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Wanderlust Wednesdays : LE PETIT NICOLAS (2009)

[Written by Marie-Blaise Capo-Chichi] [Photo credit: http://static1.purepeople.com/articles/1/40/94/1/@/290119-le-petit-nicolas-au-cinema-le-30-637×0-2.jpg ] An adaptation of a series of children’s books created by René Goscinny, notable for the Astérix comics, and illustrated by Jean-Jacques Sempé, a French cartoonist. Le Petit Nicholas was directed by Laurent Tirard and released in 2009. The movie centres around a boy named Nicolas, in his […]

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Memory-Lane Mondays: Sunset Boulevard (1950)

[Written by Deepa Muniandy] It is the mid-40s in Hollywood and a body floats in the swimming pool of a long forgotten film star. Flashbulbs are twinkling furiously away and a shot of the deceased’s face is shown. The blank look, as well as the clear waters, suggests something dark and sinister- after all, no […]

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Freshly-Pressed Fridays: X- Men: Days of Future Past

[Written by Shalisha A. Jacob] Currently sitting at the top of the box office, X- Men: Days of Future Past is directed by Bryan Singer and features a remarkable line up of Hollywood’s finest, including Hugh Jackman (Wolverine), James McAvoy and Patrick Steward (Charles Xavier/ Professor X), Michael Frassbender and Ian McKellen (Erik Lehnsterr/Magneto), Jeniffer […]

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Wanderlust Wednesdays: A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001)

[By Inez Chew] “David is 11 years old. He weighs 60 pounds. He is 4 feet, 6 inches tall. He has brown hair. His love is real. But he is not.” –A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001) Released in 2001 and directed by the famous Steven Spielberg, who has numerous notable films such as Saving Private Ryan […]