Here's another view of Amoy Street taken from the movie Saint Jack compared to one I took from around the same spot last year:
In both photos, you could see International Plaza in the background on the left and MND Complex on the right. Notice the roadsweeper sweeping the road in the old photo with a broom called "sapu lidi" in Malay. It is made from coconut leaves. Such roadsweepers are rarely seen on Singapore roads nowadays.
The modern photo was taken near Far East Square from the location and direction indicated by the green arrow in the following map: