Review: Batman: Arkham Asylum - Xbox 360
The best Batman game ever
Batman fights crime two ways — by skulking in the shadows and picking off criminals one by one, and also by beating up a lot of them al at once. Batman: Arkham Asylum not only gets the mood and tone of Batman right, but it includes both types of gameplay, and makes them intensely fun.
The game has you exploring the massive Arkham Asylum to ctach the Joker, who has freed most of the... more
Not a bad summer flick, and shockingly true to the game
I admit, I may be biased because I saw this shortly after watching the terrible Clash of the Titans remake, but I thought this was pretty good. It's an action-adventure flick exactly in the vein of Disney's Pirates of the Caribbean, with big action sequences, bantering leads, and a great sense of fun. Jake Gyllenhaal is great as the titular Prince — he's not Johnny Depp's Jack Sparrow, but... more
Release the Crappin'
I watched this the other day via Netflix, and I'm so glad I didn't pay money to watch it in the theater. Now, I loved Greek myths as a kid, so certainly the massive inaccuracies in that regard annoyed me, it's not the reason I hated it FYI, it was far less accurate than the original Clash movie).
There were three main problems, the first being that the CG looked terrible. The whole point of... more
Greatest martial arts movie ever?
I say yes, and not just because it features Jackie Chan as a martial artist who gets more powerful the more he drinks. It contains two of the most amazing action sequences ever set to film, including one where Jackie Chan fights nearly 100 guys with hatchets simultaneously, and a 30+ end fight sequence which involves Chan throwing himself on a bed of hot coals during the fight. It's absolutely... more