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 –…

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…

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…

Singapore’s biggest X-Men fans enjoy 540 minutes of mutant magic

May 28th, 2016 Action, Premiere Marcus Goh 10 min read

Singapore’s biggest fans enjoyed 540 minutes of mutant movie magic in the X-Men: Apocalypse movie marathon last week (18 May), in addition to trivia games, lucky draws, and even a costume contest! The movie marathon lasted almost 11 hours as X-Men enthusiasts watched X-Men: First Class, X-Men: Days of Future Past, then X-Men: Apocalypse consecutively! But don’t worry, they had breaks in between – even mutants…

X-Men Apocalypse. Credit: Golden Village Cinemas

6 reasons why Professor X would never be able to start a school in Singapore

May 17th, 2016 Action, Event, Free Stuff, Thriller Marcus Goh 8 min read

In X-Men: Apocalypse, Professor X has effectively set up his own BMTC (Basic Military Training Centre) for mutants (people born with special power). After all, when he says he’s “training them to use their powers wisely,” he’s actually teaching them how to fight using their mutant abilities. Don’t believe him when he calls them students, they’re really soldiers – no, commandos! Hey, that’s an entrepreneurial idea…

6 famous people who didn’t let their disabilities stop them

Nov 13th, 2015 Asian Cinema, Romance Marcus Goh 8 min read

Return Of The Cuckoo (十月初五的月光) is based on the popular TVB drama series of the same name, where the mute protagonist Man Cho struggles with his disability as he makes his way through the world. But he’s not the only one – many famous folk who had similar handicaps didn’t let it stop them from accomplishing great things! Many a time, these great men and…