Category: Videos

VIDEO: Harry Potter and the philosopher's themes

Did you know the Harry Potter series is now sixteen years old? No? Feel old yet? Never mind, because Harry and friends were Ursa’s Very First Fandom, and she’d like to take you on a trip down memory lane. Movies, books, and fandom ahoy: it’s Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Themes!

VIDEO: House of the Dead (2003)

After a six month hiatus, the Fear Fan is back! And this time, he’s taking on the Crapmaster General of cinema: Uwe Boll. Watch as the Fear Fan takes on what is quite possibly the worst film he’s ever seen, with plenty of bad acting, special effects-induced continuity errors, and a heaping helping of idiotic characters!

VIDEO: Atlantic Rim (2013)

Renegado reviews the inevitable Asylum rip-off of the much-anticipated Pacific Rim, creatively titled Atlantic Rim! In this film, a team of scientists operate giant robots to battle monsters rising up from the Atlantic Ocean, not the Pacific Ocean. See? Totally different!

VIDEO: The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes (1970)

In the latest chapter of the nefarious web-show-within-a-show Baker Street Adventures, Sofie… I mean, Sherlock Holmes, and Sursum… er, John Watson join forces (in person!) to review one of Steven Moffat’s favorite movies, and a big inspiration for BBC’s Sherlock. It’s the 1970 Billy Wilder comedy The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes!

VIDEO: X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009)

After a three month absence, the Cinema Slob returns with an all-new installment of Superhero Month! And what better way to kick off a month of superhero movies than by taking a look at an origin story? Find out how everyone’s favorite adamantium-clawed mutant got his start in X-Men Origins: Wolverine!

VIDEO: Brijes 3D (2010)

Renegado returns to Mexican cinema with Brijes 3D (English title: Guardians of the Lost Code),  an animated feature where humans are bonded to animal spirits called “brijes” that give them magical powers. The film wasn’t really successful, which had nothing at all to do with it being a total Digimon rip-off.

VIDEO: Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983)

David enters another dimension, not only of sight and sound but of mind, to review the 1983 anthology film Twilight Zone: The Movie, featuring four separate stories brought to life by four of the era’s most sought-after filmmakers, including Steven Spielberg and John Landis. He also briefly touches on the history of the classic TV series and its legendary creator, Rod Serling.