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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Scarlett Johansson

We are all set for Ghost in the Shell that opens this month especially after how the various trailers have wowed us. One thing of course that never fails to get the attention of all men around the world is the mere presence of Scarlett Johansson. So we’ve decided to name her as our POP babe of the month. Let’s …

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Logan Review

This latest outing as Wolverine from Hugh Jackman will prove one thing…..nothing lasts forever. Not even the power to heal yourself. The Plot It’s 2029. Mutants are gone–or very nearly so. An isolated, despondent Logan is drinking his days away in a hideout on a remote stretch of the Mexican border, picking up petty cash as a driver for hire. …

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5 behind the scenes facts about Fifty Shades Darker

A spy snuck on set. There were rumors that a woman lied and said she was a PA and snuck on set and started doing little manual things like putting Cokes in the cooler. Finally somebody started a conversation with her, and something seemed weird, and we discovered that she was a spy. There was giggling during sex scenes. According to …

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Dakota Johnson

Dakota Johnson returns to the big screen in this month’s Fifty Shades Darker, the sequel to Fifty Shades of Grey and we’ve chosen her as our POP Babe of the month. Here are 5 things we didn’t know about her. She’s done rehab At the age of 17, Dakota completed a 30-day stint at Visions Teen Treatment Center in Malibu, …

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The Lego Batman Movie Review

Ok Bat-fans…..we’re all a little bit upset about what critics are saying about the future of our franchise. Then comes this LEGO version. But if the LEGO movie is any indication of how The LEGO Batman movie might play out then maybe this isn’t The Batman the DCEU wants right now but it’s the want IT NEEDS!!! Let’s find out! …

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Resident Evil: The Final Chapter Review

Milla Jovovich is back as Alice this month for one last outing as the world’s most awesome zombie killer! The Plot The human race’s last hope against apocalyptic obliteration is super soldier Alice (Milla Jovovich), but she’s been stripped of her psychic powers. She must form alliances and rally survivors in Raccoon City for the climactic battle against the Umbrella …

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xXx: The Return of Xander Cage review

The plot The third explosive chapter of the blockbuster franchise that redefined the spy thriller finds extreme athlete turned government operative Xander Cage (Vin Diesel) coming out of self-imposed exile and on a collision course with deadly alpha warrior Xiang and his team in a race to recover a sinister and seemingly unstoppable weapon known as Pandora’s Box. Recruiting an …

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Close to 6,000 took part in the Pokémon Run Singapore 2017

Pokémon Run Singapore 2017 Kids Wave with Masuda

A hot Saturday morning wasn’t going to stop close to 6,000 Pokémon Trainers on a Journey of Fun and Discovery at Southeast Asia’s first official Pokémon themed fun run, Pokémon Run Singapore 2017 (Pokémon Run SG). Aged between ages of 4 and 76 years old, participants included families, couples, and friends who took on the roles of “Pokémon Trainers” and …

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Nina Dobrev

This month we put the spotlight on Nina Dobrev who stars in the upcoming xXx: The Return of Xander Cage. 1. As a child, Nina took ballet and jazz classes and even competed internationally in rhythmic gymnastics. In 2005, she participated in both the Senior World Championships in Copenhagen, Denmark, and the Junior World Championships in Plzen, Czech Republic. 2. …

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The Great Wall

This month we take a look at the red carpet premier of The Great Wall, an action-adventure monster film directed by Zhang Yimou and written by Tony Gilroy, Carlo Bernard, Doug Miro, Max Brooks, Edward Zwick, and Marshall Herskovitz. The film stars Matt Damon, Jing Tian, Pedro Pascal, Willem Dafoe, and Andy Lau. Three walls were built during production as …

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Behind the scenes Transformers: The Last Knight

After Transformers: Age of Extinction, Michael Bay had decided not to direct any future Transformers films. But in early January 2016, in an interview with Rolling Stone, he confirmed that he would return to direct the fifth film, and that it would be his last Transformers film. Paramount Pictures will spend $80 million on production in Michigan in return for …

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Anime Festival Asia Singapore (AFASG) 2016: The Experience

Anime Festival Asia AFASG 2016 Cosplayer Kagamine Rin Melt Down

With each successful event comes support for the next and Anime Festival Asia Singapore (AFASG) 2016 is no different. Back again for another run of the biggest Japanese Popular Culture event here in Singapore and the Region, AFASG 2016 returns to the level 4 halls of the Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre. As expected, the crowd was out in …

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xXx: THE RETURN OF XANDER CAGE LA Screening

With xXx: The Return of Xander Cage set to hit the big screen in Jan 2017, LA had a special screening where the star, Vni Diesel himself made an appearance. We thought we’d take a look at some interesting facts about the character. 1. Did you know that the first xXx movie was shot in just 82 days? 2. Prior …

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Do the PPAP with Pikotaro

AFASG 2016 WAKUWAKU JAPAN PPAP Pikotaro

You heard the Song, you saw the video, yes that one that even got Justin Bieber tweeting about has come to Singapore! Yes that viral earworm PPAP (Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen) and its creator Pikotaro or rather Japanese comedian Daimaou Kosaka (his real name), was in town over the Anime Festival Asia Singapore weekend as a guest of WAKUWAKU JAPAN. Sharing with members …

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Making Revolution With Takanori Nishikawa

AFASG 2016 I Love Anisong TM Revolution

Entering the interview room in a neatly pressed suit and a cup of starbucks with “Taka” written on it, one can’t help but admire in awe even if you don’t recognize him. Takanori Nishikawa or better known as TM Revolution (or T.M.Revolution which stands for Takanori Makes Revolution) is no stranger to the anisong industry having shot to fame with …

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