Tag Archives: Review

A Look At The New Dungeons & Dragons Player’s Handbook

By Christopher Helton The new edition of the Dungeons & Dragons roleplaying game has been rolling out over the last couple of months, first with the release of the Starter Set and now with the first of the core rule …

Create Your Own Stories With The Valiant Universe Roleplaying Game

By Christopher Helton The Valiant Universe roleplaying game is out from Catalyst Game Labs and Valiant Entertainment. Based on the Cue System rules originally developed for Catalyst Game Labs’ Cosmic Patrol, a game inspired by the Golden Age of Science …

A Fast Paced Demonic Thriller In The First Issue Of The Devilers

By Christopher Helton When your first complaint about a new comics is “man, that was too short” that bodes well for the issue, right? It does for The Devilers by Joshua Hale Fialkov and Matt Triano, the brand new comic …

Bleeding Cool Has Watched The Pilot Episode Of Gotham. And We Bring Screencaps.

This isn’t your grandfather’s Batman. Of course it’s not Batman at all. This is Gotham. And thanks to a rather entertaining source, I’ve just seen the pilot episode.

Nice Things We Can Have – Looking At The Dungeons & Dragons Starter Set

By Christopher Helton Just before the fireworks of the American Independence Day you may have heard a shot fired off. That was the opening volley in the release of the new edition of Dungeons & Dragons from Wizards of the …

Transformers: Age of Extinction Review

For a while, it was published that Brendon wrote this review. He didn’t. He hasn’t seen the film. This is by Patrick Dane.

What We Loved About The Amazing Spider-Man 2

The moment in The Amazing Spider-Man 2 that I loved more than any other was actually, for once, an example of Peter using his Spider-powers. I don’t think I felt this way about any of the previous Spider-Man films at …

Review – Captain America: The Winter Soldier Is Ambitious, Surprising, Exciting And Hardly Ever Too Silly

Marvel really are building up a fantastic body of work, bringing out the best in their writers, directors, stars and characters. Keep it up, guys.

Telltale Games’ Walking Dead Is Back For Season 2 And If You Haven’t Played Before, You Should Catch Up

Why I love The Walking Dead video games and think that you will too.

Why The Desolation Of Smaug Is Absolutely Wonderful… And Deeply Dreadful, All At Once

A year from now this film is suddenly going to be a whole lot better than it is now. Well, from one point of view at least.

Misfits Gives Us A “Five Years Later” For Its Final Episode

“Are you telling me the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles never killed some ignorant fucker for dropping litter or shitting in the street?” “No, they didn’t. Leonardo, Michelangelo, Donatallo or Raphael would never have done any of those things, they lived …

In Praise Of The Day Of The Doctor And Saving Mr. Banks

What’s so interesting about this week’s big cinema release and tomorrow’s big DVD and Blu-ray?

Our First-Look, Spoiler-Free Mini-Review Of Thor 2: The Dark World

To a very large extent, Thor: The Dark World works rather well indeed.

Bleeding Cool Review – Prince Avalanche

Paul Rudd and Emile Hirsch star in David Gordon Green’s hilariously heartbreaking piece on both loneliness and being alone.

Sexy Time Travel Triumphs in Jess Fink’s We Can Fix It!

Jess Fink has been doing strange things with comics for some time now, and her new book released from Top Shelf this May doesn’t disappoint, which is good news for those who want to see her become even more bizarre …

FrightFest Diary Day One – The Dead 2, Curse of Chucky And You’re Next

The latest film from the Ford Brothers, possibly the best Chucky film to-date and a twisty home invasion thriller kick off the festival.

Haunting Melissa – Opening The Doors Of A Transmedia Puzzle

I’m four episodes in at the time of writing, with seven to go. While the broad conventions of horror fiction are present, this is an arresting, platform-specific piece of work so far.

Monsters University Is A Pixar Classic And Swerves The Typical Prequel Pitfalls Brilliantly

If you go into this prequel worried that it might in some way clash with or betray the original film, just a few minutes should put your mind at rest…