Monthly Archives: October 2009

Silence of the Aesir

Too obscure? It seems that Sir Anthony Hopkins (Silence of the Lambs, Remains of the Day, Howards of the End) will play Odin in Kenneth Branagh’s Thor. While awesome, I am somewhat disheartened that Brian Blessed did not get the … Continue reading

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Dune Soldiers or Perhaps Dune 9?

It seems that Peter Berg is off of Dune. I can’t say that I’m terribly broken up about that. Berg hasn’t shown me any indication that he can take on this canonical work without going Hollywood on it. And yes, … Continue reading

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Serenity Spec Ops?

So, I finally get time to write some blog posts, then I forget to post them. That happens when one is writing a post at 7 Am and posting it at 9 PM. In any case, on my walk in … Continue reading

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More RPG AP Goodness?

It looks like, barring a disaster–which is always possible!–that the Ottawa Warband will reassemble. We won’t be continuing the True20 Viking campaign. While many of the original players will return, I’ve got something else I’ve promised to run that has the majority … Continue reading

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Troop 7 Vs. The Qalashar Dogs!

  As sometimes happens when I’m walking to work (which I am, once again, after 37 glorious weeks of parental leave–thank you to the socialist paradise), I was listening to a tune, thinking about gaming scenarios. As has happened before, … Continue reading

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This Trailer is Expendable

There’s a trailer up for the anticipated action extravaganza, the Expendables. Now this is supposedly a promo trailer, used to sell the movie to distributors, so it’s not the same as a movie trailer designed to draw in audiences. Still. … Continue reading

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Call Her a Loser. I Dare You!

A pic has surfaced of Zoe Saldana as Aisha in the Losers. There are a few things that this picture tells me. 1) Zoe Saldana is crazy HOT. Of course, I already knew that. 2) The writer of the article … Continue reading

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