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Writing to exorcise his personal demons

IT didn’t take much to convince famed cinematographer Christopher Doyle to work on the Penang-set You Mean the World to…

Wanting in a way, yet strangely engrossing

READERS of a certain vintage would know Deep Throat. No, not the 1972 Linda Lovelace pornographic hit Deep Throat (shame…

An unsettling and original Malaysian family drama

FAMILY dramas, when mishandled, can be a mess of clich├ęs – just watch any episode of TV’s Growing Up! There…

Nice place for satisfying tempura craving

NEW RESTAURANT Mizuki 391 Orchard Road #05-32 Ngee Ann City Tel: 6734-6308 Open for lunch and dinner Tues to Sun:…

Home is where the heartbreak is

FUN HOME is the hardest musical this reviewer has ever had to watch. Not that it’s bad – on the…

Jazzing up the scene with his soulful baritone

MOVE over Norah Jones and Jamie Cullum, there’s a “new” kid in town. At 45, Gregory Porter is no spring…

Ghosts take up residence at the Vic

IN the last weeks of October, the venerable Victoria Theatre is set to be haunted by ghosts. These phantoms are…

Connecting past and present in Sarkasi's art

THE past and the present are often thought to be polar opposites. We typically think that we stand on the…

Architecture, food tell a lot about culture and society

IT may not be evident at first glance, but architecture and food are intertwined more than we might think. Wee…

Mundane tasks take on new meanings

IN Time To Come is one of Tan Pin Pin's most experimental and genre-bending works.