the-inbetween posts categorized as Film and TV

Con-play

Space is being out-spaced by TVO. While Space is showing such masterful sci-fi movies like ThrillKill and Ghost in the Machine, TVO is showing The Day The Earth Stood Still and the Director’s Cut of Blade Runner. Maybe I’m wrong, but Space seems to be in a state of decline. They used to have a lot of good shows and movies, but lately it seems like a whole slew of B-movies and extra-super-lousy shows. Not letting that media crazed bug…

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Enter the Derivatives

What do you get when you mix The Matrix with Blade? Underworld. I was tempted to answer that question with “a shitty movie,” but that’s implied. Now, I’m not a big Matrix fan, but I will probably see it regardless. So while I will “Enter The Matrix”, I doubt that I will “Enter The Underworld.” How generic and derivative can you get? While I’m knocking generic special-effects laden action flicks, it’s worth saying once more that Terminator 3 looks absolutely…

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Rock Bottom

I don’t watch tv much, so I don’t know what’s going on out there. I hear that there’s a war or something. Whatever. Anyway, casually flicking around I caught a bit of Inside Edition (and I’m rather ashamed to admit it). The segment I caught was about how troops have captured some of Saddam’s palaces and how amazed they are by the high opulence and grandeur of the buildings. They talk about how so much money goes to beautify the…

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Missile Laser Option Shield

Soulfire — a CG Animated TV series — looks interesting. It doesn’t look nearly as good as Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within, but I would assume that they don’t have even a tenth of the budget that Square had. I never played the original Zone of the Enders, but The Second Runner is making me regret it. Excluding Metroid Prime, I haven’t been this engrossed by a game in a long while. ZOE2, being a Kojima game, will no doubt…

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