The Greatest Showman. Credit: Golden Village Cinemas

6 of the best classes in Singapore to get you ready for the circus

Dec 28th, 2017 Action, Adventure, Drama, Musical Marcus Goh 9 min read

Want to run away and join the circus? You can, and here are the classes that will train you! Yes, the circus is serious work, and life as a circus showman/woman is gruelling. Just an idea of what you’re in for: the actual audition for Cirque du Soleil can take up to two days. Singapore has several local circus groups, like Circus in Motion, and some…

If Wolverine had cancer in Logan, he would be old and ugly. Credit: Twentieth Century Fox

5 painful symptoms of aging for a mutant like Wolverine

Mar 5th, 2017 Action, Adventure, Drama, Superheroes Marcus Goh 6 min read

Logan is one of the most painful X-Men movies ever to grace the silver screen. It takes the sole member of the X-Men who can survive a nuclear explosion, the one character that is literally unkillable – and shows you that even he isn’t safe from the ravages of old age. In case you forgot, here’s Wolverine getting burnt to a crisp by an atomic…

Eddie the Eagle

5 Singaporeans that would put Eddie the Eagle to shame

Apr 2nd, 2016 Comedy Marcus Goh 6 min read

Eddie the Eagle is about an unconventional sports hero, in that he’s barely able to qualify for the Olympics, let alone win a medal. But that’s not the case in Singapore – we’ve got plenty of talented sportsmen and sportswomen who’ve brought medals back to our country, definitely more than Eddie the Eagle has! These young sports heroes are amazing in how much they’ve accomplished,…

5 reasons why being 12 years old sucks

Oct 8th, 2015 Action, Child-friendly, Comedy Esther Au Yong 4 min read

In Pan, 12-year-old Peter Pan (Levi Miller) is whisked away from a bleak London orphanage to Neverland, where together with the warrior Tiger Lily (Rooney Mara) and new friend James Hook (Garrett Hedlund), he fights the ruthless pirate Blackbeard (Hugh Jackman). Pan stays forever young, on the cusp of teenage-hood for eternity. Sure, it’s fun, if you’re living in the adventurous and fantastical world that…