Author Archives: Daniel Yun

At The Chinese Shop

This afternoon, I found myself having almost an hour of free time after lunch in a shopping mall. My next meeting was in the next building. I remembered a shop selling artefacts, almost entirely Chinese, to mostly tourists. It is … Continue reading

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Film-making — From Made in Singapore to Made by Singapore

03 April 2018 |  Daniel Yun  |  Today Ramen Teh marks coming of age of co-productions with foreign partners Recently a young guy I know, who we sometimes broadly categorise as a millennial, asked me gushingly: “Do you know Takumi … Continue reading

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Ramen Teh

When was the last time, while watching a movie, you realised you have started caring for a character without knowing? And when something momentous happens to the character, you feel all the significance. At a special screening of ‘Ramen Teh’ … Continue reading

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Youth

Feng Xiaogang’s ‘Youth’ celebrates how rich the narrative texture of Mainland Chinese cinema can be. How its stories can be as real and turbulent as its modern history. It sweeps through the lives of members of a Chinese military performance … Continue reading

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I, Tonya

How many of us can say we know a world-class figure skater? After today, I think I can. After watching this seamless fusion of docu-drama, real-life drama and mocku-mentary, where characters constantly break through the fourth wall, where one of … Continue reading

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