Blu-ray: Frost/Nixon

Review: I was born in 1981, the year MTV went live.  The year the first DeLorean rolled off the lot. The year Prince Charles and Lady Di were married.  The year Metallica first formed.  The year the Pope and the President were shot.  Naturally, I don’t remember any of these things.  I don’t even remember […]

Film: Real Steel

Review: Rock’em Sock’em Robots never looked this good or was nearly this much fun. Real Steel is a strange movie, because it fails to really fit into the genres I’ve pseudo-defined for my movie going experiences.  It’s Sci-Fi… sorta.  Sure, it involves a future state where animatronic robots have replaced human boxers almost entirely, and […]

Comic: Batgirl: Year One (by Scott Beatty & Chuck Dixon)

Review: I came across this graphic novel (originally published serially from Feb – Oct 2003) tangentially.  I was reading up on Lauren Montgomery, who is really the first animation director I’ve followed since Bruce Timm (and, to no ones surprise, they were frequent collaborators recently) and I found out that before she left Warner Premiere […]

Fanfic: After a Millennium A Renewal: Puppet Strings (by Kudara) [Gargoyles]

Review: I’ve been a Gargoyles fan since it first started airing after The Disney Afternoon block of programming weekday afternoons after school.  The show was moody, dark, and was an adventure show about culture shock.  There had been very, very little like this before it aired, and it, along with Batman: The Animated Series, has […]

Fanfic: Poison (by Edokage) [The Batman]

Review: I’m still on my Batgirl kick, actually.  I just haven’t been posting stuff about it.  This story was downloaded while I was scouring for some ‘The Batman’ slashfic, hoping there was some better works out there than the Blackbird fanfic I reviewed last month.  As it turns out, there is scant little to […]