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News: The Girl Who Played With Fire Will Not Be Out In 2013, Fincher May Still Direct

Posted in Movies, News with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , on August 29, 2012 by Bjorn Grainger

Sony’s version of The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo didn’t exactly set cinema screens alight with its box office performance earlier in the year. It did enough, $232 million in global box office, to have people working on the follow-up The Girl Who Played With Fire (writer Steven Zallian is busy typing away) but Sony seem in no rush to get it made.

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News: Chronicle Director Josh Trank Directing Fantastic Four & David Slade Drops Off Daredevil Reboot

Posted in Movies, News with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on July 18, 2012 by Bjorn Grainger

Finally, some news away from San Diego Comic Con – Josh Trank, director of the superhero found footage flick Chronicle, will head the reboot to The Fantastic Four for Fox Studios. After initially being circled by Sony for their Venom feature, Trank has signed up to to bring Marvel’s first family to the big screen and will be working with writer Jeremy Slater to re-invigorate the franchise. Continue reading

News: The Girl With Dragon Tattoo DVD is AWESOME. Also Possible News On Sequels

Posted in Movies, News, Thoughts with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , on March 28, 2012 by Bjorn Grainger

Fincher has nearly always taken the same care with his DVD covers/artwork as he has with his films. His Fight Club brown paper package will always be a favourite of mine, as is the creepy letter cover to Zodiac. These things, I feel, add immeasurably to the film experience and I’m glad that Fincher dares to give attention to such things. Continue reading

News: Sony Pressing Ahead With Venom, Chronicle Director Josh Trank Being Circled

Posted in Comics, Movies, News, Thoughts with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on March 14, 2012 by Bjorn Grainger

I haven’t had the opportunity to see Chronicle yet. From what I’ve heard it’s a fine superhero movie that isn’t a superhero movie, and does well within the increasingly over-used ‘found footage’ genre. It’ll come as no surprise then that Chronicle director Josh Trank is being circled by Sony to head up its Spider-Man spin-off, Venom. Continue reading

Weekly Ricochet: Skyfall, The Amazing Spider-Man, The Avengers, Man Of Steel, Haywire, Mad Max: Fury Road, The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo…

Posted in Movies, News, Thoughts, Weekly Ricochet with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on January 15, 2012 by Bjorn Grainger

The Weekly Ricochet is a round-up of those stories that, while interesting, don’t quite merit a page all of their own. This week we have little titbits on the Skyfall, The Amazing Spider-Man, The Avengers, Man Of SteelHaywire, Mad Max: Fury Road, and The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo. Continue reading

News: New The Amazing Spider-Man Poster Promises An Untold Story

Posted in Comics, Movies, News, Poster, Thoughts with tags , , , , , , , , , , on December 10, 2011 by Bjorn Grainger

With a few reshoots still underway in New York, Sony have decided to release a new teaser poster for The Amazing Spider-Man. Let’s check it out.

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Games: Brilliant Playstation 3 Long Live Play Advert

Posted in Games, Thoughts with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , on October 6, 2011 by Bjorn Grainger

If you don’t own a PS3 you might not get this, but if you’re a gamer with a little bit of knowledge it’s hard not to be touched.

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Games: Truly Astonishing Uncharted 3 Sand Art

Posted in Games, News with tags , , , , , , , , on September 8, 2011 by Bjorn Grainger

I’ve blogged about this amazingly gifted person before, but now she’s been hired by Sony to promote Uncharted 3 in the most wonderful and unique way. Please watch this in its entirety and enjoy.

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Tech: I Want This So Bad – Sony’s HMZ-T1

Posted in News, Thoughts with tags , , , , , on September 5, 2011 by Bjorn Grainger

Let’s not beat around the bush, shall we? The stats – This headset is a 720p OLED 3D TV with the viewing-equivalent of an 150 inch screen floating about in front of your face. Not only that, it has Dolby 5.1 surround sound. Yup, this is like wearing a 3D home theatre on your head. Sweet. Continue reading