Category Archives: Hatboy’s Movie Extravaganza

Gonzo Blockbusters

Having struggled on numerous occasions to adequately sum up my (what felt like) extremely niche love of huge, colourful, stuff-packed and beautifully pointless movies (I refer you to Valerian and the City of a Bunch of Wossnames, Mortal Engines, Aquaman, … Continue reading

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Daily pick-me-up

Once again I had a couple of things underway for posting, and once again I am trying to write, but instead I went for another walk because it seemed like the thing to do. The rest can wait. I was … Continue reading

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Game of Thrones / A Song of Ice and Fire

Looks like I’m not going to end up getting much of a write weekend this year. Oh well. I’m trying not to let it send me into a tailspin but right now I just want to go back to bed. … Continue reading

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Let’s take a moment and talk about Star Wars again

I stumbled over this guy on YouTube. He seems like an almost hilariously stereotypical Star Wars nerd, and he hated the recent movies, but he is also fun and (to my mind at least) positive and upbeat about his fandom, … Continue reading

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Wheel of Time casting, questions of ethnicity, and so on

Thanks to my dude Beer Rot for linking this to me. I’m sure Aaron already saw it too, he’s been all over this channel and the Wheel of Time TV remake. Interesting watch. I could already have guessed the sorts of … Continue reading

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Planet of the Humans

(NOTE: I replaced the YouTube link with a more critical annotated version. Because intellectual engagement is better than censorship.) So here I am, sitting back and waiting for the hot takes to start rolling in about the Planet of the … Continue reading

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Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) (a review)

This review has some spoilers. So here’s your warning. I did a lot of directionless ranting and waffling in this post. Without even any pictures to break it up. But here’s one.

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The Wheel of Vine

Another little treat from a friend, this time Robert “Beer ‘General Moral Decay (Alcohol)’ Rot” E. This was hilarious. Particularly the Forsaken / Dark One part. But there were some other highlights. Perfect.  

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The TV adaptation formerly known as Night Watch

So this looks like happening at some point. Just to add to our glut of TV adaptations of beloved fantasy and science fiction books. I assume they’re calling it The Watch so as to avoid confusing the poor dumb bastards who … Continue reading

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Frozen II (a review)

Headed into the- UNKNOOOOOOOOWN -actually the Jumbo shopping mall and cineplex on Monday to watch the sequel Frozen was always going to get. It was actually pretty great! I went in thinking Wump and Toop were going to get their … Continue reading

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