Archive for the ‘DVDs’ Category

Pop/Ed: Grim_Noir’s Top 13 Pop Culture Moments From 2013

January 3rd, 2014 | Posted by Grim_Noir | No Comments
Wow. This year whipped by like freefall with an unpacked parachute, didn’t it? As 2013 draws to a close, it is traditional to sit back and take stock of the events ...

Grim_Noir Crosses Paths With… The Skull Man

January 26th, 2013 | Posted by Grim_Noir | No Comments
Title: The Skull Man (DVD set) Original Story: Shotaro Ishinomori Series Composition: Yutaka Izubuchi Director: Takeshi Mori Animation Production: studio BONES DVDs Produced By: Sentai Filmworks Viewable at www.hulu.com (*subtitled only) Reviewed by Grim_Noir When you find something ...

Grim_Noir Assembles Anime Avengers for the Replacements Game

May 27th, 2012 | Posted by Grim_Noir | No Comments
I learned a new game last month. It’s called “The Replacements game.” Like the Keanu Reeves movie, one player challenges the other to come up with a replacement team, IF ...

Grim_Noir Finds “Space Battleship Yamato” Flying Under The Radar

December 2nd, 2011 | Posted by Grim_Noir | No Comments
I would like to propose the hashtag #OccupyStarBlazers. For a year now, Dark Forces have been engaged in a conspiracy. I’m not talking about the current economic crisis or a sinister ...

PAUL

September 13th, 2011 | Posted by FlannelGuy | 1 Comment
When I first saw a preview for Paul, I was a little skeptical. It was really hard to believe Seth Rogen, normally type cast as “the stoner” could pull off ...

New PopShots Up! Have you seen SuckerPunch? It’s on DVD. Yay.

August 12th, 2011 | Posted by JD (Host) | 1 Comment
Tried something new this time, using actual photos as backgrounds…I *think* I like how it looks? You would think that doing this would make drawing the strip easier. But NO. ...

Grim_Noir’s “Tekken” is strong

July 27th, 2011 | Posted by Grim_Noir | No Comments
“You will believe a panda can fly!” Okay, as taglines go, that one is pretty terrible. But we are talking about Namco’s “Tekken” here. The new CG movie “Tekken: Blood Vengeance ...