Posts Tagged ‘ mindless violence ’

Battle Royale: This is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things

July 27, 2012
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Battle Royale: This is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things

First, before I get too pissed off to remember, here is the original link that set off my geek fury: http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/movies/moviesnow/la-et-mn-battle-royale-could-be-reborn-as-a-tv-show-20120726,0,5414971.story?track=rss Apparently there have been talks to turn Battle Royale, the fantastic blend of super violence and teenage strife, into a TV show. No not by the people who make the awesome shows on HBO. No, not the people that make the awesome shows on AMC. Instead, the CW wants to make this. The CW, granted did a decent job with Superman. Let’s face it though Superman was never really as violent as Battle Royale plus it will probably glaze…

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In Defense of Game of Thrones: Sex, Violence and Dragons

April 24, 2012
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In Defense of Game of Thrones: Sex, Violence and Dragons

I’m a very big Game of Thrones fan. I’ve made no apologies about this.A weekend in Tulsa caused me to threaten to beat my friend with a foam Thor hammer if I didn’t get to watch it. The best thing, I find is once you finish with the books- you can go back and just re-read the chapters related to your favorite character. Seriously, screw Bran and Samwell. To me they are repetitive and they don’t ‘click’ with me. It has taken way too long for their characters to do anything more then the dreaded anime stereotype of “walking in…

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Stuff My Newphew Says ( or Stuff I’ve Posted Somewhere Else, but I’m Putting Here Because I Need to Put Something.)

September 2, 2010
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Stuff My Newphew Says ( or Stuff I’ve Posted Somewhere Else, but I’m Putting Here Because I Need to Put Something.)

So a little background on this first; I have an adorable 7 year old nephew named Evan who it turns out loves Transformers… probably because he realizes his uncle does too and because said uncle gave him a ton of them to play with. Anyway, he found my DVDs of the original cartoon and the more recent Transformers Animated, as well as the recent movies. (Which is better than finding other DVDs of mine I guess) and had some observations. So here we go, the official first GRG entry about NLTAG’s favorite thing he’s probably to old to be caring…

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