Tag Archive: movies

Fitness for Geeks!

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You’re a geek. You want to spend your time immersed in your geekery. Watching TV and movies, surfing the internet, writing fanfic, gaming, building ships in bottles – whatever your interest is you… Continue reading

‘Green Hornet’ DVD Review

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Director: Michel Gondry Starring: Seth Rogen, Jay Chou, Christolph Waltz, Cameron Pelican Diaz Plot: A revisit of the old school vigilante radio and television serial that sees the brat son of a media… Continue reading

Top 10 Genre Mash-Ups

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Movies produced through the studio system adhere to set formulas which are split into genres. Occasionally a studio head would pour too much cocaine down their windpipe and get the notion that grabbing two genres and rubbing… Continue reading

Classic Scene – “It’s…it’s a dinosaur…”

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“It’s…it’s a dinosaur…” Jurassic Park (Spielberg, 1993) The Scene John Hammond (Attenborough) has done the impossible on the Ilsa Nubla, but he’s making his lawyers nervous. To gain support for his project he’s… Continue reading

‘Contagion’ Review

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Director: Steven Soderberg Starring: A whole bunch of brilliant, talented actors. And Gwyneth Paltrow. Plot: A mutation of a virus finds itself into the human population. With no vaccinations, antibodies or treatments it… Continue reading

What We Want From the Next Superman Movie

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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

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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

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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

‘Bridesmaids’ DVD Review

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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

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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