DVD Rental Rundown: Dredd, a Dead Dog and Deadly Intentions

British comic book character

Another Tuesday, another round of new releases straight from the theatre and of classics getting a new lease on life. This time of year is always great for hiding in doors, getting comfy on the couch and checking out what’s available to distract you from the crap weather. Unless you live in Australia and then […]

Missed or Forgotten: Johnny Depp

Star of Pirates of the Caribbean

THE SETUP: He isn’t just Captain Jack Sparrow. Yes, this is how he made the majority of his money and won the hearts of children everywhere…but is it acting or just going for over-the-top? Don’t get me wrong, the first Pirates of the Carribean was brilliant. Still is. But the man use to be known […]

Review: Alice in Wonderland (and the Oscars)

Tim Burton and Johnny Depp do Lewis Caroll

A whirlwind of fantasy and imagery, vivid colours and wonderment…signifying “meh” – much love given to the assist from Billy Shakespeare on the VERY loose rip-off. After Edward Scissorhands and the Nightmare Before Christmas, Tim Burton put out movies more known for flash than for substance.  Why mess with tradition? Alice in Wonderland may be […]