Land of the Meat Munchers

Land of the Meat Munchers – meet Selina

Oct 16th, 2013 Featured, On Pop culture incoherentboy 2 min read

My debut novel Land of the Meat Munchers, which centres on three survivors in the aftermath of a zombie apocalypse in Singapore, will be released later this month. Here’s a short excerpt and introduction to one of the key characters – Selina.

Yoda, Lucasfilm

Geek Crusade: Yoda Fountain, Lucasfilm HQ

Jul 4th, 2013 Featured, On Pop culture incoherentboy 1 min read

It’s the place where the dream all began, and it’s the second stop on Geek Crusade’s massive geek pilgrimmage to the USA next month: Lucasfilm HQ. We’re going all the way to Marin County, California just for this – the Yoda fountain.

Geek Crusade: Rancho Obi-Wan

Jul 3rd, 2013 Featured, On Pop culture incoherentboy 2 min read

In my last post, I told you about the impending launch of Geek Crusade – a brand new site for geeks in the Asia-Pacific. It will cover the latest movie, TV and comics news, and organise geek events such as the Singapore Zombie Walk. It all kicks off with a massive geek pilgrimmage to the USA. Our first stop comes on July 12 – Rancho Obi-Wan in Sonoma…

Geek Crusade: Join The Crusade

Jun 29th, 2013 Featured, On Pop culture incoherentboy 5 min read

This is my new project: Geek Crusade.com, a brand new site for geeks in the Asia-Pacific, that will cover the latest movie, TV and comics news. It will also organise geek events such as the Singapore Zombie Walk.

Man of Steel, Henry Cavill, Superman

Super Men – Why Superheros Matter

Jun 22nd, 2013 Featured, On Pop culture incoherentboy 5 min read

by Wayne Ree Blockbuster season is well underway, and it looks like the superhero films are reigning supreme once more. Last month, Iron Man 3 ushered in Marvel’s second phase of cinematic adventures. Man of Steel – the revamp of the Superman film franchise and, some speculate, the first step to an Avengers-styled Justice League film – has already scored a US$128 million opening weekend. But even before costumed…

World War Z

World War Z Review

Jun 20th, 2013 Featured, On Pop culture incoherentboy 5 min read

Verdict: Three stars out of five. Trust Hollywood to take a nuanced, complex novel and boil it all down to “Brad Pitt saves the world”. But at least he does it in style, via some jaw-dropping set pieces and smaller, downright claustrophobic moments that amp the fear factor through the roof.

Man of Steel

Man of Steel Review

Jun 15th, 2013 Featured, On Pop culture incoherentboy 5 min read

Man of Steel review – three stars out of five. A great cast and some pitch-perfect character development isn’t enough to save this revamp from pacing issues

Evil Dead Review

May 8th, 2013 Featured, On Pop culture incoherentboy 5 min read

Verdict: Two stars out of five. While the original Evil Dead is hailed as one of the greatest horror movies ever, this version is but a pale shadow of the original. It’s little more than another commonplace slasher flick.

Iron Man 3 review

Apr 25th, 2013 Featured, On Pop culture incoherentboy 6 min read

Verdict: Four stars out of five. This is a very different Iron Man movie from its predecessors, with some bold and risky moves. There are strong performances all round from Robert Downey Jr, Gwyneth Paltrow, Ben Kingsley and Guy Pearce. The surprise twist in the middle will surprise and disappoint in equal measure.