[Review] Killing for the Prosecution (Kensatsugawa no Zainin)

Based on the novel Kensatsugawa no Zainin by Shusuke Shizukui, Killing for the Prosecution (its translated name) brings together for the first time two...

Toxic Masculinity: misinterpreted, misguided

The idea of ‘toxic masculinity’ is often confused with masculinity itself – being male. This belief is certainly misguided and is sometimes considered as...

[Review] Searching

With all the hype surrounding Crazy Rich Asians, everyone quietly forgot about another Hollywood film with a lead Asian cast. "Searching" stars Korean American...

A Pair of Concern: the Moob Issue

While it’s hard not to stare at a perfectly sculpted male form, it’s harder not to gawk at a pair of jiggling man boobs,...

Local Bookstore Cafes for Cravings and Curiosity

As I sat at a chain cafe drinking my usual decaf mocha, working away on essays and research, it dawned on me – the...

Asian American-led programmes on Netflix to watch

It's so rare to find someone without a Netflix account these days – even if you don't really subscribe to an account, chances are...

Seven reasons to adopt these adorable furbabies

Adopt, not shop. With so many stray and shelter dogs out there, it only makes sense to adopt (if you're in the market for a...

[Review] Mirai

The latest animated film by Japanese auteur Mamoru Hosada – whose impressive roster of works include Summer Wars and The Girl Who Leapt Through...

[Review] The Equalizer 2

Half love letter to 80s action flick, half militant bibliophile’s playbook, Equalizer 2 sees Denzel Washington reprise his role as Robert McCall – former...

A wrap-up of STGCC 2018

The annual Singapore Toys, Games and Comic Convention (STGCC) concluded over the weekend, and boy was it a packed affair! This time, we see...