Michael Moran’s seen Skyfall, and we calmed him down just enough to tell you about it. And, like 007’s classic DB5, there isn’t a spoiler in sight.
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A brainy, action packed science fiction movie starring that dude from the Batman film AND a bald guy? We had to send Michael Moran to this one.
Knock knock. Michael Moran’s here to review The Sweeney. And he hasn’t had any dinner.
Michael Moran pays tribute to Tony Scott.
The wold’s manliest film gets a sequel. And it’s even manlier. Michael Moran mans up and reviews it. Like a man.
Blockbuster thriller author Jo Nesbø is behind a funny, violent and very messy crime yarn set on the Norway / Sweden border.Michael Moran takes a peek at the subtitles.
Your friendly neighbourhood web-head swings back onto the screen in an all-new franchise. Will it make your spider sense tingle? Are the new mechanical web-shooters firing blanks? Michael Moran investigates
What would you do if you met a visitor from another time? Michael Moran finds out when he sees a movie sequel that’s at least a decade overdue. Has time been kind to Earth’s shadowy guardians?
One of the great untold stories of WW2 reaches the screen at last. But does it manage a victory roll? Or does it buy the farm? Michael Moran scrambles to the cinema to find out.
It’s a Jason Statham joint. You know what to expect. Michael Moran looks into the subtext and semiotics of a film so manly it’s going to punch you in the face with a fist made of guns.
Marvel have finally done it. They’ve brought all their most powerful properties together in one movie. Michael Moran does his best to describe the biggest superhero movie ever.
Michael Moran takes a determinedly spoiler-free look at Mark Wahlberg’s super-smuggler thriller. Advisory: Contains scenes of s J Jonah Jameson in a sailor suit.
Another R-rated comedy from the Bridesmaids gang? Well that, and something else, as Michael Moran discovers…
Jonah Hill described this retread of the 80s US TV teen cop drama as being an “R-rated, insane, Bad Boys-meets-John Hughes-type movie”. Michael Moran has nothing to add to that. But he adds something anyway.
Gordon’s Alive? Michael Moran on why the ghost of Sam J Jones makes John Carter the first must-see blockbuster of 2012
It’s long past time for a new high-quality sci-fi drama. But is this time travelling caper worth your time? Michael Moran investigates…
This Sunday British TV starts Autumn in earnest with the return of two major shows. In the first in an occasional series Michael Moran previews the ratings battle of the season.
Well, She-Hulk, Ultimates and X-Factor list their final issues for January. And Avengers World has gone missing, which never looks good. Electra, Ghost Rider and Invaders hang in there. The new Wolverines title gets the 3.99 price point, the first ongoing weekly comic to go there. Squirrel Girl at $3.99 suggests that weve seen the… Read more »
Grant Morrison has talked a few times about the Kid Marvelman story he was asked to write for Warrior Magazine back in the day, after they’d fallen on bad terms with Alan Moore, only to get a note from Alan Moore asking him please not to. Well, there’s no one to stop him now. We’d… Read more »
Reviewer Michael Moran paints an intriguing picture of this one: The look of the film is luscious. The effects are quite brilliant. There are one or sequences that set the bar pretty high for anyone who might be, for example, making a Star Wars movie in the next year or two. This is, in my book, a… Read more »
Marvel have made an agreement with Alan Moore to not use his name in conjunction with their reprinting of the Marvelman/Miracleman comic book, at his request. Which necessitated such solicitations such as this; MIRACLEMAN #1 & 2 THE ORIGINAL WRITER & MICK ANGLO (W) GARRY LEACH, ALAN DAVIS, PAUL NEARY, STEVE DILLON & MICK ANGLO… Read more »
Filling in for other parts of the BC machine which are currently in motion in various parts of the world, so I’m sure someone will be by with a more indepth analysis soon, but here’s what’s official for now: Update: See also Michael Moran’s much more informative piece on this development. BBC Worldwide North America announces… Read more »
Welcome to another week’s Lying In The Gutters. And a special thanks to DC Comics for giving us some cracklingly good weekend traffic. Whether it’s Batwoman, Harley Quinn or Aquaman, it’s all people have wanted to talk about. Not even Flash Thompson could keep up. Though our top story is very grateful to Reddit. Photo… Read more »