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[2 Feb 2010 | One Comment | ]
The 82nd Academy Awards: Predictions and Pontifications

It’s been several years since I’ve done one of these things. In this site’s former life as Movie Criticism for the Retarded, this was an annual event for a while, but this is the first time in three years that I’ve churned out my (usually wildly incorrect) predictions of how the Oscars will pan out this year…

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[29 Jan 2010 | One Comment | ]
An Open Letter to Horror Movie Directors

Feigning credibility by pretending your film and idea is real does not work. People such as Whitley Strieber and Richard Hoagland may echo my sentiment when I beg you to stop pretending your great spooky idea may be based on real events. There is a genre called science fiction and horror for a reason. The operative word there is fiction. Just because you shoot something in first person doc style with a handheld and infrared does not warrant true story…

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[22 Jan 2010 | One Comment | ]
Phantom Troublemaker Goes to Hollywood (sort of): The Director’s Cut

I originally posted this earlier last year, right around the time it happened. We were specifically told not to post anything online about the experience. I kept everything nice and vague and posted it here. Now, at last, the truth can be told in its entirety. I was an extra in Rob Zombie’s Halloween 2. I don’t even know if I’ll be in the final cut or not, but here’s what went down…

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[20 Jan 2010 | 3 Comments | ]
Pac-Man Merchandising Mania!

Since the relaunch of this site involves somewhat of a Pac-Man motif, I thought it only fitting that the first new article since the relaunch involve everyone’s favorite pixellated dot-muncher himself. Now, just about everyone in the world is familiar enough with Pac-Man, but those who weren’t around between 1980 and 1984 don’t understand just exactly how ubiquitous this cheese-wedge-looking motherchomper was during his formative years…

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[8 Dec 2009 | No Comment | ]

OskarI had meant to do this by Halloween, but it just didn’t happen. I was very fortunate to view two very memorable and distinctive movies during the month of October. Both made enough of an impression that I wanted to pass them along…

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[30 Apr 2009 | No Comment | ]
G.I. Joe: Resolute

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[19 Sep 2007 | 14 Comments | ]
Revenge of the Bootleg Toys!

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[17 Aug 2007 | 4 Comments | ]

Today is the last day at Comic Con, and there’s pictures aplenty, plus some tales of fun in the city Ron Burgundy tells to stay classy. Enjoy day three of our adventures at the nerd capital of the world.

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[16 Aug 2007 | One Comment | ]

For day two of San Diego Comic Con, I had an itchy shutter finger, so today you’ll get lots of pictures. And yeah, a little text, but you’re just here to see the cool costumes anyway, right?

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[15 Aug 2007 | 3 Comments | ]

I’ll be covering the events of San Diego’s Comic Con International over the course of three days, to match the number of days I spent at the convention. Check out day one here…