Sunday, June 30, 2013

Deadpool: The Game (2013) Xbox 360

I got it out of a taco truck.
Rating:  3 out of 5 Dual Sledgehammer Shots to the Face

Plot Synopsis:  Deadpool gets his own game, which is actually a major part of the plot.  Following that what starts out as a routine job taking out a media mogul turns into a trek across Genosha to deal with Mr. Sinister.

Friday, June 28, 2013

Sunday, June 23, 2013

If I made it: Superman (Video Game)

Outline:  Lex Luthor is quietly experimenting with the remains of the Brainiac AI along with some discovered Kryptonian tech.  This experimenting wreaks havoc as the failures that this experimentation causes the release of Bizzarro, brings the attention of The Elite, the return of Cyborg and finally the release of General Zod.  After the final climatic battle with Zod leaves the city in ruins Luthor merges with Brainiac and rebuilds the city overnight using Kryptonian technology turning Metropolis in the literal City of Tomorrow.  But this sudden appearance of Kryptonian technology attracts the attention of The Eradicator as well as Mongul who attacks the city using his interstellar Warworld ship.  But the defeat of Mongul just gives Lex Luthor the opportunity to challenge Superman on the intergalactic stage using his new found powers to try and end the Man of Steel forever.

Superman Returns (2006) X-Box 360

Man of Meh
Rating: 2 out of 5 cheap ass bosses

Plot Synopsis:  I don’t fucking know, you’re guess is as good as mine.

Monday, June 17, 2013

Man of Steel (2013, IMAX Real 3D)

Man of Badass
Rating: 5 out 5 people from another world

Review:  I was a little hesitant about this movie, most of the early previews looked like this was going be some kind crab fishing dramatic documentary type film.  There wasn't a whole lot to grab on to up until the "You Are Not Alone" trailer.  When I saw that I suddenly got very hyped up for it and it exceeded my expectations.

Sunday, June 16, 2013

The Biggest Crime...

  Since I posted the Dr. Strange review I thought I would take a moment to address why I hated that movie so much and why movies like it bother me to a point of anger.  I think the worst thing a piece of entertainment can be is boring.  If something is boring then it means it has utterly failed in it's objective of being entertaining.  Even is something is "bad" where the acting is terrible, the budget is low, the story is poorly written or the cinematography is total crap if it at least is entertaining, if can at least hold your attention with how bad it is, then it has succeeded.  That is a successful piece of entertainment, that is something worth praising.  It's worth praising because there are so many unsuccessful attempts at entertainment.

  The biggest crime a movie/video game/comic book can commit, the most unforgivable sin is for it to be boring and boring makes me so fucking angry.  Nothing makes me angry like being bored, I don't like being bored, I like having fun and I can find fun in a lot of different places.  I can find fun in a game like Ghost Rider, Blade II or even Superman Returns (review to come) in all their broken glory because they succeed at SOMETHING.  They do SOMETHING right, even if I have to cheat to negate all the broken flaws there is some level of entertainment achieved.  But something like Dr. Strange, the Daredevil game or the Catwoman game (review to come) I just become angry because even when something is happening nothing is happening.  It becomes a task that I have to endure rather than something I can enjoy doing.  That's why something like Blade Trinity, a movie that has major, obvious, scar like flaws can receive a high score from me and something competently done, like Dr. Strange, becomes something I absolutely loathe.  So what I'm saying is being entertaining makes me forgive an awful lot while being boring instantly fills my rage meter.  Whenever possible, creators of the world, shoot for entertaining because even if you hit "incompetent" you might at least end up with something redeemable.

Dr. Strange (1978) VHS

Fuck you and your leotard
Rating:  -1 out of 5 porn staches

Plot Synopsis:  There’s something about borders becoming weak and a great evil enlists Morgan LeFay to help him eliminate the current sorcerer supreme.  She does this by half-assedly tossing this old man off a bridge (which he emerges totally fine from), falling in love with the protagonist, killing then not killing then banishing said old man’s soul, losing said old man’s soul which allows old man to resurrect, playing an integral part in empowering the protagonist and ultimately failing at everything.  The bulk of the plot revolves around this killing of an old man which no one can apparently do.  Then Dr. Strange is a fucking doctor and the other part of this plot takes place in a hospital where nothing happens.  Nothing happens and nobody grows in this goddamn (Batman) waste of fucking time.

Friday, June 14, 2013

Sunday, June 9, 2013

The Avengers (2012) Blu-Ray

Rating: 6 out of 5 puny gods smashed

Plot Synopsis:  The biggest badasses of the Marvel cinematic universe come together to fight off an alien invasion.

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Cosplay Wednesdays 6/5/13 - Teen Titan's GO!

Hipster Raven.  I love the look on her face.

An awesome Young Justice style Beast Boy.

Sunday, June 2, 2013

The Incredible Hulk (2008) Blu-Ray

Rating:  3 out of 5 Rampaging Rage Monsters Tearing Up Harlem

Plot Synopsis:  Bruce Banner is looking for a cure to his condition.  In the hunt for the cure he ends up creating one current nemesis while setting up the creation of another.

Saturday, June 1, 2013

Marvel Universe Team Deadpool: Hidden Pirate Island Special review

  So, I was browsing eBay a few weeks ago for action figures.  I do this very regularly because, frankly, I have a problem and there aren't interventions or rehab facilities for the problem I have.  Anyway, I stumbled across these gems.  The upcoming Team Deadpool, has not, as of Friday, been officially announced as part of anything.   So when I saw these bad boy's I jumped on them because I didn't want another Undercover Assault on my hands.  I didn't want the line to be quietly cancelled leaving me kicking myself for missing the opportunity and then paying out the nose the next time they showed up.  As it was I payed very reasonable prices for all three resulting in under what the set will eventually cost.  Of course it's sans Dogpool, a possible Headpool and any accessories they may get if and when when they get produced for real.  If they end up producing the pack I'm going to buy it anyway because, again, I have a problem.  Overall it's a nice set but I am incredibly unhappy with Kidpool.  But this it, take a look and see if it something YOU want to spend money on.  Oh, I also found this shortly after I bought these, so yes they are probably "hot".  But there are much better pictures on the link.  I took these mostly to prove I had them.  I should probably defend my purchase of these from bootleggers but I won't and Hasbro will be getting my money no matter what, so that's that.

Championpool, Lady Deadpool and Kidpool