While the two tests may sound similar, the GEP Selection Exercise includes one component that the GEP Screening Exercise doesn’t – the General Ability Assessment – in addition to the English Language and Mathematics papers. The best analogy for the General Ability component is that it’s similar to an
“It” is an American horror movie in English based on the Stephen King novel of the same name. Set in the 1980s, the film takes place in a small town where a number of children have gone missing. Seven children soon find themselves being haunted by a creature that may have a connection with the disappearances
The crew of the third season of American sitcom “Fresh Off the Boat” got their first taste of the Chinese blessing ceremony on production sets when the series filmed in Taiwan. Chinese-majority countries, such as Singapore and Hong Kong, often hold such ceremonies to bring good luck for larger scale
Grade Expectations is a weekly feature on education in Singapore. Many secondary students choose to focus on their continuous writing at the expense of their situational writing when it comes to Paper 1 of the English O-Levels. After all, the continuous writing component has a larger word count (350
“The Irregular at Magic High School The Movie: The Girl Who Calls the Stars” is a Japanese science-fiction action anime in Japanese. It is the first film in “The Irregular at Magic High School” light novel/manga/anime franchise. “The Irregular at Magic High School The Movie: The Girl Who Calls the
Grade Expectations is a weekly feature on education in Singapore. The situational writing component of Paper 1 is worth 15 marks, but that doesn’t mean students should overlook it. Since all the information is provided and you don’t need to come up with an original plot or content, it also means that
Every month, we’ll tell you about new television shows to hit terrestrial and cable channels, as well as streaming sites in Singapore! We’ll also highlight shows that you’ve got to be home (or on your phone) to catch every month. “Young Sheldon” debuts alongside the new season of “The Big Bang Theory
Grade Expectations is a weekly feature on education in Singapore. Multiple-choice questions (MCQs) are one of the most deceptive types of questions in any paper, and especially so for Science. Students need to be alert and meticulous if they wish to score full marks in the MCQ section.
“The Battleship Island” is a South Korean war drama in Korean and Japanese. The film is set in World War II, and focuses on the events on Hashima Island (nicknamed Battleship Island), a Japanese island with a forced labour camp made up mostly of Koreans. “The Battleship Island” is direct and written
“Annabelle: Creation” is an American horror movie in English. It is a prequel to “Annabelle”, and the fourth instalment in “The Conjuring” film franchise. “Annabelle: Creation” is directed by David F. Sandberg and written by Gary Dauberman.
Visually, "Wonder Boy" is a beautiful film that deserves to be lauded for its art design. However, the title character needed to be played by someone with more experience and more consistency in the role.
“Gintama” is a Japanese action comedy in Japanese that’s based on the anime and manga series of the same name. The film revolves around the adventure of Gintoki, a samurai for hire in a world where aliens exist and samurai are no longer respected. Gintoki soon comes upon a case dealing with haunted
“Wonder Boy” is the upcoming biopic about singer-songwriter Dick Lee’s teen years in the ’70s. Directed by Dick Lee himself and Daniel Yam, the film was shot over 18 days in Penang, where sets recreating Lee’s childhood were designed with the ’70s era in mind. “It really felt like my childhood home
Every month, we’ll tell you about new television shows to hit terrestrial and cable channels, as well as streaming sites in Singapore! We’ll also highlight shows that you’ve got to be home (or on your phone) to catch every month. Despite fewer new shows, Netflix is on a roll in August with the American
"Crayon Shin-chan: Invasion!! Alien Shiriri (クレヨンしんちゃん 襲来!!宇宙人シリリ)" is a Japanese 2D animated adventure comedy in Japanese that's the 25th instalment in the "Crayon Shin-chan" franchise. Crayon Shin-chan is also known as 蠟筆小新, or La bi Xiao xin, in Chinese.
"Dunkirk" is a war film in English about the evacuation of Allied troops from the beaches of Dunkirk in France during World War II. The film examines the evacuation from three perspectives — a group of young soldiers struggling to escape from Dunkirk itself, several pilots in the air, and a
“War for the Planet of the Apes” is a science-fiction action adventure film that’s the third instalment in the rebooted “Planet of the Apes” movie franchise. The film takes place two years after “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes”, and sees ape leader Caesar at war with the humans of the planet, even while
Former Batman Michael Keaton may have taken up the villain’s role in the latest Spider-Man movie, but the film’s lead actor himself also has a few bad guy roles in mind. “I would like to play Carnage because he’s a crazy, scary, horrible person,” said the 21-year-old Holland.