Archive for June, 2007

Superheroes: Who’s Fantastic?

While watching Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer the other day it was finally solidified for me why it is that I find that particular team of Superheroes so… well, lame. It’s their powers! With the exception of Johnny Storm (The Human Torch) the others are hardly capable of standing on their own. Now, […]

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EOL: 16 Stitches In My Eye

Yesterday was my one month visit with the surgeon who performed the cornea transplant on my right eye. During the consultation he captured an image of the eye in question and given that I’d been asked more times than I can count if I have a photo I asked if he would be able to […]

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Silver Surfer: Saving Galactus

In a couple of days time we Australians will be able to park ourselves at the cinema and take in the latest instalment in the Fantastic Four franchise. More importantly, for many it will be their first real introduction to The Silver Surfer and therefore their first look at the greatest superhero ever – bar […]

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Series: Who’s Weeping Angels

When I was fifteen I saw Back to the Future for the first time and have been transfixed by time travel shenanigans ever since. Marty McFly’s paradoxical adventures weren’t my first introduction to the time travel sci-fi sub-genre, but they were the most influential. I have recollections of scratching out a complete linear timeline of […]

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TV: The Return to Jericho

The sceptic in me wants to say that Jericho was never really as dead as we were lead to believe. However the fanboy in me, the one who gets goose-bumps whenever he hears the John Williams Superman score, can’t help but be blown away by the fan instigated turn-around by CBS and the renewal of […]

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Movie: Different Giant Robots

Years ago, when I first started elroyonline (Back in the days before the word ‘blog’ had been invented) I’d often give out a ‘gold-elroy’ award to something that I thought went beyond the call of freakin awesome. It’s been a long time since I gave one of them make believe little statues out, but yesterday […]

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Movie: Re-Spawn

Spawn creator Todd McFarlane has apparently let it slip that he’s fronting up the development cash for a Spawn 2 script: However by all accounts the film wont actually be a sequel to the 1997 film, instead it’s looking like McFarlane is pulling an Incredible Hulk on us! I don’t mean that he’s turning green […]

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