Underworld: Blood Wars. Credit: Golden Village Cinemas

5 types of were-creatures that you would only find in Singapore

Dec 2nd, 2016 Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Science Fiction, Teens Marcus Goh 9 min read

Underworld: Blood Wars sees the Vampires battling the Werewolves Lycans once again. Werewolves are called Lycans in the Underworld series, as Lycan is a truncation of lycanthrope. If you’re anything like me, you probably spent the first or second movie trying to figure out what “Lycan” was, and only found out what it meant when you got home and Googled it. But werewolves have existed for…

The Divergent Series: Allegiant

What Divergent’s faction names would be if it were set in Singapore

Mar 16th, 2016 Action, Thriller Marcus Goh 7 min read

Factions in The Divergent Series is a bit like academic streaming in Singapore – you’re sorted into different categories from young, and unless you’re a plucky heroine leading her own band of teen heroes, you’ll probably be known by your academic stream for the rest of your life. But while their faction names are made up of esoteric words like “Abnegation” or “Amity,” reflecting its American…