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Top 10 Low Budget Superheroes

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When Bruce Wayne set out to turn himself into the Dark Knight, he spent years travelling, studying and training. He also invested untold millions of dollars from his inheritance equipping himself and his… Continue reading

‘X-Men: First Class’ DVD Review

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Director: Matthew Vaughn Starring: James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Kevin Bacon, January Jones, Rose Byrne, Nicholas Hoult, Zoe Kravitz Plot: The origin of the X-Men, specifically the friendship between Professor Xavier and Magneto before… Continue reading

Classic Scene #1: “A God Among Insects”

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A God Among Insects from X-Men 2 (Bryan Singer, 2003) The Scene: With the members of the X-Men scattered across the country following an attack on the mansion, the remaining members are forced… Continue reading

‘Arkham City’ First Impressions

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Australia lives in a world of arbitrary delays and restrictions. We sit helplessly mute whilst our international fellow geeks watch movies, shows and play games weeks, months and even years before we get… Continue reading

‘Adventures of Tintin’ Trailer and Fan Made Intro!

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For those not already on the Excitement Trail bound for Awesome station, there is a motion-captured Tintin movie due out this Christmas release period. Maybe you don’t read Tintin, or think it’s too… Continue reading

5 Reasons ‘Arkham City’ Will Rock/Suck

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This week heralds the arrival of one of the most anticipated games of the year (THE most anticipated for cool people). ‘Arkham Asylum’ was a surprisingly brilliant production, rising far above the average… Continue reading

‘Capitalism: A Love Story’ Retro Review

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I felt a twinge of familiarity when the latest documentary from divisive film maker Michael Moore. The opening sequence plays out in an identical fashion to Bowling for Columbine. Nothing wrong with that,… Continue reading

‘Tucker & Dale vs Evil’ DVD Review

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Director: Eli Craig Starring: Tyler Labine, Alan Tudyk, Katrina Bowden Plot: A group of college kids head out to the woods for a drinking and drugs fueled camping trip. Making a stop on… Continue reading

‘Scream 4’ DVD Review

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Director: Wes Craven Cast: Neve Campbell, David Arquette, Courtney Cox, Emma Roberts, Hayden Penettiere, Allison Brie Plot: A decade after the Ghostface killings, Sidney Prescott has moved on with her life. When another… Continue reading

Expectations Divided: ‘The Avengers’ vs ‘The Dark Knight Rises’

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The world might end in 2012 (especially if you believe every dumb thing you’re told), but that’s hardly what we need to be worried about. The REAL issue of 2012 is obvious: what… Continue reading