Finding new friendships with the current social distancing norm is incredibly difficult and awkward, but how about socialising… distantly? Ignite’s Nicole discusses her experience making friends on a multitude of online platforms, and how best to navigate the world of internet friendship.
Be it dancing to a viral “TikTok song”, uploading videos about “hidden gems” in Singapore, or showcasing hidden talents, TikTok is the up-and-coming social media platform for those seeking a creative outlet, and for those looking for quick entertainment. Ignite’s Annabelle sits down with three of the platform’s rising Singaporean stars to find out more.
“This is legit, doesn’t feel local.” The label ‘made in Singapore’ has been discriminated against by us. From music to film, we are quick to feel embarrassed about or cringe at local productions (and even local culture). Strangely enough, this phenomenon is not unique to Singapore.
Fancy watching an artistic movie? Portrait of a Lady on Fire tells a compelling, bittersweet tale of a forbidden romance. In this article, Ignite’s Keith looks at how the film is so much more than just a cookie-cutter love story.
Long-time fan Darcel laments about the end of the series, and the disappointment of the unanswered questions of the finale.
Ignite’s Joy takes a deep dive into the world of the late 90s and early 00s sitcoms and uncovers why Singapore’s once-shining sitcom scene fails to stand the test of time compared to international cult favourite Friends.