The week that was… [slowly] back blogging again

Hello everyone! Remember me? 😉 I've been back since very late Friday but after 30+ hour trip, I was still pretty exhausted that I didn't have any energy to blog right away. Hope everyone's doing well whilst I was off the blogosphere, well I was practically off-line entirely as I barely got time to even …

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FlixChatter Announcement: Temporary Blogging Hiatus

Hello everyone. I just want to make a quick announcement that I have to put the blog on temporary hiatus until the end of the month or early July. My brother in Jakarta passed away so I have to fly back to my home country for a week and a half. It took me three …

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Weekend Viewing Roundup … and Question of the Week

Hello everyone! To those who celebrated Father's Day on Sunday, I hope you had an excellent time with your family. Well, sounds like many of you have seen Man of Steel by now, judging from the stellar box office take $125 mil so far in four days (including the $12 Thursday night tally). It's apparently …

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Musings on Man of Steel: What works and what doesn’t in the latest Superman reboot

Oh boy, where do I begin... Some films are tough to review and I find this one to be particularly so because I feel like I've invested myself in this movie even long before I saw it. It's strange I know, and perhaps I shouldn't have been sooo incredibly pumped but if you've read my …

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Double New Releases Reviews: Pain & Gain and This Is The End

One blogger can't possibly watch every single film, so thanks to two of FC contributors today, I bring you double reviews of two movies currently in theaters. This is The End is actually just been released today. Pain and Gain It may be hard to believe when you're watching the sordid, outrageous crimes that take …

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Final Man of Steel Countdown: Top 10 Favorite Superman movie scenes

All right! The wait is almost over for me... After anticipating this for exactly two and a half years, precisely since January 2011 when Henry Cavill was first announced as our Kryptonian hero, the agonizing wait soon comes to an end. Years have turned to months, months to weeks, weeks to days... and now it's …

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Indie Review: The Kings of Summer

I almost lost my opportunity to see this movie on the big screen. I was invited to a screening by TCFF a few weeks ago but I couldn't make it as I wasn't feeling well. But thankfully, I was able to make it to this press screening and boy, am I glad I did! This …

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Weekend Roundup… and it’s FlixChatter’s 4th Blog-a-versary!

Hello everyone! I trust that you had a pleasant weekend, well I hope you do anyway. The Summer season is still so very elusive, I mean I still have to wear jacket and it's June darn it!! So yeah, watching The Kings of Summer a few days ago was quite frustrating, I mean, as soon …

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[Fan] Poster Spotlight: Man of Steel + Q&A w/ designer Patrick Connan

It's been a while since I've done a Poster Spotlight, so I thought it's time to do one as part of the Man of Steel Countdown! I first noticed this poster last week when I came across a tweet from the movie's official Twitter account. Here's the beautiful poster titled... Dark Side of the Man …

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Superman: A History and a New Hope

Yet another SUPER post on my favorite superhero!

Special thanks to Terrence for taking part on the Man Of Steel Countdown festivities. I love this post and especially his closing statement…

Is Man of Steel the beginning of a new era for Superman? I think so. It brings in a new era and with it a new hope. That is, afterall, what the “S” symbol stands for!

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A long time ago, in a galaxy far far away, a mother and father on a doomed planet called Krypton sent their one and only son, Kal-el, on a crash course to Earth in an attempt to save him from the impending doom of their homeworld. With the similar appearance of the inhabitants of Earth, young Kal-el differed in a very remarkable way from those who took him in as one of their own: powered by the rays of the sun, Kal-el (now living under the pseudonym “Clark Kent”) began to exhibit and harness powers of a super nature. Under the direction and guidance of his adopted parents, Clark learned that with great power comes great responsibility and as he grew he quickly learned just what that lesson would mean for him in his futuremanofsteelquote

Not only would Clark (soon to be known to the world as Superman) have a…

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