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“Saban’s Power Rangers” Fan Screening a Success!

One for the history books © Ismadi Hussain

A combined fan screening for Saban’s Power Rangers was held at Cathay Cineleisure on the movie’s opening weekend, joined by a very Special Guest in Jason Chan, who played Cam/the Green Samurai Ranger in Power Rangers Ninja Storm.

Co-organised by TokuCos SingaporeKamen Rider/Super Sentai (Singapore) and some of us at tokuAsia, this was the first time a Tokusatsu-themed event had been held in Singapore, and also the first time all three fan communities came together to organise a combined community event. Read more

[Spoiler-Free] Review: Saban’s Power Rangers (2017)

The Zords are summoned to take on Goldar © LIONSGATE

When the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers TV series began broadcasting in 1993, it was a television phenomenon that launched a still-running media franchise seen around the world. The showrunners of the original series probably didn’t expect to create pop culture history, but by virtue of how different their show was from children’s programming of that era, audiences lapped it up and its influence will still be seen for some time to come.

Saban’s Power Rangers adapts the original series’ teenage-pals-defeat-evil-with-explosions-and-self-discovery-premise for contemporary audiences by giving the main cast issues relevant to the Snapchat generation to deal with. Set in a suburban town, five misfit teenagers who share the same detention class make a cosmic discovery that simultaneously trivialises and solves their individual problems.

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Column: Are we on the verge of a Power Rangers rebirth?

Power Rangers Official Trailer – It’s Morphin Time!

#ItsMorphinTime! ⚡ Watch the NEW official #PowerRangersMovie trailer now – In theaters March 24.

Posted by Power Rangers Movie on Thursday, 19 January 2017

The new SABAN’S POWER RANGERS trailer makes me happy.

I didn’t exactly fall into the camp which disliked the previous trailer, in fact I quite liked its tone and the way it was shot. However, there was a slight worry that the characters and the action scenes might fall short of what Power Rangers is supposed to be. The new trailer changes all that.

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