Look back later in the week for a full review, but it’s not really spoiling anything to say that Neill Blomkamp’s debut feature is the film I’ve enjoyed most this year – not that 2009 has been a banner year, but it does many things genuinely well. Not the least of which is finally getting the connections between gaming and cinema and doing both justice.
Monthly Archives: September 2009
Should you be in the vicinity of a Target store in those United States, you too could be the proud wearer of male undergarments and represent your favourite video game franchise.
It’s a tempting idea, but I think that I can live without Rock Band Skivvies…
The always fantastic “Super Punch” blog offers some artistic responses to the hook-up – my own thoughts on this, for what they are worth, is that this deal allows Disney to have a movie slate that skews towards the cash-rich, hard-to-reach teen boy demo which always seems to have eluded them – if that kind of synergy (Theme Park Rides! Video Games! Toys! Lovely, lovely money!) isn’t what this deal was about, then I don’t know why it came about.
Indeed, Topless Robot reports that Fox have announced a “Fantastic Four” reboot to prevent their movie rights reverting back to Marvel/Disney (Misney?).