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Limitless Review

Sunday, April 17th, 2011

Limitless is an old school Science Fiction Action thriller with a modern setting. The basic premise comes straight from the pre-Dune / Stranger in a Strange Land territory of SF that explores the impact of a single, new technology on the characters. The intriguing idea at Limitless’ core is a drug that makes someone smarter […]

Ursa Carrien for SLA Industries Review

Sunday, April 10th, 2011

Ursa Carrien is the first release from Nightfall Games of a pure PDF product. At 98p it’s an eight page bargain for anyone who plays SLA Industries RPG. The Ursa Carrien are a new addition to the monstrous inhabitants of Cannibal Sector Two and the opening illustration by Dave Allsop is a stunning piece of […]

Source Code Film Review

Thursday, April 7th, 2011

Source Code is a very specific kind of Science Fiction that toys with a single concept like a cat toying with it’s pray. That concept becomes what that the whole story is built around. It’s the nature this kind of Science Fiction that it is often more about a piece of technology or a plot […]

Unknown Movie Review

Friday, March 25th, 2011

Potted review: Unknown is a solid thriller with action, a bit psychological solid in all departments but unremarkable. Back from going to see Unknown which falls into the thriller with some action and not straight action movie genre. Where The Adjustment Bureau, I reviewed last week, has been unfairly (in my book) compared to the […]

The Adjustment Bureau

Tuesday, March 15th, 2011

  The Adjustment Bureau is an unusual suspense thriller based on the Philip K. Dick short story Adjustment Team from 1958.  It’s also not just a thriller – like last year’s Monsters it’s a romance, if it had jokes it would be a romantic comedy but instead it has supernatural / fantasy elements. One way […]

Paul Review

Thursday, March 3rd, 2011

Just back from seeing Paul in a packed cinema.  I am really relieved to say this is an excellent road movie.  I say relieved because I was worried about Paul – the trailer with Odeon club card combo advert had really turned me off the film.  Then there was the travesty of a film that […]

CityEngine Indie Review

Sunday, February 13th, 2011

When I first saw renders of models produced with Procedural’s CityEngine I was really impressed. However with prices in the Company or Freelance Professional range I thought that, like other high-end CG software, I’d have to look longingly on knowing that only Pros and pirates would ever get to play with it. CityEngine Indie is […]

The Mechanic Movie Review

Tuesday, February 1st, 2011

The latest Jason Statham action movie, The Mechanic, is a solid action flick that suffers from one major Fridge Pipe moment. On my entirely personal measurement system, The Statham Scale (where Crank is 1 and The Bank Job is a 10) I’d say The Mechanic was a 7 (so just below The Transporter). Personally I […]

Top Films of 2010

Thursday, December 30th, 2010

Here are my personal top films of 2010… Since journalists are doing this why shouldn’t I 😉 Inception Monsters The Town RED – Retired Extremely Dangerous The A-Team The Expendables Solomon Kane The American Salt Clash of the Titans Biggest missed opportunity: Burke and Hare

SkinVue9 Review

Wednesday, December 15th, 2010

I’ve used David Burdick’s SkinVue since it first came out.  This handy tool for Vue speeds up the process of making Poser figures look good in Vue.  It can work with figures brought in as Poser, obj, or Collada import so both Poser and Daz Studio users can make use of it.  SkinVue can work […]

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