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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: 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