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Tag Archive: rant

Is ’13 Reasons Why’ Dangerous?

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Netflix released a new original series in recent weeks called ’13 Reasons Why’, based on the book of the same name by Jay Asher. There has been much public discussion about the potential impact… Continue reading

Nine Games That Damage the Game Industry

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Now you may be assuming that this list is going to comprise of the very worst games. Some of these do suck, yes, but that’s not enough. These are the games that are… Continue reading

How the ‘Justice League’ Trailer Lost My Interest in 20 Seconds

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Oh look! It’s the first big trailer for Justice League! This time it’s not a made-for-promotional purposes showreel, it’s a trailer that will give us nerds a real sense of what the movie will… Continue reading

Let’s Talk About the Last Scene of ‘Split’

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Have you seen Split? That new Shyamalan film getting decent reviews where McAvoy plays a crazy person with 24 personalities? No? Then you’d better leave. The movie drops a massive twist at the end… Continue reading

10 Shitty Fictional Presidents Who Would Be Better Than Trump

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So. Here’s the thing. Those in the good ol’ USA would occasionally see Trump campaign ads turning up on this very site. We got some complaints and looked into taking them down, but… Continue reading

What’s The Future of Movies?

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How we watch movies has made a quantum leap over the last fifteen years.  Video on demand, multiple streaming services such as Netflix and Hulu, torrenting, and in some cases even watching new movies-the same day they… Continue reading

10 Times Gamers Got Burned By Pre-Orders

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Yesterday I found myself in the local outlet of that massive games retailer (you know the one) exchanging the new Lego Dimension’s ‘Harry Potter’ Team Pack. We’d bought it the previous day but… Continue reading

Watching the Franchises I Hate: The ‘Percy Jackson’ Series

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If you didn’t catch my first foray into pointlessness, here’s Transformers. My interest in the Percy Jackson movie series at their time of release was…nonexistent. I hadn’t read the books and they blurred into the many… Continue reading

What the Marketing for ‘Suicide Squad’ and DC Movies Are Doing Wrong

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Today sees the debut of DC’s latest entry in the Superhero Movie War, Suicide Squad, which promises to be a madcap, action-packed romp filled with demented and colourful characters. At least, it was promising… Continue reading

Watching the Franchises I Hate: ‘Transformers’

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The current Hollywood system orbits around one goal: finding the next hit franchise. The Marvel Cinematic Universe, the ‘Bond’ series, the ‘Harry Potter’ series…every studio is looking to launch the next big franchise… Continue reading