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Videogame Flashback: Unreal Tournament

Before Gears of War was their biggest IP, Epic Games’ Unreal Tournament was battling with Quake 3 Arena for the competitive online shooter crown. Despite Quake 3’s heavy metal soundtrack and grittier, almost 2000AD style visuals, I was firmly in camp Unreal – and I loved that game. Read the rest of this page »

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles – ‘Fight The Foot’ Live Action Short

More Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles!? I know. I know. I didn’t see this coming when I decided to start a blog, either. Matt Edwards linked me to this video on Twitter, in response to the article about Ninja Turtle fan art I posted a few days back, and it’s well worth a watch! Read the rest of this page »

Cowboys & Aliens

I didn’t think it was possible to be any more pumped for Cowboys & Aliens. Then I watched the latest trailer.

As a fan of comic book movies and sci-fi in general, I’ve been psyched for John Favreau’s Cowboys & Aliens since it was announced. Based on the comic book of the same name and featuring a cast that includes Harrison Ford, Daniel Craig, Sam Rockwell and Olivia Wilde, Cowboys & Aliens should turn the head of your mainstream movie-goer and comic fan alike. After watching the below Cowboys & Aliens April 2011 Theatrical Trailer it’s easy to see why. Read the rest of this page »

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Fan Art

Teenage Mutant Nija Turtles by nebezial

deviantART holds many hidden treasures. These images by Stjepan Sejic (nebezial) are exactly what I’m talking about. Below you’ll find badass re-imaginings of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and their adversaries Krang, Shredder, Rocksteady and Bebop. The guy has produced some truly amazing artwork. Head over to nebezial’s profile here.

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Star Wars: Revisited – A Fan Edit That Does It Better?

The Star Wars movies sit atop my list of favourite films, with The Empire Strikes Back holding the number one spot. I’ve watched the Star Wars movies for more than 25 years and I’ve never really had a problem with the Special Editions like some folks do. Some of the changes I like, some not so much. Some suggest that George Lucas was blind-drunk while making the decision. Either way I just enjoy watching Star Wars but when I do, in my head Han always shoots first.

Fan edits are not something I knew existed until recently. Wikipedia describes a fan edit as “…a version of a film modified by a viewer, that removes, reorders, or adds material in order to create a new interpretation of the source material.” Star Wars: Revisited by ‘Adywan‘ is a fan edit that does all of those things.

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