Chris Hemsworth (H) with M (Tessa Thompson) in Men in Black: International. Credit: Sony Pictures Releasing

5 burning questions answered about the ‘Men in Black’ universe

Jun 16th, 2019 Action, Adventure, Comedy, Science Fiction Marcus Goh 11 min read

If you’ve never watched a Men in Black movie (gasp!), here’s the lowdown. The Men in Black are a secret organisation on Earth consisting of mostly gorgeous people dressed in spiffy black suits. Their mission: to keep the peace on Earth. What sort of peace, you may ask? Well, it turns out that Earth is actually a melting pot of cultures – for alien civilisations…

Avengers: Endgame. Credit: Golden Village Cinemas

Who’s going to die for real in ‘Avengers: Endgame’? Our spoiler-free predictions

Apr 24th, 2019 Action, Superheroes Marcus Goh 19 min read

Half of the universe died in Avengers: Infinity War – including half of the Avengers (including all those who aren’t officially christened Avengers yet) – when the Mad Titan finally acquired all the Infinity Stones and obliterated 50% of reality. As shocking as it was, we all knew they’d be back in Avengers: Endgame for the final battle against Thanos. Every superhero in the Marvel Cinematic…

You’ll be surprised how many cultures revere this sacred number

Jan 18th, 2018 Action, Adventure, Drama, War Marcus Goh 8 min read

Have you noticed how there are 12 months in a year, most people use a 12-hour clock, and we even have a dedicated word for “twelve units of something” (a dozen)? Yes, the number 12 is kind of special. Numbers are important to many cultures because it affects how calendars and dates are generated, which in turn affects significant events and holidays, and therefore everyday life….

Thor (Chris Hemsworth) fan service in Thor: Ragnarok. Credit: Walt Disney Pictures

What we’re betting will happen in ‘Thor: Ragnarok’

Oct 23rd, 2017 Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Superheroes Marcus Goh 11 min read

Thor has been considered “the most boring superhero in the Marvel pantheon” (we beg to differ however, have you read about Thor’s exploits in traditional Norse mythology?), so it’s amazing how he’s getting his third movie, The Revengers Thor: Ragnarok, just six years after his debut in 2011! To begin with, let’s all learn how to pronounce Ragnarok properly – the Nordic pronunciation sounds more…

5 kinds of Singaporean dishes that could become horrifying ghosts

Jul 13th, 2016 Action, Adventure, Comedy, Science Fiction Marcus Goh 7 min read

The Ghostbusters reboot is coming, and with it a whole new slew of ghosts that look like flying agar agar and mochi (Jell-O and marshmallows to the Americans) which have been given cutesy eyes and giant mouths. And the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man is back, as seen in a quick cameo on one of the many Ghostbusters TV spots! Who knew food could be so…

The Huntsman: Winter's War. Credit: Golden Village Cinemas

6 evil queens who could rival Snow White’s stepmum

Apr 14th, 2016 Action Marcus Goh 8 min read

In Snow White and the Huntsman, the royal stepmother Queen Ravenna is so evil that she drains the youth from her brother as he’s dying (although she does ask for his forgiveness). As wicked as fratricide might be, there are other evil queens who could give Queen Ravenna a run for her money when it comes to cruel deeds, and some of them even top her in…