Trailer Time: Hardcore Henry


So, there I was, waiting for Deadpool to start (review forthcoming), when I saw this…thing.

An action movie?

Where the whole thing is seen through the eyes of the mute title character?

Like the viewer is the main character, and he’s a cyborg that has to go rescue his poor-man’s Jennifer Lawrence-looking wife?

This whole thing looks absolutely nuts.  I mean, who wouldn’t want Tim Roth for a mentor?  It’s probably terrible, but we can at least give points to Hardcore Henry for originality of presentation.  Trailer after the cut.

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Podcast Reaction: Villains Edition


This week the podcast came out a day early, but I got a new Kindle Fire and don’t know yet how to download the show before going to work to listen during my lunch break.  And no, downloading at work isn’t an option.  Because reasons.  There are some, but I won’t go into them.  Anyway, here’s the podcast reaction.

I don’t really have anything else to add to the discussion of The Martian.  It’s a great book, and I gave a SPOILER-FREE review for it elsewhere.  Like right here.

Instead, let’s talk about how to make a good villain.

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