In all the history of fandom there’s never been a phenomenon quite like the Ghostbusters remake / reboot / re-imagining.
While, of course, the fan community is usually happy to scream about the rape of their childhood whenever a beloved 80s franchise is given a coat of 21st century gloss … Continue Reading
It’s a bit of a chore separating the wheat from the chaff, the fact from the rumour and the official from the speculation when it comes to the Justice League news. In my first article I tried to pare away as much rumour and speculation as I could but as … Continue Reading
All rise for Judge Danny B as Dan and Josh Nerdibate the question that’s as old as fandom itself. The two titans of science fiction go head to head as Dan and Josh debate which is better, Star Wars or Star Trek. They’ll be judging the mythologies on their themes, … Continue Reading
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, the very name of it invites comment. It’s as though Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird took the most ridiculous concept their imaginations could conceive and challenged themselves to spin it into a cohesive narrative.
There was a punk sensibility to those early comics.
As the series … Continue Reading
The current landscape of superhero cinema could aptly be described as an embarrassment of riches.
The multiplex has become an all-you-can-eat smorgasbord of superhero cinema that comes in a variety of flavours for a variety of palates. Some of it might not be to your tastes, it may even be … Continue Reading
In the most recent trailer for X-Men: Apocalypse, which pits The X-Men against the oldest and most powerful mutant, we see a scene in which Apocalypse gets empowered by some alien/future technology.
This excited me as it’s something that has never been shown or referenced in any of the other … Continue Reading
In a recent interview with HeyUGuys Ridley Scott ‘officially’ announced that his Prometheus sequel will be titled, Alien: Paradise Lost. While this is a far more explicit link back to the Alien franchise than any of us were expecting the following article still holds true…
Despite the uneven critical … 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
With the new Sony/Marvel Studios co-produced Spider-Man reboot quickly approaching we are getting dribs and drabs of information about the production. As a director and lead were announced we also heard rumblings of more of a focus on high school life within the film, a John Hughes influence, more comedic … Continue Reading
When the teaser trailer for Zack Snyder’s Batman V Superman : Dawn of Justice dropped in April, observant fans espied what appeared to be an encased suit of Robin armour hiding in the background of a shot depicting a brooding Bruce Wayne.
With the more recent trailer a few weeks … Continue Reading