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Feature: “Guys, I’m Bringing The Party To You” – The Avengers Trailer Breakdown

Posted in Comics, Movies, Thoughts, Trailer with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on March 3, 2012 by Bjorn Grainger

Wednesday saw the release of The Avengers trailer, the first of the three summer tentpole  superhero movies. It is EPIC. Honest. Check it out.

Anyway, this the breakdown of the trailer that I promised. It contains more than NINETY screen caps and many of my insane theories about the film. I hope you enjoy. Continue reading

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Review: Troll Hunter

Posted in Movie Review, Movies, Thoughts with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on January 18, 2012 by Bjorn Grainger

The Blair Witch Project has a lot to answer for. If not for its spectacular box office return on a minuscule budget, we would have been spared the current flood of ‘found footage’ films. Don’t get me wrong, I’m one of the few people who seemingly enjoyed Blair Witch, but it seems that everyone is at it these days. The fourth Paranormal Activity film is on its way. The first one is okay, I suppose, if you like your scares utterly predictable. But do we need four? How many camcorder shots of open doors do we need? We’ve also had big budget monster flick, Cloverfield. It trashed New York. Where do we go from there? Well, it seems the answer is the forests of Norway with Troll Hunter. Continue reading

News: Epic Spoiler-Filled Pics From The Dark Knight Rises Set!

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

*WARNING: SPOILERS. READ ON AT YOUR OWN RISK*

Something big went down in New York this weekend as Chris Nolan filmed the big face off between Batman and the Gotham City Police Department and Bane and his army for The Dark Knight Rises.

The GCPD, armed and ready to take back their streets. Continue reading

Games: The GTA V Trailer Is Here!

Posted in Games, News, Thoughts, Trailer with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on November 3, 2011 by Bjorn Grainger

Rockstar Games released their first trailer for Grand Theft Auto V today and, my oh my, is it looking special.

It seems Rockstar North have been working hard since GTA IV.  Continue reading

News: The Dark Knight Rises Filming In New York

Posted in Comics, Movies, News, Thoughts with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on November 1, 2011 by Bjorn Grainger

After a reasonably quiet period where Nolan took the filming of The Dark Knight Rises away from the public eye (C’mon people, we need SOME secrets) things are back with a bang in New York.

Christian Bale as Bruce Wayne outside the Trump Tower. Continue reading

News: Cleveland Explodes for Marvel’s Avengers

Posted in Comics, Movies, News, Thoughts with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on August 16, 2011 by Bjorn Grainger

A Joss Whedon-directed Avengers was always going to be a geek’s wet dream, but these pics taken in Cleveland are something else.

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