El Orfanato (The Orphanage) – DVD Review

I’ve been a fan of Guillermo Del Toro for a long time and his films are usually well worth the time. In this case, the Pan’s Labyrinth director is a producer for director Juan Antonio Bayona’s gothic horror about an old orphanage that is being reborn under the care of...

Batman action figure animation

You know how much I love a bit of Batman action. Well, thanks to @RedBakersen on Twitter for pointing this one out to me. It’s a 6 minute film using action figures and toys from Christopher Nolan’s Batman films (and a cameo from somewhere else). It’s...

Judge Dredd: Countdown Sector 106

This is a new one for me and it seems very cool. Aussie voiceover artist and friend, Kevin Powe (@voiceover_au), put me onto this as he has the incredible honour of supplying the voice of Judge Dredd himself in this new gamebook for iOS. Dredd! It’s the first...

The Dark Knight Rises – thoughts on a trilogy

There aren’t any spoilers in this post, but there are some spoilers at the places I link to at the end, so be warned. It’s no secret that I’m a Batman fan. In fact, that’s an understatement – I fucking love Batman, in a totally platonic...

The stories of the last three weeks

I’m back. My brain is a puddle of blancmange, swilling around in the back of my skull somewhere due to 25-odd hours of air travel and transit waiting I’ve just been through, so I’m not making much sense. But I have to stay awake till bedtime on the...