Things to See & Do : IndoorsBack
for Film & TV Buffs
The Institute organizes a variety of events showcasing German culture - including films - as a part of its efforts in promoting international cultural cooperation.
Check the website for details.
The Alliance Francaise Theater has a professionally equipped cinema system and hosts events such as the Singapore International Film Festival and the French Film Festival.
Its Cine Club screens a number of films, and membership offers special discounts to all movies.
Check the website for programmes and details.
This state-of-the-art virtual rollercoaster replicates amazingly life-like twists, bumps and turns. The 10 minute film is on daily, and is guaranteed to give you that adrenaline rush, in what is actually a 'family friendly ride'.
While you are here, check out 4DMagix next door.
Changi Airport offers transit passengers free Internet access, movie screenings and sightseeing tours of Singapore.
It is also a very popular family destination for non-travelers and residents, a lifestyle hub with family friendly public attractions in its public areas.
Also check out, if you have the time, the five spectacular gardens spread out over the three terminals.
Screening a slew of the latest blockbusters, Cathay allows children less than 0.9 m in height in free, but they don't get a seat to themselves.
A Mums & Tots promotion is available with movies screened before 2.00 p.m. on weekdays.
There are special rates for students and senior citizens on weekdays.
The Picturehouse selections screen cutting edge films, international features, regional award winners and local showcases.
|Cathay Cineplex (2 Handy Road), CineLeisure Orchard (Levels 4, 5, 6 & 9 Cathay Cineleisure Orchard, 8 Grange Road), Cathay Cineplex Causeway Point (Level 7 Causeway Point, 1 Woodlands Square), Cathay Cineplex Ang Mo Kio Hub (Level 4 AMK Hub, 53 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 3) and Cathay Cineplex Downtown East (1 Pasir Ris Close, E!hub #04-106 to 108)|
|+65 6235 1155|
Golden Village has 9 multiplex locations offering 73 movie screens islandwide, a cluster of Gold Class cinemas (with private lounges and recliner seats), GVMax screens (one of the widest in Asia), Cinema Europa (in GV ViviCity) for movie connoisseurs (art-house movies, Asian films, local Singaporean productions, international award winners, well-loved classics and other films not usually commercially screened), gift cards and promotions - all details on the website.
|Cineplexes in VivoCity (Level 2 & 3 VivoCity, 1 HarbourFront Walk), Great World City (Level 3 Great World City Shopping Centre, 1 Kim Seng Promenade), Plaza Singapura (68 Orchard Road, #07-01/15), Marina Leisureplex (5A Raffles Ave, #03-01), Junction 8 ( 9 Bishan Place, #04-03), Tampines Mall (Level 4 Tampines Mall, 4 Tampines Central 5), Jurong Point (Level 3 Jurong Point Shopping Centre, 1 Jurong West Centra), Yishun (51 Yishun Central 1) and Tion Bahru Plaza ( 302 Tiong Bahru Road, #04-03/04)|
|1900 912 1234|
Another of Singapore's cineplexes screening the latest films, at Shaw, children less than 0.9 m in height can enter for free.
Concessional ticket prices available for students and Senior Citizens at box offices (requires ID), IMAX, discounts and promotions - details on website.
|Shaw Theatres @ Shaw House (350 Orchard Road, 5th/6th Floor), Nex (23 Serangoon Central, #04-64, Nex), Century Square (Level 5 Century Square, 2 Tampines Central 5), Choa Chu Kang (Level 5 & 6 Floor Lot 1 Shopper's Mall, Choa Chu Kang Avenue 4) and Shaw Plaza (360, Balestier Road, #04-04)|
|+65 6738 0555|
Rex Cinema screens the latest in Tamil and Hindi movies till as late as midnight on weekends.
This 63 year old building is now a double-storey three hall cinema, newly renovated.
A new, independent Cineplex providing an interesting alternative to the current local movie exhibiting scene.
Filmgarde Cineplex screens the latest Hollywood and Asian blockbusters.
Wraparound digital sound, crystal clear images and a massive 5 storey high hemispheric screen - movies like you've never experienced before.
The Omni Theatre screens educational films on science, space, nature, animals, marine life, culture, natural disasters and more. Open 10.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m. daily, with additional shows on weekends and public and school holidays.
Make a day of it - visit Snow City and Science Centre - they are all side by side.
|21 Jurong Town Hall Road, Singapore 609433|
|+65 6425 2500|
Sinema Old School
Singaporean, Asian, Independent and Social films : Sinema Old School, since September 2012, have an exclusive tie- up, Sinema+GV, a Golden Village & Sinema initiative, at Golden Village Grand at Great World City.
Regarded as one of the best places to see films not commercially released in Singapore, its staff, ushers and longtime collaborators are not just ticket takers; they are also filmmakers, producers, photographers, critics, writers, designers, DJs and students – people who have knowledge and interests in diverse aspects of media and entertainment – who enthusiastically engage visitors in their cinematic passion.
The Picture House
The Picturehouse screens cutting edge films, international features, regional award winners and local showcases.
It features the first runs of films and international festival winners.
Films screened fall into four categories - Contemporary Masters (directors old and new ), The Singapore Showcase (local filmmakers), Different Perspectives (documentaries, musicals and omnibuses) and World Cinema (with a special interest in Asian Cinema).
A 75 seat film theatre, The Screening Room is where food meets film.
It is ideal for lazy weekends and children's birthday parties with customized game shows that simulate real life reality shows. Kids can enjoy their favourite movie in this boutique theatre, along with a selection of food and an 'Oscar Cake' cutting. Not-so-young movie afficionados can also book the theatre for private screenings.
Check the event calendar for regular screenings.
Choose from Eng Wah's 26 cinema screen halls, all equipped with state-of-the-art cinema systems (2K Digital Cinema) and sound technology.
The Director's Club seats are the best in the house and there is a choice of the latest blockbusters for viewing.
|Suntec City (3 Temasek Boulevard #03-051 Suntec City Mall Tower 3, Singapore 038983) and West Mall (1 Bukit Batok Central Link #05-01 West Mall, Singapore 658713)|
|+65 6836 9074|
IMAX @ Jurong
The new mall, JCube, has a 19m wide, 1.5m high IMAX screen in its seven-hall multiplex, offering the latest blockbusters.
The mall is popular with families and children given its location, and the fact that there is an ice-skating rink as well.
|2 Jurong East Central 1, JCUBE, #04-11 Singapore 609731 At the intersection of Jurong East Central 1 and Jurong Gateway Road (former Jurong East Street 13).|
Singapore XD Theater
A mini-theater cum simulator screening 3D movies. 10 individual seats jolt, shake and jerk to match the action on screen while coordinated wind effects and flashing lights create a '6D' motion ride experience - a roller coaster experience / ride through desert, outer space or canyons, depending on the movie.
The short films are rotated, with different 6D intensities/experiences and are chosen to suit the comfort level of the audience.
|The Singapore Flyer, 30 Raffles Avenue, # 02-09|
|Daily, 9.00 a.m. to 11.00 p.m.|