Movies

Robocop: The Review

When I first saw that they were remaking Robocop, the kid inside me rebelled. I grew up on 80s and 90s movies, and the thought that they were rebooting what was an iconic show of my childhood made me fear for its sanctity. The black suit and human hand didn’t make me feel any better; the new suit seemed like …

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Thor: The Dark World movie review

This took a while to come, but if you’re still wondering if you should actually make the hike down to check the Thor sequel, here’s our special correspondent with his own view on things. I’ve personally taken a look at the movie – but for work work – here, so here’s another look at it – ed. My first reaction …

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How much of Pacific Rim was born in Singapore?

It’s been slightly more than a month since Pacific Rim opened in Singapore, but it’s been hard to stop thinking of massive Kaiju on Jaeger action. The following little video featuring Pacific Rim director Guillermo Del Toro absolutely geeking out on seeing a life-size Gundam is also a joy to watch: Some of you who have done some reading would’ve …

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Kick-Ass and give names with the Kick-Ass 2 contest

Whether you’ve just caught The Wolverine, been inspired by the incomprehensible Bane or caught a whiff of the vigilante dream in Mark Millar and John Romita Jr.’s Kick-Ass (the comic or the movie), then you probably would’ve been inspired to pull on a pair of tights to take down the injustice we see on the street – people listening to …

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Red 2: The movie review

Frank Moses and the gang are back! Red 2 is the sequel to Red, which was based on the original mini-series by writer Warren Ellis and artist Cully Hamner for DC Comics. We liked the original which combined some good action set-pieces with some very fun shenanigans, but will the sequel capture lightning in a bottle for the Retired, Extremely …

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