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Byzantium Review

Wednesday, June 5th, 2013

Byzantium isn’t going to be for everyone.  Its pace is slow with not a lot of action. There’s some gore but not a lot.  That leaves plenty of space for character development and cinematography that lingers on a rundown seaside landscape. The two main characters, Clara and Eleanor, are working class, female blood drinking, immortal […]

Underworld: Awakening Movie Review

Thursday, February 2nd, 2012

If you know the original Underworld you’ve a pretty good idea what you’re getting here: Vampires, Werewolves, action, a palette of blacks & blue, a certain amount of gore, a British character actor of a certain age, a gut shaking thump to the soundtrack and, of course, Kate Beckinsale in that outfit. Yet for each […]

Are Zombies Past their Sell by Date?

Thursday, October 7th, 2010

Now a few years ago a famous game designer pointed out that all successful RPGs include zombies.  I think it was Robin D Laws but I could be wrong.  This was extended by others to suggest that a game could be made a success by including zombies.  Back then zombies were the preserve of horror […]

Doctor Who: Flesh and Stone / The Vampires of Venice

Saturday, May 8th, 2010

I’ve been lazy and didn’t do a post for last week’s Doctor Who, Flesh and Stone.  So this week I’m doing a read one (post) get two Doctor Who reviews.  I’ll come to The Vampires of Venice soon but first Flesh and Stone and then at the end the Crack and River Song. Second parts […]

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