The Mimic. Credit: Golden Village Cinemas

6 Korean mythological monsters you don’t want to meet in Seoul

Aug 29th, 2017 Horror Marcus Goh 10 min read

Planning a trip to Seoul? As modern and metropolitan as it might be, supernatural dangers may lurk in unexpected corners. This being the Seventh Month, we’re expecting that the mythological monsters of Korea would be a bit more active, although Korea doesn’t technically “celebrate” the Seventh Month. These are dangers that Trip Advisor and Lonely Planet (do people still buy Lonely Planet guides) won’t warn…

5 reasons why being a ghost is tough in Singapore

Jan 6th, 2016 Asian Cinema, Horror Marcus Goh 6 min read

Notice how there are fewer and fewer ghost stories circulating in our nation these days? That’s because it’s so hard to be a ghost in Singapore these days, as opposed to, say, Korea. With increasing urbanisation and and a higher population density, you can’t catch a break even in the afterlife, since you’ve got to share the same space with the living. Don’t believe us? Pretend…