Tag Archive: rant

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

You Need To Meet Their Mother. Right Now.

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The week that the House of Geekery launched coincided with the seventh season of ‘How I Met Your Mother’ starting. At the time I wrote an article about why they needed to start… Continue reading

What Makes a Good Prequel?

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G-FUNK lays out some truth… Prequels. So few words are as reviled by cinema snobs as this one. It inspires more groans that ‘sequel’, ‘reboot’ and ‘gritty’ combined (but not ‘video games adaptation).… Continue reading

The 5 Directors Who Used to be Interesting

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Some petty bitchiness from G-FUNK Over the past two and half months I’ve been running a series about the Top 10 Most Interesting Directors of the Now – the directors who are defining… Continue reading

Doctor Who is an Asshole

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Ok, I admit baiting you a little with that title. This isn’t so much to do with the Doctor as he currently exists. That Doctor is awesome and viewed with something approaching reverence.… Continue reading

The Sexism of Lego Friends

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(image credit, Lego) Ranted by Hedgehog I’d like to preface this, the first of what is sure to be a great number of diatribes, with a fact. As a child, perhaps three years old,… Continue reading

How Not to Make a Movie: ‘Green Lantern’

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I was going to write a review for Green Lantern, but it would’ve comprised of the word ‘shithouse’ repeated over and over, so instead let’s take an educated look at the film-making process… Continue reading