Movies

The Phantom: Realism FAIL

“He didn’t like the old suit either?” “Are you kidding? He loathed the old suit, he felt it was too, er, theatrical.” -Kit Walker and Dr. Deepak Baboor Those words practically sum up the atttitude that this Syfy Channel miniseries took towards the original Phantom, hailed as the prototype for skintight costumed superheroes. As a teenager, I watched the 1996 …

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The Green Hornet and Jay Chou

As a kid, I spent many Saturday afternoons glued to the television screen watching reruns of The Green Hornet. Ironically, I don’t remember much of what I watched. I didn’t even know, till much later, that the late martial arts legend Bruce Lee began his career as Kato, the Green Hornet’s partner. However, I do know this. Though without superpowers, …

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Syfy Announces Fan-“Directed” Movie

The Hollywood Reporter reports on an interesting new project where the fans take the creative seat… of sorts. Fans of Syfy are going to be able vote or even pitch ideas as to how the movie turns out – if there ever was any democratic movie making, this is it. As the communists would say, “four legs good, two legs …

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The Greatest Movie Ever Made: Scott Pilgrim vs The World

By now I’m guessing most of you have seen the trailer one way or another – but if you haven’t! (And I bet some of you liked the Facebook page just so that the trailer would come out.) Go take a gander over at Apple Quicktime. Do watch in HD if you can. Else, if you don’t mind it being …

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Iron Man 2 – Not Without Irony

A reviewgitation with Direcow, Kakita and Korgath So us folk over here all the way in Singapore got to watch Iron Man 2 a good one week before our American counterparts, which strangely makes us happy about the threat of piracy. At least we think that’s the case in this situation. But of course, to lessen the blow on our …

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