It may come to the attention of some that I have not written anything for this blog in a long time. I can only apologise for that and thank you for actually reading and engaging with stuff. I've had a lot of changes in my life recently (all for the good, luckily) and it's hard … Continue reading On Brightburn: The Superman Situation
Allow me to the set the scene. It's half past five. I've been spending the day with a friend playing Dragonball Fighterz to hype ourselves up for the latest instalment of the franchise, Dragonball Super: Broly. We arrive early for our viewing, but to my surprise, there is a long spiralling queue leading towards the … Continue reading Dragonball Super: Broly Review.
Tradition is a strange thing. The idea of a custom or belief becoming so prevalent in our lives that we adhere to it is odd enough, especially when coupled with the fact that a tradition can be something small and simple. For example, every year since 2005, it has been tradition that Doctor Who has … Continue reading Doctor Who Resolution: A review and a discussion on Daleks.
Hype is a dangerous thing in the creative industry. Not enough of it and your product gets easily swept away by the passage of time. Too much, and your film will be unable to meet expectations and end up as a disappointing deliverance. This was something playing on my mind when I had first sat … Continue reading Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Review.
In the past, I have rarely backed projects on Kickstarter. Despite the overwhelming success of a majority of projects, it's far too often that I hear word of underwhelming entries and unsatisfying products, which dissuades me from ever venturing into the realm of online independent backing. Even with good products from strong developers, there can … Continue reading MCDM’s D&D 5e supplement ‘Strongholds and Followers’ review.
Well, it's been ten weeks and we have finally reached the end of Doctor Who's eleventh series. Jodie Whittaker's maiden voyage in the TARDIS is now complete and it has actually been quite the journey for me. For all of its flaws and the various ups and downs across the span of the last ten … Continue reading Doctor Who Series 11, Episode 10: The Battle of Ranskoor Av Kolos.
WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD. I am not a horror person. I don't like horror movies and I force my way through various horror games I want to play. I probably enjoy the scary episodes of Doctor Who for this reason. As a coward by nature, Doctor Who's darker episodes are the right level of fear factor … Continue reading Doctor Who Series 11, Episode 9: It Takes You Away Review.