Posts tagged "Reviews"
The Importance of Seating Well

The Importance of Seating Well

I’m not a good student, but there are those who are. I’m not a bad student, but there are those who are. I’m just somewhere in between.  Good, bad, just somewhere in between – all of us choose our seats in tutorials with our own rationales, subconscious or intentional. I’ve interviewed students who identify as...
April 9th (9.April) Movie Review

April 9th (9.April) Movie Review

For those interested in movies about the less known battlefields of World War 2 (‘WW2‘), April 9th (‘9.April’ in Denmark) is definitely one to check out. This movie produced in Denmark centers around a Danish Bicycle Infantry Platoon tasked with resisting the German invasion of Denmark on April 9, 1940. [Poster for 2015 Release] Firstly,...
"Scary Movies" That Aren’t Too Scary

“Scary Movies” That Aren’t Too Scary

When I was really young, my mum used to bring me to the video rental shop at Serene Centre (now at Coronation Plaza) and I’d look at the covers of scary movies like Friday the 13th and Nightmare on Elm Street. The covers for those movies were always the coolest and most interesting, but I’d...
How to Spend Your Stay-Home-Notice Period: Workouts, Movies and TV Recommendations

How to Spend Your Stay-Home-Notice Period: Workouts, Movies and TV Recommendations

“Hey! Let’s go to Johor this weekend!” “Umm… That’s not really a good idea with the Covid-19 situation though…” “Never mind la – it’ll be alright!” So, you’re now stuck at home for 14 days and you’ve got nothing to do. Except study, finish your readings and catch up on the lessons you missed. Well,...
BTC Bites: The Travelling Cow

BTC Bites: The Travelling Cow

It is not often that the Bukit Timah Campus is visited by food trucks. Therefore, on 20 January 2020, it was utterly delightful to see The Travelling Cow on campus, bringing along an array of mouth-watering dishes. Overall: 4/5 MUST TRY! Starting off with my personal favourite, the Truffle Scented Cold Capellini with Forest Mushrooms...
Kung Fu Movies: Part 2 (Recess Week x Jackie Chan Edition)

Kung Fu Movies: Part 2 (Recess Week x Jackie Chan Edition)

Hi everyone! I hope you guys enjoyed the last list about kung fu movies because I’ve got another list for you. This week, we’ll take a look at the legendary, fearless hero of action cinema, Jackie Chan. I can’t think of anything clever to write here so I’m just going to start the list with...
"haiya... to HAI-YA!" Kung Fu Movies: Part 1 (CNY)

“haiya… to HAI-YA!” Kung Fu Movies: Part 1 (CNY)

Hey law school! I don’t know about you, but I’m pretty hyped up for Chinese New Year — red packets, new clothes, good food, off-days and more importantly, KUNG FU MOVIES ON FREE CABLE CHANNELS! I’ve always associated the holiday with kung fu movies, so I’ve putting together this 2-parter.: Tthe first article is on...
Film Review: Okja (2017)

Film Review: Okja (2017)

Looking for ways to wind down before school starts? Want to do good on your New Years’ resolution to watch more movies?  Already counting down to recess week? Here’s a film suggestion for your consideration, to offset studying-induced frustration! (hur hur)     Poor legal jokes aside [Editor: I’ve seen worse], action-adventure film Okja (2017) was released on Netflix recently, to much critical acclaim....
(Near-)BTC Bites: Orh Gao Taproom Review

(Near-)BTC Bites: Orh Gao Taproom Review

Nestled within Serene Centre, a comfortable 5-minute walk from Botanic Gardens MRT is Orh Gao Taproom. Having opened near the start of the year, it has replaced the unit formerly occupied by Island Creamery (which has since moved to Holland Village and still sells amazing ice cream but that’s not the point), sharing the premises...

Beyond Impossible: Alternative Meats

Meat. A rare, four letter word which causes many to salivate.   A symbolic centerpiece of plenty, fine cuts of beef (think the not-so-recent hype over Wylarah) to the humble pig (such as Jamón Ibericó de Bellota) are opulent representatives of fine-dining. With wealthier populations and globalization complemented by favorable policies for cultivating livestock, the...
Jypsy Review

Jypsy Review

Jypsy Review Address: 38 Martin Road S(239059) Cuisine tags: Japanese, fusion, new restaurants   Good for: Weekend brunch Summary: Artistic plating and creative flavors that pleases more than just the eyes P.S. While often used as a post scriptum, P.S. is the dominant feature and a most appropriate starting place for this review. You’ve probably...
New Summit Review Part 2 - All or Numb-thing

New Summit Review Part 2 – All or Numb-thing

Mala, meaning “spicy and numbing”, has become a staple in every Singaporean food court. Originating from Sichuan, mala contains Sichuanese peppercorn (this is what gives the numbing feeling), chilli pepper (this gives the spicy feeling) and various other spices simmered in oil. With many stores popping up around NUS, one of the newest additions is...