Quite some time ago, 313 reviews ago in fact, I was quite pleasantly surprised by just how enjoyable Dreamwork’s How To Train Your Dragon was. I tend to give Dreamworks’ films a bit of cautious wide berth, mostly because a large amount of their output is tired or just plain terrible. Seriously, like, 90% of their film’s humour comes from people falling over or actors playing hyper versions of themselves. That’s pretty much all Madagascar is, for example. How To Train Your Dragon was different though. It had an honest to goodness actual story, with characters… and bloody dragons. If your film has dragons there’s a good chance I’ll like it. So, does how To Train Your Dragon 2 match up to the first? Click the link below for my review.
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Hey! look at that! It’s Critapocalypse Podcast Episode 14! This week we review Wreck-It Ralph and a whole bunch of stuff that isn’t films. We also reviewed the Daredevil TV series, iZombie, Wrestlemania 31, Borderlands The pre-Sequel and Dark Souls 2! We also beg Yahoo Serious to enter a competition we have going to win a copy of Manborg and Tiptoes. I wonder if he’ll enter? Click below for the Soundcloud version what you can download and stuff.
So I’ve been away from this whole review writing thing for a few weeks. It was a combination on working on videos for my Youtube gaming channel (Mellow gaming, check it out!) and being on holiday in Edinburgh. But I’m back now and I really will try to get these film reviews posting a little more frequently. I mean, I at least have to post one towards the end of the month when we hit The Film Dump’s 4th birthday. What fresh horror of a film will I choose for that? Who knows? I kinda know. Like, I have a pick that will likely be the film. Anyway, this is a review of Wreck-It Ralph… I should probably get on with that.
Here’s the latest Critapocalypse Podcast! Matt and I review the 1989 Peter Weller film Leviathan, recent Jeff Bridges attempt to cash in on the 3D trend, which has pretty much died out now, Seventh Son. We also review Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Final Fantasy Record Keeper, Battlefield Hardline, Pillars of Eternity, Borderlands The handsome Collection and Life Is Strange Episode 2. If you click the link below you can listen or download the Soundcloud version. Click below for review shenanigans and the time codes for each individual review!
I kind of skipped past Now You See Me when it was released. Not sure why exactly. Something seemed “off” about it. It appeared to be one of those crime heist movies but with an Ocean’s Eleven vibe. Which is kind of what it half is. It probably could have been exactly that too. But it’s only half that. Click below for my words about this film.
I like film noir. There, I said it. Call me pretentious or a hipster or whatever people call people that like things that are good these days, I don’t care. I like Noir and I’m proud. Sexy Evil Genius seems to be an attempt to create a noir in the style of a tv show bottle episode. Always gotta have a unique angle to your noir in this day and age. Just look at Brick. That was all high school set and stuff and it was cool. So, Sexy Evil Genius has it’s own unique premise. Well, unique in that it’s My Dinner With Andre but with murder and a few more people. Click the link below for my review.