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Alone on the station? Beware of zombies…

I took this shot of a man coming down the escalator of a seemingly empty station. It reminds me of thriller movies when, that extra the camera has been following walks into an empty public space, only to be attacked … Continue reading

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iTunes Wild Wild West in German? This is Australia not Austria!

Browsing the Australian iTunes store I came across Wild Wild West. But that Plot Summary is not in English. It appears that Apple has confused us with Austria (perhaps). Unfortunately my German isn’t good enough to read the summary or … Continue reading

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In the movies it seems the numbers change

Earlier this month I wrote about TotalFilm’s top 50 Science Fiction films and who the top SciFi actors and directors were. Well it appears I made a mistake and forgot that Sigourney Weaver also appeared in Avatar. So, she now … Continue reading

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Top SciFi movies listed, but who are the top SciFi actors and directors?

The results are in for TotalFilm’s top 50 Science Fiction films. With a deserved, but it seems from the comment, controversial first for Blade Runner. (You can find the SMH write up on the list here.) While others might pick … Continue reading

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links for 2011-04-28

Facebook investors heading for the exits as value hits $70bn A group of Facebook shareholders is seeking to offload $US1 billion worth of shares on the secondary market, a sale that would value the company at more than $US70 billion, … Continue reading

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Hollywood needs a Push

I occasionally peruse the Apple movie trailers or HD Trailers sites to see what movies I can look forward to seeing. At the beginning of the year I remember seeing a trailer for Push. Looked interesting. Start with psychics, mix … Continue reading

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Backlit by Brüno

Saw Brüno last night at the Dendy on Newtown. And yes it does make you cringe. There are some good bits, and some bits where you just wonder ‘why am I watching this’. I can see why people have said … Continue reading

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AvP R – Australia, the other English

Looking at the Aliens vs Predator: Requiem site tonight it was interesting to see that there are three types of English: North American, Outside North American, and Australian. So what is the difference? Should we feel privileged, or outcasts? Examining … Continue reading

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Bloggers’ Union on Strike

Came across this parody of the writers strike in the USA. Would the Internet survive if bloggers stopped? What would people do with all that time they spend blogging and reading other people’s blogs? (see YouTube movie below the fold)

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Battlestar Galactica Vs Star Wars Vs Star Trek Vs Babylon 5

Ever wondered what would happen if you stuck elements from major space operas into one universe? Finding this movie on YouTube I see that someone has. And has the skills to create it. Good animation and reasonably scripted scenes. (YouTube … Continue reading

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