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Fears Of The POPCulture Online Team

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Once a year on the 31st of October is the strange, scary, weird at times and lots of candy day of Halloween. It was originally a day to remember the dead, yet over time it has become one that involves costumes and other horror related events and practices all over the world. Here in sunny Singapore it is no different ... Read More »

In Conversation with Cameron Stewart

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The cover for this month’s POPCulture Online is none other than Batgirl and Cameron Stewart is the man behind the new design.  Having snagged up the Eisner award, Shuster Award, Eagle award and Harvey award, Kenneth Choong had the privilege to catch up with the man himself to find out more about Batgirl and his upcoming projects including the much ... Read More »

STGCC 2014 Media Preview

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The Singapore Toys, Games & Comics Convention (STGCC 2014) Media Preview was held at The Vault, a trendy place where creativity meets popular culture meets good food on a nice sunny Thursday morning. With an expected crowd of over 45,000 this weekend at the Marina Bay Sands, this year’s edition of STGCC looks to be another exciting weekend for both ... Read More »

Hooked on a Feeling

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Just who the heck are the Guardians of the Galaxy? That’s the question a lot of people were asking when Marvel Studios first took on the task to turn this comic book series into a live action move. Bold movie considering most people are more “Avengers” type of an audience. When I first caught a glimpse of the trailer I ... Read More »

One Shall Stand, One Shall Fall

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Michael Bay and his arsenal of dynamite and CGI are back with Transformers: Age of Extinction. A forth movie in the franchise and also the first of a new planned trilogy. Not much is known about the movie but we do have some information we can bring you. Age of Extinction begins after an epic battle left a great city torn, but ... Read More »

In Conversation with Hugh Jackman

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Everyone was excited to meet Hugh Jackman and we had heard from other interviewers that he was a really nice guy, When we stepped in he was there standing up and reached out to introduce himself by shaking everyone’s hand. That leaves a strong impression. The both of us then somehow get into talking about relaxing and drinking by the ... Read More »

Electric Dreams

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Andrew Garfield returns as Spider-Man in The Amazing Spider-Man 2 and they’ve got on a massive marketing campaign which included participating in Earth Hour efforts, coming to Singapore for a press event, followed by swiftly jet setting to Japan for the premier. Exciting times for web head and Andrew Garfield has recently come out to talk about how he feels ... Read More »

The Real American Hero

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In this month’s latest Marvel Studios offering, Captain America returns 2 years after the events of The Avengers and this time, he’s set to be haunted by his past while he continues to adjust to modern times. Loads of familiar faces return and some new ones as well. So before you rush off to cinemas to catch Captain America: The ... Read More »

Seize Your Glory

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Since it’s been 7 years since 300 hit theaters, we thought we’d make things a little easier by refreshing your memory on some of the actors and characters that back for this film as well as some of the new ones that are involved as well. Sullivan Stapleton as Themistokles Sullivan was most recently starred in Ruben Fleischer’s 1940s-era crime ... Read More »

Justice Upgraded

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It is the year 2028, when the city of Detroit is being patrolled by the most unique and relentless crime fighter in the world: the half man/half robot Alex Murphy, also known as RoboCop. Condemned to a certain death after being the victim of a terrible explosion, our hero was given a second chance by the powerful corporation OmniCorp, specialized ... Read More »

Introducing Valerie

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In 2010, at the largest annual Japanese pop culture themed event in South East Asia held in Singapore, “Anime Festival Asia (AFA)”, Valerie was scouted as a result of her overwhelming presence at the maid cafe held within the event. In 2011, She debuted as part of Sea*A, an anisong idol group with a a great passion for Japanese pop ... Read More »

Lucky Number 47

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In this month’s 47 Ronin, Keanu Reeves stars as Kai, an outsider in an ethereal 1800s Japan, a world of intense brutality and undeniable beauty, a time when history and fantasy meet.  When his forbidden love is stolen from him, he is left broken and lost.  Navigating a breathtaking landscape populated with seductive witches with nightmarish powers, mythic beasts and ... Read More »

Trouble Is A Friend

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This month, we prepare to go back to the realm Asgard where we find out what happened to Thor after the events of The Avengers. And while we’re at it, let’s refresh our memories on some of our favourite characters from Asgard, Earth and the new players in this epic sequel directed by Alan Taylor. THOR (CHRIS HEMSWORTH) Thor Odinson ... Read More »

Justice Forever

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It’s not quite your band of superheros considering what we’ve become used to seeing on the big screen but Kick-Ass 2 certainly takes a more interesting approach to crime fighting. They’ve got no super powers but they certainly have a sense of justice and in the follow up to the first installment of the franchise, the world of superheros has ... Read More »

Adamantium Samurai

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The most iconic character in the X-Men universe embarks upon on an epic journey in modern-day Japan in The Wolverine. Inspired by the celebrated Marvel comic book arc, Logan (Hugh Jackman), the century-old mutant known to the world as Wolverine, is lured to a Japan he hasn’t seen since World War II – and into a shadowy realm of Yakuza ... Read More »