Avengers: Infinity War, if you haven’t heard, has absolutely smashed box office records, taking over roughly 72% of the worldwide box office since it’s opening on Wednesday with a 63 million dollar gross. In Malaysia alone it earned 8.4 million USD, one of the highest openings in the country, ever. It’s been out for at least nine days by the time this is published, so if you haven’t seen it, you simply aren’t interested. Personally, not being caught up in the phenomenon that is the Marvel Cinematic Universe is incomprehensible to me. This universe is part of my identity and soul. More than that, it is an experience open to all skin colours, religions, political alignments and continents.
Image Source Written by Fajar Binti Benjamin Pacific Rim: Uprising, as described by my friend, is the “Perfect Popcorn Movie”. You don’t go in to concentrate on the details and analyse the characters’ motives. You go in to see some robots smash into each other while you exercise your jaw over a large popcorn... Continue Reading →
Photo Credits Written by Raeesah Hayatudin The Handmaid’s Tale Author: Margaret Wood Publisher: McClelland & Stewart, 1985 Before settling in to watch the first season of the recent TV show The Handmaid’s Tale from Hulu, based on the novel from Margaret Atwood, I hurried to reread the memorable book. And I was reminded of exactly... Continue Reading →
Written by Shuvern Yeoh Strange the Dreamer Author: Laini Taylor Publisher: Little, Brown and Company, 2017 “You’re a storyteller. Dream up something wild and improbable," she pleaded. "Something beautiful and full of monsters." “Beautiful and full of monsters?" “All the best stories are.” This is a young adult fantasy novel and is the... Continue Reading →
photo credit Written by Supreedha Iyer & Kwong Hui Edited by Raeesah Hayatudin “You’ll float too.” IT is not like any ordinary horror movie, because the last time I watched a horror movie, I definitely didn't laugh till I cried, yet still feel utterly terrified. Andres Muschietti, the director of IT, broke the mould... Continue Reading →
Written by Cindy Banun Baby Driver, written and directed by Edgar Wright, is an engrossing new addition to the action genre; it stands out because of its solid delivery, which is greatly assisted by the unique soundtrack which accompanies the film. The plot follows Baby (Ansel Elgort), a music lover and forced getaway driver working... Continue Reading →
Written by Natasha Effendy The Thousandth Floor Author: Katharine McGee Publication: Harper Collins, 2016 The Thousandth Floor is the first book in a series of the same name. The second book (The Dazzling Heights), came out on 29 August this year but it may be long before we can see the book itself on... Continue Reading →
Written by Wong Kit Yin, Nicole. Dear Americans, November 9th, 2016 is a date so special that I doubt anyone would forget about it. It was the day that changed America’s future. The day that shocked the entire world. When Donald Trump was running for the presidency, all I noticed was television hosts making... Continue Reading →