Movie Review: Battle Los Angeles

Here’s some examples of the mundane dialogue that plagued what could have otherwise been an average alien invasion movie.

Aaron Eckhart is comforting an injured soldier on the ground, “You’ll be surfing soon enough, Simmons…

A different injured soldier on the ground is talking to Aaron Eckhart, “Give this letter to my wife (*cough* *cough*)…  That’s an ORDER, staff sergeant…

A different soldier is moving an injured soldier on the ground into a helicopter, “Everything is gonna be alright! Everything is gonna work out!  See you soon, buddy!” (helicopter explodes 10 seconds later)

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Two comics you should be reading

If you are anything like me, you are sick and tired of mainstream comic serials  A guy can only take so many soap opera-esque plots before he wants to shoot himself in the head.  No, what I want is SUBSTANCE from my comics.  I don’t need heroes that can fly, fight crime and so forth.  What I want is just to be entertained by unique stories that don’t feel like they have already been shoved down my throat time and time again.  To the casual comic book reader though, it may seem like that is all that is out there.  Well I have good news for you!  There are tons of comics out there that aren’t made by either DC or Marvel and that don’t have anything to do with super heroes! Continue reading

Two cartoons that will save the next generation from being humorless dunces

YOU KNOW WHAT TIME IT IS?It’s 7 o’clock in the early nineties.  My routine, as for many of us back then, was to get up and lay down on the couch and prepare myself for several hours of quality cartoon action.  Ghostbusters, Garfield & Friends, Loony Toons, the list went on and on.  This was my bread and butter as a kid.  I looked forward to Saturday morning for years and years.  Probably too many years. Continue reading