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How The Boy (from Malaysia) Who Ate the World became a reality TV star—alongside the likes of Anthony Bourdain and Nigella Lawson, no less. Read more

Susan Lankester: "I chose to disappear and become a hermit for a while"

The veteran actress is back in Gavin Yap's film Take Me to Dinner, and she’s bringing "something solid" with her—her words, not ours. Read more

Film to watch: Take Me to Dinner

Male-bonding and mayhem (fair enough, seems like they go hand in hand). Then throw in a little love and a cast of ageing hitmen and what do you get? Read more

Film to watch: Cuak (Second Thoughts)

Wedding jitters? We're promised a rom-com "of Malaysian proportions". Sounds good already. Read more

Tropfest SEA: winners to watch

Last weekend, the world's largest short-film festival revealed the winning efforts by budding moviemakers of the region—one of them from Malaysia. Watch now. Read more

Review: Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom

Nelson Mandela sits in a pantheon of greats alongside Gandhi and Mother Teresa as advocates of peace. And you think you know him, but do you? Our review of the new biopic starring Idris Elba. Read more

Review: The Act of Killing

One of the best movies of 2013 didn’t come from Hollywood and tells the story of tragedy right next door in Indonesia. This documentary is a must-see. Read more

Five Youtube hits of 2013

Topped by that of a Canadian astronaut singing David Bowie's "Space Oddity"... in space. Really well. While playing the guitar. Read more