The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog.
Here’s an excerpt:
19,000 people fit into the new Barclays Center to see Jay-Z perform. This blog was viewed about 84,000 times in 2012. If it were a concert at the Barclays Center, it would take about 4 sold-out performances for that many people to see it.
Click here to see the complete report.
I have no idea what this is all about. Something to do with the stats and posts I made this year. Still, kinda neat. Enjoy. Next film review coming up will be Chapter 4 of the Tarantino season, review No.209: Jackie Brown. This will likely be posted tomorrow.
So for some time Guillermo Del Toro has been promising the world some giant fecking robot action. After At The Mountains Of Madness was cancelled he set about making this giant robot movie and he’s only gone and done it. Pacific Rim looks like the movie I’ve been wanting to see produced with Hollywood sized budgets ever since I watched Godzilla and Robot Jox style films as a kid. I’d imagine people a little younger than me would likely parallel the feeling they get from this to Power Rangers. Pacific Rim is about giant robots fighting monsters from beneath the sea and it looks pretty damn spectacular. It does make me ask one question though. Isn’t it time that our films started to scale down somewhat? We are really losing character and story behind huge effects and high concept scenarios. That said, giant robots kick all kinds of arse. Watch the trailer after the jump.
Yes I said Robot Jox. What of it?
So I check my views today to find that he site has set a new all time record for a single days views of over 1,000!!! Obviously I’ll make a bigger deal if I ever hit over 9,000. Anyway, seems that one review is responsible for all of this. My review of Urotsukidoji: Legend of the Overfiend has pulled in a lot of views today. Now, should I be happy or worried that it was searched for exactly 666 times. The searches appear to come from Spain too, which is odd because I don’t usually get many Spanish views. Hola Spanish peoples! Either someone is a great prankster or something devilish is afoot.
Well as Winter approaches we start heading into that time of year we all can’t wait to experience. It’s the summer movie trailers preview season!!!! Yes, every year at this time the studios start to remember that they have another season of summer blockbusters to force into our collective eye holes next year and so they start pumping out the film trailers like nobodies business. Today we have a trailer for the Zach Snyder directed and, more importantly for the marketing department, Christopher Nolan produced Man Of Steel. Because not having the word “Batman” in the title of the last two films worked out so well some clever sod in marketing decided that Superman can’t have his name on the title of his new film either. So, click the link for the trailer. It looks quite good.
Look out for Dat Hot Piece Of Ass With The Huge Tits from Warner to be announced soon.
I wasn’t sure if I should be posting this trailer for the long in production Angry Video Game Nerd Movie here or on my Games Dump side-blog. By the way, did you know I have a second blog called The Games Dump? Probably not cos it’s only had like 30 views and I update it once a month. Anyway, back in 2010 the original Youtube video game critic James Rolfe, or The Angry Video Game/Nintendo Nerd to his fans announced that he had plans to make a movie based around his character. Well, today is the day we finally see that that movie is indeed a thing that is happening. You can watch the trailer after the link below.
The Film Dump takes a diarrhea dump in your beer after this link.
I love The Evil Dead, even wrote a big love up of a review for it about a year ago on here just to prove how much I enjoy that film. But I am under no illusion that it is a film that is beyond being remade. The film was never perfect by anyone’s standards. Raimi has never felt that way either. And so for a few years now he’s been shopping about the idea of a remake, and here’s the trailer for it. I think this trailer looks superb. They’ve gone down a much darker route with the tone and even approached the story from a new angle. In it the lead character Mia (Jane Levy), who stands in for Ash, is a drug addict who’s been taken away to a cabin in the woods by friends to help her go cold turkey. And then they find the book of the dead and evil starts to happen. I’m hoping the film plays with the idea that she may be hallucinating the whole thing. Imagine if the films final moments revealed that she had been tripping balls the whole time and had just slaughtered all her friends. That would be dark stuff. Click the link to see the quite blood soaked trailer and remember to comment and like and all that jazz.
I don’t think a electric knife can cut through bone. Someone should tell her that…
I’m in two minds about posting this trailer. Not because it lacks anything, the trailer is amazing, but because there’s gonna be some many sites posting this I’ll be lucky to pull 3 views from it. But if you happen to be one of the few people that has not come across this trailer elsewhere then click the link below to enjoy the really, really awesome trailer for Iron man 3. I’ll chuck in a bonus unrelated video after the link too.
Does whatever an iron can.
So I’ve started a new gaming based blog called, imaginatively enough, The Games Dump! It won’t be updated as often as The Film Dump is but the intention is for me to create some gaming based video content for ya’ll to view. We’ll see how this goes because it’s likely to consume a huge amount of time making these videos up. I’ll also be posting the odd written review of any games I manage to complete, which will not be that often because I rarely do. Remember to subscribe to it if you feel like seeing what random nonsense I’ll be posting on there. You can view The Games Dump’s first post by following the link RIGHT HERE!!!! There’s also a Youtube channel made to service both The Games Dump and future video posts for The Film Dump itself. You can visit the Youtube page RIGHT HERE!!!
Looks frigging epic. The Dark knight Returns is, as for many Bat-fans, one of my favourite Batman comics. It was a massive force in the change of direction of that Batman underwent during the 80s. I was quite apprehensive upon hearing the news that Bruce Timm’s team was going to be making the comic as a film at first. Not because I doubted their ability to make a great animation but because I was unsure if they’d be able to fully represent a comic that is densely packed both visually and with it’s story. A while back they announced it would be split into two parts. Personally I would have preferred them to make it just one long film instead but that’s how it is. After the jump is the first full trailer for the first part of the feature. It looks amazing.
Old man Bruce is gettin’ up to his old tricks again.
Yep, that’s a signed shooting script for James Gunn’s most excellent SUPER I have there. I won it on a Facebook competition back in May but somewhere along the way it got lost in the post. Contacted James a while back and being the jam up guy he is (As they would have said in the 1940s) he must have worked some magic and got a copy out to me. Arrived today. Well yesterday really. I heard someone knocking at the door at 9AM but ignored it because I was trying to sleep. No I’m not lazy. It was my day off work and I had been up watching the WWE Money In The Bank PPV until 4AM. Anyway, it’s signed by some pretty cool dudes such as James Gunn himself, Liv Tyler, Andre Royo (from The Wire), the legend that is Michael Rooker, Lloyd Friggin’ Kaufman and Toxie!!! There’s many many more too, as you can see, many of which I can’t make out… but that’s what autographs are like. I still can’t figure out what Ron Perlman wrote on the front of my Hellboy DVD years ago. Big thanks to Mr James Gunn for getting this to me. Pretty much the coolest thing I own.
Help me identify all the autographs.