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What to do in May? The European Union film festival is back in town
(May 10): No one takes a vacation in a radioactive wasteland. But Satomi, a cranky former geisha, persuades a German volunteer to sneak her back to her ruined home in the radioactive Exclusion Zone of Fukushima. There, away from the rest of the world, the unlikely pair trades - often humorous - jibes at each other’s culture, and drags up ghosts of their past. Shot in black-and-white, the ...
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The Sound of Music It all began as a Broadway musical in 1959 and then an award-winning film in 1965 starring Julie Andrews can still bring in the crowd. This Rodgers and Hammerstein collaboration is now in Singapore and you are encouraged to be like the von Trapps and make it a family affair. Venue: Sands Theatre Mastercard Theatres at Marina Bay Sands Date and Time: Tue, 7 Nov - Sun, 3 ...
Hollywood calls a wrap on US$3.8 billion summer, worst since 2006
LOS ANGELES/CHICAGO (Sept 5): The credits have rolled on Hollywood’s worst summer in a decade, closing out with a dismal Labor Day weekend that was the first in a generation without a big, new movie opening in wide release. The summer drew a little more than US$3.8 billion ($5.2 billion) in sales, the first time the season’s tally has dipped below the US$4 billion mark since ...
Sony to take $1.4 bil writedown on movie business
TOKYO (Jan 31): Sony Corp. said it will take a 112 billion yen ($1.4 billion) writedown in its movie business after reviewing the future profitability of its operations. The company said it would book the charge in the fiscal third quarter and is examining how that will affect its forecasts. To offset part of the loss, the company also said it would sell shares in the medical web ...
The stars are aligning for this entertainment stock
SINGAPORE (Nov 11): RHB is keeping its “buy” call on Spackman Entertainment Group” at a target price of 22 cents, with the view that the stock’s outlook is currently at its best since its initial public offering (IPO) in 2014.  This comes after the entertainment production company on Thursday posted 3Q16 earnings of US$1.5 million ($2.1 million) compared to its loss of US$1 ...