GEEK OUT!!! HORROR : SCREAM ASIA FILM FESTIVAL – HANA | THEY WHO ARE NOT SEEN

On the final night of the inaugural Scream Asia Film Festival, horror fans were treated to the melancholy aspects of supernatural tropes with the short film Hana and feature They Who Are Not Seen.

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GEEK OUT!!! HORROR : SCREAM ASIA FILM FESTIVAL – TOKYO LIVING DEAD IDOL

Director Yuki Kumagai combined his love for pop idols, quirky detectives and zombies to come up with his delightful horror-comedy Tokyo Living Dead Idol.

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GEEK OUT!!! HORROR : SCREAM ASIA FILM FESTIVAL – THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT

One is never sure about a Lars Von Trier film as the auteur is able to deliver genius and self-indulgence (are they mutually exclusive?), sometimes in the same movie. This certainly applies to Von Trier’s latest opus – the psychological horror that is The House That Jack Built.

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GEEK OUT!!! HORROR : SCREAM ASIA FILM FESTIVAL – ZOMBIEPURA | OVERLORD

The inaugural Scream Asia Film Festival got off to a rollicking good start with the premieres of Zombiepura (world) and Overlord (Asian).

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GEEK OUT!!! HORROR : THE HAUNTING OF HILL HOUSE (NETFLIX)

Loosely based on Shirley Wilson’s classic 1959 novel of the same name, this Netflix series is a tour-de-force from writer-director Mike Flanagan and possibly one of the best of its kind this year.

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GEEK OUT!!! HORROR FILM : MANDY (NO SPOILERS)

Let’s sum up this 80s-channeling revenge shlock-horror flick – Mandy is a gory, bloody, surreal, LSD-fuelled heavy metal arthouse nightmare. And I mean that in the best way possible.

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GEEK OUT!!! HORROR : SCREAM ASIA FILM FESTIVAL 2018 – PART 2

Continuing my rundown of the movies I am looking forward to at the upcoming Scream Asia Film Festival. Read Part 1.

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GEEK OUT!!! HORROR : SCREAM ASIA FILM FESTIVAL 2018

Finally! A genre film festival in Singapore, we can call our very own!

Curated by local filmmaker Eric Khoo with South Korean film programmer Jongsuk Thomas Nam and organised by mm2 Entertainment, Scream Asia Film Festival promises to be exciting, ground-breaking and of course, terrifying!

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GEEK OUT!!! PROVIDENCE BY ALAN MOORE & JACEN BURROWS [REVIEW]

A bit late to this graphic novel but considering the responses to recent geek movies The Shape of Water and Annihilation, the moment seemed appropriate for quick thoughts about Providence.

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GEEK OUT!!! SCIFI FILM : ANNIHILATION [REVIEW]

Thanks to the idiocy of Paramount Pictures, Alex Garland’s Annihilation adaptation was only released in Singapore today via Netflix! Thus, geeks in Singapore are denied the opportunity of watching this imaginative scifi horror movie in all its visual glory. Well, fuck you Paramount!

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GEEK OUT!!! SCIFI FANTASY MOVIES | THE SHAPE OF WATER [SPOILERS]

Guillermo Del Toro’s critically acclaimed The Shape of Water is a throwback in more ways than one and yet a touchstone perhaps of things to come.

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GEEK OUT!!! 2017 : THE YEAR IN MOVIES

2017 was a very eventful year for geek movies in general. Geek franchises like the MCU and Star Wars demonstrated their wide-ranging popularity with the masses whilst (sometimes) dumbing down story content in the process.

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GEEK OUT!!! ANNIHILATION [OFFICIAL TRAILER]

As geek franchise movies devolve further and deeper into formulaic cash-grabs, it is left to the scifi adaptation to provide us geeks with edgy, artistic material to savour and meditate on.

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GEEK OUT!!! STRANGER THINGS 2 [SPOILERS]

It was a little instructional to binge watch this 2nd season to Netflix’s 80s scifi homage Stranger Things after catching the risible Thor: Ragnarok. If nothing else, Stranger Things 2 demonstrated that the golden age of scifi movies was definitely the 80s.

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GEEK OUT! ALIEN : COVENANT [SPOILERS]

Before the release of Prometheus (2012), director Ridley Scott insisted that the movie was NOT a prequel to his hit 1979 movie, Alien. Of course, this was all misdirection on Scott’s part as Prometheus was clearly a prequel to Alien.

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GEEK OUT! ALIEN: COVENANT – PROMETHEUS SEQUEL REVEALED AS THE FIRST PART OF AN ALIEN PREQUEL TRILOGY. OH WHEN WILL WE EVER LEARN?

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Bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, the crew of the colony ship Covenant discover what they think is an uncharted paradise, but is actually a dark, dangerous world, whose sole inhabitant is the synthetic David, survivor of the doomed Prometheus expedition.

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GEEK OUT! THE STRANGER THINGS REVIEW

Geek Out! Stranger Things

Synopsis
Stranger Things is a 8-part Netflix original series set in Indiana 1983, where a young boy vanishes into thin air and a mysterious girl with strange powers suddenly appears at about the same time. Directed by The Duffer Brothers and starring Winona Ryder, David Harbour & Matthew Modine.

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