Archive for August, 2007

Movie: Justice league of Their Own

There is probably no other film in the pipes at the moment being more speculated upon than the WB’s Justice League movie. In fact there are so many rumours and ‘inside sources’ being thrown about that you just about need to qualify as a member of said super crime-fighting league to be able to fly […]

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Next: Cage still a Dork

Just over a year ago (give or take 20 days) I wrote about the anxiety that forward knowledge of a film’s production can bring on in a movie nerd such as myself. And, somewhat ironically, the movie that I used as a reference point in the aforementioned post was the just-now released in Australia, Nick […]

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Series: Californication

Television shows, like movies, have a beat. At least the good ones do. Having a beat, or a rhythm if you prefer, allows a show to pull you in. With a slow throbbing dirge shows like LOST or JERICHO lull you into their grip and fill you with suspense and dread. Some shows are toe-tappers, […]

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Series: Flash Gordon Sucks

The plan is usually to start these posts some witty anecdote and then to somehow tie it in to the subject matter, but this time the ability to string something together completely escaped me. I tried, trust me I did – I had this whole train of thought going about how childhood memories (where they […]

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Series: Drop the Pilot

The last couple of weeks have been a TV nerd’s wet dream. Television networks have finally woken up to the notion that they can create buzz by letting copies of the pilots of their new season shows find their way onto the net so that people just like me, make posts just like this. I […]

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Smallville: Super Sorority

As mentioned in the recent Painkiller Jane post, I have a penchant for putting up with TV shows for a lot longer than I (or anyone for that matter) really should. I called it a superpower, but some may say that it’s just an inability to distinguish between something worth watching and utter drivel (lets […]

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