Jason Tan as Ah Bao in Before We Forget (当我们在一起). Credit: Three Pictures

What’s it like being a child actor? The small stars of《当我们在一起》 tell us

Nov 18th, 2017 Asian Cinema, Celebrities, Child-friendly, Drama Marcus Goh 9 min read

Do you remember what you were doing when you were 12? You were probably getting sand all over yourself in the playground (for old fogeys) or catching all the Pokemon in the latest Pokemon game (if you’re younger than our 30-year-old North-South MRT Line). One thing you probably weren’t doing? Memorising scripts and getting up early in the morning for a full day of filming….

A Dog's Purpose. Credit: Golden Village Cinemas

5 struggles that only Singaporean dog owners will understand

Mar 3rd, 2017 Child-friendly, Comedy Marcus Goh 7 min read

It’s a dog’s life here in Singapore, and I’m not talking about those born in 1982, 1994, or 2006 (check the Chinese lunar calendar to see what I mean). I’m talking about dog owners in Singapore. It’s really, really difficult to keep a dog here on our island nation. From housing restrictions to transport restrictions, it seems that it might actually be easier to keep…

5 reasons why being 12 years old sucks

Oct 8th, 2015 Action, Child-friendly, Comedy Esther Au Yong 4 min read

In Pan, 12-year-old Peter Pan (Levi Miller) is whisked away from a bleak London orphanage to Neverland, where together with the warrior Tiger Lily (Rooney Mara) and new friend James Hook (Garrett Hedlund), he fights the ruthless pirate Blackbeard (Hugh Jackman). Pan stays forever young, on the cusp of teenage-hood for eternity. Sure, it’s fun, if you’re living in the adventurous and fantastical world that…