Hollywood’s Golden Age had figures such as Marilyn Monroe, Grace Kelly, James Dean and Clark Gable. Early Malay cinema had Tan Sri P. Ramlee. CC BY-SA 3.0, Link Born Teuku Zakaria Teuku Nyak Puteh on the island of Penang, Malaysia (then the Federated States of Malaya) in 1929, P. Ramlee was a man of many hats. Beginning the late 1940s, he acted in, produced and … Continue reading P.Ramlee Memorial, Kuala Lumpur – A Tribute to Malay Cinema’s “Golden Boy”
What do you do with a once iconic cinema that eventually turned into an abandoned eyesore in the middle of Kuala Lumpur? You give it a new lease of life – by turning it into a creative space for events and entrepreneurs. Back in the 1970s, Rex Theatre, located close to KL’s Chinatown, was THE place to be. It operated for years before shutting down in … Continue reading Visiting REX KL – The Iconic Cinema Turned Creative Space In Kuala Lumpur
So. The trailer for Disney’s live-action Mulan was just released a couple of days ago; and honestly? I have mixed feelings about it. As a kid, Mulan was one of my favourite Disney heroines. I remember coming home from school and watching it religiously every other week on VHS (Yes, I existed in the era of VHS. lol). Being somewhat of a tomboy myself, I … Continue reading What Do You Think Of Disney’s New Mulan Trailer?
Being a fan of zombie films, I’m always on the lookout for a good one – and Train to Busan seemed to be getting rave reviews from fans and critics alike. ‘It will make you cry! A must watch!’ as one of my friends posted on Facebook.. so of course I had to check it out. ….Can’t say it lives up to the hype, BUT it’s … Continue reading Movie Review: Train to Busan