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Biggest 3-D Blunders

3-D gets a bad wrap in this day and age. When Avatar came around, people embraced 3-D whole-heartedly, but eventually the gimmick wore off due to some terrible 3-D presentations and the heightened surcharge. Here’s a selection of the most egregious uses of the format that I’ve seen. 1. Clash of the Titans (2010) I […]

Digital vs Physical

I am proud to say that I’m a rare type of movie buff: I prefer to have a physical collection of motion pictures on disc, rather than a few hard-drives with digital copies of movies. In this day and age, physical media is slowly dying, with some reports even claiming that DVD and Blu-ray are […]

My Favourite Manly Movies

Being a man is brilliant. You get to fight, drive cars through explosions, shag birds, drink beer, and be an asshole. But what really makes a man a man? Muscles? Sure. Blood, guts, and fisticuffs? It helps. A bit of nationalism? Of course. Wildly improbable baddies, snakes, the Mafia, guns, lots of guns, boxing, and […]

Good Movies With Terrible Legacies

1. The Bourne Ultimatum (2007) The Trend? “Shaky-cam” Paul Greengrass first unleashed the shaky-cam technique in The Bourne Supremacy, but he showed it was here to stay with Ultimatum, polishing the technique tenfold. And the style worked for this series, as it did what it was supposed to do: amplify tension and excitement. Unfortunately, everyone […]