A movie that has a scene where the leads catch a movie, from La La Land. Credit: La La Land Facebook Page

6 reasons why we secretly love movie musicals more than live musicals

Dec 9th, 2016 Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance Marcus Goh 8 min read

I’m going to offend all the hipsters out there by saying this, but it’s true. Everyone loves movie musicals more than live musicals. Yes, movie musicals lack that live element, but unless you’re sitting all the way in front, can you really tell the difference? That’s why movie musicals are so popular. They offer all the fun and laughter of a musical and a movie, rolled…

The lovely Emma Stone plays Allison Ng in Aloha. Credit: zekefilm.com

5 of the most ethnically miscast roles in popular movies

Jun 7th, 2015 Action, Celebrities, Romance Marcus Goh 7 min read

When it comes to casting non-Caucasian roles in Hollywood, it’s usually the same crowd of Will Smith, Lucy Liu, Ken Watanabe, Jackie Chan, and Halle Berry, amongst others, that get these roles. But then on occasion you get a baffling decision to whitewash an obviously ethnic role (usually Asian), that fails to be believable when the actor or actress on screen doesn’t match the name of the character….