Pitch Perfect 3. Credit: United International Pictures

What we can learn about millennials from Pitch Perfect

Dec 21st, 2017 Comedy, Musical Marcus Goh 6 min read

We millennials are terrible. We find cereal way too much work to eat, and would rather buy avocado toast and overpriced coffee than save for a piece of property. But for all the talk about how millennials seem like a pain, employers do want to unlock the secrets to understanding us so they can better attract, hire and retain today’s workforce, and advertisers want to know our habits….

Trolls. Credit: Golden Village Cinemas

5 things all Singaporean kids did with their Trolls toys

Nov 3rd, 2016 Action, Adventure, Animation, Child-friendly, Comedy, Fantasy Marcus Goh 6 min read

Trolls were a huge phenomenon back in the 90’s. For some reason, they were everywhere, and almost every Singaporean had one. And it was completely inexplicable! They’re scary looking gnomes with frighteningly long and lifelike hair. Maybe they became popular because they bucked the trend – after all, people were buying Pet Rocks back in the 70’s too. So everyone started to do the same…

The Accountant. Credit: Golden Village Cinemas

Get rich quickly with these Asian wealth superstitions!

Oct 13th, 2016 Action, Adventure, Thriller Marcus Goh 9 min read

There are two ways to get rich. One is to reduce expenses, like getting a Golden Village Movie Club card to watch movies on Tuesdays (you can save up to $156 a year!), and the other is to increase your salary. But it’s not like your boss will give you an increment if you ask for it, especially if you have a Bad Boss. So…

Mr. Right. Credit: Golden Village Cinemas

8 really bad professions for a prospective boyfriend

Apr 21st, 2016 Action, Comedy, Romance Marcus Goh 9 min read

It may be that Asian parents have different priorities, but instead of asking their daughters the most important question about their newfound boyfriend, which is: “Do you really love each other?”, they will almost invariably focus on what he does for a living. (Read: How rich is he?) Unless you’re a doctor-lawyer who freelances as an investment banker, no job will ever be good enough. If…

K-Pop’s American Invasion in Pitch Perfect 2

May 11th, 2015 Celebrities, Comedy Holly Jean Aroozoo 4 min read

This week, I’m looking forward to American musical comedy film Pitch Perfect 2. It is the sequel to the 2012 film Pitch Perfect which was adapted from Mickey Rapkin’s non-fiction book, titled Pitch Perfect: The Quest for Collegiate A Cappella Glory. It’s been three years since the Barden Bellas brought their signature vocals, style and attitude to become the first all-female group to win a national title. But when…