Tag: Eric Khoo

GEEK OUT! SPEECH BUBBLE – OPENING NIGHTGEEK 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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MEE POK MANMEE POK MAN

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Mee Pok Man was the debut film of Singaporean auteur Eric Khoo and was originally released in 1995. What follows is the review from our founder Kevin Mathews of the 2016 restored film.

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FILM NEWS: 24TH SINGAPORE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL RETURNS IN LATE NOVEMBERFILM 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.