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Film Review No.341: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014)

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Watch out, ya’ll ’bout to get shell-shocked… or so the theme tune to this new take on the heroes in a half shell goes. Being shell-shocked is an odd thing to associate with a film based on a kids range of comics, toys and cartoons, but I think, maybe… just maybe, they were going for a play on words there. Because they’re turtles. Turtles have shells. Do you see? DO YOU SEE?! Anyway, this is my review of the new teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles film which, for some reason, has only been released in the UK this past week. We’re like a third world country or something now. Click the link below.

Cowabunga… or something

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Critapocalypse Episode 2 Is Here Yo

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.

COBRAAAAAAA!


Film Review No.340: Cinema Paradiso

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I have taken my sweet time getting to this film. It’s one of those films I knew I’d need to cover one day and a few months back I got hold of a copy of Arrow Film’s 25th anniversary release. This Blu-ray includes the nearly 3 hour long director’s cut version of Cinema Paradiso which I had never seen before. In fact, the only version I had seen was the standard 2 hour long theatrical cut. So how does the extended edition of one of the most critically praised films of all time stand up? Really quite well I’d say. Click the link below.

Maybe I should follow this up with Guest House Paradiso. Maybe not.


The Critapocalypse Is Upon Us.

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.

Here’s the audio only link at Soundcloud.


Film Review No.339: Dead Heat

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Gawd I’m way behind on getting this review done. The last week has been quite busy for me. I recorded about 3 hours of gaming fun for my mellow gaming Youtube channel, followed that up with an 85 minute podcast called Critapocalypse and have spent the last 4 days editing these things. Now, is finally the time for me to get back to reviewing them film things I review. Ladies and gets, here is Dead Heat.

After you click this of course.


Film Review No.338: Mean Girls

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So I was having a bit of a lame weekend for various reasons and needed some junk food film watching. Having only watched Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure a few days earlier I had to turn to my other alleged guilty pleasure. That being, girl centric high school comedies. I’ve already covered Clueless here, one day I’ll get to Fast Times at Ridgemont High. What I really needed to watch was a high school comedy with Shakespearean levels of drama. There is only one possible choice. Mean Girls it is then. Click the link for a totally fetch review.

Stop trying to make fetch happen!


Film Review No.337: Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure

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You know when you get the sudden urge to just watch a film? This wasn’t one of those situations. For week’s now all sorts of crappy crap has been going on with people harassing anyone that dares to be a woman, or even stand up for what a woman dares to say on the internet, and it all got me quite fed up. I just don’t understand harassing someone over the internet, or at all. All I keep thinking about is how they must have missed seeing Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure in their youth. I say this because the film contains possibly the greatest and most beautifully simple piece of philosophy of modern times. A simple idea with which we should carry ourselves in order to not be crappy people. That being “be excellent to each other, and party on dudes”. It’s so simple it should be written on money or something. Anyway, let’s talk about how good Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure actually is. Click the link.

Party on dudes!


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