Trailer Trash

It’s summer time, which can only mean one thing. It’s silly sequel season! Now’s the time when Hollywood crank out the latest instalments of their biggest franchises. If it’s not Thor 2, it’s the latest Wolverine. It’s Red 2 and Fast and Furious 6. It’s Iron Man 3, Despicable Me 2, Kick-Ass 2, and the new Riddick. (Yes, apparently they’re still making those.) So what have the studios here been working on? Mark your calendars, book those seats and start saving for the popcorn now…Singapore 48 The world’s longest running lightweight action farce is back! Now with the same parade, the same air display and the same traffic jams as all other recent installments. Only Woody Allen has got away with releasing the same work dressed up as something new more often.Back to BordersOne for the intellectual crowd, this documentary… documenting the return of one of Singapore’s best-loved bookstores after its grisly demise in 2011 will be showing on a very limited run out in Jurong.Unemployment 2.1The government’s experiment in black comedy continues. After the tepid response to 1.8 in December, they raised the stakes with 1.9 in March. Now, as the rate rises and the pressure increases, the only question is can anyone save them from their own press conferences?The Haze 2From Indonesia’s foremost noir director, and the team that brought you the original haze, comes the year’s most terrifying film. Forget hiding behind the couch, you’ll be hiding in your homes from this one.