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  • Annihilation



    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Annihilation has been received well on Netflix in Australia and I seem to be one of the few reviewers who doesn’t understand why. This self proclaimed intellectual sci-fi tale, based on the book of the same name, weaves an interesting take on macro and micro evolution. Intellectual is reaching, when an initial test screening of Annihilation resulted in a Paramount executive pulling it from major release, eventually opting for the Netflix route. Interesting move when you would recall Paramount, known…

  • The Cloverfield Paradox

    The Cloverfield Paradox


    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    The latest installment in the Cloverfield “franchise” was given a surprise release yesterday on Netflix.

    Hundreds of pop culture blogs and news sites went into absolute “freak out” mode as Netflix, in their typical secret societal fashion, unleashed the latest addition to J.J Abram’s ‘whatever the fuck’ sci fi franchise. And JJ, I use the term “franchise” very loosely. The auto-buffering Netflix trailer jumps in with the premise of the original monster found camera footage of Cloverfield (2008), now see…

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  • Watchmen



    This is a superhero film which I feel has no flaws. So much so that I got thw bloodstained yellow smiley face badge tattooed on my arm a few weeks back. Watchmen revels in the fact that it has three dimensional characters and does it proud (just like the graphic novel). Plenty of homages to well known DC greats ie - Rorschach is a tribute to The Question, Dr Manhattan is a perfect swansong to Captain Atom, etc. The premise…

  • Lego Batman: The Movie - DC Super Heroes Unite

    Lego Batman: The Movie - DC Super Heroes Unite

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Ah I love the weekends. But not as much as I love being home with my 2 yr old and getting the opportunity to explore the various facets of what kids consider to be "good television."

    So we put on the Blu-ray of "Lego Batman : Superheroes unite" and took a journey into the wide world of cgi manipulated lego versions of my favourite characters. Little did I know the experience I was about to have.

    The storyline centers around…