Category: TV

Flick of the Week: Winter on Fire (2015)

We Malaysians are spoiled for choice these days with iFlix and Netflix competing to bring us all the TV series and movies we could want to watch, plus a glut of amazing original content exclusive to the platforms. Every week of Flick of the Week, we’ll talk about a movie or TV series available on over the top (OTT) streaming platforms like iFlix and Netflix– and this week is none other than the inimitable Netflix Original, Winter on Fire. The Story Winter on Fire is a documentary made with footage shot on the ground during the 2014 Ukrainian Revolution...

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Jon Snow knows something, cause he’s dating Ygritte IRL

Art does it’s utmost best to imitate life, but sometimes life does the imitating, and very well indeed. Game of Thrones co-stars Kit Harrington and Rose Leslie play Jon Snow and Ygritte in HBO’s record-breaking TV series, which is about to launch into it’s sixth season. This season in particular is a must-see for all fans, including the readers of the source material, because the books have not reached this point in the story. While creator George R.R. Martin has shared the game plan with the showrunners, this means no one in the fandom can spoil anything for anyone- or...

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Marvel and Netflix announce the Defenders

Marvel and Netflix have announced that Oscar nominees Drew Goddard, Douglas Petrie, and Marco Ramirez will return as Marvel’s showrunners for the upcoming crossover series Marvel’s The Defenders. Marvel’s The Defenders will unite Daredevil, Jessica Jones, and the original hero for hire, Luke Cage, – along with his best friend Iron Fist for a crossover mini-series ala the Avengers movies. “We’re incredibly excited to be able to bring our four street level heroes together in an epic tale woven by Doug and Marco whose work on Marvel’s Daredevil speaks for itself,” said Executive Producer/Head of Marvel Television, Jeph Loeb. “They write...

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Game of Thrones Season 6 returns this April 25th

The Emmy® and Golden Globe-winning Game of Thrones returns for its sixth season in Asia the same time as the US – exclusively on HBO (Astro Ch 411/431) this April 25 at 9am, with an encore at 9pm on the same day. Fans are bound to be anxious, following the shocking developments at the conclusion of season five. Is Jon Snow dead or “dead”, after his bloody fate at the hands of the Castle Black mutineers? What next for Daenerys and Cersei, after their respective near-demise at the fighting pits of Meereen and public humiliation in the streets of King’s Landing? Familiar faces...

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Babymetal blows minds on The Late Show

J-pop metal act Babymetal made their first appearance on American national television on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, and boy was America not ready for this jelly. Performing their viral breakthrough song ‘Gimme Chocolate’, a trio of Japanese teen girls danced an elaborate routine while performing live vocals as a band of enthusiastic adult headbangers masked in corpse paint and wearing white robes pumped out grinding riffery and pop hooks at all turns. The audience, which seemed to be stunned at first, burst into the applause as Babymetal ended their song to the amazement of Colbert. Babymetal has...

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