Beauty and the Beast Review

Beauty and the Beast Live action

Beauty and the Beast, Disney’s latest live-action adaptation of one of their animated classics, has caused quite the stir in Malaysia, with its status flip-flopping back and forth between banned, shelved, cancelled and scheduled for release! Determined to find out what all the fuss was about, I headed to Singapore, to check it out themselves.

Beauty and the Beast back in Malaysian cinemas on 30 March, without any cuts!

Great news! after all the drama about the movie getting cut and then not getting the movie at all, Beauty and the Beast will be back in cinemas!

Robert Downey Jr will be the new Doctor Dolittle

Looks like Robert Downey Jr. will be played a different sort of Doctor as he’s just been cast for the lead role in the upcoming The Voyage of Dr. Dolittle movie.

RM1 million prize money up for grabs with Celcom Game Hero

Celcom Game hero

Celcom’s biggest mobile game tournament has started, and if you join you’ll be in the running for some extra-huge cash prizes.

Gamer’s Hideout apologises over theft accusation fiasco

Recently we reported the case where a customer of Gamer’s Hideout had been wrongfully accused of theft which resulted in the police being called in and he getting exonerated. Now Gamer’s Hideout has officially made an apology for the incident in a posting on their Facebook page.

Gempak Starz is translating Komori & Tenma Manga to Malay

Komori and Tenma manga

Malaysian manga publisher, Gempak Starz, has announced that it has licensed Hitsuji Harumi’s Komori & Tenma (Komori to Tenmamanga for the country. They plan to release the manga this month (March) and like all the other manga they’ve licensed so far, it’ll be translated into Malay.

Yellow Ranger might be gay according to Power Rangers’ director

[Spoiler alert] This piece of news contains some spoilers about the movie, so be warned. With the whole Beauty and the Beast fiasco in Malaysia, a new piece of Power Rangers news has the potential to throw a spanner in the works for the release of the movie here in Malaysia. That is the recent revelation that Yellow Ranger Trini might be gay.

Win tickets to Ghost in the Shell screening and fan event!

Ghost in the Shell Live Action

We’re all super duper hyped to go catch Ghost in the Shell next week, and we would love for you to join us! Win tickets to come watch Ghost in the Shell and take part in this awesome fan event. More after the jump.

Director confirms live-action Mulan won’t be musical

Disney‘s upcoming Mulan reboot apparently isn’t going to contain any songs, and will be taking a more gritty and realistic approach.

Ghost in the Shell’s 20 year influence on pop-culture

As the release of the live-action version of Ghost in the Shell approaches, we take a look back at the anime classic and the films it’s influenced over the last 22 years since its release.