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Review: The Amazing Spider-Man

Posted in Movie Review, Movies with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on July 12, 2012 by Bjorn Grainger

Here we are, little more than ten years on from the first Spider-Man movie and the franchise has been rebooted. A new director, new stars, and the promise of an ‘untold story’. Will The Amazing Spider-Man live up to its title, or will we be wishing they left the series alone? Read on and all will be revealed.

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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

Hot Fuzz…

Posted in Movies, News with tags , , , , , , on January 26, 2007 by Bjorn Grainger

(This blog was originally written on Myspace)

So, there’s another film to get stupidly excited aboot in 2007 other than Spider-Man 3 and Fincher’s Zodiac.

I’m not entirely sure why it hasn’t registered in my consciousness before. I mean, I am a HOOOGE fan of Spaced, and i thought Shaun of the Dead was great. Heck, I’ve even read many an interesting snippet from the God-like Pegg and hairy Edgar Wright in my film magazines, but it wasn’t til today when I watched the trailer that it clicked…

If the movie is one eighth as funny as this, then I’ll be joyously happy. Heaven help if it’s one eleventh though…