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May 2008

Friday Film Focus - 02 May, 2008

SUMMER’S HERE!!! and for the weekend beginning 2 May, here are the films in focus:Iron Man [rating: 9]Iron Man is fantastic, a sure fire


‘Snow Angels’ Stumbles Near the End

Is there really any surprise left in the story of a small town racked by tragedy? Would something like Blue Velvet, or David Gordon Green’


‘Iron’ is Da Man!

It may have been the moment when Tobey Maguire went emo, a visual gag that gave longtime Spider-man fans a similar physical reaction. Or maybe


April 2008

Surround Sound: The Standalone Experience

Arguably, soundtracks are more than simple music. That is, while music itself can be described in terms of compositions, orchestrations, harmonies, melodies, and performances, movie


Jungle Juice (2002)

It’s time for Wednesday’s look at the worst of the worst. Today, a horribly unfunny comedy from South Korea.


The Five Best Films of Spring 2008

Tradition holds that, for Hollywood, the Spring represents the end of ballyhoo - and the business year. During the four month flatline between January and


The Five Worst Films of Spring 2008

With the faux infighting of Baby Mama and Harold and Kumar 2 making the 25 April weekend as anticlimactic, cinematically speaking, as possible, it’s time to


The Fall of the Roman Empire: The Miriam Collection (3 Disc Limited Collector’s Edition)

It was the final nail in his financial coffin, the epic that would eventually close his by now infamous Spanish studios. After the troubled production


Cloverfield (Small Screen DVD Edition)

It’s almost impossible to downsize spectacle. Something that plays as awe-inspiring and epic on the big screen loses much of its luster when miniaturized


Friday Film Focus - 25 April, 2008

For the weekend beginning 25 April, here are the films in focus: In BriefHarold and Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay [rating: 5] Is it possible to make


March 2008

February 2008

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Emerging from My Hiatus from Big Budget Games

// Moving Pixels

"I'd gotten burned out on scope and maybe on spectacle in video games, but I think it's time to return to bigger worlds to conquer.

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