Tag Archive: rant

Follow Up – I Did Watch “Elementary” and…

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A few months ago I wrote an article about how I would not watch the new series “Elementary,” CBS’s attempt to play on the success of BBC’s “Sherlock” series. Now, I gave several… Continue reading

The Ten Worst Movie Posters (2000 – Present)

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Movies posters can be a work of art on their own. Some surprise us, some intrigue us and others downright amaze us. The promotional images for movies like The Girl With the Dragon… Continue reading

6 Reasons Why the Lucasarts/Disney Deal Makes Everyone a Winner

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This week George Lucas announced that he had sold his company Lucasarts and the highly profitable Star Wars franchise to the Disney company for the impressive sum of $4 billion. Going by the… Continue reading

Why ‘Cars 2’ is Totally Bad-Ass

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When Cars was released I met it with a a shrug of indifference. Pixar is the industry leaders in producing high quality, original, heart-lifting movies and while there was no doubt that Cars… Continue reading

The 10 Biggest Facebook Annoyances

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This list has been done by other people, but the fun thing about bitching on Facebook is that there’s always something new to make you grind your teeth. There’s something that’s been a… Continue reading

Nine Reasons I Don’t Like Kevin Smith Anymore

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Towards the end of the 1990s I finished high school and went on to study cinema at university, and for the first time in my life I was surrounded by people who were… Continue reading

20 Dumbest Names of Music Genres

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There are an alarming amount of just plain bullshit names for musical genres. Some have even wormed their way into the societal vernacular, and we forget just how bad and generally nonsensical they… Continue reading

‘John Carter’ Sequel: A Fanboy Delusion

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This is going to seem like a strange article to have written. The reason it came about is because modern pop-culture fan behaviour can be a fascinating thing to observe. From the elaborate… Continue reading

Michael Bay: An Unbiased View

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What’s the first word that comes to mind when someone says “Michael Bay”? Is it negative? I’m willing to bet that it’s anything from hack to asshole to all style and no substance,… Continue reading

‘Man of Steel’ Trailer Fails to Take Flight

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Trailers for Superhero movies are, on a whole, some of the easiest ones to sell the audience with. Even a terrible superhero movie like Green Lantern had an awesome trailer. The voice-over, the… Continue reading