On Screen: May 2020

Stay home and stay entertained!

By Yong Shu Chiang      24 April 2020

Central Park

Out: 29 May, Apple TV+
Stars: Josh Gad, Kristen Bell, Daveed Diggs

A comedy about a park manager, his wife and their children living in and taking care of New York City’s Central Park. There, they meet unique challenges and a string of kooky characters, as they attempt to keep the park lush and pristine for visitors. They soon attract the attention of an eccentric and unpleasant heiress who wants to obliterate the park and build condos.

The Big Shot

Out: 8 May, HBO GO
Stars: Kim Hae-sook, Son Ho-jun, Nam Bo-ra

A hot-tempered, troublemaker (Son) is the apple of his mother’s (Kim) eye in spite of his behaviour, much to the chagrin of his kind sister (Nam). Despite promising to turn over a new leaf, he lands in jail a condemned man, forcing his illiterate mother to learn to read and write, and start a letter-writing campaign to petition the authorities for leniency.

Beautiful Voice

Out: 29 May, HBO GO
Stars: Moon Ji-in, Kim Min-joo, Lee Yi-kyung

A motley group of passionate but mediocre voice actors are summoned to the recording studio for reasons unknown to them. Cramped in a glass booth and told they have to finish a dubbing project in just one day, they are pushed to their limits by the producers. They then resort to extreme measures, such as engaging in cosplay with dangerously realistic props.


SAFRA Tampines Upgrades

Fresh from an improvement, this clubhouse celebrates the new milestone with much fanfare.

Never The Twain Shall Meet?

As two disparate food cultures, Spanish tapas and Asian hotpot could not be more different. Or are they?

Master Commander

Ruminations of National Service and fatherhood.