Archive for March, 2010

Series: James May’s Toy Stories

If you know who James May is there’s a pretty good chance that it’s because you’re a fan of the brilliant English series TOP GEAR. At least, I feel pretty safe in saying that, should you be Australian. Until very recently I knew him only in that role, and if I’m being completely honest, I […]

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Movie: Ong-Bak 2

Ong-Bak 2 (OB2) is one of those rarest of movies: It’s a sequel — Well, prequel — that surpasses its predecessor in just about every respect. 2003’s Ong-Bak: Muay Thai Warrior (OB1) is a contemporary action film about Ting (Tony Jaa), a trained fighter from the small village of Ban Nong Pradu, who is sent […]

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Series: The Venture Brothers

One of the reasons I love trawling the Madman catalogue is that it’s full of undiscovered gems. Undiscovered by me that is. But from time to time there’s a movie or a show that I am well aware of and, for whatever reason, have either actively avoided (usually because of some preconceived idea about the […]

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