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The Retreat Review: The Lesson Is Don’t Go On Holiday With Thandie Newton

Michael Moran went to see new Brit thriller The Retreat for Bleeding Cool If you put them under enough pressure, even the Palme d’Or crowd will admit that everyone likes a bit of Bayhem. Transformers, Batman, Die Hard, James Bond, they’re the names that attract the really big crowds to cinemas. But sometimes you need… Read more »

Cowboys & Aliens – Put Your Popcorn-Chewing Apparatus Into High Gear

Michael Moran has been to see Cowboys & Aliens for us: With a title as ridiculous as that, Cowboys & Aliens can’t expect to be taken seriously, can it? But up there on the screen are James Bond and Indiana Jones, looking tough and just daring you to laugh. Jon Favreau has broken away from… Read more »

Monday Trending Topics: The Dark Knight Returns… Returns

San Diego Comic Con is over, but its announcements live on. Today we have some of the later-breaking news items from the show bubbling up to the top. Looking forward to seeing Frank Miller‘s The Dark Knight Returns animated. Warner Bros Animation is on a roll. Most-Read Comic Stories Today: Lots Of Art From DC’s… Read more »

Sunday Trending Topics: Marvel Assembly, DC Design

Interesting coincidence that today’s top two posts are both about character design. On the comic side we have copious amounts of artwork from DC’s Designing the New DCU 52 Panel, on the tv/film side we finally have all the pieces of the Avengers film character concepts put together into one giant Assembly of Avengers. Most-Read… Read more »

Captain America – The First Avenger: The Bleeding Cool Review

Michael Moran writes for Bleeding Cool: Most people who read comics know at least the basics of the story. A puny 90lb weakling is transformed by a unique scientific process into a near-perfect human being. With a unique combination of casting, pacing and effects Joe Johnston has transformed a solid if fairly unremarkable comic book… Read more »

Tuesday Trending Topics: Transformers And The Poetry Of Flying Metal

I’m only a casual Transformers fan, (and also a sucker for big budget sfx) and I think I liked the first two movies a little more than most, so I’ve been pretty encouraged by the cautiously optimistic buzz about Transformers: Dark of the Moon.  And interestingly enough, even though Michael Moran‘s review is decidedly mixed,… Read more »

Transformers: Dark Of The Moon Review

Michael Moran writes for Bleeding Cool. Brendon wants you to know that any pro-Bay sentiments are Michael’s own: If you have a young son or nephew you’re sure to have seen them at it. Clutching one action figure in each grubby little fist and repeatedly smashing them together as he softly growls to himself the… Read more »

Review: Green Lantern

Michael Moran writes for Bleeding Cool: Fanboys have ruined the funnybooks. And they’re ruining the movies too. I should know. I’m a fanboy. The disposable 4-colour yarns of the Silver Age have grown into weighty and expensive Absolute Editions. And with an adult price tag comes the expectation of adult content. Everything has to be… Read more »

The Twelve DC Relaunch Books We’re Most Excited About Here At Bleeding Cool

Everyone’s talking DC relaunch. Yes, even you. And it’s the same at Bleeding Cool Towers as well. So I asked ten writers for Bleeding Cool to tell us which, of the fifty-two issue launches, they are most excited about. Here’s what we thought. Greg Baldino – Blue Beetle Out of all the relaunches coming from… Read more »

REVIEW: The Green Lantern And Transformers Videogame Tie-Ins

Michael Moran writes for Bleeding Cool: Things that we know never work: Movie tie-in video games (except Goldeneye) and superhero videogames (except Arkham Asylum). It’s with some trepidation then that I took a look at Green Lantern: Rise Of The Manhunters and Transformers: Dark Of The Moon, The Game. The people behind these games have a… Read more »