Spidey and the Future of Marvel

By Lynn Hong (18A13A) and Choi Hoe Chang (18S07A) The third reboot of this popular franchise was met with a mix of anticipation and skepticism, but Spider-Man: Homecoming has emerged as an enrapturing and competent love letter to fans of the beloved superhero. It presented a dorkily endearing version of the superhero in a decidedly … Continue reading

Preview: How Sharper Than a Serpent’s Tooth: A King Lear Parody

By Lee Chin Wee (14A01B) What do Raffles alumni do in their free time after graduation? Aside from two years of compulsory National Service for the guys, we end up getting involved in all sorts of activities: from studying till 2 am in the university library to fretting about getting the right internships so that … Continue reading

You Got (Soft) Served

By Calista Chong (18A01A), with guest writer Sophie Low (18S07A) After a laborious week of (and a month studying for) CTs, our real respite came in the form of Youth Day. What better way to spend it than to go food hunting? The reviewers visited two different soft serve places, Brother Bird and Matchaya, which … Continue reading

Wonder Woman Review: The Wonders of Love, Justice and Empowerment

By Ashley Tan (18A13A) and Choi Hoe Chang (18S07A) [Warning: This review contains major spoilers to the film.] “If you see something wrong happening in the world, you can either do nothing, or you can do something.” – Steve Trevor This pithy saying aptly captures the essence of Wonder Woman, where the protagonist, Diana of … Continue reading

Pirates of the Caribbean 5: Dead Franchises Tell No Tales

By Choi Hoe Chang (18S07A) Pirates of the Caribbean: Salazar’s Revenge (Directed by Joachim Ronning and Espen Sandberg; with Jerry Bruckheimer as Producer) is the 5th installation in the 14-year-old Pirates of the Caribbean (PotC) franchise. Many reviews before this one have already dissected the movie and discussed its many flaws. The storyline was convoluted, … Continue reading

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