Category Archive: Random Geekness

The Saturation of ‘The Shining’

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Trying to find the logic behind the valuation of art is a fruitless endeavour. There’s never been a clear cut answer or guide. For some, there’s a historical or cultural values, for others… Continue reading

The Wolf Man: A Monster’s Journey

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When it comes to the famed Universal Monsters each one of them has an actor they are forever linked to. Dracula has Bela Lugosi, the Invisible Man has Claude Rains etc. Though these… Continue reading

The MCU Needs to Go Smaller

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We have an unusual amount of breathing room in the ongoing Marvel Cinematic Universe. There’s no current TV shows and this is the longest stretch between films since The Incredible Hulk and Iron… Continue reading

The One Disney Remake That is Actually Outstanding

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Disney has a fair number of remakes of their classic works coming out these past few years. Given that the remake of The Lion King has become the highest grossing animated film in… Continue reading

‘Epic Mickey’ is a Hidden Gem for Disney Nerds

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Ten years ago a Mickey Mouse driven game was released onto the Nintendo Wii to mediocre reviews and average sales. Needless to say, we’re getting into this one a bit behind the ball,… Continue reading

The Great Aussie Toilet Paper Crisis of 2020

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So here’s a thing happening in the land down-under that may not have penetrated the coronavirus Super Tuesday news wall in your country. Australia is on the verge of riots. Panic in the… Continue reading

Classic Films Everyone Expected to Fail

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It’s easy to forget that the all-time classic best movies of the last one hundred years didn’t arrive fully formed on our screens. Most went through a disastrous production, earned the ire of… Continue reading

Top 10 Kitties in Cinema – Animated Edition

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So far I’ve managed to fill two seperate lists with my favourite filmic felines. We’re covered your standard house cats and their bigger, wilder cousins, but the form of cinema has more options… Continue reading

Top 10 Kitties in Cinema – Big Cats Edition

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A few months ago I wrote an article about the ten best cats in cinema. I did this because I like cats. We did restrict the list to domestic sized cats though, and… Continue reading

Criterion of the Month: ‘Night of the Living Dead’

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Spine #909 SPOILERS “Zombies, man! They creep me out.” These are the words uttered by Dennis Hopper’s character in Land of the Dead, the third official sequel to Night of the Living Dead.… Continue reading