Advertisements

What We Want From the Next Superman Movie

by

Believe it or not there was a time when super heroes did not exist, when the only protagonists in comics were cartoonish characters or violent vigilantes. That all changed when when two geeky… Continue reading

‘Superman Returns’ Retro Review

by

Director: Bryan Singer Starring: Brendan Routh, Kevin Spacey Plot: Superman…um…returns and finds that the more things change the more they stay the same. Review: Although on the outset this seems like a pretty solid superhero tale it has… Continue reading

Websites We Love: ‘The Works’ Montages

by

Thanks to the Daily What I have enjoyed a short series of montages, each dedicated to a different director. Assembled by one Joel Walden, there are great little examples of solid editing and… Continue reading

Reasons Why the ‘Ninja Turtles’ Were Lousy Ninjas

by

During the late 1980s and early 90s, during the years of my late childhood, we called are Pokemon ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’. Based on a comic series that served as a parody of… Continue reading

‘Bridesmaids’ DVD Review

by

Director: Paul Feig Starring: Kristen Wiig, Rose Byrne, Maya Rudolph, Ellie Kemper Plot: Annie (Wiig) is ecstatic when her best friend Lillian (Rudolph) gets engaged, but finds her new friend Helen (Byrne) is… Continue reading

‘Source Code’ DVD Review

by

Director: Duncan Jones Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Vera Faminga, Michelle Monaghan, Jeffery Wright Plot: A soldier is sent back into time to relive the eight minutes preceding a devastating terrorist attack again and again… Continue reading

‘Across the Universe’ Retro Review

by

Director: Julie Taymor Starring: People who can’t sing. Plot: Some talentless fuckspods butcher classic pop music. Review: With the massive range of songs available in The Beatles library, and their ingraining into pop-culture over the… Continue reading

Comics Worth Reading: ‘Arkham City’ Tie-In

by

A comic that ties into an existing story from a different medium would normally set off a warning bells for the discerning reader. Tie-ins for video games are becoming increasingly popular with ‘God… Continue reading

‘Water For Elephants’ DVD Review

by

Director: Francis Lawrence Starring: Christolph Waltz, an elephant. Plot: Following a family tragedy, a young vet student winds up working for a roving circus during the Great Depression. He become infatuated with the… Continue reading

The Ten Video Games Not Helping My Argument

by

Yesterday I made an argument about gamers being the victim of negative public perception. And whilst I am totally on the money I do concede that some games make us look like a… Continue reading