‘The Evil Within’ Trailer

I have never been a huge player of video games, though recently I have been playing Penumbra: Requiem, and realized that enjoy it.  I don’t own any video game systems, though when I see trailers for games like The Evil Within it makes me wonder if perhaps life would be just a little bit better with […]

Submarine Love

Every since the television series based on Irwin Allen‘s Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea I’ve had a love affair with submarines in movies, though the more realistic they appear, the less I am interested. For instance, the cramped and claustrophobic submarines–which is more in line with actual submersibles–from movies like The Hunt for Red October or […]

‘Paddington’ Trailer 1

Paddington is based upon the children’s storybook character Paddington Bear, who I imagine is bigger in Europe, like The Adventures of Tintin, which formed the basis of a 2011 film directed by Steven Spielberg that was produced by Peter Jackson and written by Edgar Wright, Joe Cornish and Steven Moffat.   I also expected to be creeped […]

‘Peanuts’ Trailer

While I can’t speak for anyone else, Charles Schulz‘s “Peanuts” have always had a comforting quality to me.  They weren’t cartoons that I enjoyed on a regular basis, but the holidays, particularly Thanksgiving, were made for them. They also had this oddly melancholy character about them that was interesting and unlike anything else.  I have […]

Here’s One More Thing…

It goes without saying that if you’re into Apple at all, this Wednesday will be of interest to you.  The rumor mill has it that Apple is not only going to introduce a refreshed iPod touch, but a new iPhone and more interestingly (at least for me) a new iPad that’s supposedly designed to compete […]

48 Frames Per Second

Forty-eight frames per second, a measurement that’s meaningless to most of us–including me.  I don’t quite understand how it’s supposedly such a game changer–yet to men like Peter Jackson, Douglas Trumball or James Cameron, it represents the future of movies.  Currently, films are shown at 24 fps, and increasing the frame rate will supposedly create […]

The Lion Roars

Edited 7/22 1155, 1216 According to cnet, Apple has sold 1 million copies of Lion (Mac OS X 10.7).  What’s most amazing about that number is not only that it was released last Wednesday, but for the first time Apple has issued a OS (operating system) that was downloadable via the App Store ( an […]