Even old geezers can kick some serious ass—well, at least that’s what the filmmakers behind the latest DC comic book adaptation Red are trying to show here, and they almost pull it off. In the vein of the recent The Expendables and ahem, Space Cowboys, director Robert Schwentke manages to group together an all-star ensemble […]

Alila Bali to introduce architectural tours

Forget lying on a beach in Bali (though we can see the appeal in that what with the gorgeous sunsets, hot bods, great surf and all) and opt for something thoroughly cultural. Next time you head for this paradise island, why not combine luxury with architectural tours that’ll take your breath away. Alila Hotels and […]

Local bands set to rock the second Fred Perry Subculture Night

Local acts Inch Chua & The Metric System, Caracal and Breakbeat Theory are set to take the stage as iconic streetwear label Fred Perry hosts the second instalment of its Subculture Night at Velvet Underground on December 2 from 8pm. Held three times a year, Fred Perry Subculture Night is a local music initiative to […]


(USA) Can a film about a runaway train with a dangerous cargo avoid the triteness trap? Not a chance, if this example is anything to go by. Old timer and locomotive engineer Frank Barnes (Denzel Washington) and young upstart conductor Will Colson (Chris Pine) are on a routine job when they get word that the […]