Jurassic Park

Oh Jurassic Park... When you think of the 90's, and specifically when you think of 90's cinema, there are a few films that pop into your head. The Lion King, The Shawshank Redemption, Saving Private Ryan, Independence Day, The Green Mile, The Matrix.... And Jurassic motherfucking Park! This is the ultimate 90's nostalgia flick for …

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DC Animation – The Killing Joke

I am a huge fan of this single issue stand alone story for Batman. I mean whats not to be in awe of, the art is timeless, and we are given an origin story, out right , for the single most enduring and iconic villain in comicdom. So when DC announced that they were doing …

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The Conjuring 2: The Enfield Poltergeist

"There was a crooked man, who walked a crooked mile, He found a crooked sixpence, upon a crooked stile..." Never again will I be able to listen to that nursery rhyme again. Never again will I be comfortable hearing its melody. Never again do I want to think about the zoetrope I had that played …

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Shots at The Silver Screen: Warcraft – The Beginning

I'm going to be honest, I've never played a Warcraft game. I went into this film knowing absolutely fuck all about Warcraft. And I left knowing exactly that too. Now that's not to say that this is a bad film, on the contrary, it was an entertaining sword and sorcery fantasy. But it explained nothing. …

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Archers Asylum: Killer Talk: Jason Voorhees

When you mention today's date to people, they usually think of two things. Bad luck and Jason. He's more recognisable, deadlier, and more bizarre by far than any other slasher in the genre. Since 1981 the Friday the 13th franchise has racked up 158 kills (accurate as of 2009). That's the highest number of kills …

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Archer’s Asylum – Top Horror Tunes

Over the past year, I've talked a lot about horror, but I've never really touched on the importance of music in the horror genre, and that's a massive oversight on my part. Music is one of the biggest aids for effective horror, and a with the best atmospheric tracks you don't even notice until the …

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Suicide Squad Trailer Discussion

Initially when I heard that DC and Warner were going to be doing a Suicide Squad film I was thrown into that strange realm of what the fuckery that I had visited when Marvel announced Guardians of The Galaxy. This is a series of villains being antiheroes and doing what counts as good in the …

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