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Review: Dredd

Posted in Movie Review, Movies with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on September 13, 2012 by Bjorn Grainger

I remember I was about eleven years old when I picked up my first issue of Judge Dredd: The Megazine at the local newsagents. It was mind-blowing, unlike any comic I’d read before. It was bloody and brutal, and I was hooked. At the time I was there mostly for the ultraviolence, but as I grew older I picked up on the  comedy and satire of the strip. Dredd’s first big screen appearance, courtesy of Sylvester Stallone in 1995, may have had the big Hollywood budget but lacked all the elements that made Dredd unique. Seventeen years down the line, Mega City One’s greatest lawman returns to the screen in Dredd. Have the makers learned the lessons from the last time? Let’s find out. Continue reading

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News: Super High Quality Dredd Pics

Posted in Movies, News with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on July 19, 2012 by Bjorn Grainger

 

Dredd‘s positive showing at San Diego Comic Con last week has helped put a lot of fears I had to rest. It means  I can wave bye-bye to my usual trepidation and actually look forward to the September release of the feature. In the meantime, lets look at some ridiculously high quality pics of Judge Dredd (Karl Urban) and his chums in action. Continue reading

News: Nicholas Winding Refn’s Only God Forgives Bloody Preview Description And Pics

Posted in Movies, News with tags , , , , , , on June 26, 2012 by Bjorn Grainger

Only God Forgives is Nicholas Winding Refn’s eagerly anticipated follow-up to DriveRefn once again pairs with Ryan Gosling in the tale of a gangster and a Bangkok police officer who settle their differences with a Thai-boxing match. We’ve gotten some behind the scenes pics from the shoot and a very violent description of one of the scenes. Let’s get to it. Continue reading

News: New Behind The Scenes Dredd Pics And Announcement Of New Trailer

Posted in Movies, News with tags , , , , , , on June 20, 2012 by Bjorn Grainger

Well, the wait is almost over. I’ve moaned and moaned in recent updates about the lack of a trailer for Dredd, but Grud bless them, we’re finally getting one. Before I tell you when, first let’s check out these new behind the scenes pics like the one of Karl Urban above, all kitted out as Judge Dredd. Continue reading

Weekly Ricochet: The Amazing Spider-Man, Dredd, The Wolverine, and Prometheus

Posted in Movies, News, Thoughts, Trailer, Weekly Ricochet with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on February 12, 2012 by Bjorn Grainger

A quick round up for the Weekly Ricochet this week. Firstly, we here at The Shootening were lucky enough to have someone at the London sneak preview of The Amazing Spider-Man, giving me an excuse to post the picture of Andrew Garfield’s Spider-Man unmasked above. Continue reading

News: New Dredd Pics Show Justice Being Dealt

Posted in Comics, Movies, News, Thoughts with tags , , , , , , , , , , on February 7, 2012 by Bjorn Grainger

Last time I reported on Dredd, things weren’t going so well. After a period of prolonged silence a few pictures have been released showing Ol’ Stoney Face in action, starting with the one up above. Karl Urban rocking a the perfect grimace and some bad-ass body armour. Shall we take a look at the rest? Of course we shall. Continue reading