Zany Zach's Blog

Amateur blog for mostly Film/CD/Book/TV reviews ………

Devil’s Dross? Devil’s Due Review

Alarmingly inept horror with a spectacular disregard for originality — and authenticity for that matter — for emphasis on supernatural hijacks; the result barely racks the pulse. The devil conceit, … Continue reading

April 18, 2014 · 2 Comments

The bitchy sisters of Arendelle: Frozen Review

Review ‘Frozen’ claims three historical landmarks for Disney. First, it is the first post-modern revisionist fairy tale to gross over circa 1.097 billion dollars and therefore the highest grossing animated … Continue reading

April 12, 2014 · 6 Comments

It’s my birthday!!

Zany turns the big 25!!  

April 11, 2014 · 26 Comments

Booze, boobs and boys: 300: Rise Of An Empire Review

Review Zach Snyder’s distinctive directorial style largely eschews the very rudimentary principles of coherent plotting and characterisations for a hyper-stylised assemble of visual set pieces. Only his finer work, 2007’s … Continue reading

April 5, 2014 · 3 Comments

Marked for greatness? Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones Review

Review ‘The Marked Ones’ is a low profile, franchise rejuvenator test product, with a borderline schizophrenic tone compiled of literal conceits borrowed from the other machinations of similar and derivative … Continue reading

March 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

A refreshing antidote to ‘Toy Story’: ‘Garden Of Worlds’ Review

The experimental aspects of Walt Disney’s 1940 classic, ‘Fantasia’, have diminished due to the centralised proliferation of various studios that place the accent on relentless commercialism. With the release of … Continue reading

March 21, 2014 · 3 Comments

Above average TV trash: Veronica Mars Review

Review ‘Veronica Mars’ is slickly made and wittily scripted, but is largely bereft of cinematic flourishes to out-step its TV-series provenance and to justify a cinematic feature.  An excessive barrage … Continue reading

March 16, 2014 · 1 Comment

Can Frankenstein be so hot and brain-dead? I, Frankenstein Review

Review The irony of a hopelessly derivative and formulaic movie that feels complied from the discard heap of other and better action flicks, and that simultaneously,  utilises Mary Shelley’s central … Continue reading

March 8, 2014 · 7 Comments

My Handwriting- what do you think?

Originally posted on Zany Zach's Blog:
I thought I would do a post about my handwriting which is one of the few things about me that people actually like-…

March 2, 2014 · 3 Comments

The 10 minute post: Homophobia online

It becomes disconcerting, almost excruciating how the worldwide jungle that is the internet becomes a transgression like portal for outpourings of aversion to homosexuality. Here, in the 21st century, our … Continue reading

February 27, 2014 · 8 Comments
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