THE LONG AND WINDING ROAD : KEVIN MATHEWS – COMPOSER

If you read my bio, you’d realise that I’ve done quite a few different things in my professional career. I’ve covered legal, human resources, quality management and teaching in the over thirty years since I graduated with a law degree.

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GEEK OUT!!! HORROR : SCREAM ASIA FILM FESTIVAL 2018

Finally! A genre film festival in Singapore, we can call our very own!

Curated by local filmmaker Eric Khoo with South Korean film programmer Jongsuk Thomas Nam and organised by mm2 Entertainment, Scream Asia Film Festival promises to be exciting, ground-breaking and of course, terrifying!

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THE LONG AND WINDING ROAD : KEVIN MATHEWS – REEL2REAL EP

A new world of opportunity opened up for me in the mid-90s when filmmaker Eric Khoo roped me into working on some music for his features Mee Pok Man, 12 Storeys and later on, Be With Me.

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GEEK OUT! SPEECH BUBBLE – OPENING NIGHT

From BigO circa 1993, lyrics from Gum, illustrations by Eric Khoo.
From BigO circa 1993, lyrics from Gum, illustrations by Eric Khoo.

Organised jointly by cartoonist Sonny Liew and writer-historian CT Lim in conjunction with the National Library, Speech Bubble is a exhibition showcase of the marginalised art form popularly known as comic books. The opening night event was held last night at the National Library, Basement 1 Central Public Library and I was fortunate to get invited!

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FILM NEWS: 24TH SINGAPORE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL RETURNS IN LATE NOVEMBER

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Attending the SGIFF 2015 press conference, I was pleasantly surprised to come across many familiar faces and pleased as punch to discover that the Festival would feature a restored version of Eric Khoo’s Mee Pok Man (on its 20th anniversary) and a Singapore premiere of his latest opus, In The Room.

I have always wanted to me more involved in the indie film scene in Singapore and this event was deeply encouraging for me to keep at it. So expect some form of coverage here at Power of Pop.

In the meantime, check out what’s happening at SGIFF2015.