Movies

Academy Awards 2016: Here are our picks for the Oscars

So, the Oscar winners are about to be named, with a Best Picture win for Star Wars nowhere in sight. Still, it’s a great, great year for movies – a year where even a returning franchise did well enough to be nominated as Best Picture – but in the end, there has to be winners, losers, and those that should have won. …

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Zootopia: The review

Zootopia could have been a simple tale about a bunny and a fox and how they can end up being friends, and it would have ended up being a fun time for the family. But inside its little beating rabbit heart, the film isn’t just a funny movie kids will love – it’s a multi-layered movie brimming with joy and thoughtfulness – …

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Aliens ‘destroy’ Singapore in Independence Day: Resurgence trailer

After the abysmal Hitman: Agent 47, one might fear that Singapore might end up neglected by Hollywood, erased and resigned to a fate worse than death: Blamed for how much that movie scuked. Thankfully, we haven’t been forgotten, for when the aliens spread their attack across the world in the trailer for Independence Day: Resurgence, Singapore’s iconic skyline gets to play …

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Deadpool passed uncut in Singapore, rated M18

The Deadpool movie, the first superhero movie of what promises to be a very fruitful 2016, is set to open in Singapore on Feb 11 – a whole day ahead of the US. But with the promise of extreme comic-book violence that’s come to be associated with the character, will the movie be slashed up by censors? If you were afraid that even …

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Here Be Geeks’ best movie of 2015

We’ve tried many ways of choosing our favourite geekdoms in years past, but this year it went down to a simple top three vote for each of us, followed by a tabulation of scores. No real arguments this way, and with that, the hive mind has chosen winners for TV shows, movies, comics and games. It’s been a great year for geek movies, …

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