All posts by Carl Doherty

Carl Doherty has written about movies, video games, comic books and literature for almost a decade, forging ill-informed critiques for numerous websites, blogs and publications that no one has ever heard of. His debut novel, the epic fantasy comedy Welcome to The Fold, is available now on Kindle here (UK) and here (US).
House of M: Fantastic Four / Iron Man TPB

House of M: Fantastic Four / Iron Man TPB Review

Marvel, 2006 Writers: John Laymen, Greg Pak Pencils: Scot Eaton, Pat Lee Inks: Don Hillsman II, Rick Magyar Colours: Dean White, Rob Ro, Dream Engine Alternate universes are more often than not an extraneous affair, short lived and ultimately imposing little change on the mainstream “realities” from whence they spawned. The House of M plot […]

Science of Sleep

Science of Sleep (La Science des rêves) Film Review

2006 Dir: Michel Gondry Script: Michel Gondry Cast: Gael García, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Alain Chabat, Miou-Miou, Emma de Caunes, Aurélia Petit, Sacha Bourdo Young artist Stéphane (Bernal) is coaxed back to his childhood home in France, where after an accident with a piano he befriends neighbour and fellow creative soul Stéphanie (Gainsbourg). Initially attracted to Stéphanie’s […]

Silent Hill

Silent Hill Movie Review

2006 Dir: Christophe Gans Script: Roger Avary, Christophe Gans, Nicolas Boukhrief Cast: Radha Mitchell, Sean Bean, Laurie Holden, Jodelle Ferland, Deborah Kara Unger, Alice Krige, Tanya Allen, Kim Coates Generic American couple Rose and Christopher Da Silva (Mitchell, Bean) are concerned about their daughter Sharon’s (Holden) ceaseless sleepwalking. The possessed daughter frequently attempts to take […]

Rocky Balboa

Rocky Balboa Movie Review

2006 Dir: Sylvester Stallone Script: Sylvester Stallone Cast: Sylvester Stallone, Burt Young, Milo Ventimiglia, Tony Burton, Antonio Tarver, Geraldine Hughes, James Francis Kelly III, Lou DiBella With Adrian succumbing to cancer four years ago, Rocky Balboa (Stallone) owns a small Italian restaurant in Philadelphia. When an ESPN broadcast depicts a computer simulation between an in-his-prime […]

Hellblazer: Hard Times

Hellblazer: Hard Times TPB Review

2001, DC / Vertigo Story: Brian Azzarello Art: Richard Corben Colours: James Sinclair Letters: Clem Robins There comes a time in any good franchise when one of our favourite characters will find themselves behind bars. Brian Azzarello’s recent run on Daredevil has been exceptional, with Matt Murdock’s incarceration in particular adding a new dimension to […]