Posts Tagged ‘movie’

A month or so ago I received an awesome hot dog making robot from the Chinese people (in exchange for Amazon reviews or whatever). 

Here it is, look at it. LOOK AT IT.

It was amazing. Things were good. I had hot dogs whenever Gem would not nag about me having hot dogs. I was happy.

Last night, those halcyon days came to an end.

I watched Sausage Party. (more…)

No, I don’t know what Waitangi Day is. My work diary just tells me that is today, and I have to have something as a title for this post otherwise it gets called <untitled> and I’m not a fan of pointy brackets because they remind me of IT lessons at school.

This picture is unrelated to anything written here. Sorry.

Anyway, hello! I’ve had a week off my blogging once a day thing (even longer if you count the weekends, which I don’t so shut up) so now I have to help you catch up on everything I wanted to write about last week but didn’t.  (more…)

In which our brave hero watches a children’s TV show that tries its hardest to be as upsetting and unpleasant as possible… (more…)

I am watching Suicide Squad and Tweeting. For my sins.

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I can’t be arsed copying and pasting everything, so if you just want to read through this Tweet Thread, that’d be peachy…

So there you go. I watch the shit so you don’t have to.

Pay me money.

Hello there. You looked all confused just now when I said Star Wars so I thought I’d help you understand just what the nerf herding hell is going on with the 40 year movie franchise that you just basically ignored until your kids started asking for the toys.

So I present to you, my guide to the latest installment in the Star Wars Universe, Rogue One. Be aware, while i will do my best to avoid spoilers, I may deliberately ruin the movie for you. (more…)

Just found this pic in my Facebook memories, and thought it deserved a wider audience…

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Toys are fun.

Slasher movies. You know the type. Cute blonde girl runs away from a masked gimmicky murderer. You’re bored of the formula, and have been ever since the 80s, or at best since the mid-90s when there was that ironic revival phase. All those clich├ęs, stupid decisions and macguffins serving to provide lazy set-pieces and half-arsed jump scares. Wouldn’t it be nice if a horror movie went out of its way not to do that, to break the mould and bring life back into what is essentially a genre that has fallen over and twisted its ankle, while running away from some sort of knife wielding metaphor in a metaphorical metaphor mask.

Well, look who it is, Jim Rothman, creator of Scythe, a new ‘realistic’ slasher movie that promises to break genre conventions and return to good old fashioned scares. I sent a bunch of questions his way, and he was kind enough to reply with proper words and not just a GIF of someone doing a rude finger gesture. The Kickstarter for Scythe is well on its way to getting the $50,000 required to fund this independent movie, and a whole host of perks are available to supporters of the project.

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