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Why all kids will love Gruffalos, Ladybirds and Other Beasts with Julia Donaldson

UK’s award-winning author, Julia Donaldson needs no introduction in the world of children’s books. The author of the popular Gruffalos children’s books series is currently in Singapore, gracing the stage to perform at a brand-new show for Kidsfest 2017 – Gruffalos, Ladybirds and Other Beasts. We caught the performance on the first night and here’s why we think the show will be a hit with all kids. 1. Five stories in one show The show features a combination of the most iconic characters from five of Donaldson’s best-selling books – The Gruffalo; What the Ladybird Heard; Zog; A Squash...

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Celine Dion to perform original song for Disney’s Beauty and the Beast

The reigning queen of pop ballads, Celine Dion, plus the live-action remake of one of Disney’s most romantic animation films, “Beauty and the Beast”, this is a sure formula for success at the cinema box-office. Five-time GRAMMY winning and best-selling recording artist Celine Dion will perform an all-new original song, “How Does A Moment Last Forever”, for Disney’s live-action Beauty and the Beast. The song will also be included on the film’s soundtrack. Be ready to hear it all over the radio and at the karaoke. Written by eight-time Oscar-winning composer Alan Menken (“The Little Mermaid,” “Aladdin”) and veteran...

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[Movie Review] Hacksaw Ridge (2017) – How do you participate in a war without bearing a gun?

Hacksaw Ridge is a 2016 biographical war drama film about the World War II experiences of Desmond Doss, an American pacifist combat medic who was a Seventh-day Adventist Christian, refusing to carry or use a firearm or weapons of any kind. Doss became the first conscientious objector to be awarded the Medal of Honor, for service above and beyond the call of duty. The film was directed by Mel Gibson and written by Andrew Knight and Robert Schenkkan, based on an earlier documentary about Doss, and stars Andrew Garfield, Sam Worthington, Luke Bracey, Teresa Palmer, Hugo Weaving, Rachel Griffiths...

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Famous People Who Had Horse Accidents

Be careful when riding a horse. More so if you are someone famous. Wikipedia actually have a page dedicated to celebrities and famous people who suffered severe injuries, or died from accidents related to horses. Here’s a list of some of the world’s most famous people who had horse accidents: 1. Andy Lau On Tuesday (17 Jan), top Hong Kong star, Andy Lau, 55, was reported to have sustained a pelvic injury after falling off a horse while filming in rural Thailand. Lau’s commercial production company said in a statement on Wednesday: “Mr Andy Lau was shooting a commercial in...

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2017 IMAX Movies Line-up in Singapore

Are you a fan of IMAX movies? The good folks at Shaw cinemas have put together a list of IMAX movies which are slated for release in 2017. Here’s the full list: xXx: Return of Xander Cage January 19 Experience it in IMAX 3D After coming out of self-imposed exile, daredevil operative Xander Cage (Vin Diesel) must race against time to recover a sinister weapon known as Pandora’s Box, a device that controls every military satellite in the world. Recruiting a new group of thrill-seeking cohorts, Xander finds himself entangled in a deadly conspiracy that points to collusion at...

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