Month: August 2006

  • She-Hulk: Single Green Female TPB Review

    She-Hulk: Single Green Female TPB Review

    2004, Marvel Story: Dan Slott Pencils: Juan Bobillo, Paul Pelletier Inks: Marcela Sasa, Roland Paris, Tom Simmons, Don Hillsman Colours: Chris Chuckry, Avalon Studios It’s not unusual for comic writers to fuse other genres with the superhero formula. Luke Cage was born from blaxploitation, Shang Chi started kicking ass when martial arts infatuated the Western…

  • The Pianist Movie Review

    The Pianist Movie Review

    2002 Dir: Roman Polanski Script: Ronald Harwood Cast: Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann Convinced that the Second World War will soon end, radio pianist Władysław Szpilman (Brody) and his family are forced into the Warsaw Ghetto. Narrowly escaping deportation to Treblinka, Szpilman lives in hiding, relying on charity from German sympathisers. Eventually reduced to scavenging from…

  • Crank Movie Review

    Crank Movie Review

    2006 Dir: Mark Neveldine, Brian Taylor Script: Mark Neveldine, Brian Taylor Cast: Jason Statham, Amy Smart, Efren Ramirez, Dwight Yoakam Hitman Chev Chelios (Statham) has been injected with a unique poison that will kill him if his heart slows. Some filmmakers study the medium as one might a language, striving to understand its intricate workings.…