Games conmen play like the one in ‘The Hustle’

May 8th, 2019 Comedy Andre Teh 13 min read

We hate them in real life but love them in the movies. Conmen, or in the case of Anne Hathaway and Rebel Wilson in new comedy The Hustle, conwomen – occupy a special place in the public imagination. It’s the only place where we celebrate them for their temerity to steal people’s money from right under their noses. Part psychologist, part sociologist and all illusionist,…

Asian actresses for the perfect ‘Ocean’s 8’ remake

Jun 13th, 2018 Action, Adventure, Celebrities, Comedy Flora Yeo 16 min read

One of the most anticipated summer blockbusters hitting the big screen this June is Ocean’s 8, the female-led Ocean’s Eleven reboot. In the movie, Debbie Ocean (Sandra Bullock) – Danny Ocean’s (George Clooney) younger sister – has her heart set on a Cartier necklace worth US$150 million. She assembles the perfect crew to swipe it, in true Ocean style, from under everyone’s noses, at the party of the…

Alice Through The Looking Glass. Credit: Golden Village Cinemas

5 reasons why Alice would mistake Singapore for Wonderland

Jul 7th, 2016 Action, Adventure, Fantasy Marcus Goh 7 min read

We might think that Wonderland is a fictional place that’s full of impossibilities, but the truth is that Singapore is just like Wonderland in many ways. We’ve got odd creatures, random holidays, and even a place called Wonderland in our country (a long time ago). So if for some reason, Alice found herself in Singapore, she might very well mistake it for Wonderland. If Alice Through…

5 signs you’re not the youngest chick in the office

Sep 22nd, 2015 Celebrities, Comedy, Romance Holly Jean Aroozoo 6 min read

Remember the days you were a doe-eyed xiao di di (young dude) or xiao mei mei (young chick) fresh out of school, when colleagues used the words “cute” and “adorable” to gush about your hair and your outfits? Then as the years go past, “cute” became “smart”, priorities shifted, and congrats, you’ve climbed the ladder. But here’s the trade-off: You’re no longer the youngest chick in the…