Archive for July, 2007

Iron Man: The Merchant of Death

Over the last week or so I’ve been pretty sick. What started as a bit of a sniffle evolved into every orifice in my body having a “How much can we expel?” competition (I wont list the podium). Suffice to say, keeping my (blocked) ear to the internet in an attempt to keep up with […]

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DVD: Sunshine hits shelves

Most of you young whipper snappers wouldn’t remember the ridiculously long delays between being able to watch a movie at the cinema and then being able to grab a copy on DVD and watch it in the comfort of your own home. But that’s how it once was! Back in ‘the day’ you’d have to […]

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Series: Greatest.Episode.Ever pt1

Way back, in the day, television shows would clamber for awesome by crossing over with other television shows which were popular at the time. While there are still some extremely tenuous connections made between shows — someone mentions Oceanic Airlines or someone smokes a Morley cigarette — nothing compares to the television spectacle that was […]

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Painkiller Jane: Just wont die

On paper I’m a whole list of things, not all of them desirable… well, most of them probably less than desirable… Actually, lets face it, I’m quite a schmuck. But if I’m anything, I’m a persistent schmuck! Actually, I’m a persistent schmuck with a high tolerance for crappy television. In fact, that could actually be […]

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Werewolves: Blood and Agnes

Quite a while back I made mention of the film Blood and Chocolate; no doubt that post was one filled with my usual tirade about how werewolf movies are always lame and how vampires seem to be the ‘rock stars’ of the creature feature industry. What I do remember is that my first impression of […]

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Horror: Preying on Neighbours

As a general rule, I’m pretty hard on anyone who has appeared for any length of time in an Australian Soap-Opera. And, in my opinion, it’s deservedly so: Soap-Operas around the world are, for the most part, the arse-end of television. Sure, sometimes they do end up kick starting the career of a potential star: […]

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