Monthly Archives: October 2011

Unscheduled Strange

Word on the street is that we can expect a Doctor Strange movie in the near future (as in 2012/13). That’s from Marvel itself. No other information—no director, star, budget, or actual schedule—but apparently it’s coming. Excuse me while I … Continue reading

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Battlestar Singer

It seems that the Byran Singer directed re-make of John Boorman’s Excalibur won’t move forward. The project has been dropped as another King Arthur project, also named Excalibur, was ready to move forward before Singer could get to work on … Continue reading

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Apropos of Nothing: Morning Darkness

The seasons have shifted and now it’s dark out when I go in to work in the morning. I actually like it. I used to be out and about in the cities in which I lived late into the night. … Continue reading

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Hypocrisy: How I Hate It

Warning: I’m about to get political. If that’s not your thing, move along. If that is your thing and you want to comment, please be aware that comments are moderated. Dissenting opinions will be published, but if you’re a dick, … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Punisher War Zone

I recently got a chance to watch Punisher: War Zone. I was tempted to do so after listening to Patton Oswalt rhapsodize over it on an episode of How Did This Get Made. I have to say, he’s pretty much … Continue reading

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Tell ’em the Limey’s Coming

“Tell ‘im I’m coming. Tell ‘im I’m fuckin’ coming.” – Terence Stamp as Wilson I watched the Limey on the wonderful TV Ontario “Saturday Night at the Movies.” I own the DVD, but the presentation began with interviews of some … Continue reading

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Wherein I Sympathize with Scarface

I’ve put a one-pager adventure up at SEP called “The Lost.” It’s about an ex-Urban Cohort in Everthorn who as lost everything except his little girl, and now an old enemy has taken her. The ex-Cohort has been beaten nearly … Continue reading

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Avenging Expectations

I’m pretty optimistic about the Avengers movies. That’s mainly because my expectations are low. Those expectations are low not because I don’t like Joss Whedon—I do—nor because I think the film doesn’t have enough impressive actors in it—it certainly does—but … Continue reading

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One Page Adventures

Since I tend to run a kind of “seat of my pants” game when I GM, I’ve decided to embrace that. For Sword Noir games, I’m running them using “one-pagers.” The adventure fills one page. It’s an outline, not an … Continue reading

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