Tag Archives: weekend review

Movie Review – Avatar

James Cameron’s latest film since Titanic is now in theaters. The film combines humans with digital environments in a way that no-one has done before, and takes visual effects to places which they’ve never been to before. That’s all well and good, but the movie sucks then you don’t get anywhere. So – with the amount of hype coming out for this movie, at a level on par with Episode I, does it suck as badly as Episode 1 does, or do we get a movie that meets up with the hype? Continue reading →

Weekend Review – Ghost In The Shell: Stand Alone Complex – Solid State Society

So, after a break for Halloween, we’re going to wrap up our Ghost In The Shell anime reviews with the final installment of the the franchise (until they put out another one) – the movie spin-off of the TV series – Solid State Society. Does the franchise wrap up with a satisfactory conclusion, does it leave us hanging, or worse, does it leave us with a sour taste in our mouths? Continue reading →

Weekend Review – Ghost In The Shell 2: Innocence

This weekend I review Mamoru Oshii’s second outing on Ghost In The Shell. Fizko reviewed the first movie, now it’s my turn with the second. Does this one address some of the problems with the characterization, if not the pacing of the first (though, I liked the pacing of the first, particularly some of the Blade Runner-esque shots of the city, but I digress). On with the review! Continue reading →