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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

News: The New Dredd Trailer Is Here!

Posted in Movies, Trailer with tags , , , , , , , , on June 21, 2012 by Bjorn Grainger

I told you yesterday – It’s here, it’s here! IT’S FINALLY HERE! Yes, after months and month of waiting we have the first trailer for Dredd. Sometimes people deserve to have their faith rewarded. Continue reading

News: New Dredd Teaser Poster And New Pics

Posted in Movies, News with tags , , , , , , , , on June 8, 2012 by Bjorn Grainger

We’re still waiting for that darn trailer, but in the meantime JoBlo has managed to get an exclusive on the Dredd poster and a couple of new pics. Continue reading

News: This Isn’t Good – Judge Dredd Director Locked Out Of Editing Room

Posted in Comics, Movies, News, Thoughts with tags , , , , , , , , , on October 7, 2011 by Bjorn Grainger

Earlier this year, Judge Dredd director Pete Travis was filming out in South Africa. The film has since entered a rather long post-production, and the noises from the folk involved are not good…

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