Cable and Deadpool. Credit: Golden Village Cinemas

Wait, you mean Josh Brolin (Thanos) plays another Marvel character in ‘Deadpool 2’?!

May 19th, 2018 Action, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Superheroes Marcus Goh 10 min read

You know Thanos, that big purple bad guy in Avengers: Infinity War? It turns out that he’s also playing another leading Marvel character in Deadpool 2 – Cable! If you’re even a casual fan of the X-Men (or you watched the 90’s X-Men animated series), you’ll know how important Cable is to the X-Men mythos. That’s why him appearing in Deadpool 2 is so important –…

The Hitman's Bodyguard. Credit: Golden Village Cinemas

7 of Samuel L. Jackson’s deadliest roles

Aug 17th, 2017 Action, Comedy Marcus Goh 13 min read

Samuel L. Jackson is one Hollywood’s most hardworking (and wealthiest) stars. He started acting in 1972, and he’s starred in more than 110 films since then. And that’s not counting his television and voiceover work, which would put it at more than 150 different projects. As a result, he’s the highest all-time box office star, and the combined box office receipts of all the films…

Life. Credit: Golden Village Cinemas

5 movie alien tropes that defy basic biological principles

Mar 22nd, 2017 Action, Adventure, Horror, Science Fiction Marcus Goh 7 min read

The problem with aliens in movies is that most of us (in fact, I’d daresay all of us) have never seen an alien before. Since nobody has seen an alien before, scriptwriters have to tap into their imaginations when writing movies about aliens. And since scriptwriters are generally not trained in biology, it means that movie aliens all tend to follow the same tropes – tropes that…

Gal Gadot as Jill Pope in Criminal. Credit: Golden Village Cinemas

7 other films you should see Wonder Woman’s hot bod in

Apr 20th, 2016 Action, Thriller Marcus Goh 9 min read

Just two months ago, nobody really knew who Gal Gadot was, besides being a hot actress with an alliterative name. Then Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice came, and boom! Suddenly we saw her name appearing in all the posters of the movies that she starred in, no matter how small the role. The actress has been in showbiz since 2004, but only recently has…

9 of Singapore’s best superheroes

Feb 11th, 2016 Action, Thriller Marcus Goh 6 min read

So Deadpool is coming to town, and everyone’s going gaga over him, since he’s the anti-hero who’s also kind of a hero but sometimes also a villain and yet also a bit good – who can keep all that straight? But how about our own homegrown superheroes? Did you know that Singapore has its very own superheroes that could feasibly form our very own Justice S-League?…