Tag Archive: rant

What the New ‘Poltergeist’ Movie is Really About

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So they’ve remade Tope Hooper’s (or Steven Spielberg, depending on who you ask) classic horror Poltergeist. This will come as no shock to anyone who’s been alive for the past decade. Unlike most of the… Continue reading

‘Mad Max’ Has Given Us the Most Feminist Action Movie this Decade

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I saw Mad Max: Fury Road the other day and it was FREAKING AMAZING. Miller has reminded us that visuals and story should go hand in hand in the cinematic medium, not separated… Continue reading

Does Zack Snyder Think We’re Stupid? A Look at the ‘Dawn of Justice’ Trailer

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A couple of years ago the teaser trailer for Man of Steel hit the internet and I wrote a feature about why it didn’t look very good. People were unhappy with this assessment, insisting… Continue reading

The 10 Most Internet Breaking ‘Game of Thrones’ Spoilers

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This isn’t a Cracked Photoplasty competition with a bunch of joke entries. These are 100% real Game of Thrones spoilers derived from what happens in the ‘Feast For Crows’ and ‘Dance With Dragons’ books.… Continue reading

Top 10 Points Where ‘Star Wars’ Fans Lost Faith

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It really is the old school fans who keep the Star Wars torch alight. Not that some younger viewers aren’t getting into it, but they’re growing up at the worst point in the franchise history.… Continue reading

The Live Action ‘Cinderella’ Is Monumentally Pointless

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Film has to have a purpose. A full length feature film is a very expensive project. Even those low budget indie films require big chunks of cash and crowds of people to accomplish.… Continue reading

Why the ‘Justice League’ Movies Have Already Failed

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In the past few weeks we’ve had the first pictures of our new big screen versions of Aquaman, TV’s new Supergirl and casting for Suicide Squad. DC are putting all their cards on the… Continue reading

The Problems with ‘House of Cards’ Season 3

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I didn’t actually mind having sustained a painful injury this weekend – inflicted when my 2 year old daughter launched herself off my ribs and left some damage – because being left confined… Continue reading

We Have to Retire the #gamergate Hashtag

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Do you want to paint a target on yourself? Go on to any social media site and say something – anything – with the #gamergate hashtag. Regardless of your views on this topic… Continue reading

‘Shadow of Mordor’ – One Trick Pony?

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So Shadow of Mordor is a game set in the ‘Lord of the Rings’ fictional universe. It came out in 2014 and received many accolades and rank on more than a couple of Best… Continue reading