So we went and made another of these stupid bloody podcasts. In case you missed it last time, Critapocalypse is a podcast I make with my buddy Matt over at Cinemageddon. In it we review a load of random stuff. Mostly TV shows, films and games, but often random things we’ve done. Click the link below to see what we reviewed in this episode and get a link to the downloadable Soundcloud version.
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Well, there’s a podcast with that name anyway. Last weekend I recorded a podcast with my buddy Matt over at Cinemageddon. in it we discuss and critique various films, games, tv shows and even a toilet roll. Up there is the video version of the podcast, which is a combination of slideshow and gameplay footage. Below I’ll post the link to the audio only version where you can download the podcast to listen whilst sat on the toilet. Just make sure you listen to my thoughts on Morrison’s Shea Butter Toilet Roll first though. I care about your comfort. So yeah, that’s out podcast. Tell us what you think. I’ll post new episodes whenever I get the video version edited together. If you like your gaming then have a look at my Mellow Gaming Youtube channel where I host the podcast video. You might like it. Maybe.
See that Film Dump logo up there? That was drawn by a bearded friend of mine called Alec Hugill. When he’s not drawing pictures or reading comics about people with STD’s he plays guitar and occasionally warbles in a band called Falling Out Of Love At This Volume. They’re making a push for getting some notoriety now with their new second album, called Disaster March, which is released today! After the link below there will be links and stuff so you can hear them and maybe buy their stuff.
Some of you may have noticed that I do have a soft spot for micro budget horror. I’m not saying I’m the most clued up on what’s out there, but I do like to see it all the same. Even backed production of one such film on Kickstarter last year. Today I got sent a trailer and a press release for a little horror film called Gilgamesh. After the link I’ll post the teaser trailer and a little information about the film.
So a fellow blogger, and regular commenter here, who’s site is called Thoughts From The Booth recently awarded me with The Liebster Award. My initial reaction ranged from “what is that?” to “Has Joe’s account been hacked and now he’s sending complimentary spam?”. I get a lot of complimentary spam, by the way. If in doubt, Google the potential spam comment. That’s my advice for today. Where was I? Oh yeah, Liebster thing. The Liebster Award is a blogger network prize the origins of which I’ll explain after the jump. Effectively though one blogger nominates a number of other bloggers they enjoy, all of which have a limited number of followers, in an attempt to spread the word and get some juicy subscriber cross-pollination going. In the process you answer a series of questions the nominator poses to you. So, Thoughts From The Booth nominated me and after the jump I’ll nominate someone else and answer the questions posed to me.
So WordPress does this stats thing each year to show how your blog was viewed and whatnot. Here’s The Film Dump’s review of 2013. A bit slower than last year but I think that’s partly down to Google image search changing how it finds pictures. Turned out that whenever someone looked at a pick in image search previously it would load the website in the background and deliver a hit to the site. When that changed my views dropped by two thirds, which was shocking. At least now I have a more accurate view of how often the site is looked at though. Anyway, happy new year and all that. Got a film season planned to start fairly soonish. Just gotta collect up all the films first. There’s a lot of them. Click the jump to see the report.
I like Ashens. He does funny little reviews of some of the greatest pieces of tat the world has to offer from the comfort of his sofa. Or, more precisely, the comfort of the floor he’s kneeling on whilst hunched over a camera pointed at his sofa. Actually, that doesn’t sound too comfortable. Anyway, he made a Indigogo thing a while ago to fund the production of an Ashens film. Now usually I’m in the camp of many people who are dead set against anyone making a film based on their Youtube channel. But these things happen and I’d rather see an Ashens film than Fred: the Movie. The trailer for the Ashens film (subtitled Quest for the Game Child) was released today and honestly, it looks really, really good. Has an actual professional tone to it. I figured it was going to look halfway well made but wasn’t expecting it to look this well made. Certainly looks better than that Angry Videogame Nerd film. What happened to that anyway? I remember seeing the trailer about a year ago, posted it on here even, and now it’s vanished. Well, no point stalling any longer. Click the link below to see the trailer itself.