Posts Tagged ‘movies’

So there’s this movie out, a pretty unknown and minor character set in the Marvel universe called X-Men Days of Future Past. It’s got most of the people from the the trilogy and First Class. Now on to the spoilers. My biggest problem with this movie is completely insoluble; I hate the Days of Future […]

Over the last few months I’ve heard the phrase “collapse of the paper book market” thrown about by editors, writers and best of all financial analysts. The lower volume of sales (so much as they are tracked accurately) is undeniable. You can’t make up the collapse of one of the two largest chain retailers over […]

Why The Amazing Spider Man Works: No Spoilers

Posted: 10th July 2012 by onyxhawke in Uncategorized

There are three  main reasons that this movie works well, and the other Spiderman movies are rather meh. 1:  A cast that can act. 2: Gags and bits are cut short well before they can be run into the ground. 3: Spiderman is a teenager. The first bit: Denis Leary is probably the most widely […]

There will be spoilers in this post and discussion. There will be spoilers in this post and discussion. There will be spoilers in this post and discussion. I think my favorite lines are: Black Widow: I don’t see how that’s a party. Hulk: Puny god.   Did anyone else notice the continuity error on the […]

Brain Fodder: Space Junk, Roach Coaches, Cosmic Rays

Posted: 9th September 2011 by onyxhawke in Brain Fodder
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Once more into the breach, it’s time to put your mental feet to the fire and spend a few minutes wondering what could be made of a few good links. For reasons entirely unknown to most of humanity various organizations are suggesting NASA make plans to remove the debris skimming across the outer atmosphere. I […]

Conan: Go See

Posted: 26th August 2011 by onyxhawke in Uncategorized
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I’ll admit when I saw there was a new edition of Conan coming out, I figured: Joy, they’ll have added twenty percent more explosions, and thirty percent more fights with nothing else to recommended it.  Then I read a nasty review for it that convinced me A: the reviewer hadn’t actually seen the movie B: the […]

Posted: 3rd May 2009 by onyxhawke in Uncategorized
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I’ve been reading client stuff a lot lately. I do so love it when a client whose work you enjoy greatly surpasses their previous efforts. I saw Wolverine the other night. My brother and I both loved it, and judging by the fact that the whole audience was there until the credits rolled, and about eighty […]