Author: Matt Liew

6 reasons why Pacific Rim: Uprising should have been named “Giant Robots vs Aliens: A Generic Hollywood Blockbuster”

Pacific Rim: Uprising, the highly anticipated sequel to 2013’s Pacific Rim, hits cinemas around the world this week. Set 10 years after the events of the original movie, Uprising features an all-new cast, with only 3 familiar names returning from the original movie: Charlie Day and Burn Gorman return as Drs. Newt Gieszler and Hermann Gottlieb respectively, while Rinko Kikuchi reprises her role as Mako Mori. Pacific Rim: Uprising sees Jake Pentecost (John Boyega), son of war hero Stacker Pentecost, unwillingly thrust into conflict to save the world. And that, dear readers, is exactly where all the similarities between...

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REVIEW: Malaysian Food Street @ Genting SkyAvenue

Nestled up in the clouds of Genting Highlands lies Genting SkyAvenue – a world-class shopping mall packed to the brim with food attractions, some of which Malaysians have never seen before. From the famed Iberico ham of Spain to succulent wagyu steaks, there are plenty of options available whatever your fancy, which is perfect given Genting’s upcoming relaunch of their theme park, a sure draw for Malaysians all over the country and visitors from all over the world. Discerning Malaysian foodies, however, will want to head over to the Malaysian Food Street in SkyAvenue – a collection of twenty...

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TWP presents Marshmello

(All photos are credited to All Is Amazing.) The 4th installment of Livescape Group’s The White Party (in collaboration with KC & Friends) landed in KL Live this past Sunday (Dec 10th) with Marshmello, the Future Bass-slinging superstar of the EDM world, at the helm. Much like his Malaysian debut last year, Marshmello brought the thunder and his loyal legion of fans, the #mellogang, came out in full force. Lines were long, as the sold-out crowd wrapped around the building onto Jalan P. Ramlee – #mellogang were eager and hungry to see their leader. Eva T, a Malaysian mainstay...

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REVIEW: Justice League

By Matt Liew   DC’s Justice League had us waiting with bated breath. Yes, we haven’t exactly had the greatest opinion of recent DC movies (see: BvS Review & Suicide Squad Review), but we were hoping that Justice League would do better. Our spoiler-free opinions after the jump: Notable scenes shown in the trailers are funnier in the trailer than in the movie Taking a leaf out of Marvel’s page, Justice League is jam-packed with memorable & quotable moments. While being breath of fresh air for DC, Justice League had the misfortune of showing off more than half of...

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Red Bull’s Elixir of Life @ The Pawn Room, TTDI

By Matt Liew Last weekend, our friends at Red Bull International were kind enough to invite us over to The Pawn Room, a cozy speakeasy in TTDI with a very distinct Oriental theme to its decor & layout. We were invited to try their latest creation in a line of Red Bull-infused drinks & cocktails, aptly named the Elixir of Life – and it lived up to the high standards associated with all things Red Bull. A gin-based cocktail containing coconut water, kaffir lime syrup, lemon juice, and Red Bull, the Elixir of Life is served over dry ice...

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