Drake Doremus, director of Like Crazy and the futuristic Equals (partially shot in Singapore) is an indie darling who brings us a balance of these worlds in Newness. Set in present times, Winx is the name of a Tinder-like app that dominates the sexually-charged lives of our protagonists, Martin (Nicholas Hoult) and Gabi (Laia Costa). Being apparent all-star users of the app, their lifestyle seems to involve copious amounts of one night stands with other attractive people... until they meet each other.
We know what Shatner, Nimoy, Stewart and the like are up to these days, but what about those other valuable Starfleet officers that entertained us so? Where are the crew members of ‘Star Trek’ now?
Jake Gyllenhaal says he’s ready to don his stupid man suit once again for a ‘Donnie Darko’ sequel after Richard Kelly, the writer-director of the 2001 cult teen classic, recently revealed he had plans to make a “bigger more ambitious” follow up. “I’m always interested in anything that Richard [Kelly] is doing,” the 36-year-old actor told Yahoo in reference to Kelly’s recent comments while promoting his new movie ‘Life’.
‘The Lost City of Z‘ (in cinemas 24 March) tells the incredible true story of Colonel Percy Fawcett, a pioneering explorer who spent his life obsessively searching for Z, a lost civilisation he believed lay hidden deep in the Amazon rainforest. ‘Sons of Anarchy’ star Charlie Hunnam plays the fabled adventurer whose final mission into the jungle, accompanied by his son Jack (‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ star Tom Holland), ended mysteriously in 1925. In order to achieve authenticity director James Gray insisted on shooting the exploration scenes deep amongst the lush nature of the Columbian rainforest and, as its star (and Fawcett himself) found out, nature has a habit of fighting back.
A live-action adaptation of the iconic manga comic (also filmed as a seminal 1988 anime) has been in Hollywood development hell for decades with many huge names including Leonardo DiCaprio, Chris Evans, Keanu Reeves, and Christopher Nolan all linked with the project at various stages. 1982-1990 – Katsuhiro Otomo launches his original manga. Set in Neo-Tokyo, 2019 after the nuclear apocalypse, it tells the epic story of youngsters Kaneda, Tetsuo against the backdrop of gang violence, psychic kids and motorbike chases.
Thor: Ragnarok , the threequel in the ongoing saga of the Asgardian Avenger, finds our hammer-less hero (again played by Chris Hemsworth) trapped by a cosmic being and forced to fight his not-so-jolly green friend, the Hulk (with Mark Ruffalo back as Bruce Banner). Meanwhile, across the galaxy, Thor’s homeland is facing destruction. Along with returning characters like Tom Hiddleston’s Loki, Anthony Hopkins’s Odin, and even Benedict Cumberbatch’s Doctor Strange, the film introduces Cate Blanchett as the death-goddess Hela and Tessa Thompson as Thor’s formidable ally Valkyrie. ...
Whether you want to lose weight or simply maintain good health, you would certainly benefit from daily physical activity. In fact, regular exercise has been found to reduce the risk of a host of serious diseases from diabetes to heart disease, stroke and cancer. If weight-loss is your goal, a combination of diet control and regular exercise will help you to shed kilos – and keep them off.
Artbox Singapore will be held on 14-16 April and 21-23 April at the Bayfront Event Space from 3pm to 11pm. Thailand’s famous creative pop-up market Artbox is coming to Singapore instead this April, bringing with it a host of other activities. Artbox Singapore will feature its iconic fairy lights installation, along with an array of over 200 international vendors, gastronomic eats from over 60 food stalls and a beer market for shoppers to indulge in.
Newly-opened seafood restaurant K-tower features from three- to nine-tiered hot pot towers, making it perfect for a meal with friends and family. Located along Amoy Street, choice of seafood include Boston Lobsters and Canadian Oysters. Follow Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore on Facebook .
After Zack Snyder called the shots on ‘Man of Steel,’ ‘Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice’ and the upcoming ‘Justice League,’ it looks like there’s a new director in the frame for Superman’s next solo movie. According to Collider, Warner Bros and DC are pressing on with a second ‘Man of Steel’ movie starring Henry Cavill, and they want British director Matthew Vaughn to take the helm.
by Rachel Oh Australian rock quartet The Temper Trap returned to our shores after a six-year hiatus from Singapore to deliver their signature anthemic sounds that we know and love. The band was fresh off the Wonderland music festival in the Philippines and had just started the first leg of their Asia tour with their solo gig here at The Coliseum last Friday (10 March), packing a crowd of more than a thousand. The Temper Trap’s last visit to Singapore was in 2011 as the headlining act for the inaugural St. ...
Forgotten island. Lost civilization. Giant gorilla. Prehistoric monsters. Reckless adventurers. All the seminal ingredients have been stirred together to form Kong: Skull Island, Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures’ reboot of the classic ape story that has captured the imagination of moviegoers for more than 80 years.
Wolverine continues to flex his considerable muscles at the box office, with Hugh Jackman’s X-Men swan song Logan already closing in on $300 million in global ticket sales in less than a week. As Marvel fans undoubtedly know, the film is very loosely based on Old Man Logan, an eight-issue 2008 miniseries by writer Mark Millar and artist Steven McNiven. The film distills the Old Man Logan story to its essence: Logan, long retired from crimefighting in a dystopian future bereft of fellow superheroes, embarks on a hazardous road trip with an old friend — a journey of self-discovery in which tragedy spurs a renewed sense of purpose.
As part of International Women’s Day, Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore celebrates the fighting spirit of three outstanding female individuals from various industries. Michelle Chong is a busy woman. The multi-hyphenate, who owns film company Huat Films and artiste management company Left Profile, juggles with multiple roles, from acting and hosting to producing, directing, screen-writing and managing artistes.
As part of International Women’s Day, Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore celebrates the fighting spirit of three outstanding female individuals from various industries. Seven years ago, digital marketing expert Pat Law was experiencing the “darkest period” of her life. In order to pay off the medical expenses, Law did something not a lot of people would consider doing – she quit her job as a digital strategist at Ogilvy Public Relations, took a loan, and set up social influence marketing agency GOODSTUPH.
Fashion aficionados and fans of Rihanna rejoice, because the highly-anticipated FENTY X PUMA collection by Rihanna is set to be released in Singapore from Thursday (9 March) at PUMA retail stores and authorised retailers. The brand announced on Tuesday (7 March) that the new collection will be released progressively every month until June, starting with their kicks. Look out for the footwear range, which includes the FENTY X PUMA Bow Slides in olive branch and silver pink, FENTY X PUMA Bow Sneakers in olive branch and silver pink, FENTY X PUMA Sneaker Boot Zip and the FENTY X PUMA Lace Up Heel in silver, pink, aleutian and sesame.
Fans of Korean-American singer Jay Park will be glad to know that he’s bringing his AOMG crew to Singapore as part of their “Follow The Movement” tour on 1 May at the Suntec Convention Hall 601.