the choices that make or break fandom

Bryan Singer had this article in SciFiNow discussing the comparisons between Avengers and X-Men. And it surprised me how wrong he is about so many things.

First of all, Singer deserves a certain amount of credit for essentially creating the modern comic book film. That’s a post I’ve been meaning to write for ages and . . . → more

A lesson in trailers

I’ve posted on what makes a good trailer before, and that hasn’t really changed. But with the 3D release of Titanic, Salon has taken the time to look at the evolution of trailers in the past 20 years with Titanic . . . → more

Event Horizon

I could have posted something from the Hunger Games premiere. Or the Lone Ranger photo that everyone has seen. Or something from SXSW like Cabin in the Woods (“I want you all to enjoy the movie . . . → more

Event Horizon

If you follow me on twitter then I’m hoping that about 3/4 of Event Horizon will be old news to you. Because I’m trying to get better about tweeting this stuff as I come across it. But I will also . . . → more

Event Horizon

I know, since this is only the second Event Horizon of the year you have to be wondering if it’s suddenly become a monthly feature rather than a weekly feature. Well, life has been busy. And the news hasn’t been that interesting. And I’m not one to post just for the sake of posting so…

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Event Horizon

Artist Otis Frampton imagines for us what an animated series of BSG might look like.

He even had the decency to draw Helo. . . . → more

Event Horizon

A not entirely Twilight themed Event Horizon. But since Breaking Dawn is slated to make $148M this weekend (putting it between Spiderman 3 and New Moon as the 4th biggest opening . . . → more

Joss vs JJ

I should have written this blog a year ago. Back then it was easy to delineate the merits of Joss Whedon and JJ Abrams as producers. Their body of work (and the behind the scenes stories of them) clearly showed characteristics of their . . . → more

the art of the excellent trailer

I read this article in the Hollywood Reporter about the new Avatar trailer. It was just enough to push me into writing a blog I’ve thought about for some time (yes, I know it’s 3 . . . → more

the best tv of 2009

Dollhouse - Man on the Street | Eliza Dushku | Tahmoh Penikett

I’ve acquiesced to the fact that this is more “tv I loved in 2009” than actually “the best tv of 2009”. But what critic’s list isn’t? You never read, “I hated this show, but damn was it well . . . → more

        

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