Archive for August, 2006

Final Destination & God

Wednesday, August 30th, 2006

Jesus Christ
Final Destination intrigues me. The premise is simple. We have good looking teenagers who cheat death. Death then goes on a killing spree to reclaim the lives which he believes rightly belong to him. Now, my problem is; once the teenagers work out that Death is after them, why don’t they simply seek protection […]

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Rooting for the Bad Guy!

Wednesday, August 16th, 2006

I’m writing this on the back of just having watched Underworld Evolution. A popcorn film with awesome CGI and a fit Kate Beckinsale. However, I do have one major gripe with Underworld and gripe with Hollywood blockbusters in general. That is: why do the villains have to always lose? Why can’t we end a film […]

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Running Time Rant

Sunday, August 13th, 2006

Am I the only one who finds how the running times on DVDs and cinemas are written annoying? Why is it written in minutes rather than hours? For example, the Aussie western “The Proposition” on DVD has a running time of 100 minutes. The question is: how long is that in hours and minutes? As it happens (and pointed out on the DVD […]

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