THERE’s something secretly horrifying in the concept behind The First Purge, already a violent movie. And, it could just happen. In case this franchise is new to you, it’s based on a dystopian world premise,… Read More
IT’s popular because the selection hits the right buttons. So here comes the Japanese Film Festival 2018, in its 15th edition. Featuring 13 recent films — drama, suspense, documentary, and comedy – from Sept 6,… Read More
FANS of Sungha Jung surely beat a path to Penang to see the fingerstyle sensation perform his acoustic guitar brilliance. “I made my first trip to Penang in 2012, and the last one was in… Read More
UNDERSTANDING the dichotomy between the exalted goddess hailed in religious spheres, and her space as a woman in today’s sociological environment is the concept behind the dance, Aadya. Says bharathanatyam dancer-teacher Ajith Bhaskaran Dass:… Read More
THERE’s money, and then gory murder in the Billionaires Boys Club (BBC). But as a famous tagline has it (from the 1987 Al Pacino starrer Wall Street), every dream has a price. This movie, undoubtedly,… Read More
Sept 6-8, 2018 at Shantanand Auditorium, The Temple of Fine Arts, Kuala Lumpur.
“But if all these trees are gone, we will have no more sape music.” — Mathew Ngau Jau BENEATH his bowl-cut hair is a pair of smiley eyes that sparkle when Mathew Ngau Jau talks about the… Read More
“Broken manifested from an idea, that everyone’s soul is incomplete, in some part of our life and coincidentally, there were many news / stories about women being oppressed and abused in our country and heated… Read More
Boy George and Culture Club has a new song, from their first album in 19 years. Life is out October 26th.
** This review appeared in the now-defunct malaysiansider in January 2015. J.S.WONG danced in silence, his grunts and gasps of air punctuating the air, but it left a big impression on the audience. The dancer-choreographer,… Read More