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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…

The Six Best Geek Movies Of 2012

Dec 30th, 2012 Featured, On Pop culture incoherentboy 6 min read

It’s that time of the year again, when endless lists of the best this and the worst that start circulating round and round the Internets like a dog chasing its tail. So like any ironic, postmodern hipster wannabe, and since this is a geek blog, I shall join the crowd by presenting my six best geek movies of 2012.

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STGCC Epilogue – In Pictures

Sep 3rd, 2012 Featured, On Pop culture incoherentboy 7 min read

So the Singapore Toy Game and Comic Convention (STGCC) is over. That can only mean one thing: it’s time to ogle the convention all over again in pictures. I didn’t take very many photos, and I’ve realised that it’s time to get a cam that performs better indoors, but here are some of the highlights of my STGCC experience.

Review: The Dark Knight Rises

Jul 25th, 2012 Featured, On Pop culture incoherentboy 4 min read

My rating  for The Dark Knight Rises- four out of five stars So let’s start with the obvious: has geek god Chris Nolan (blessed be his name) delivered a worthy conclusion to the Batman trilogy he started seven years ago? Yes and no. Yes, because in true Nolan fashion, The Dark Knight Rises is filled with compelling characters, astonishing set pieces and some deeply moving…