Tag: Movies

2019’s top 10 films: Unforgettable mixed bag of comic darkness, retro flashback, F1 duel, a demonic house and Arctic freeze

By Tay Yek Keak With a new year, new decade and new movies to look forward to, it's always apt to glance back at what gave us the most pleasure, fun and satisfaction in the past year. Here are 10 of the best films that...

Space race: How ‘Star Wars’ became a battleground for diversity

by Andrew MARSZAL "Star Wars" may well be set long ago in a galaxy far, far away but it has become a battleground for a very modern debate over race, gender and sexuality that has sucked in fans and stars alike. The new trilogy launched by...

Joker sequel is possible under one condition

It is no surprise that Joker turned out to be a good film. The film won the biggest prize at the Venice International Film Festival months before it hit the big screens. It was surprising that it did so well at the box office and...

Malaysia axes screening of DreamWorks’ animated film

Malaysia joins the countries that banned the screening of DreamWorks’ animated film “Abominable” after the film studio decided not to cut a scene showing China’s “nine-dash line”. United International Pictures Malaysia (UIP Malaysia), the movie distributor, confirmed the airing of the movie nationwide has been cancelled. “Universal Pictures (parent company...

Suicide Squad reboot is said to be good

The original Suicide Squad movie by David Ayer was a total flop. It had immense potential with its star-studded cast and director, David Ayer who was responsible for Fury and End of Watch. Sadly, Suicide Squad turned out to be a failure that not only received...

Robert Pattinson picked as the new Batman: report

Robert Pattinson has been chosen as the new Batman, beating out several other actors, including Nicholas Hoult, to play the Caped Crusader, Variety said Friday. The 33-year-old "Twilight" heartthrob is set to play the vigilante superhero in a standalone movie called "The Batman," under the...

What to expect at this year’s Singapore International Film Festival

By Boshika Gupta Cinephiles have a reason to rejoice. The Singapore International Film Festival will be back with its 28th edition later this month with a host of international movies for every kind of festival attendee. The line-up is promising with 112 titles that celebrate the love...