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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The Sartorialist

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Scott Schuman, the blogger of now famous fashion blog thesartorialist.com, has come up with a satisfying print version - a 512-page picture book which collects his favourite photos from the past four years.

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Why Yogurt?

Lunch is over and you are still three hours away from dinner. What can you do except to snack? Office workers often snack during office hours be it as a quick meal or simply to shut the growling stomach up. Here, yogurt represents a good healthy choice. And with frozen yogurt (or Fro Yo) stores like Frolick and Yoguru mushrooming across the island, Singaporeans now have the choice of having yogurt cool them down in the humid weather on top of being a healthy treat.

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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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Al Dente Trattoria

Al Dente Trattoria is the only Italian offering at performing arts venue Esplanade for now. It boasts of a romantic dining experience with its scenic rooftop area that overlooks the Singapore river. FreshGrads checks the Italian restaurant out.

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