Reviews

Comics review: The Girl Under The Bed

The Hungry Ghost Month, while not a purely Singaporean affair, is something that many of us will be familiar with – for some the month is marked by devoted prayers and incense for the dearly departed, for others it’s marked by garish getai performances, huge oil drums used for burning paper money, the smell of burning in the air irritating …

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SimFiasco: The Review

It’s been about two weeks since SimCity released and I really didn’t want to do this, but I have to admit it. SimCity is a farce. A fiasco, a debacle, and quite possibly a boondoggle to boot. I am a pure Maxis fan. SimCity was the first game I actually paid money to: 20 or 30 bucks, in 5.25″ floppies, …

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Movie review: Warm Bodies is here and we grab a taste

Nicholas Hoult (About A Boy, Skins, X-Men First Class) and Teresa Palmer (I Am Number Four, she was Number Six) star in Warm Bodies, a tale about star-crossed lovers in a time of the apocalypse. R, the zombie, meets Julie, who he promptly falls in love (?!) with – but which human would love the undead, especially when she’s been …

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Comic review: Uncanny Skullkickers #1

Comics writer Jim Zub has been plugging away with his various takes on fantasy comics from the Pathfinder series to his hilarious subversion of the usually serious sword and sorcery genre, Skullkickers. Now into it’s fourth big arc, Skullkickers is back to kick skulls and forget names – except this time it’s coming with a new adjective in tow. If …

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Comics review: Monsters, Miracles & Mayonnaise

Monsters, Miracles & Mayonnaise by Drewscape (aka Andrew Tan) is part of Epigram Books‘ first wave of their graphic novel line, together with Miel‘s Scenegapore, and Ten Sticks And One Rice, a collaboration between Oh Yong Hwee and Koh Hong Teng (Gone Case). Given its title and cover – you might not be sure what to expect, but rest assured, …

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