Monthly Archives: January 2011

Losing the Golden Panda

If one has to lose, this is a race in which losing doesn’t feel so bad. Even by trying to rig the system by sending in two stories (what can I say? I had to lines of inspiration and followed … Continue reading

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I Blame Sauron AKA the Necromancer

It is entirely possible that the Hobbit movie production is cursed. The newest delay is based on prime mover Peter Jackson’s hospitalization and surgery for a perforated ulcer (that’s when you get an actual hole in your stomach that leaks … Continue reading

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Panther Set to Pounce

Marvel seems to be moving forward with a Black Panther movie. At least, they’ve gone so far as to hire a screenwriter. Granted, that’s probably the cheapest of the investments Marvel will have to make, unless they try to low-ball … Continue reading

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Sign of the Matrixocalypse

Oh please, baby Jebus, no. The horror. The horror. Rumours have hit the Intartubdules that Keanu Reeves has spoken of two more Matrix movies, written and directed by the Wachowskis. Now, this is basically a: “I heard it from a … Continue reading

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Hackin’ It Old School

I was able to run a two session game of Old School Hack using the “play test rules.” Those have since been supplanted by the Basic Rules (beta). Having looked those over, I didn’t see any obvious system changes, just … Continue reading

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Prometheus is actually an Alien

That new Alien movie? The one directed by Ridley Scott? Well, it’s still a go. That’s good. It’s not going to be an Alien move though. That’s bad. It’s apparently going to have the themes and atmosphere of the Alien … Continue reading

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Ant-Man is Apparently Redeemable.

There’ve been a couple of articles out about Edgar Wright and an Ant-Man movie. First off, good choice for a director. Second off, for all the Ant-Man haters, piss off. If Hank Pym is the problem, make it Scott Lang … Continue reading

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Breaking the Fourth (Edition) Wall

Last night, I got to play my first game of Fourth Edition Dungeons & Dragons. Bottom line up front: I fail to see from where all the hate for 4E comes. It’s very similar in its rules foci to 2E … Continue reading

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Bound for Bond

If you’ve been around here for a bit, you’ll know I was getting nervous about the next James Bond movie, what with MGM’s financial troubles and all. It turns out, everything is going to be all right. Bond 23 (insert … Continue reading

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Crowe’s Iron Fist

I have no idea what kind of a director RZA will prove to be. Given the name of his group (Wu-Tang Clan), his interest in “kung-fu” films is likely not surprising. It’s also likely not surprising to anyone who knows … Continue reading

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