Quiz: Do you know your dog well enough to find it on an ‘Isle of Dogs’?

May 9th, 2018 Animation, Arthouse Flora Yeo 10 min read

All dog owners fear the one thing: losing your furkid. But what if it were forcefully quarantined by a crazy mayor on an island following the outbreak of a treatable and non-fatal disease? Would you travel far and wide to retrieve your beloved pooch, just like Atari, the protagonist in Isle of Dogs? In Wes Anderson’s latest stop-motion animated film, the mayor of Megasaki City…

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5 famous films that were actually movies about making movies

Mar 10th, 2016 Comedy Marcus Goh 7 min read

Talk about meta. You’d think such plots were rare occurrences, but every so often, some scriptwriter manages to get away with writing about them writing about into a film. It’s almost as if they ran out of ideas, looked up and thought: “Hey, how about I write about what’s happening all around me?” It feels like an inside joke to folk in the film industry, while the rest…