Archive for June, 2008

Movie: Who the hell is Ant-Man?

Over the next few years, in the lead up to The Avengers’ movie, Marvel Studios will introduce a couple of characters to the big screen, who may not necessarily be known to many outside of the comic book reading community. Personally, I’ve been quite taken aback by the idea that few ‘normals’ were aware of […]

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B-Movie: Komodo vs. Cobra

Pigeon holes like ‘Straight to DVD’ and ‘Made for TV’ tend to give movies a bad name. Lets be completely fair, not all films that end up going straight to DVD suck, and not all ‘Made for TV’ movies make you wish that you didn’t own a TV at all. Sure, the going can be […]

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Remote Viewing: Episode 03

Well, it was touch and go there for a little while! At some unfathomable hour of Wednesday morning I was working away on this episode when the harddrive that I have set aside for Remote Viewing (and another animated project that a select few have seen), decided to fail. Now, when I say ‘fail’, I […]

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Movie: The Orphanage

In a recent post I once revealed my aversion to movies which deal with viruses. Well, if virus movies are the number one thing on my heeby-jeeby list, then they’re followed extremely closely by movies that feature creepy kids… especially dead ones. They’re bad enough when they’re alive, with their tiny — and more often […]

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Movie: The Happening

Since his first mainstream success there’s been a (sixth?) sense that M.Night Shyamalan has struggled to live up to the notion that he is the new Spielberg, or even this generation’s Alfred Hitchcock. Personally, I feel that it is audiences who have struggled with that idea far more than Shyamalan himself. Following the acclaimed psychological […]

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Movie: The Incredible Hulk

Jon Favreau, quite rightfully, received a lot of attention both before and after the release of IRON MAN. From the announcement that he would be directing Marvel Studios first major movie release, he stepped forward and assured fans that he would be doing his best to see that the movie under his helm would be […]

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B-movie: Time Quest

Of the people who still actually bother visiting a physical DVD rental store, I’m probably one of the few who makes a b-line for the bargain bin and ex-rental shelves. Call it the allure of b-grade action movie, c-grade sci-fi and z-grade horror, but I just can’t help myself when it comes to junk food […]

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Movie: Chrysalis

In the past I’ve posted about the sense of ‘discovery’ that you can sometimes achieve when you stumble across a movie or television show that you really enjoy. That sense is enhanced somewhat when the discovery comes from outside your usual paradigm. I’m fortunate to be experiencing that sensation once again after having stumbled onto […]

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