Love, Simon. Credit: Golden Village Cinemas

No matter which way you swing, these five cathartic coming-out stories in film will move you

Apr 10th, 2018 Adult Themes, Comedy, Drama, GV Exclusive, Romance Marcus Goh 8 min read

It’s difficult to be gay. Even though attitudes have improved (Pink Dot, anyone?), there’s still a lot of social stigma attached to being gay in today’s world, especially in Asian societies. That’s why in real life, people can keep their true sexuality hidden for years (or even forever), because the cost of social exclusion may not be worth the freedom to love whoever you want….

Singapore’s biggest X-Men fans enjoy 540 minutes of mutant magic

May 28th, 2016 Action, Premiere Marcus Goh 10 min read

Singapore’s biggest fans enjoyed 540 minutes of mutant movie magic in the X-Men: Apocalypse movie marathon last week (18 May), in addition to trivia games, lucky draws, and even a costume contest! The movie marathon lasted almost 11 hours as X-Men enthusiasts watched X-Men: First Class, X-Men: Days of Future Past, then X-Men: Apocalypse consecutively! But don’t worry, they had breaks in between – even mutants…

X-Men Apocalypse. Credit: Golden Village Cinemas

6 reasons why Professor X would never be able to start a school in Singapore

May 17th, 2016 Action, Event, Free Stuff, Thriller Marcus Goh 8 min read

In X-Men: Apocalypse, Professor X has effectively set up his own BMTC (Basic Military Training Centre) for mutants (people born with special power). After all, when he says he’s “training them to use their powers wisely,” he’s actually teaching them how to fight using their mutant abilities. Don’t believe him when he calls them students, they’re really soldiers – no, commandos! Hey, that’s an entrepreneurial idea…