Ouch, that has to hurt! I exclaimed internally as I saw the character, Aniq (Aliff Adzham) flung onto the concrete floor which was covered by a black material to mimic the ground of a basement. The three actors of the play, Kurung were immersed in each other’s performances, each elevating their role while also supporting the other and it is one of the few great moments of the show I’ve witnessed last weekend at Revolution Stage. The first thing that the audience would notice being inside the room where the ‘stage’ was held was how incredibly close the setting was to the viewers and this helps with the play’s plot as it created an intimate and almost claustrophobic environment for [...]
The curly hair of an almost bald boy in a yellow shirt and the always sleepy black and white pup is the iconic image of the American comic, Peanuts. Now, the musical, You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown will be premiering in Malaysia and it tells of the “lovable loser” protagonist, Charlie Brown who is both pessimistic and optimistic and together with the antics of his dog, Snoopy and friends. Here’s what you need to know about the upcoming play;1) An Award-Winning Musical
There’s a play about Charlie Brown, Snoopy and friends? How did they make a musical about a series of comic strips? Well, you may have heard about this show for the first time but it [...]
The Pontianak comes from a place of abuse, dying when she carries life inside her, and she finds strength out of it. She is raw, primal, carnal and sexual, and she is beautiful and has luscious, long black hair. She will seduce you, draw you in and you will feel her wrath. The two teenage girls in my film are both Pontianaks in their own ways. Every woman is a Pontianak in her own way. -Amanda Eu
Lagi Senang Jaga Sekandang Lembu is a short film that tells the story of two teenage outcasts who form an uncanny friendship in their remote village. As the girls discover each other’s clandestine aspects, she observes the changes in her new friend to the point of violence, [...]
What the common people would perceive documentaries are as factual films with narrations by British voice-overs and long shots of the natural environment or the occasional expert of interviews with the locals. Bryan Seah is the Head of Original Content at Southeast Asia Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific and he has been in the documentary filmmaking industry for years and have overseen many productions including titles such as Korea Style, Nanjing Calling and Singapore Stories. Here he discussed on the usage of new technologies in filmmaking such as VR 360 and the background of the documentary industry in South East Asia.
1) How has VR 360 changed the [...]