Ef You Treyarch...

Mass Effect 3 – Reapers

Mass Effect 3 – Reapers

Battlefield 3 – Mission Failed

Inception – Trailer Sound

I cannot be alone in this. The sound of the Reapers from Mass Effect 3 reminded me of the Mission Failed sound from Battlefield 3 that in turn reminded me of the sound from the Inception Trailer. Just an never ending circle of bbbrrrooonnngggg!

Ef you Fast Five

The movie was rather good. There’s a strong possibility I have a man crush on Vin Diesel and the fight scene with The Rock was cool.

South Korean and Japanese Delight

Best Netflix Instant Watch history ever. Everybody should watch all three of those movies they are fantastic.

Blade 2 is Better then Signs

A definite conclusion to a decade long discussion. Blade 2 is unequivocally better then Signs.

Stallone – The Expendables – 2010

The Joys of a Netflix Blu Ray User Pt. 3

Paranormal Activity was released on DVD and Blu-ray Disc on December 29, 2009.

Back in January I posted regarding the Blu-Ray delays though Netflix. After that post of displeasure as a five and a half month update I posted again about getting two releases sent to me the day they were released on home video. Things continue looking up as Netflix has done the unspeakable.

Almost six months after release Netflix is FINALLY sending me Paranormal Activity on Blu-Ray. At this point I was hoping to hit the half year mark but seriously that is a damn long wait. The entire time that movie was in my queue it was always at the top and as much as I can remember the movie was in “Very long wait” status.

Right now I have six items at the top of my queue listed at “Very long wait” and don’t expect to get content like “The Road” or “I Hope They Serve Beer In Hell” any time soon. Regardless I’ll keep everybody posted. If anybody has any other suggestions of disks I should add to my queue to track let me know.

Saugatuck Film Festival – Deforce World Premiere

Yesterday I had to pleasure of attending the world premiere of the movie Deforce though the Saugatuck Film Festival shown at the Saugatuck High School. Being my first time attending the film festival I wasn’t sure what to expect. Overall the expereince was great (minus one terrible person) and the movie comes highly recommended to anybody given to chance to see it.

Tickets were $10 so around the same as seeing a wide release. The showing was just in the school and I completely forgot how important stadium seating is for seeing movies. We got to the venue a little later then expected (about 10 mins before the showing) and the place was packed. I got stuck behind some large older man so I had a hard time seeing the screen and had to keep moving to look around his dome. Sitting behind me some very rude person that kept making a sucking or slurping noise though the entire showing. Multiple times I looked directly back at him out of annoyance but he wouldn’t stop. Throughout the viewing I tried my best to ignore him and enjoy the film but he was an asshole regardless.

Deforce is about the history of Detroit though the rise during the automotive/war years though the decline starting in the 1960′s though today highlighting the corruption of the Kwame years. There is plenty of history to learn and some great shots of the Detroit Ruins. The stories are punishing and the interviews are enlightening. I would classify this as a must watch for anybody but especially eastsiders and burb crawlers. Hopefully the documentary will come to Netflix for a wider audience as I know many I would love to be able to see this movie. For readers of the book Middlesex (not the sexology but the setting) the history here will be right up your alley.

Before the feature they showed the short film named “U.S.A.” that was filmed in Chicago. The only thing notable about the film was I swear they used sound effects from Half-Life 2 as the soldier in he movie sounded like he was in the Combine. After the viewing the director of Deforce came out and answered questions. He was very down to earth and answered all questions thrown at him strongly. Deforce comes highly recommended and  if I hear of the film getting a DVD, theater, or streaming release I’ll make sure people know about it.