A Choice to Make, directed by Joe Basile and featuring Laura Kane April 12, 2016
TDKR July 16, 2012

Prometheus 3D

July 4, 2012

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Prometheus 3D

Huh, it’s strange to be writing about something fairly new for a change. I’ve been so terribly bogged down with my dissertation and other stuff for the past academic year, that my blog contributions suffered. Well, died down actually. But here we go with Prometheus! I guess it goes without saying at this point, I’d […]

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Deus Ex: Human Revolution rant

June 30, 2012

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I'd like my conspiracy with extra milk, please.

This is not a review, it’s just a rant on DX:HR by Yours Truly. Just Cause, I like it. Why else would it be called Media Viking RANTS? It’s already been a while since I played the game actively, but I’m yet to finish The Missing Link so I will be going back to that […]

The Dark Knight Rises preview

January 13, 2012

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Menacing, don't you think?

An unexpected weight was put on Christopher Nolan’s shoulders after the mega success of 2008, The Dark Knight, when Heath Ledger,one of the main stars, died unexpectedly. The decision to cast Ledger as the iconic villain, The Joker, raised a lot of eyebrows in advance but proved to be a great decision, but eventually turned […]

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The Social Network

May 26, 2011

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Slightly creepy poster, don't you think?

Hands up, who wanted to see a movie about the creation of Facebook and its founder, Mark Zuckerberg? Thought so, neither did I. Well, anyway, it got made, and by none other than David Fincher of Fight Club fame. And surprisingly, it turned out good though not in a way I expected it to. Mark […]

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My reaction to Tom Hardy being cast as Bane in The Dark Knight Rises

May 23, 2011

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First look at Hardy as Bane

What do you remember about the older Batman movies, before Chris Nolan came and took the reins, effectively rebooting the whole franchise and making Batman a dark character that, at least on some level, can be taken seriously? Nipples, crotches, rubber suits, Schwarzenegger and neon colours? Joel Schumacher single-handedly pretty much butchered the series after […]