Singapore restricts release of Oscar-nominated lesbian film

Monsters and Critics, 16 Feb 2011 Singapore - Singapore's film censors have restricted the showing of a lesbian-themed, Oscar-nominated film, in a move that shocked the local cinema scene, a media report said Wednesday. The US comedy drama directed by Lisa Cholodenko, about a lesbian couple which meets the man who fathered their children, received four Academy Award nominations, including for best motion picture and best leading actress for Annette Bening.

Full article: http://singaporenewsalternative.blogspot.com/2011/02/sing...

Tweets

China restricts TV, film smoking scenes

channelnewsasia.com 13 Feb '11, 7am

BEIJING: China has ordered that smoking scenes in films and television series be restricted, amid concern it is failing to...

FILM | 127 Hours. James Franco's shown a lot of emotive power. Glad he's escaped from the mopey Harry Osborn. #127Hours

FILM | 127 Hours. James Franco's shown a lot of...

timeoutsingapore.com 16 Feb '11, 7am

published on Dec 29 2010 - 17:08 Skip coffee, cola or any kind of stimulant before submitting to this pounding rush of a s...

Cool style and hot messes at the 2011 BAFTA fil...

asiaone.com 17 Feb '11, 6am

Cool style and hot messes at the 2011 BAFTA film awards Home-grown actors and films swept the 2011 British Academy of Film...

Wat bloggers r talkg abt.: Daily SG: 16 Feb 2011

singaporedaily.net 16 Feb '11, 3am

Tesla abandon Singapore, no thanks to the Government - Yahoo Eurosport: Singapore want ‘rock star’ sailor - Korean Times: ...

#ShahRukh happy to film in Malacca > [google translate ] @iamsrk #srk_FC #SRK #DON2

#ShahRukh happy to film in Malacca > [google tr...

straitstimes.com 16 Feb '11, 11am

Fan spends RM10,000 in pursuit of Shah Rukh Khan MALACCA - SHE is pursuing a Master of Business Administration (MBA) and b...

Seems the BFC is terrified of a lesbian outbrea...

mrbrown.com 17 Feb '11, 3pm

The Board of Film Censors (BFC) showed us they haven't lost their touch when it comes to ridiculous decisions with this la...

We chat up Tom Hooper, director of The King's Speech.

We chat up Tom Hooper, director of The King's S...

timeoutsingapore.com 27 Feb '11, 3am

published on Feb 24 2011 - 15:03 Tom Hooper, director of The King’s Speech Congrats on your recent Director’s Guild win. T...

'The King's Speech' wins best film BAFTA

'The King's Speech' wins best film BAFTA

channelnewsasia.com 13 Feb '11, 10pm

LONDON: British film "The King's Speech" warmed up for the Oscars on Sunday by picking up the coveted BAFTA gong for Best ...

Hoopla! Film Festival 2011

Hoopla! Film Festival 2011

sinema.sg 25 Feb '11, 11pm

And to close our festival, we will be hosting the Singapore Premiere of “Jakarta Maghrib” (Jakarta Twilight); a directoria...

Do come down for the screenings, our friends at...

substation.org 27 Feb '11, 11am

Changing Collars: Media Practitioners vs. Media Educators