Since he first appeared as a Bat-winged, pulp inspired (and notably gun wielding) crime fighter in Detective Comics #27 in May 1939 - Batman, created by Bob Kane and fleshed out to the degree that... more
In 1989 Brian Augustyn and Mike Mignola's Gotham By Gaslight tale, transplanting Batman from his regular setting of modern era Gotham city to a Victorian age where he hunted Jack The Ripper, ignited... more
As a borderline agorophobe and vertigo sufferer who is too terrified of sharks and his own lack of co-ordination to ever go surfing or do anything else thrilling, the closest to a proper adrenaline... more
The Batman Arkham series has been credited as the best Batman game series ever made. Rocksteady studios did what no one thought was possible: create a good 3D Batman game. The Batman series has... more
Before you go any further, I have an obligation to you as the writer of this article to inform you that: I am slightly obsessed with RoboCop a.k.a. the greatest film of all time.
The sequels, TV... more
The first Kick-Ass film boasted a murderous 10 year old, a twisted sense of fun, a macabre vein of humour and buckets of violence. Kick-Ass 2 boasts... well, it still has the violence.
It seems... more
Ever since Michael Bay cashed in on the hugely successful Transformers franchise back in 2007, Hollywood has been giddily churning out 'cartoon-into-movie' translations faster than my ass churns out... more
The film industry is going through a tremendous change right now. As Hollywood leans more and more towards quarter billion dollar star vehicles like The Lone Ranger with seemingly no real interest in... more
Science Fiction has always had a preference for the larger than life, whether it be giant robots dating back to H.G. Wells War Of The Worlds (1898), where upon giant Martian tripods landed on earth... more
The news is out. The new Doctor is 55 year old Glaswegian Peter Capaldi. Not a woman. Still a white guy. But the oldest Doctor that Nu Who has yet given us (well, except John Hurt, I guess), so... more
Long before the superhero furore of the mid 2000's fan boys were largely confined to opinionating on their favourite comics and some fairly, for the period, top notch TV, while opining a time when... more
I know what you're thinking: How could two entirely different characters from two entirely different movies from two entirely different studios, years apart, have any sort of similarities? Iron Man... more