Recent Posts

PFF Recommends: 3 local films to watch on National Day

PFF Recommends: 3 local films to watch on National Day

So you’ve got the flag hanging out of your HDB flat, Tanya Chua’s “Home” on standby, and your red and white OOTD on. Now what? Watch a local film of course! As you wait for the fireworks to start, settle in and choose from our […]

The Legend of James Dean, and why he still matters

The Legend of James Dean, and why he still matters

If James Dean were still alive today, he would have turned 86 this year. 86 – an age marked more by wheelchairs and walking canes, than cigarettes and fast cars. It is hard to imagine the original Rebel without a cause growing up, getting health […]

Exploring the unconventional in Lars Von Trier’s films

Exploring the unconventional in Lars Von Trier’s films

The 21st century viewer is expected to be open-minded, critical and very subjective. They might catch themselves saying, “I love how different this is” or “I’ve never seen anything like this before!” The modern audience is attracted to the alternative and the media drinks it in. […]

Figuring out April Ludgate

Figuring out April Ludgate

By Fabian Loo She might be apathetic, mean-spirited and lazy, but she’s easily one of Parks and Recreation’s most memorable characters. Between her dark humour and deadpan personality, April Ludgate has had her fair share of show-stealing scenes. One of which was voted by TIME […]

Going beyond genre conventions

Going beyond genre conventions

By Paige Lim Over the last few years, South Korea has been a hotbed of dissent and revolt, thanks to an ignominious presidential scandal, growing tensions over a controversial anti-missile system and the lingering tragedy of a ferry disaster. But if anything is to be […]

A Role in Tarantino Films?

A Role in Tarantino Films?

By Hayley Tai My first Tarantino film was unplanned and while I expected myself to enjoy the film, it left me confused. I had been doing a little research on action films and chanced upon Kill Bill, Vol. 1. The storyline was intriguing and compared […]

Wild (2014)

Wild (2014)

Cheryl Strayed’s life is in shambles. Her mother’s sudden death, a result of a virulent bout of lung cancer, has sent her into a spiraling depression. She starts having sex with complete strangers, leaving her husband with no choice but to abandon the marriage. The […]