Arts & Music

What a view | Samantha Tan’s short film shows she is one to watch

Shot in a single day by an all-female crew, the film follows a young chef trying to juggle work, a relationship and the expectations of an overbearing mother.

22 Sep 2019 - 10:34AM
Gender parity the focus at Toronto International Film Festival

Highlights include Mark Cousins’ Women Make Films, a 14-hour documentary of clips from movies by female directors from all around the world.

19 Sep 2019 - 1:10PM
What a view | Anime about a very singular school, only in Japan

Now showing on Netflix, the series follows students at Hyakkaou Private Academy, an institution that offers an extraordinary education based on high-stakes gaming.

15 Sep 2019 - 9:54AM
The Projector | Social realist makes period drama with Gong Li, gets no buzz

Saturday Fiction may have received a lukewarm response from critics, but is there more to ‘sixth generation’ Chinese director Lou Ye’s movie than meets the eye?

13 Sep 2019 - 7:03AM
What a view | Netflix’s Love Alarm – new romantic drama from South Korea

Yes, there’s a love triangle, but the show also raises serious questions of privacy and safety in a social media-driven society.

8 Sep 2019 - 9:45AM