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Superman saves Family’s House

August 6, 2010

Yes literally….. “A struggling family facing foreclosure has stumbled upon what is considered to be the Holy Grail of comic books in their basement – a fortuitous find that could fetch upwards of a quarter million dollars at auction. A family facing home foreclosure finds a rare Superman comic book. A copy of Action Comics […]

Sucker Punch

July 27, 2010

Trailer for Zack Snyder’s latest project, SUCKER PUNCH! Maybe it’s just the nerd fanboy in me, but this looks fricking awesome! Sexy girls (Emily Browning, Vanessa Hudgens, Jamie Chung, Jena Malone & Abbie Cornish), guns, mecha, dragons, zeppelins, bi planes, samurai…… VISUAL OVERLOAD! WHAT MORE COULD YOU WANT?

Tekken Movie Trailer Kicks Major Ass

January 16, 2010

Movie adaptations of fighting game properties have traditionally always had a very poor record of being any good. Several bad ones come to mind straight away: Streetfighter, The Legend of Chun Li, Dead or Alive, Dragonball (ok its a RPG too but hey it was bad). In fact the only semi good one that I […]

Storm Warriors – The Return of Storm and Cloud

December 15, 2009

In 1998. Storm Riders, a Hong Kong martial arts/wuxia film based on a popular comic book series (directed by Andrew Lau starring Ekin Cheng and Aaron Kwok) was released. I remember this as being one of my absolute favourite martial arts films in the 90s. A little over a decade later the Pang Brothers bring […]

Amuro Ray, Gundam: Launching!

June 13, 2009

Yet another childhood memory has presented itself in real life, well as close it can be without having a fully functional suit of mecha armour. According to Examiner.com: “A group called the Green Tokyo Gundam Project built a Gundam statue in celebration of the 30th anniversary of the franchise and in promotion of  Tokyo’s bid […]

Highlander

December 17, 2008

Every once in a while Youtube offers up a gem that makes me nostalgic for the days when movies were original and well… i hate to say it good. I haven’t seen highlander for ages but this tribute video makes me want to watch it again. The story, the drama, the sword fighting, the one […]

US Elections – Mortal Combat Style

October 4, 2008

Absolutely HILLARIOUS “Kung Fu ala Mortal Combat Style Flash Game” pitting the candidates, their wives and their VPs in the gladiatorial arena of death. WOOT! IT HAS BEGUN!!!!!!!!! YOUR SOUL IS MINE!!!!!!! OBAMA, BIDEN, MICHELLE B, MCCAIN, PALIN, CINDY M….. MORTAL COMBAT!!!!!!!! GO EXERCISE YOUR POLITICAL WILL AT: Atom: Kung Fu Election!

iPhone Users: Welcome to Reality 2.0

September 23, 2008

The guys from tonchidot have posted this concept video for an application they hope to develop for the iPhone that would allow you to post tags and comments on an “airspot” and have friends and other users see that tag while viewing the real world through their iPhone camera. The concept is mindblowing, fresh and […]

City of Heroes vs City of Villians Tribute Video

September 11, 2008

I loved this MMORPG when it first came out. Definitely one of the best in its genre, superheroes. Never really got into the whole City of Villains expansion but after finding this gem of a tribute video: http://www.gametrailers.com/user-movie/city-of-heroes-vs-city-of/166286 I found myself craving the whole superhero MMORPG genre all over again. Maybe I’ll give DC Universe […]

Robocop Vs. Terminator Vs. Predator

September 9, 2008

OMG. This has so many shades of WIN. Three of my favourite sci fi franchises from childhood thrown together to form the mother of all clubsandwich video mashups. WOOT. The editing is fantastic. This video really made my day. ;p UPDATE: PART 2 of the ROBOCOP VS TERMINATOR SAGA WOOT ED209 TO THE RESCUE! PART […]