Jun 8, 2014

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Maleficent [review]

Maleficent [review]

As a lover of traditional fantasy and fairy tales, I was intrigued by the prospect of Disney’s newest film Maleficent. Simultaneously, I also had fairly low expectations of it. After all, re-imagined Hollywood blockbuster versions of classic fairy tales are a subgenre on the rise and previous entries have certainly entertained me, but failed to light a real spark in my response...

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Jun 6, 2014

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Maleficent succeeded where Frozen failed [review]

Maleficent succeeded where Frozen failed [review]

(4.5 / 5) *** this review contains spoilers *** When Maleficent was announced I was very curious about this Sleeping Beauty spin-off.  I’ve always been very fond of the Disney Classic animation film. Although the characters were still somewhat flat in that time, the animation had gorgeous backgrounds and a great atmosphere. The idea of Angelina Jolie as a live action...

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Dec 31, 2013

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The Desolation Of Smaug [review]

The Desolation Of Smaug [review]

I’m a huge Tolkien fan who has read The Hobbit many times, listened to the...

Sep 19, 2013

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Elysium review

Elysium review

Elysium seemed to hold the promise of an intelligent scifi-action-thriller...

Aug 2, 2013

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Revenge of the Sith vs. The Dark Kni...

Revenge of the Sith vs. The Dark Knight

A Reason for Evil: Why Revenge of the Sith is a better story than The Dark...

Jun 21, 2013

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Man of Steel review

The other night I went to see Man Of Steel, the new Superman film directed by...

May 12, 2013

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Descent: Journeys in the Dark –...

Descent: Journeys in the Dark – A comparison between editions

My love for roleplaying games began with the old tabletop dungeon crawlers...