GEEK OUT!!! STAR WARS : CAN THE LAST JEDI AVOID THE FLAWS OF THE FORCE AWAKENS?

Star Wars VII : The Force Awakens was a smash hit in 2015 BUT failed as a story. As a ‘soft reboot’, the movie served to superficially give the fans what they wanted but essentially retold the original Star Wars (1977) plot in an inferior way – adding in new characters but changing nothing significant in the key story beats.

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SINGAPORE MUSIC SPOTLIGHT | THE NEW ROCK N ROLL : THE PINHOLES – D’ANTARA KITA

Staying power is not usually associated with Singapore bands but to the credit of The Pinholes, the quartet have been soldering on for over a decade in the unforgiving local music scene. The band celebrate this longevity with an entertaining new album – D’Antara Kita!

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GEEK OUT!!! THE WILD STORM VOL. 1 [GOODREADS REVIEW]

The Wild Storm Vol. 1The Wild Storm Vol. 1 by Warren Ellis
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

Reboots are always problematic especially if one is not coming to the characters fresh but credit Warren Ellis for coming up with new angles and approaches that still maintain the core values of the original Wildstorm universe. As long as Ellis avoids rehashing old stories, the rest of The Wild Storm should be an intriguing adventure.

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