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Design in fiction: The Garden of Evening Mists by Tan Twan Eng

Updated: 9 Apr 2014

SH Lim ventures into the author's latest book.

Rio 2

Updated: 8 Apr 2014

From the 'Ice Age' series to his new 'Rio' franchise, Carlos Saldanha is all heart.

Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Updated: 27 Mar 2014

Delivers a heavy and welcome dose of paranoia, administered between fleetly paced smackdowns.

The Grand Budapest Hotel

Updated: 27 Mar 2014

Set in a towering pink mansion situated somewhere in a dreamlike 1930s Alps, the film plays like a breakthrough.

Divergent

Updated: 27 Mar 2014

The first film adapted from Veronica Roth's dystopian book series arrives with a sludgy, gray-hued plop.

At Night We Walk in Circles by Daniel Alarcón

Updated: 12 Mar 2014

The story begins simply enough, but eventually weaves more into elements of life in an unstable region.

MaddAddam by Margaret Atwood

Updated: 12 Mar 2014

The third instalment in Atwood’s post-apocalyptic speculative-fiction trilogy.

The Circle by Dave Eggers

Updated: 12 Mar 2014

This dive into technology’s intrusive ubiquity is Eggers's ‘Brave New World’ or ‘1984’.

The Sound of Things Falling by Juan Gabriel Vásquez

Updated: 12 Mar 2014

Masterfully weaves together memories, cultural tides, and the causes grand and small behind human pain.

Turn Around Bright Eyes by Rob Sheffield

Updated: 12 Mar 2014

A love letter to the karaoke scene that gave Sheffield the strength to move on after his first wife’s death.