How Keanu Reeves becomes the perfect hitman in ‘John Wick: Chapter 3’

May 15th, 2019 Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller, Uncategorized Andre Teh 17 min read

Keanu Reeves is back in action in John Wick: Chapter 3 as the eponymous contract killer called out of retirement. Now declared excommunicado (a persona non grata in the assassin community) and with a US$14 million bounty on his head, Wick seeks absolution from the High Table, a council of the world’s top crime bosses. Meanwhile, fellow hitman and not-so-secret admirer Zero (Mark Dacascos) and…

Pirates of the Caribbean: Salazar's Revenge. Credit: Golden Village Cinemas

5 pirates that Jack Sparrow would totally not expect to meet

May 22nd, 2017 Uncategorized Marcus Goh 8 min read

Part of what makes the Pirates of the Caribbean series so fun to watch is that Jack Sparrow is constantly meeting all sorts of weirdos from across the world who just so happen to be pirates. We saw him contend with the likes of Davy Jones and Blackbeard, and even Chow Yun-Fat’s “Singaporean” pirate Sao Feng who was based on real-life Hong Kong pirate Cheung…

Finding Dory. Credit: Golden Village Cinemas

6 cartoon characters that you didn’t realise you’ve eaten before

Jun 17th, 2016 Action, Animation, Child-friendly, Comedy, Uncategorized Marcus Goh 6 min read

We’ve actually eaten many cartoon characters, sometimes doused in teriyaki sauce, sometimes deep fried in golden batter. But we never realise it because sea creatures in animated films always make us gush and coo because they’re such cute and cuddly representations of real marine life. Those big doe eyes and exaggerated pouts win our hearts over each time when in actual fact, their real life versions…

10 toughest women in popular movies

Jun 18th, 2015 Action, Child-friendly, Comedy, Uncategorized Holly Jean Aroozoo 10 min read

They sport buzz cuts, box like pros, and make sure that those who hurt them (or the ones they love) will pay. In the last few decades, we have seen the rise of action films featuring tough female leads. The role of damsel in distress no longer has much of an appeal. More women are proving that punching, kicking and shooting aren’t just for men. In…