Tag Archive: rant

My Growing Astonishment at ’50 Shades of Grey’

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Whenever I walk past a bookshop I impulsively pop my head in the door to see what the new releases and best sellers are. Lately there’s been a trend. A couple of spots… Continue reading

Ten Things that ‘The Avengers’ Could’ve Done Better

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So I saw The Avengers again. Not surprising really – it’s the best thing going until The Dark Knight Rises comes out. Instead of fan gushing onto the internet once more I thought… Continue reading

Why I Hate Gwyneth Paltrow with a Passion

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I don’t hate celebrities. What’s the point? If I don’t like them I just don’t pay them any heed. Ben Stiller’s brand of humour doesn’t work for me, but it doesn’t make me… Continue reading

JUST SAY NO to the Shadow of the Colossus movie.

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Being a huge video game and movie fan, the truth of video game film adaptation’s long history of failures is in no way lost on me. Most suck and that’s just how it… Continue reading

2 Broken Episodes of ‘2 Broke Girls’ – a Review

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These past few years have been a boon time for television sitcoms. After Friends and Seinfeld packed it in without downright disappointing finales we entered a void. Everyone was trying to emulate the… Continue reading

The Disney Mom Conundrum

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As Mother’s Day approached, I thought I would take a look back at one of the most notorious mother-hating institutions in the entertainment world- Disney. Below is my analysis of the good, bad,… Continue reading

10 Things Comic Writers Cannot Be Trusted With

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There are some comic writers who can be trusted with almost any material. If I see the name Ed Brubaker, Paul Dini, Neil Gaiman, Brian Michael Bendis on a cover I trust them… Continue reading

10 Reason’s Tim Burton Has Gotten Boring

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When Tim Burton came out of the woodwork during the late 1980s he was a uniquely dark voice in a technicolor industry. Having quickly established himself as a creative talent with a solid… Continue reading

The New ‘Sherlock Holmes’ May be the Worst Thing Ever

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For a while I knew what the worst thing ever made for television was. It was the U.S. remake of Spaced. For those unfamiliar with Spaced (shame on you) it is an immensely… Continue reading

Random Thoughts While Watching The Oscars

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Oh fuck off Justin Bieber. Just because you made a joke about why he’s there doesn’t make it relevant. The self-depreciating humour in the opening Billy Crystal reel is kinda…lame. Crystal stretching Tom… Continue reading