• COMMENT: Why didn't YouTube series 'The Rule Breakers' see an improvement in quality?
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    Marcus Goh

    COMMENT: Why didn't YouTube series 'The Rule Breakers' see an improvement in quality?

    The production team behind the viral “If Yishun Were A Movie” video, Juo Productions, has created an action series for YouTube based off the popularity of their short films “The Rule Breakers”. The first two “The Rule Breakers” shorts came to fame for their fight choreography in 2014, and they even won the “Singapore Outstanding Creativity Award” in TBS Digicon 6 Asia 2014, a Japanese short film festival/competition.

  • Review: 'The Commuter' offers action and mystery, but not quite enough of both
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    Marcus Goh

    Review: 'The Commuter' offers action and mystery, but not quite enough of both

    With a nondescript title and Liam Neeson as the star of the film, unspoken expectations have already been set up about “The Commuter”. “The Commuter” takes quite a while to get to its premise, i.e., showing Michael (Liam Neeson) actually commuting and getting into the thick of things.

  • Review: 'Bleeding Steel' feels like an attempt to ride on the success of 'Star Wars'
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    Marcus Goh

    Review: 'Bleeding Steel' feels like an attempt to ride on the success of 'Star Wars'

    If you took every famous Hollywood science fiction movie and tossed it in a blender, you’d get “Bleeding Steel”. Scorpion kicks, Darth Vader-lookalikes, laser guns, capes, and soldiers that look like black Stormtroopers (with designs tweaked just far enough to avoid copyright issues). In fact, there’s even a massive spaceship complete with gigantic engines that looks like the lovechild of the Millennium Falcon and a Super Star Destroyer, which is incongruous when you consider that the film ostensibly takes place in the present day, and literally no one else possesses a spaceship.

  • Review: 'Alone' ('Seuls') is a mad mess of a French film
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    Review: 'Alone' ('Seuls') is a mad mess of a French film

    “Alone” (“Seuls”) is a French young adult science fiction thriller based on the comic of the same name. “Alone” is directed by David Moreau. Despite being based on a comic (and hence, having plenty of stories to draw upon for their plot), the film takes the corniest aspects of the source material and presents it in a faux arthouse film style.

  • Review: 'Pokemon: I Choose You' is a nostalgic retelling of the story of an underdog pair
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    Review: 'Pokemon: I Choose You' is a nostalgic retelling of the story of an underdog pair

    Should you watch this at weekday movie ticket prices? Should you watch this at weekend movie ticket prices? “Pokemon: I Choose You” is a Japanese adventure anime film that’s the twentieth in the “Pokemon” franchise, and the first in the “Sun and Moon” series.

  • Maze Runner: The Death Cure teases a new trailer
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    Ryan Leston

    Maze Runner: The Death Cure teases a new trailer

    The first official trailer for Maze Runner: The Death Cure is apparently coming later today.

  • First Look at Maze Runner: The Death Cure
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    Ryan Leston

    First Look at Maze Runner: The Death Cure

    Here's our first look at Maze Runner: The Death Cure... but can Thomas save his fellow Gladers?

  • Liam Neeson is back in action for The Commuter trailer
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    Ryan Leston

    Liam Neeson is back in action for The Commuter trailer

    The Commuter stars Liam Neeson in a mysterious action flick which shows off his particular set of skills...

  • Review: ‘Tokyo Ghoul’ is gripping but feels unfinished
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    Marcus Goh

    Review: ‘Tokyo Ghoul’ is gripping but feels unfinished

    Tokyo Ghoul is exciting without going down the standard format of having clear cut good guys and bad guys.

  • Tom Cruise injured on Mission: Impossible 6 set
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    Tom Cruise injured on Mission: Impossible 6 set

    The 55-year-old Mission: Impossible 6 star seems to have injured his leg during stunt work for the upcoming film.

  • Bruce Willis tools up for first Death Wish remake trailer
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    Bruce Willis tools up for first Death Wish remake trailer

    Here's our first look at the Death Wish remake, starring Bruce Willis as Paul Kersey.

  • Review: 'Crayon Shin-chan: Invasion!! Alien Shiriri' has a more likeable Shinnosuke
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    Review: 'Crayon Shin-chan: Invasion!! Alien Shiriri' has a more likeable Shinnosuke

    "Crayon Shin-chan: Invasion!! Alien Shiriri (クレヨンしんちゃん 襲来!!宇宙人シリリ)" is a Japanese 2D animated adventure comedy in Japanese that's the 25th instalment in the "Crayon Shin-chan" franchise. Crayon Shin-chan is also known as 蠟筆小新, or La bi Xiao xin, in Chinese.

  • Review: 'War for the Planet of the Apes' wastes a good villain
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    Review: 'War for the Planet of the Apes' wastes a good villain

    “War for the Planet of the Apes” is a science-fiction action adventure film that’s the third instalment in the rebooted “Planet of the Apes” movie franchise. The film takes place two years after “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes”, and sees ape leader Caesar at war with the humans of the planet, even while he deals with his own internal struggles. “War for the Planet of the Apes” is directed and written by Matt Reeves, with additional writing credits for Mark Bomback.

  • Review: 'Spider-Man: Homecoming' rises to the occasion
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    Marcus Goh

    Review: 'Spider-Man: Homecoming' rises to the occasion

    Should you watch this at weekend movie ticket prices? Yes.

  • Review: 'Transformers: The Last Knight' is epic but confusing
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    Review: 'Transformers: The Last Knight' is epic but confusing

    "Transformers: The Last Knight" is a science fiction action film, and the fifth in the "Transformers" live-action film franchise. The film sees the Transformers living in a new world order where they are hunted down by humans. With Optimus Prime out in space looking for his creators, the Autobots are in disarray. Soon, a threat more powerful than any they have dealt with before arrives, and the Transformers learn some startling secrets about their history on Earth.

  • Review: 'Doraemon The Movie: Nobita's Great Adventure In The Antarctic Kachi Kochi' is a fun winter romp
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    Review: 'Doraemon The Movie: Nobita's Great Adventure In The Antarctic Kachi Kochi' is a fun winter romp

    "Doraemon The Movie: Nobita's Great Adventure In The Antarctic Kachi Kochi" is a Japanese 2D animated comedy adventure in Japanese with English subtitles, and it is the 37th film in the "Doraemon" franchise.

  • Review: 'Fairy Tail: Dragon Cry' thoroughly embraces anime fans and tropes
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    Review: 'Fairy Tail: Dragon Cry' thoroughly embraces anime fans and tropes

    “Fairy Tail: Dragon Cry” is a Japanese 2D animated fantasy action film that’s part of the “Fairy Tail” anime and manga franchise. The film sees the Fairy Tail team going after a devastatingly powerful artefact in another kingdom.

  • Review: ‘Resident Evil: Vendetta’ has genuinely scary moments
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    Marcus Goh

    Review: ‘Resident Evil: Vendetta’ has genuinely scary moments

    “Resident Evil: Vendetta” is a Japanese 3D animated action horror-thriller in English. It is the third 3D animated film in the “Resident Evil” franchise, and takes place in the same shared universe as the “Resident Evil” games. It is not in the same shared universe as the live action “Resident Evil” films.

  • Review: 'Jack Reacher: Never Go Back' is very ordinary
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    Review: 'Jack Reacher: Never Go Back' is very ordinary

    “Jack Reacher: Never Go Back” is an action thriller that’s the second in the “Jack Reacher” franchise. Ex-army man Jack Reacher returns to his former military base and finds himself framed and on the the run. It stars Tom Cruise (Jack Reacher), Cobie Smulders (Susan Turner), Danika Yarosh (Samantha Dayton), and Robert Knepper (General Harkness).

  • Review: 'L.O.R.D. Legend of Ravaging Dynasties' has a rich and well thought-out mythology
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    Review: 'L.O.R.D. Legend of Ravaging Dynasties' has a rich and well thought-out mythology

    “L.O.R.D. Legend of Ravaging Dynasties (爵迹)” is a 3D motion capture animated action fantasy adventure wu xia film. It features the likeness and voice talents of Fan Bingbing (Kuizan Lotus), Kris Wu (Silver), Cheney Chen (Chi-Ling), William Chan (Nether), Amber Kuo (Thalia), Yang Mi (Shen Yin), Lin Yun (Phantom Flower), Yan Yikuan (Kuizan Feng When), Aarif Rahman (Ni Hong), Roy Wang (Pale Boy), Wang Duo (Kila). “L.O.R.D. Legend of Ravaging Dynasties (爵迹)” is a large improvement over previous Chinese animated films.

  • Review: ‘Kubo and the Two Strings’ is an impressive feat of stop-motion animation
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    Review: ‘Kubo and the Two Strings’ is an impressive feat of stop-motion animation

    “Kubo and the Two Strings” is a 3D stop-motion animated fantasy action adventure film about a boy on a quest to gather the lost pieces of his father’s armour, in an attempt to prevent his demented grandfather from killing him. It features the voice talents of Art Parkinson (Kubo), Charlize Theron (Monkey), Matthew McConaughey (Beetle), Ralph Fiennes (the Moon King), and Rooney Mara (the Sisters). Although exams are just around the corner, “Kubo and the Two Strings” is perfect for the whole family, with its touching themes and fluid animation.

  • Review: 'One Piece Film Gold' has great themes and good visuals
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    Review: 'One Piece Film Gold' has great themes and good visuals

    “One Piece Film Gold” is a 2D animated action adventure and the thirteenth film in the “One Piece” film franchise. It sees the Straw Hat Pirates going up against the world’s richest man, Gild Tesoro. It features the voice talents of Mayumi Tanaka (Monkey D. Luffy), Kazuya Nakai (Roronoa Zoro), Akemi Okamura (Nami), Kappei Yamaguchi (Usopp), Hiroaki Hirata (Sanji), Ikue Otani (Tony Tony Chopper), Yuriko Yamaguchi (Nico Robin), Kazuki Yao (Franky), Yuichi Nagashima (Brook), and Kazuhiro Yamaji (Gild Tesoro).

  • One-on-one with Sonakshi Sinha: "Deepika and Priyanka are setting an example"
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    One-on-one with Sonakshi Sinha: "Deepika and Priyanka are setting an example"

    Sonakshi  Sinha is back after almost a year with her new upcoming film Akira. The actress is excited about Akira as it is her first action film. Her last venture Tevar did not garner box office results. But the box office ups and downs do not disturb this Sinha girl.