Month: October 2013

Movie review: THOR: THE DARK WORLD

Genre: Action, fantasy, superhero Rated: P13 Running Time: 112 minutes Director: Alan Taylor Writers: Christopher Yost, Christopher Markus, Stephen McFeely Cast: Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, Stellan Skarsgård, Idris Elba, Christopher Eccleston, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Kat Dennings, Ray Stevenson, Zachary Levi, Tadanobu Asano, Jaimie Alexander and Anthony Hopkins Synopsis: Marvel’s “Thor: The Dark World” continues …

Movie updates: “X-Men: Days of Future Past” 1st trailer, “I, Frankenstein” release

X-Men: Days of Future Past’s first full trailer indicates darker approach During his Twitter Chat with the public yesterday, Bryan Singer (the director) confirmed that the film will have a slightly darker tone compared to the previous instalments largely due to its premise but it won’t be without “a great deal of humour”. The style, …

UFC Fight Night 30: Machida KO’s Munoz, Pearson-Guillard No Contest

Machida shows class of a veteran; foul knee and injury end co-main event and “co-co-main event” Unlike what most fighters would and should do, he stalled his follow up attack after knocking down his friend-cum-opponent of the night. The non-title 5-round bout was actually just beginning with both fighters still testing out each other and …

Laundry Bar's Halloween weekend to feature DJ Ono

Celebrity DJ from Bangkok to spin at Laundry Bar’s Halloween bash If you’re a friend or a long-time reader here, you’d notice that I had very, very, little interested in music/alcohol-branding events that headline talentless pop stars or disc jockeys (unless it’s Skrillex). But that’s just me. Maybe this might interest you, especially if you …

Movie review: ODD THOMAS

Rated: 18 Genre: Mystery thriller comedy Running Time: 100 minutes Director-writer: Stephen Sommers Cast: Willem Dafoe, Anton Yelchin, Addison Timlin and Patton Oswalt Synopsis: Based on a thriller novel by American writer Dean Koontz, “Odd Thomas” derives its title from the protagonist, a twenty-year-old short-order cook named Odd Thomas. In a California desert town, the …