Snowpiercer

-Review by Paul Ewbank- Snowpiercer was originally a French dystopian post apocalyptic graphic novel, released in 1982 to critical acclaim. Last month a Korean film adaptation starring Chris Evans hit American theatres, and to coincide an English language version of the source material was released for the first time by Titan Comics. Having managed to…

Planetoid: Volume 1 (Image Comics)

-Review by Paul Ewbank- The first page of Ken Garing’s Planetoid depicts hero Silas crash landing on an unidentified world covered in ruined factories deep in hostile alien territory. Within the first 16 pages a giant mechanical worm emerges from a lake of toxic sewage and begins trying to bite Silas’ head off. Sometimes you…

The Infinite Horizon (2012)

  -Review by Paul Ewbank- A near-future dystopian retelling of The Oddyssey in a graphic novel? Sure, why not. I’ve always had a bit of an interest in Ancient Greek mythology. I read The Odyssey a few years back, and found it to be about three awesome chapters of daring adventures with cool mythical monsters…

Bunraku (2010)

-Review by Paul Ewbank-   Watching films you know nothing about is always an unpredictable, surprising activity, but I’ve rarely been as surprised, nay baffled, by a film the way Bunraku defied any expectations I might’ve had. Viewed only on the knowledge that it had quite an impressive cast- including Josh Hartnett, Demi Moore, Woody…

Outpost (2007)

For those of you who are long-standing readers you may remember my quest to discover the ultimate Nazi-Zombie film. On my travels so far I have come across some highly acclaimed but ultimately really REALLY bad films and some bad films that aren’t even highly acclaimed. Needless to say no film I have unroofed has…