So you think you got bitten by something at the cinema… What was it?

Sep 20th, 2017 GV Exclusive Rachel Chan 11 min read

In between being bombarded by sound and light from the silver screen, as well as snatching handfuls of popcorn from your buddy, you thought you felt it: an insect bite. But was it or wasn’t it? What may have started as an itchy sensation in one spot has mushroomed into a suspicious rash by the end of the movie, no thanks to your incessant scratching….

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,…

Napping Princess. Credit: Golden Village Cinemas

Are you a true magical girl anime fan? Take our test to find out!

Jun 5th, 2017 Action, Adventure, Animation, Asian Cinema, Child-friendly, Comedy, Fantasy, GV Exclusive Marcus Goh 8 min read

Are you a true anime fan? Then it’s likely that you’ll have watched mahou shoujo, or magical girl anime. It’s a genre of anime that focuses on teenage girls who can transform into super-powered heroines, frequently with the aid of magical items. It’s a form of wish fulfilment for many anime fans, since it taps into that desire everyone has to have secret super powers….

Lucky Boy Blog Aloud session with Boris Boo, Jeremy Chan and Terence Then

May 18th, 2017 Asian Cinema, Comedy, GV Exclusive, Singapore Film Rachel Chan 4 min read

A lucky audience not only got to watch Singaporean film Lucky Boy a day ahead of official release, but also pose questions to its director and two cast members after the show. On Wednesday (May 17) night, Golden Village hosted a “Blog Aloud” session which saw Singaporean director Boris Boo, comedian Jeremy Chan, and YouTube star Terence Then (WahBanana) field questions about the movie and behind-the-scene…

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…

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…

What Mr Popcorn is saying when you don’t behave at the cinema

Oct 15th, 2016 Comedy, Event, GV Exclusive Rachel Chan 4 min read

The lights are out and you think nobody will see you, or at least, you think they won’t notice. You ease your aching, sore feet out of your heels and place them tenderly on the velvet arm rest in front. You take out the portobello mushroom cheese sandwich (with extra tuna) you smuggled into the cinema in your roomy tote bag, and prepare to eat it. You’re conscious that…

Pick your worst fear at Golden Village this Halloween

Oct 6th, 2016 Asian Cinema, Event, GV Exclusive, Horror Rachel Chan 5 min read

Is being tailed by a ghost child or being stuck in a train with flesh-eating zombies more scary? Find out at Horrorthon 2016 this Halloween! Golden Village’s annual spook-fest features a total of four films this year, which are bound to send shivers down your spine. Heard of the Taiwanese urban legend about the little girl in the red dress? Footage taken on a hiking trip in…