I Not Stupid

 
I Not Stupid, directed by comedy actor turned director Jack Neo in 2002, was inspired by the critically acclaimed Iranian film, 'Children of Heaven'. In his film, he seeks to address issues of social stigma, specifically the branding of students into various streams academically at the tender age of ten as well as how adherence to authorities is emphasized over self in school.

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Christmas Music Albums to put you in the mood


Christmas is right round the corner, what better way to get into the mood with some good music. Here's our pick of albums to pick up on the way from your last minute Christmas shopping.

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Bodyguards And Assassins

Bodyguards And Assassins, directed by Teddy Chan, is an historical epic blockbuster with a big budget of USD23 million - they actually built a full-scale replica of a town from the period - and stocks a star-studded cast including Nicholas Tse, Tony Leung Ka-Fai, Eric Tsang, Simon Yam, Leon Lai, Jacky Cheung, Fan Bing-bing, Zhou Yun, Hu Jun, Wang Po-chieh and professional basketball player from Inner Mongolia, Mengke Bateer, among others.

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Singapore Dreaming

Singapore Dreaming, by lawyer and author turned filmmaker Colin Goh (Talking Cock: The Movie), is a poignant and moving story of a family coming to terms with their dreams, hopes and aspirations. The satirical comedy is the opening film for the Singapore International Film Festival in 2006.

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Couples Retreat

Couples Retreat, a debut by actor-turned-director Peter Billingsley, is a romantic comedy that greatly disappoints. Try as it might, the film leaves behind a tormented audience frustrated with wasting both their time and dollars. In fact, it seems like an elaborate plan cum excuse for scriptwriters and actors Jon Favreau and Vince Vaughn to take an all expenses paid trip down to an exotic island.

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