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Let's Get Real with Brandon Ho

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If you recognise his trademark one-dimpled grin, that’s because Brandon Ho is a familiar face in the Malaysian entertainment scene. He’s usually playing one of these roles: TV host, emcee, actor, YouTuber. Last year, Brandon added another role to his repertoire: podcast host. But unlike his previous projects, Let’s Get Real is the first time Brandon—who is vocal about his faith on his social media platforms—is discussing the Christian faith openly with other prominent Christians in Malaysia.

Fasting Netflix for Lent: A Journey of Tasting God's Grace

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It then hit me that there’s a word to describe my behaviour: ADDICTION! Recognising this was definitely a wake-up call for me. From the outside, it still looked like I was functioning normally—I went to work, to church, and social gatherings. But although I was present physically, I had left my heart in Netflix . . .

Among Us: 3 Insights for Our Walk with God

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In my recent chats with my friends, new phrases like “That’s sus.” or “You imposter!” have infiltrated our conversations. These are usually met with a knowing grin and a tongue-in-cheek response like “Yeah! Sus!” before laughter ensues among us.

Confessions of A First-Time K-Drama Male Viewer: I Was Hooked on CLOY

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“Crash Landing on You” (or CLOY) which has taken over the world by storm, marks the first Korean drama I have ever watched and completed. My wife had started the series and I wanted to sit through at least one episode with her to see what all the hype was about. By the end of the first episode, both of us were hooked.

The Rise of Skywalker: Lineage Does Not Have the Final Say

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Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, is leaving fans heavily divided because of its reintroduction of one of its most infamous characters into the Star War’s universe. After the events that unfolded in 2017’s The Last Jedi where main villain, Supreme Leader Snoke, was killed off in spectacular style, many fans were left frustrated with how the rest of the trilogy would pan out.

Taylor Swift, Could You Please Calm Down?

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Welcome back to pop music’s center stage! In 2019, you’ve burst onto the scene, dropping new music, setting up a new host of Easter egg clues, and letting us all see how carefully you’ve constructed a season of unashamedly using your platform and music to share a message.

John Wick 3: Parabellum and the Elusive Quest for Peace

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The neo-noir action thriller John Wick 3: Parabellum (2019) knocked Avengers: Endgame off its top perch in the US box office with an estimated US $57 million gross in its opening weekend.

Avengers: Endgame—Is It Really the End?

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I remember walking out of the theatre after watching Avengers: Infinity War last year in a daze. The good guys had lost.

Dumbo: A Trumpeting Call to Defend the Weak

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Tim Burton’s adaptation of Dumbo had me in a flood of tears, and it was not tears of joy that flowed freely down my cheeks.