Category: Movies

Shore Trooper from Star Wars Rouge One

My figure collection expanded further recently when I acquired a 1/12 scale Shore Trooper model from Star Wars Rogue One. The figure was a gift from my pal Mike who is a fellow ALT on the JET program here in Shimane, Japan. I should have...

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Black Panther is the movie we need

Black Panther is a commercial hit. The King of Wakanda has been ruling the box office worldwide for weeks now. It took its time arriving in Japan but Marvel’s Black Panther movie was worth the wait. Poke the Colonizers I’ve never been one to get...

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I didn’t like Star Wars the Last Jedi

I watched Star Wars the Last Jedi on opening night here in Japan. I gave it a few days and I will watch it again after this post, but, I didn’t like the film… Incoming spoilers Snoke is dead? Rei’s parents are nobodies? What was...

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I watched the Fullmetal Alchemist live-action movie in Japan

Fullmetal Alchemist (Hagane no renkinjutsushi) is one of my favourite manga series at the true-to-story Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood might just be my favourite anime series. I live in Japan now and all my previous movie outings have been to see western movies; however the FMA...

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Wonder Woman is Awesome

The movie on the lips of every professional and armchair critic right now is Wonder Woman. I saw it on opening night here in Jamaica after successfully avoiding spoilers including the later trailers. Well, how was the movie? One word…Awesome!  Without spoiling anything let’s just...

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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is an awesome film

I’ll admit, I wasn’t so sure about the Star Wars franchise being swallowed up by Disney. I didn’t want it watered down for profit with a new movie every year plus more books and toys. The burial of the expanded universe was in hindsight a...

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10 known causes of intense Geekgasms

A “geekgasm” can be best described as a fit of intense geek joy; the play on the word orgasm is obvious. The geeks have truly inherited the earth but what are the greatest causes for intense geekgasms? I have a post today that will help! Giant...

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Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

I won’t pretend I am some learned movie critic that can name a 5 dozen directors in 10 seconds, identify actors by their fingernails and occasionally fix my imaginary crown on my larger than average head. I’m just a geek who grew up with multiple...

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens

The Force finally awakened in Jamaica on December 23rd. After dodging spoilers and the urge to attack the offices of my local movie theatre company I finally descended upon the first public showing of Star Wars: The Force Awakens in Jamaica extremely anxious and in the...

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Shingeki No Kyojin – live action Trailer and Poster

The wait is almost over ladies and gentlemen; the live action Shingeki No Kyojin or Attack on Titan movie is set for release in Japan this summer in two parts. Check out the recently released second trailer below. Fanboys (and girls) all over the world are...

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