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A Chat with Gegard Mousasi

Ahead of the highly anticipated UFC FIGHT NIGHT® SINGAPORE: HOLM vs. CORREIA on June 17 at the Singapore Indoor Stadium, star veteran and world No. 4 ranked middleweight Gegard Mousasi (42-6-2) was in Singapore this week. Our own martial arts enthusiast Elliott Danker had a chat with him about the Olympics, diet and finance management. Elliott: You started martial arts when you …

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Tomb Raider First Look

Here’s a first look at TOMB RAIDER, starring Alicia Vikander, which opens in Singapore on 15 March 2018 in 3D and IMAX 3D. Lara Croft is the fiercely independent daughter of an eccentric adventurer who vanished when she was scarcely a teen. Now a young woman of 21 without any real focus or purpose, Lara navigates the chaotic streets of trendy East …

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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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Meeting Kazuchika Okada, New Japan Pro-Wrestling‘s Rainmaker

An established wrestling star having won the IWGP Heavyweight Championship many times over, Kazuchika Okada is no stranger to the squared circle with New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW). From his early wrestling days back in 2004 to his return to NJPW in 2010, Kazuchika Okada or “Rainmaker” has been wowing fans in Japan and aboard. With his entertaining match fresh in …

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In Conversation with Tom Taylor

STGCC 2016 Tom Taylor Interview Elliott Danker Booth

This STGCC 2016, Elliott Danker being the massive comic book fan, had the chance to speak to award-winning and #1 New York Times bestselling comic book author, playwright and screenwriter, Tom Taylor. He is well known for his work on the DC Comics series Injustice: Gods Among Us and Earth-Two, Marvel’s Superior Iron Man and his many Star Wars works. …

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STGCC 2016 x POPCulture Online Contest

STGCC 2016 POPCulture Online Supporting Media

The Coolest East meets West event, the Singapore Toy, Game & Comic Convention, is back again this year with even more popular culture content for everyone. As we at POPCulture Online believe that sharing is caring, we are pleased to announce that we have 5 pairs of STGCC 2016 Tickets (1 Day) to give away! All you have to do …

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Jack Reacher is back

When the trailer for this was announce, the crew at POPCulture Online got really excited given the success of the first film and how we are all fans of Tom Cruise. Let’s take a look at some interesting fun facts about Jack Reacher. Fans hated Tom Cruise’s Casting as Reacher The most prominent controversy concerning the film involves the casting …

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Meeting Gunpla Master Builder Katsumi Meijin Kawaguchi

Meijin Kawaguchi, Benjamin Wong and Gregg Tey on stage at the Singapore leg of the Gunpla Builders World Cup 2016.

No stranger to the world of Gunpla and its fans throughout the world, Gunpla Master Builder Katsumi Meijin Kawaguchi has traveled the world promoting Gunpla and also supporting the Gunpla World Builders Cup and and Gunpla Expo. We catch up with the master builder to find out more about how Gunpla has evolved over the years and what is it …

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5 Reasons to Support #TeamCap

Still thinking about which side to pick? Well let’s help you with 5 reasons to support #TeamCap 5. He can fight all day The dude can literally fight all day if he has to (He said so himself in the movies). Captain America isn’t going to back down in a fight as long as he believes he is on the …

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The Huntsman: Winter’s War

The Huntsman: Winter’s Tale is the prequel to Snow White and the Huntsman, based on the characters from the German fairy tale “Snow White” compiled by the Brothers Grimm, as well as “The Snow Queen” by Hans Christian Andersen. The film stars Chris Hemsworth, Charlize Theron, Nick Frost and Sam Claflin reprising their roles, along with newcomers Emily Blunt, Rob …

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Jason Bourne First Look

Jason Bourne is an upcoming 2016 American action spy thriller film directed by Paul Greengrass and written by Greengrass, Matt Damon and Christopher Rouse. It is the fifth film in the Bourne film series and the sequel to the 2007 film The Bourne Ultimatum. The film stars Matt Damon, Julia Stiles, Alicia Vikander, Tommy Lee Jones, and Vincent Cassel. Principal …

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First Look: Central Intelligence

Here’s a look at action comedy film directed by Rawson Marshall Thurber starring Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart and is scheduled to be released on June 17, 2016. The film follows a one-time bullied geek who grew up to be a lethal CIA agent (Johnson), coming home for his high school reunion. Claiming to be on a top-secret case, he enlists the …

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GameStart 2015: Made in Singapore Showcase

GameStart 2015 Witching Hour Studios Booth

GameStart 2015 might be a loud and thumping affair with AAA publishers wowing convention goers with giant screens, replica castles and swag giveaways but locally developed games were also under the spotlight in the form of the Singapore Gamebox and GameStart’s Founder Base. The Singapore Gamebox is an incubation centre for game developers based locally and it’s an initiative by …

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GameStart 2015: Meeting Xmashed Gear’s Xuanming

GameStart 2015 Xmashed Gear Xuanming

Any geek worth his salt is bound to have a piece of apparel dedicated to his or her particular slice of Geekdom, from World of Warcraft to League of Legends…to pick your poison. But if you’re stuck in Singapore like me, where shipping from geek-centric shops like J!NX and Threadless would not only cost a pretty penny but the worst …

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Creed

Everyone that I know loves the Rocky films but it was always going to be difficult to continue the franchise as the actors age. I must commend Hollywood for coming up with this spin off though, where most would expect it to be about Rocky’s son, they’ve instead turned their attention to the son of Apollo Creed, a character we’ve …

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