Posts by Courteney Tan

The Road to Mandalay

By Courteney Tan

Two Burmese exiles make a new life in Thailand in this slow-burn meditation on immigration.

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How to get a job in the film industry

By Courteney Tan

Frustrated by a lack of opportunities? Follow this 10-point action plan and kickstart your career in film.

The Wall

By Courteney Tan

Doug Liman returns with a war-based theatrical three-hander about an injured US soldier being tormented by an Iraqi sharpshooter.

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Close Encounters is returning to cinemas for its 40th anniversary

By Courteney Tan

Steven Spielberg’s classic extraterrestrial tale has been digitally remastered in 4K.

Will Alias Grace be Netflix’s next female-driven success?

By Courteney Tan

Mary Harron and Sarah Polley join forces for this adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s acclaimed novel.

Water and Sugar: Carlo Di Palma, the Colours of Life

By Courteney Tan

The master cinematographer behind films by Woody Allen and Wim Wenders is remembered in this fond and nostalgic hagiography.

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Tommy’s Honour

By Courteney Tan

A featherlight look at one of the pioneers of golf in this quaint, undemanding sport-themed biography.

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