Monday, May 30, 2011


movieXclusive will be getting a makeover very soon... and here's a sneak peek of what we will look like!

Friday, May 27, 2011

What do Autobots and Decepticons listen to?

Through their official website, LINKIN PARK has announced their new single, “Iridescent,” will be featured as the end title song in the upcoming summer blockbuster Transformers: Dark of the Moon. The track is a fresh take of the song “Iridescent” which originally appeared on the band’s current album, A Thousand Suns.

Watch this space for more information about the album, our take on the soundtrack, and yes, a chance to own the CD!

Meanwhile, here's a teaser to the making of the song. Enjoy!

Hollywood & Asian Movies Warehouse Sale

Thursday, May 26, 2011

Asian Superstar BoA starts production on new film COBU 3D

Production has begun on the dance love story COBU 3D, which is being directed and written by Duane Adler (screenwriter of two of the highest grossing dance films, SAVE THE LAST DANCE and STEP UP) and produced by Robert Cort (MR. HOLLAND’S OPUS, RUNAWAY BRIDE, SAVE THE LAST DANCE) and Korea’s CJ Entertainment and SM Entertainment. Making their feature film acting debuts, the film stars BoA, Asia’s leading performer and recording artist having sold more than 20 million records in Korea and Japan alone, and Derek Hough, the current reigning and three-time champion of ABC’s Dancing With The Stars, who’s credits include the critically acclaimed starring role in Footloose: The Musical in London’s West End.

A fresh and energized take on the classic romance of star-crossed lovers set in the club-land of New York, BoA and Hough play dancers from different worlds whose Romeo-and-Juliet romance is threatened by the dangerous rivalry between their brothers’ competing clubs in New York City’s underground dance scene.

COBU 3D follows talented young performer Donny (Hough) as he heads to New York to join his brother Nick in running the city’s hottest club –a showcase for the next generation of explosive dancers from around the globe. Donny is blown away when he meets Aya (BoA), an elegant dancer whose sexy moves complement his own, and whose fusion of tap, hip hop and taiko drumming creates a style unlike anything he’s ever imagined. But Aya turns out to be the sister of Nick’s enemy, who owns the rival dance club. As Donny and Aya fall in love, the competition between the brothers intensifies: Donny must choose between the girl of his dreams and loyalty to his brother, and make real decisions for the first time in his life.

Golden Village Pictures is proud to be the distributor of COBU 3D. The film is slated for release in the first half of 2012. Golden Village Pictures is proud to be the Singapore distributor of COBU 3D. The film is slated for release in the first half of 2012.

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

TWISTED - The First Local Movie Premiering at Shaw Lido this July!

TWISTED, Writer Director Chai Yee Wai’s sophomore feature of a horror action comedy will hit cinemas island-wide on 28th July. Clover Films, mm2 entertainment and Shaw Organisation are pleased to announce that the Gala Premiere of TWISTED will be held at the newly refurbished SHAW Lido on 23rd July, making TWISTED the first local movie which premieres at the iconic cinema! TWISTED revolves around a drug dealer who banged up a young girl, a pair of con men who wants to turn over a new leaf and 4 cabin crews whose lives were turned upside down after a fateful night of drugs and booze. This is a story of how the fates of individuals intertwine when their paths clash. A series of twisted events that is both a study on cause and effect and how our actions affect the people around us…

Photos, news and updates of TWISTED will be shared regularly and please follow the happenings closely on

Sunday, May 22, 2011

What does Captain Jack Sparrow listen to?

Here's a preview of the soundtrack album for Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides. With music composed by Hans Zimmer and featuring performances by Mexican musical duo Rodrigo y Gabriela, it seems like we are in for something sizzling hot!

Meanwhile, watch this space for our review of the soundtrack album and find out how you can win yourself a copy of the CD!

Saturday, May 21, 2011


It's official. The release which marks the 100th anniversary of the Titanic setting sail (April 10th), will present the film in 3D for the first time ever. Written, directed and produced by Cameron, Titanic is the second-highest grossing movie of all time. It is one of only three films to have received a record 11 Academy Awards including Best Picture and Best Director; and launched the careers of stars Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet. Said Cameron, "There's a whole generation that's never seen 'Titanic' as it was meant to be seen, on the big screen. And this will be 'Titanic' as you've never seen it before, digitally re-mastered at 4K and painstakingly converted to 3D. With the emotional power intact and the images more powerful than ever, this will be an epic experience for fans and newcomers alike." A local release date set has yet to be set however.

Thursday, May 19, 2011

Yo Ho Ho... A Pirate's Life for Kermit!

Have you booked your date with Captain Jack Sparrow yet? Read our review of Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides to see what the guy is up to in this fourth instalment of the series!

Meanwhile, check out what Kermit the Frog asked the stars of the movie at its world premiere at Disneyland!

Wednesday, May 18, 2011


Over the last 365 days, the editors of Maxim have spent as many hours poring over thousands of photographs to select the world's most beautiful women who are equally as talented to present the 11th annual Hot 100- the definitive list of the world's most beautiful women.
Topping the list this year is Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, star of Transformers: Dark of the Moon. Maxim Editor in Chief, Joe Levy said, "Rosie is a true transformer - a VS stunner who is about to go supernova when she takes over for Megan Fox in the Transformers franchise - her talent is as undeniable as her beauty, which is pretty jaw-droppingly undeniable."

TRANSFORMERS: DARK OF THE MOON opens in Singapore, June 30.

Saturday, May 14, 2011

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Peter Chan's WU XIA Teaser starrring Donnie Yen, Takeshi Kaneshiro and Tang Wei

In this first trailer, "the microscopic forms of martial arts" are shown in the scenes with "shivering muscles", "reverse-circulating blood vessels" and "a flying  broken tooth". Donnie Yen's homicide, Takeshi Kaneshiro's investigation and Tang Wei's vulnerability translate the main story plot of WU XIA.

WU XIA features four important scenes, of which one is featured at the opening sequence of the trailer, where Donnie Yen battles two fugitives. The 60-second trailer gives audience a brand new impression of the three main cast: Donnie Yen, Takeshi Kaneshiro and Tang Wei.

Donnie Yen, who is well known of his swift fighting moves, wrestles in a slower pace to engage the audience with his meticulously crafted actions in WU XIA. Takeshi Kaneshiro surprises the audience, speaking with a "Si Chuan accent" and carrying a charming signature pose.

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

WU XIA Holds World Premiere At 64th Cannes Film Festival!

Lead Actors Takeshi Kaneshiro, Donnie Yen, Tang Wei & Jimmy Wang will be gracing the event. WU XIA, the latest action blockbuster directed and produced by Peter Ho-Sun Chan, is
holding its World Premiere on May 13 during the upcoming 64th Cannes Film Festival! Its star-studded cast including Donnie Yen, Takeshi Kaneshiro, Tang Wei, Jimmy Wang and Kara Hui will grace the event in Cannes.

With a production budget of USD$20 million, WU XIA tells the story of Liu Jin-xi (Donnie Yen) who wants to lead a normal life with his wife Ah Yu (Tang Wei) and their two sons in a remote village. However, he is embroiled into a mystery murder case. Detective Xu Bai-jiu (Takeshi Kaneshiro) is tasked to investigate the case and meets Liu Jin-xi, whom he thinks is not a simple man. His curiosity in Liu Jin-xi's background leads to a showdown between Jin-xi and the head of a vicious clan "72 Demons" (Jimmy Wang Yu).

The movie is distributed in Singapore by Golden Village Pictures and is set for an Asia-wide theatrical release on August 4!

Monday, May 09, 2011

When Life Gives You Lemons... Make Lemonade!

Following the success of "High School Musical", Disney Channel charms viewers with "Lemonade Mouth", a TV movie about five high school students who meet in detention and decided to form a band to stand up for their beliefs.

You can bet the soundtrack album contains music which promises wholesome clean fun. Watch this space for our review, and enjoy a clip of the catchy "Turn Up The Music" (lemonade not included)!

SG Election Star Wars Parody Part 3

Sunday, May 08, 2011

The Watershed Election - Our miserable two cents

Congrats to the brave good folks of the Worker's Party for scoring a GRC and retaining the SMC. Not forgettting the 'slum' people of Hougang and Aljunied for being so united.

Pity the PAP lost such an intelligent, gracious Minister, Mr George Yeo - the right man in the wrong place. Ironically some undeserving people went in or are still around. We salute you!

Mr Chiam See Tong despite losing his seat in parliament after 27 dedicated years as an opposition deserved a National award or something. He is a FIGHTER and a protector of Singapore!

Rethink? Regroup? Replan? Now it's in the hands of the winners to layout our future for the next 5 years.

Summer is waiting and it's back to the movies for us!

Saturday, May 07, 2011


Your Vote Can Make A Difference!

Friday, May 06, 2011

Thursday, May 05, 2011

The Detective 2 Hong Kong Gala Premiere on 4 May

Director Oxide Pang, together with lead cast of Aaron Kwok (looking young as ever), Liu Kai Chi and Izz Tsui graced the Gala Premiere of THE DETECTIVE 2 held at Times Square on 4th May in Hong Kong. The Oxide Pang's mystery thriller opens in Singapore next week. Watch out for our review in the coming days.

Wednesday, May 04, 2011

Production Of 2359 Officially Commences

2359 stars Mark Lee (left in a MX file photo), one of Singapore’s most successful movie stars and comedian cum host. Producedby multiple award-winning director Eric Khoo and directed by Gilbert Chan, who also co-directed the movie, Love Matters with Jack Neo.

The title of the movie is inspired by the term “2359” which is commonly used in the army to represent the last minute before midnight. As the story goes, the creepiest time of the day is at the stroke of midnight, and whoever dies at that time will not rest in peace and their spirit will stay in the mortal world to seek revenge. 2359 is based on a true story that happened in Pulau Tekong in 1983. During his national service, Jeremy’s platoon mates started bizarrely dying one by one, and each time, an old lady always appears where the bodies are discovered. Jeremy starts an investigation into the deaths and the old lady, and discovers a dark and horrible secret of the island…

The movie is slated for theatrical release in both Singapore and Malaysia at the end of the year.

$20 mil and 7 months later, SHAW LIDO is finally open!

Last year, one of the most iconic cinemas in Singapore closed its doors for a $20mil makeover- and after a special preview of the new refurbished Shaw Lido, we're proud to say that the old dame is new once again, and has never been better. Instead of 8 halls, there are now a total of 11 halls (including the centrepiece IMAX theatre); and instead of 2,238 seats, there are now 1,960 seats (which also means more leg-space).

How does the new and old Lido compare? Well, for starters, the box office is right in front of the glass doors of the escalator leading up to Level 5. The area where the box office counters used to be and the benches in front of the giant screen in the lobby has been converted into the lobby where you can sit around on sofas while you wait for your movie to begin.

In terms of the cinemas, the giant Lido 1 has been converted into the IMAX theatre, and its upper floors now house Lido 2 and 3. The former Lido 2 has been renumbered Lido 1 and the new Lidos 1, 2 and 3 are accessible via the sixth floor.

Lido 4 occupies the former Lido 3, while Lidos 5 - 10 are in the former no-gradient halls of Lido 5 - 7 and Lido Classics. There is also an electronic board before the hallway leading to the various halls which tells you when the hall is ready for seating. Of these 10 halls, 6 are digitally equipped with RealD 3D, the best 3D projection technology short of the IMAX theatre.

But of course, the biggest attraction is no doubt the first and only IMAX theatre in Singapore! Boasting laser-aligned digital sound, optical image sensors, and an immersive theatre geometry (the screen is curved and titled towards the audience), it promises to revolutionise the movie-going experience by allowing audiences to fully enjoy how filmmakers want their movie to be seen. The IMAX theatre has a seating capacity of 421 for a 2D presentation, and 319 for a 3D presentation (the seats at the side will be blocked off to ensure an optimum viewing experience).

IMAX 2D movies are priced at $20 and $17 on peak (Fri-Sun and PHs and eve of PH) and off-peak (Mon-Thu) respectively; while 3D movies will cost $22 and $19. If you're wondering what the extra cost is for, it goes into the process of converting the standard print by Digital Remastering into an IMAX DMR format. 3D projection is also done from two  projectors (one for each eye), unlike the standard 3D presentation in regular halls from just one camera. Trust us on this one- the IMAX 3D is superb and amazing!

The 10 regular halls will open on 5 May 2011, while Lido IMAX will open on 19 May 2011 with Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides in IMAX 3D. Other upcoming IMAX titles include Kung Fu Panda 2, Super 8, Transformers: Dark of the Moon and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2.

Welcome to a new era of cinema-going! For more opening promotions, check out Have a great time at the new Shaw Lido!

Get Fast & Furious...Again!

The fifth instalment of the extremely successful "Fast & Furious" drives into theatres here tomorrow. The soundtrack features tunes that will make you hot, hot, hot!

Watch this space for our review of the soundtrack and find out how you can win a copy of the album!

Meanwhile, get into the vroom vroom vroom of things and enjoy How We Roll (Fast Five Remix) performed by Don Omar, Busta Rhymes, Reek da Villian and J-doe!

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