Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. Credit: Golden Village Cinemas

5 shows that sound just like ‘X-Men’

Sep 29th, 2016 Action, Adventure, Child-friendly, Fantasy Marcus Goh 8 min read

If you think about it, the whole concept of X-Men is an incredibly lazy but brilliant way to explain how normal humans can have super powers. They’re just born with it! No need for some convoluted explanation about how you’re an alien from a dying planet who gains super powers from our sun, or how a radioactive spider bit you and gave you the ability…

Mr Fantastic (Miles Teller) and Invisible Woman (Kate Mara) in Fantastic Four. Credit: Twentieth Century Fox

5 ways Mr Fantastic’s power could be really fantastic

Aug 2nd, 2015 Action Marcus Goh 6 min read

Does Mr Fantastic (leader of the Fantastic Four) have the most fantastic power of them all? His ability to stretch doesn’t seem quite as fantastic as the others (Human Torch’s flames, Invisible Woman’s invisibility and force fields and Thing’s strength and invulnerability), until you realise his power really is the most useful in everyday circumstances. While the super powers of the other three are invaluable…