The current crop of Star Trek films tread a very fine line.
By necessity a big budget blockbuster produced in the 21st century has to offer a degree of spectacle, levict and accessibility that appeals to the lowest common denominator.
Since 2009 this notion has been anathema to many Star … Continue Reading
Captain’s log Star-date 220716 Dan, Josh and Danny B are back to talk Trek, specifically the 2009 not-quite-a-reboot Star Trek and its sequel Star Trek Into Darkness. Dan and Danny B think they’re enjoyable but reverent action blockbusters. Josh thinks otherwise! We also rave about Frank Miller’s other 1986 classic … Continue Reading
Josh is back and struggling to decide which Jar Jar Binks scene he likes best! Our intrepid trio discuss their Top 5 Star Wars movie moments as well as discussing the new Dr Who companion, the Assassin’s Creed trailer and more in This Week in Geek.… Continue Reading
All rise for his honour Judge Josh as Dan and Danny B debate the relative merits of Warner Bros / DC’s Batman V Superman and Marvel / Netflix’s Daredevil Season 2 for another NERDIBATE.… Continue Reading
Mark Ruffalo has been quite vocal in recent months about how the Hulk’s presence in Thor: Ragnarok may represent a new era on film for the Green Skinned Goliath. This got me thinking that we may see those two arch-rivals fighting tooth and nail again (like most of the superheroes … Continue Reading
Dan Josh and Danny B get ready to have a Nerdibate about Josh Trank’s ill-fated Fantastic 4. Is it the turkey that pop culture seems to have decried it to be or is it a vastly underrated science fiction flick? We also discuss new bloood at Doctor Who and the … 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
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
It’s a casting, Jim, but not as we know it!
A few months back the Internet was abound with rumours that Warner Bros and director Patty Jenkins were courting Star Trek actor Chris Pine to play Wonder Woman’s paramour Steve Trevor in the character’s 2017 solo film.
Then SDCC happened … Continue Reading