It’s a German word.
It means- to make the familiar strange.
The legendary dramatist Bertolt Brecht used it as a means of making the audience take a step back and view the characters and their actions a little more subjectively. To shake them out of their complacency and … Continue Reading
Those of us who were unsure who would be on which side in Marvel Studios’ upcoming superhero smack-down will have been enlightened today after Hawkeye himself, Jeremy Renner tweeted this concept art earlier today…
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I put on my billowy red cape and did a victory dance around the building when I heard the rumours that veteran Mad Max director George Miller was in talks to direct a standalone Superman film that would serve as a true sequel to Man of Steel (which, apparently Batman … Continue Reading
The wait continues for a serviceable PC port for Rocksteady’s Arkham Knight.
Having exhausted the previous games in the series I’ve decided to look to the past while I await the future.
Conventional wisdom dictates that prior to Batman:Arkham Asylum, but that’s both poppycock and balderdash
There’s no debating … Continue Reading
Fan speculation reached boiling point last month when the new trailer for Batman V Superman : Dawn of Justice featured this image of the body of General Zod being zipped into a body bag and wheeled down what looks like a Lexcorp corridor at the behest of Mercy Graves.
That … Continue Reading
For all his cultural significance, El Zorro has become something of a relic. Forebear of The Shadow and, eventually, Batman poor old Don Diego De La Vega has been relegated to the “back issues” section of the popular consciousness.
Nevertheless, the pulp hero retains a sizeable and dedicated following that … Continue Reading
Viral marketing gone out of hand?
A cynical hype generating ploy?
A heartfelt token of a shared and treasured memory?
All of the above?
Whatever the reason, it appears that the principal cast of David Ayer’s upcoming DC film, Suicide Squad are giving each other commemorative tattoos.
Earlier today, … Continue Reading
If I had to choose a superlative to level at Disney / Pixar’s latest offering it would be… Elegant.
Of course, it’s a term that could be applied uniformly to Pixar’s output since the original Toy Story over 20 years ago, but it seems particularly applicable to Inside Out… Continue Reading
When Disney and Marvel announced that they would not have a presence at San Diego Comicon this summer, some were left scratching their heads. Many argued that the entertainment titan simply hadn’t enough content to present to justify a presence, while some brash DC fans ventured that the studio were … Continue Reading
It seems insomnia has its advantages.
The first images of Luke Skywalker in Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Unleashed have just leaked and are setting Twittersphere ablaze with alarming speed… Like someone dropped a lit cigarette on Endor.
As you can see the image of veteran actor Mark Hamill … Continue Reading