There’s a formal attire policy that everybody needs to adhere to at the Oscars, and I made the mistake of not paying attention to this as much as I should have. This is not a story about how messy things can get behind the scenes at the Oscars.
Mexican filmmaker Guillermo del Toro may not have had the time to call his parents after news of his Oscar nominations in January, but he will definitely make time for them after his triumph on Sunday (Monday, 5 March, Singapore time) at the 90th Academy Awards. After bagging both Best Director and
Playing Winston Churchill, “arguably one of the greatest Brits”, made Gary Oldman’s first Oscar win extra special, the actor revealed on Sunday (Monday, 5 March, Singapore time). Oldman shared in a press interview with Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore that his admiration for the late political figure was
90th Academy Awards – Oscars Governors Ball – Hollywood, California, U.S., 04/03/2018 – Best Animated Short Film winner Kobe Bryant. Former basketball star Kobe Bryant had to deal with naysayers who were sceptical about his decision to pick up writing, but his Oscar triumph has given him a “sense of
Special effects make-up artist Kazuhiro Tsuji may have been the only Asian winner at the 90th Academy Awards on Sunday (4 March, 5 March morning, Singapore time), but being recognised for his race was never on his mind. Along David Malinowski and Lucy Sibbick, the trio walked away with the Oscar for
Singaporean model and TV host Denise Keller is involved in a tiff with a yogi surrounding the use of content. Based on social media posts by the 35-year-old and yoga practitioner Marysia Do, the argument has been going on for nearly a month after Keller sent an email in January asking Do to remove a
Singaporean writers JY Yang and Vina Jie-Min Prasad have been nominated for this year’s Nebula Awards by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America. The Nebula Awards are considered among the most prestigious science fiction and fantasy awards, annually recognising the best works of the genre
Singaporean producer Ser En Low has described her prestigious debut win at the recently concluded 71st British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA) for her animation film "Poles Apart" as "really incredible" and "surreal"
Ice Lab Cafe, a popular South Korean dessert shop, has been forced to shut its outlet at Orchard Shopping Centre in accordance with a court order. What was once a shop with an all-white and stylish interior is now covered with large paper sheets and four pages of court documents pasted on its glass
A hotel room in Singapore decked out for a marriage proposal. This is where Putra comes in, helping anxious Singaporean men to ensure a smooth proposal. From just $200, Putra Reyzal, 32, is able to put together a surprise marriage proposal that will leave a lasting memory on his clients’ partners.
Many diners in Singapore have high expectations when it comes to the kind of table service delivered at eateries. Called Tsundere Cafe, the pop-up food event will take place at a studio in Woodlands Industrial Park on 24 February, and is inspired by a similar concept popularised in Japan. “We were
Do you wish to take photos and videos of marine life without having to dive into the waters? You can now do so thanks to a new underwater drone, which is available in Singapore.
The new Wisma Geylang Serai was inspired by traditional Malay houses. The new Wisma Geylang Serai (WSG) civic centre is set to open by the second week of May – just in time for the beginning of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan on 17 May 2018. Located at 1 Engku Aman Road, right next to the Geylang
Actor Chadwick Boseman (right) wore a Singapore label at the Seoul premiere of Black Panther. The star of this year’s most anticipated Marvel movie arrived at the Asian premiere of “Black Panther” in Seoul all suited up in Dzojchen, a fashion brand helmed by Singapore-British designer Chelsea Scott-Blackhall
Some of Singapore’s most popular television artistes strutted out at the launch of Fendi’s newest store at ION Orchard on Friday (2 Feb). Arriving in their favourite Spring 2018 ready-to-wear looks by the Italian fashion brand, each of them had a lot of pizzaz to add to their getups, which consisted
It’s safe to say that the Geylang Serai wet market has been the go-to place for many in the east who are looking for the freshest vegetables, seafood and meat. The bidding for each item lasts two minutes and customers can participate via the “firstonlineseafoodbidding” Facebook page. Recently, Yahoo
Newly-opened Escobar at China Square Central. If you’re familiar with the Colombian drug trade in the ‘70s and ‘80s, or have watched the first two seasons of the series “Narcos” on Netflix, then the name Pablo Escobar needs no introduction. Now, if fans would like a new hangout place themed after the
Those living in Pasir Ris can finally visit a hawker centre close to home with the opening of the Pasir Ris Central Hawker Centre (PRCHC) on 25 January. Located right next to the sports centre at Pasir Ris Town Park, the two-storey food hall may be smaller than the usual hawker centres you’re used to
Being the regular good guy on screen has made Singapore actor Desmond Tan gleeful about his latest role, where he plays a villain in upcoming Channel 5 legal drama “Code of Law”. The 31-year-old plays banker and serial killer Derek Ho in the show’s fourth season, which also stars Keagan Kang, Sharon
Singapore celebrity couple Kimberly Wang and Shane Pow will be starring in a Toggle romantic drama “Dance with Me”. Proposing overseas has become popular among Singapore couples, so it was no surprise to see celebrity pairing Shane Pow and Kimberly Wang warm up to that question during a recent interview
After more than 20 years of being in the industry, Singapore actress Ann Kok finally plucked up the courage to star in an English drama. Airing on Channel 5 on 12 February, the 15-episode series entitled “Missing” will see the 45-year-old playing the role of Anne Tham, a distraught mother who loses
If you love hot yoga, there’s a new a place in Singapore where you can break a sweat and improve flexibility sans the stuffiness of a heated room. At Jal Yoga, the newly-opened studio at 911 Alexandra Road offers Infrared Heat Yoga, which allows participants to perform the exercise underneath infrared
Singapore celebrities showed up to support Shalynn Tsai’s debut solo concert. Singapore celebrities Zoe Tay, Rebecca Lim and Mark Lee, among others, went to the Esplanade Theatres on the Bay on Sunday (21 Jan) to show support for Shalynn Tsai’s first solo violin recital. Tsai is the daughter of Channel
Ever since national swimmer Joseph Schooling won a gold for Singapore at the 2016 Olympics, his love life has been a big topic of interest for many fans. The 22-year-old, who is based in the US state of Texas, shared a photo of himself on Instagram on Monday (22 Jan) showing him on a romantic date with