• REVIEW: Chinese animation 'Ne Zha' is a serious rival to Disney films
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    Marcus Goh

    REVIEW: Chinese animation 'Ne Zha' is a serious rival to Disney films

    Outside of Disney (and Disney-owned Pixar), it's difficult to find a good animated film that blends a good story with colourful and imaginative animation. It humanises its title character and makes you empathise with Nezha as a character, rather than just looking up to him as a mythological super-being. Ne Zha is loosely based on the real-life legend of Nezha, with plenty of creative liberties taken with its tale.

  • Review: 'The Gangster, The Cop, The Devil' is a new spin on an old tale
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    Marcus Goh

    Review: 'The Gangster, The Cop, The Devil' is a new spin on an old tale

    SINGAPORE — The old adage, “the enemy of my enemy is my friend”, is often used to justify co-operation between rivals on screen. After all, the very premise itself holds the inherent promise of uneasy alliances and simmering tension, and we can’t wait to see how each party reins in their innate disdain for each other. That’s exactly what happens in The Gangster, The Cop, The Devil, with a cop and a gangster ganging up to take down a devil.

  • Review: 'The Lady Improper' castrates its lust and replaces it with food
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    Marcus Goh

    Review: 'The Lady Improper' castrates its lust and replaces it with food

    This romantic drama is food porn in all its wonder and glory.

  • Breaking Down the Brangelina Divorce: Allegations of Child Abuse, Substance Abuse, and More
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    Taryn Ryder

    Breaking Down the Brangelina Divorce: Allegations of Child Abuse, Substance Abuse, and More

    Did Angelina Jolie really file for divorce from Brad Pitt because of a child abuse incident? People reported that Pitt, 52, allegedly got “verbally abusive” and “physical” with one of the couple’s children on a private plane last Wednesday.