but…

More free tickets to the Singapore Chinese Film Festival [Giveaway inside]

Apr 23rd, 2015 Arthouse, Asian Cinema, Awards, Documentary, Free Stuff, GV Exclusive Rachel Chan 4 min read

The Singapore Film Society is giving away one pair of tickets each to tonight’s screening of Nezha, showing at GV VivoCity at 7pm, as well as The Moment – 50 Years Of Golden Horse 那时.此刻, showing at GV VivoCity at 9pm. Both shows are screening tonight (April 24). Synopsis of Nezha: When Li Xiao-lu meets Wang Xiao-bing, they become best friends. However, over time they drift apart as serious…

Golden Village Presents: BACKSTREET BOYS: SHOW ‘EM WHAT YOU’RE MADE OF

Mar 26th, 2015 Celebrities, Documentary, GV Exclusive alvin 3 min read

The Backstreet Boys will be winning hearts in Singapore all over again with their sold-out concert in May 2015!  Here’s a chance to get youself pumped up for the concert with a Golden Village Exclusive, the BACKSTREET BOYS: SHOW ‘EM WHAT YOU’RE MADE OF concert documentary! Personally produced by the five BSB members, BACKSTREET BOYS: SHOW ‘EM WHAT YOU’RE MADE OF is the definitive record of…