Movies to look forward to in the first half of 2017

Hollywood blockbusters will come and go, but 2016 will be remembered as the year that Leonardo DiCaprio finally won his Oscar, and the year that muscle movie Mad Max: Fury Road received 10 Oscar nominations. The dust has settled but not for long; 2017 has its noteworthy releases any cinephile should look forward to. From action flicks to animated features to sequels/prequels of DC/Marvel movie…

Gru-cy is coming in Despicable Me 3 next summer!

Dec 16th, 2016 Animation, Child-friendly, Comedy, Superheroes Rachel Chan 1 min read

The last time we left Gru, Margo, Edith, Agnes and the Minions, they had a new mistress of the house – Anti-Villain League agent Lucy Wilde (voiced by Kristen Wiig). Gru and Lucy tied the knot at the end of the last instalment, if you remember, and now they will be back in Despicable 3! A first look at the trailer shows that the formidable…

Doctor Strange. Credit: Golden Village Cinemas

6 super sexy doctors that will make you want to study medicine

Oct 28th, 2016 Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Superheroes Marcus Goh 9 min read

It takes many years of studying, being a houseman, and getting vomited on before you can actually be a full-fledged doctor. It’s a long and arduous path to take, which is why not every Tom, Dick, or Harry can become one. You need a passion for healthcare or some serious motivation before you take the Hippocratic oath. Sometimes that motivation can come from personal experiences,…

Max Steel. Credit: Golden Village Cinemas

6 things Singaporeans would do if an alien tried to bond with them

Oct 20th, 2016 Action, Adventure, Science Fiction, Superheroes, Teens Marcus Goh 7 min read

In Max Steel, teenager Max bonds with alien Steel and gains super powers. As Spider-Man III has shown us with that evil black alien costume, no good can come of alien symbiotes… right? Well, Max and Steel are here to dispel that notion as they right wrongs and save lives with their newfound powers. Come to think of it, Max took it pretty well. Most people would scream…

Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV. Credit: Golden Village Cinemas

5 Final Fantasy films and TV shows that all true fans must catch

Aug 10th, 2016 Action, Adventure, Animation, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Superheroes, War Marcus Goh 7 min read

Goblin Punch, the Four Fiends, and Excalipoor. If you know what all these terms mean – congratulations, you’re a Final Fantasy fan! You’ve probably been playing Final Fantasy since it was in its full 8-bit glory (and fences were a severe obstacle for the player characters) (actually, fences are still an obstacle for player characters). But are you a true, die hard fan? Did you collect all…

Suicide Squad. Credit: Golden Village Cinemas

5 baddies who should be in Singapore’s version of the Suicide Squad

Aug 5th, 2016 Action, Comedy, Superheroes Marcus Goh 7 min read

Suicide Squad is about the eponymous team of super powered criminals who are sent on suicide missions to save the world (since they’re facing life sentences anyway). Super villain teams are always fun, especially when they have to go against their normally devious traits to save the world. So what would Singapore’s Suicide Squad look like? For one, it’ll probably be named the Si-Liao Squad, since…