Grade Expectations is a weekly feature on education in Singapore. Skills like programming, cooking, and money management are valuable in adulthood, but aren’t as heavily emphasised (or even taught in school) as the major academic subjects are. While your child might not become a Michelin star-winning
Grade Expectations is a weekly feature on education in Singapore. The school holidays are almost here! However, for many families, especially those with young children, a long-distance trip might be out of the question. It’s near enough that travelling isn’t too much of a headache, but far enough inside
Grade Expectations is a weekly feature on education in Singapore. A recent survey by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) showed that most teens in the world are “relatively” happy with their lot, with 15-year-olds surveyed giving a mean score of 7.3 out of 10 in terms of
Ridley Scott directs and Katherine Waterston stars in “Alien: Covenant”. “Alien: Covenant” is a science fiction horror film that’s the sixth in the “Alien” franchise and the second of the prequel movies.
Mother's Day is coming up, and there's probably going to be a slew of Mother's Day-related shows on television. But before we look to Hollywood for examples of super hardcore mothers that can iron all your clothes faster than Iron Man can summon his suit, let's look to Singapore.
“Army Daze 2”, the sequel to “Army Daze”, is finally here, 30 years after the original. Written by Michael Chiang (who wrote the first “Army Daze”) and directed by Beatrice Chia-Richmond, the musical comedy sees the return of the original characters in “Army Daze”, as well as a crop of fresh faces for
“Kuroko’s Basketball the Movie: Last Game” is a Japanese sports drama anime that is in Japanese with English and Chinese subtitles. It is based on the anime “Kuroko’s Basketball”, where a high school team of super-powered basketball players (the Generation of Miracles) split up into different senior
Grade Expectations is a weekly feature on education in Singapore. Coming up with points for expository compositions can be a bugbear for secondary students, especially if it’s an argumentative piece. You don’t just need to come up with content, you need to come up with content that supports your stand
“Sex Doll” is a French drama in English and French. “Sex Doll” is directed and written by Sylvie Verheyde. It stars Hafsia Herzi (Virginie), Ash Stymest (Ruppert), Karole Rocher (Raphaelle), Ira Max (Sofia), and Lyndsay Karamoh (Electre).
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. “Incredible Tales” is back! Ghost stories, especially local ones, are
Singapore’s untold tales will finally come to light in a series of 15 short films helmed by film producer Daniel Yun. It will be directed by Sean Ng, who won the Best Film Award in 2015’s Movie Makers Competition for his short film “You, Me” and co-founded AMOK, a production house, in 2014.
Judging from the online outrage last month over the inclusion of gay characters in "Beauty and the Beast" and "Power Rangers", you'd have thought that those two films would have fared terribly at the box office. However, both are still screening in cinemas today, more than a
“Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” is an American superhero film in English. It is the sequel to 2014’s “Guardians of the Galaxy”, and the fifteenth instalment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. When a mysterious stranger arrives, claiming to be Peter Quill’s father, the Guardians of the Galaxy go on
Remember the good old days when movie tickets were $7 and student tickets were $5? Those were pretty much the only two ticket prices we ever had to remember.
The musical features Hayley and Jayley Woo taking turns to play Cutie Chef in different months. Other stars include Ko Eun Hee (Sexy Chef), Woo Young Wook (Green Chef), and Lee Sung Min (Iron Chef). Adapted from the Korean production “CHEF”, the performance sees two groups of chefs racing against each
Secret ending? No. Running time: 104 minutes (~1.75 hours) “Pop Aye” is a Singaporean drama that’s in Thai. The film follows the journey of a washed-up architect and his childhood elephant, Pop Aye, as they journey back to their hometown in search of answers and a purpose. “Pop Aye” was directed and
“Fast and Furious 8” is an American action film in English. It is the eighth movie in “The Fast and the Furious” franchise. The film revolves around the betrayal of Dominic Toretto, one of the main protagonists of “The Fast and the Furious” series.
The Star Awards has been around for as long as many of us can remember. Being Singapore’s version of the Academy Awards, you will see almost every celebrity on local television at the event. In fact, how much do you really know about the Star Awards?
The Star Awards 2017, Singapore’s version of the Academy Awards, is almost upon us. It’ll be telecast live this Sunday (16 April) on Toggle at 7.30pm, in a move that shows Mediacorp’s growing awareness that most television shows aren’t watched on television anymore. The Star Awards started in 1994,