DOA – Dead Or Alive

Dir: Cory Yuen, 2006 I was warned about this one. When I mentioned to one friend that I had borrowed the Dead Or Alive film, he solemnly told me it is one of the worst films he has ever seen. And he spends a lot of time watching bad films. He has seen many classics,Continue reading “DOA – Dead Or Alive”

Transformers 2 hype

So I suddenly really want to see the new Transformers film. I didn’t like the first one, to say the least. However, a couple of things make me want to check out the sequel. Thing one: this review, written by a fellow internet person, makes it sound accidentally highbrow. I love things like that. YouContinue reading “Transformers 2 hype”

Storytelling

Todd Solondz, 2001 I watched this last night. I had been putting it off for years. I saw Happiness back in about 2003: it was really engaging, but there were one or two moments that were a bit tough to get through. Aronofsky has a reputation for making intense films, but Happiness was almost tooContinue reading “Storytelling”

Baroness packaging fetish

Wasn’t there a character called Baroness in Action Force? Sorry, ‘G.I.’ ‘Joe’. Kinda makes it sound like a show about a bloke trying out special diets. ‘No bread for me!’ I was always more of a Transformers fan in my youth. That was tops. Inhumanoids too, actually, but mainly Transformers. I had tons of theContinue reading “Baroness packaging fetish”