Category Archives: Rants about Films

A Fantabulous Fail?

There’s been a lot of news stories lately about the relatively lacklustre box-office performance of the new DC movie (formerly) known as “Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)”, as well as a fascinating Deadline article … Continue reading

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“Taking A Big Swing!”

Obviously Art is subjective, and I’m always lagging behind when it comes to the latest movie releases, so I don’t really take much notice of the fancy award shows anymore… but for the second year in a row the Independent … Continue reading

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Barb-ed Eggs

The shops have already started stocking their shelves for Easter, and I was excited to see that Kinder has teamed up with DreamWorks to include a line of (self-assembly) Trolls World Tour toys in their eggs, including a couple figures … Continue reading

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“Whoopsie!”

Ever since I got a smart-TV-thingy, episodes of Screen Rant’s “Pitch Meetings” series have been popping up in my YouTube “suggestions” feed, but I’ve always resisted clicking on them because of the fugly title-card images… until last week, that is, … Continue reading

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Hallowhine 2019

My Hallowe’en got off to a rather dismal start this year, when the local “Zombie Fest” got cancelled due to crappy weather, and I was reduced to skulking around the dull, undecorated shopping centre/mall, in soggy clothes. Thankfully, that disappointment … Continue reading

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Happy Batday!

Apparently today marks the 80th Anniversary of Batman’s first published appearance, in Detective Comics #27 (1939)*, courtesy of creators Bob Kane and Bill Finger… since then he’s become pretty much ubiquitous across all media, and all age-groups, and I say … Continue reading

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“You’re Not Superman, You Know.”

I recently finished working through Jenny Nicholson’s (hilarious) guest appearances on the Screen Junkies show Movie Fights, and her impassioned advocacy for Sam Raimi’s first Spider-Man movie (2002) set me scouring the shops for a copy, so I could better … Continue reading

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