In this piece of gonzo psychology, I took ten typically male films and ten typically female films and had a look at how the themes can be twisted to see what makes people tick.
Dying light is a game that takes inspiration from many sources although when you are stranded early in the game, at night, with no guns and facing a sprint across rooftops and under fences before you can feel safe, you struggle to see where developer Techland’s game is similar to others.
The set up is pretty standard. Schwarzenegger leads a rag-tag group of DEA agents in a brutal assault on a drug baron’s mansion. The most striking scenes at the beginning hinge on the foul language between the group and the hatred the normal viewer develops for the group.
I always had this desire to read a book version of a decade long siege like we hear off in the appendices of Lord of The Rings. I want to read about the siege that forced Sauron to come down to battle the last alliance. I don’t want it to be a footnote.
The new PPV event Fastlane was a mixed bag. In front of a less than enthusiastic Memphis crowd the event seemed to be more of a place holder than a genuine event in its own right.
The WWE has been mulling over a rumour this week that Brock Lesnar is to stay beyond the expiration of his current contract this year and wrestle past Wrestlemania. WWE […]
Having not read the books I went to see the film and was greeted with a mess on screen. I won’t criticise any author who has had the success E.L […]
If like the rest of the TV obsessed world you have been missing Breaking Bad then help is finally at hand. Better Call Saul is the spinoff come prequel and […]
I wrote a few weeks ago about the fan backlash after Roman Reigns won the Royal Rumble https://established82.com/2015/01/26/wwe-royal-rumble-2015-causes-more-unrest-among-fans/. With the events on Monday night Raw this past week an obvious […]
With the UK DVD release of Gone Girl adapted from the bestselling novel by Gillian Flynn upon us I thought it time to briefly look at the two together spoiler-free. […]
I’m a die-hard Aston Villa fan so this is without bias. Today at 5.30 pm. GMT Frank Lampard could possibly line up against the team he became synonymous with, Chelsea. All week in the media there has been a campaign to get a reaction out of Chelsea fans. The overriding view is that as a club legend and cornerstone of […]
Choosing to read a multi-book fantasy series is a huge commitment. Most people get introduced to the genre in the normal fashion through Tolkien and The Hobbit or if they are late […]
Last year in the WWE will go down in history as the year when people power made the difference. After an unprecedented show of unhappiness at the Royal Rumble winner […]
After being bullied into writing a novel by workmates I decided to give it a go. I’d had an idea kicking around in my head for years after too long […]
Finally… As a certain wrestler come film star started some of his best in-ring moments. The WWE Network is now available in the UK to check out the advertising at http://www.wwe.com. Whatever background problems that have delayed the launch seem to be resolved and we now have access to a fantastic back catalogue of wrestling matches, shows, documentaries and pay […]