Month: December 2006

  • New Avengers vol. 1: Breakout TPB Review

    New Avengers vol. 1: Breakout TPB Review

    2006, Marvel Writer: Brian Michael Bendis Pencils: David Finch Inks: Danny Miki, Mark Morales Allen Martinez, Victor Olazaba Colours: Frank D’Armata Ever since its announcement, I’ve resented the New Avengers line-up. You see, in my Avengers, Justice League and X-titles consuming heyday I was always interested in the little guys; the Blue Beetles, Booster Golds…

  • Tsotsi Movie Review

    Tsotsi Movie Review

    2005 Dir: Gavin Hood Script: Gavin Hood Cast: Presley Chweneyagae, Terry Pheto, Kenneth Nkosi, Mothusi Magano, Zola Murderous thug Tsotsi’s (Chweneyagae) life is thrown into introspection after he steals a car containing a three month-old baby. The Soweto slums surrounding Johannesburg, South Africa are the backdrop for this urban fairy tale, based on the novel…

  • Half Nelson Movie Review

    Half Nelson Movie Review

    2006 Dir: Ryan Fleck Script: Ryan Fleck, Anna Boyden Cast: Ryan Gosling, Shareeka Epps, Anthony Mackie Dedicated, idealistic inner city junior high teacher Dan Dunne (Gosling) forms an unlikely bond with meek student Drey (Shareeka Epps) when she discovers his crack habit. At first glance Half Nelson’s formulaic plot denotes a drug-addled Dead Poets Society,…