50 First Kisses. Credit: Golden Village Cinemas

’50 First Kisses’ vs ’50 First Dates’ – which is the better romantic comedy?

Jul 24th, 2018 Asian Cinema, Comedy, Romance Marcus Goh 11 min read

Picture this – a seemingly normal girl who cannot form any new memories, and hence lives the same day over and over again, thanks to her loving family (who wants to prevent her from getting hurt). It sounds like a recipe for a dating disaster, but it has oddly become the basis for not one, not two, but a grand total of four romantic comedies, including the…

5 ways to pass off as a cartoon vampire

Sep 25th, 2015 Animation, Child-friendly, Comedy Rachel Chan 6 min read

I’m not sure if you’ve tried typing the words “How to become a v…” in the Google search field, but at one point some months ago I was amused to find that the top search was “How to become a vampire”. (The current top search is “How to become rich”.) I’m not quite sure what those methods involve, but far from having to bathe in…

Pacman eats a car in Pixels. Credit: Sony Pictures

6 retro video games we loved but could never defeat

Aug 11th, 2015 Action, Child-friendly, Comedy Marcus Goh 8 min read

Pixels is every geek’s fantasy come true – the fate of the world rests on the shoulders, or rather, arcade game skills of the two protagonists. We mere mortals could never have defeated the video games of the 80s and 90s (admit it!), so we’re in awe of the those who can. Think back to to our childhoods – have you actually seen Super Mario being…