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…

The Girl on the Train. Credit: Golden Village Cinemas

5 interesting factoids about Singapore’s trains

Oct 8th, 2016 Thriller Marcus Goh 8 min read

Most of us take the train everyday, and that’s just going to increase with our move to a car-lite society (although it still mystifies me how new ERPs are constantly being built even though we’re going car-lite). But what do we really know about our country’s trains, besides the fact that it breaks down more often than a Snorlax appears? Was it always like this?…

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…