Mufasa and Simba in 'The Lion King'. Credit: Walt Disney Studios

Why are lions the king of the Serengeti, like in ‘The Lion King’?

Jul 21st, 2019 Animation, Drama, Musical Marcus Goh 9 min read

The Lion King is a story about the succession of royalty in the Pridelands, an African savanna that is inhabited completely by animals. The lions are clearly the rulers of this idyllic paradise, so the battle to be the next king of the Pridelands is purely between the lions. But oddly, none of the other animals ever seem to object to the lions ruling over…

Sherlock Gnomes. Credit: Golden Village Cinemas

Garden gnomes: Creepy, cute or just plain weird?

Mar 15th, 2018 Animation, Child-friendly, Comedy Marcus Goh 9 min read

Ever seen a gartenzwerge before? That’s the German word for “garden gnome”. They’re lawn ornaments that vary in size from small versions the size of your finger, to large ones that come up to your waist. If the name hasn’t tipped you off, they look like gnomes and are usually found in gardens. They are insanely popular in Britain and France, having mostly originated from…

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,…

5 things a Singaporean would bring to Mars

Sep 28th, 2015 Celebrities Marcus Goh 6 min read

In The Martian, an astronaut is stranded on Mars and has to survive the harsh environment alone, but fortunately he has some essentials with him. Let’s take this scenario and give it to a Singaporean – what five essentials would a Singaporean bring on an extended, lonely journey to Mars? Barring the four critical necessities of food, water, air and WiFi, we take a look at…