Retro Arcade Game Ads

One of my favorite things to look up is old arcade photos and game cabinet advertisements. Some sell with family fun angles, some feature mascots, while many rely on young women to sell the excitement of the game. Those are the more interesting since they are a bit counter intuitive. Counting on a pretty package [...]

Bloodshot (2020) 🔴

Purchase Bloodshot on Amazon This one went under my radar last year, I think I was preoccupied with a few other things. As far as this Valiant Comics character goes I know very little about the backstory, power set or anything really. I came in only knowing that he is a character that's been around [...]

Atragon (1963)

Atragon (1963) Today we are watching Atragon, for the very first time. Atragon (海底軍艦, Kaitei Gunkan, literally 'The Undersea Warship') is a Japanese science fiction (Tokusatsu) film produced and distributed by Toho in 1963. The movie is loosely based on the story "The Undersea Warship" by Shunrō Oshikawa and "The Undersea Kingdom" by Shigeru Komatsuzaki. [...]

Side Notes: The Old Guard

In this Side Note I want to talk about my first impression of "The Old Guard". It's different but it also feels very familiar. This could easily be branded as a Highlander reboot with a twist... instead of fighting other immortals they band together to fight for the world. I think the concept of The [...]

My Favorite Part of Kung-Fu Flicks

The 36th Chamber of Shaolin While watching "The 36th Chamber of Shaolin" today, a wonderful Kung-Fu film from Run Run Shaw in 1978 and my favorite of all the Kung-Fu Flicks, it dawned on me that I am more enamored of a Martial Art Film's training sequences more that the loss and revenge of that [...]