• Tribute to the 70s: A review of Awesome Mix Vol. 2

    Film soundtracks can be hit or miss at times. Not Guardians of the Galaxy’s. James Gunn revives thirteen tracks from the ’70s, all of equal greatness and all originating from the era of sex, drugs and rock ‘n roll. As of this moment, I’ve begun listening to the Guardians...
  • Anti-Advent Calendar #16

    Christmas. Our irreverence goes on with day sixteen of our Anti-Advent Calendar… Given a sacred mission following a ‘fingering’ from God, the 2010 comedy-drama Super takes its viewers and its hero, if he can be classed as such a thing, on a surreal journey of ultra-violent vigilantism, pitch-black humour and possibly the worst...
  • Review – Guardians of the Galaxy

    The tenth instalment in their Cinematic Universe, Guardians of the Galaxy is a momentous accomplishment for Marvel Studios’ perpetually expanding franchise. This is more so due to the film’s ambition to adapt a cosmic comic that is distant and unique from previous superhero films, rather than the film’s actual efficacy....
  • Trailer Watch – Guardians of the Galaxy

    Last week the first teaser for the upcoming Marvel blockbuster Guardians of the Galaxy landed, and while I somewhat hesitant in my optimism beforehand, I’m fairly confident director James Gunn and co. are going to knock it of the park.  After months of bizarre and unpredictable casting announcements, it’s great to...
  • Most Anticipated Films of 2014 #10: Guardians of the Galaxy

    Guardians of the Galaxy are Marvel’s most precarious and ambitious proposition yet, which is what makes it a highly anticipated movie. The Guardians are comprised of an oddball bunch of misfits, boasting a genetically altered, trash talking raccoon and a giant, mobile tree-like humanoid among their ranks. Unlike household...