Monthly Archives: March 2011

Buried Dune

Dune is dead. Long live Dune! There have been a few directors attached to Paramount’s planned new adaptation of Dune, and there have been a few scripts. I met some of the announcements with cautious optimism, but most with outright … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Outpost

Outpost is a horror movie from the independent production company Black Camel Pictures, which is apparently a Scottish couple who mortgaged their home to finance it. Given the low budget (reportedly less than $500,000, which is ultra-low budget these days), … Continue reading

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Interrupt Your St. Paddy’s Piss-Up

An important question on this St. Paddy’s Day–more important than ‘are you wearing green’ or ‘did you have to have that tenth Guinness?’–have you listened to episode 33 of Jennisodes, titled “Kids and Gaming” with guests Becca and ME? Go … Continue reading

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Supporting Relief Efforts for Japan

Cross-posted at SEP For those of you who follow the news even slightly, you’ve seen that Japan was rocked by an earthquake, struck by a tsunami and there are now reports of a volcano. To try to help support disaster … Continue reading

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Not Climbing That Mountain

Okay, perhaps someone has angered the elder beings. I don’t know how else to explain Guillermo del Toro’s horrible luck. So, first there was the Hobbit. Del Toro was supposed to direct and have a hand in the scripting. This … Continue reading

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Menacing in 3D

And so, the date for 3D Phantom Menace is 10 February 2012. While this is not the date of the Mayan apocalypse, perhaps it should be. While I doubt this will be an apocalypse, there is no way Lucas is … Continue reading

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Zodagorn and a Hot Martha Kent?

A couple of pieces of Superman casting news leave me conflicted. First off, apparently Viggo Mortensen, Aragorn from Peter Jackson’s Lord of the Rings adaptations, is in talks—or may even have signed—to play Zod, the villain for the Superman movie … Continue reading

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