Posts by Will Perkins

TV Character Battle: Ben Linus of Lost vs. That Guy from Lie To Me

Friend of Dork Shelf and fellow dork in her own right, Christie St. Martin, has posted an epic TV character grudge match over at her newly redesigned site.  What would happen if you pitted Benjamin Linus from Lost, master deceiver and manipulator extraordinaire against Lie To Me‘s Dr. Cal Lightman, a human Lie Detector? Having […]

Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World Video Blog and Wright Stuff

The first behind-the-scenes video blog for Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World has been posted on the film’s official site.  Director Edgar Wright gives a tour of the studio as the cast practices fight choreography.  Scott Pilgrim is based on the eponymous series of graphic novels and is currently filming in Toronto. Also, since Edgar Wright […]

Gaming Forum Creates Criterion Collection Video Game Box Art

The crazy kids over at the NeoGAF.com started a bit of a photoshop meme earlier this month:  What would video game box art look like if it were done in the style of Criterion Collection DVD covers? Criterion Collection films are known for their striking cover designs; a fact that the folks over at NeoGAF […]

Moon Trailer Lands Online

Clips of the upcoming sci-fi film Moon have been circulating online for a few months now, but today brings the first real trailer for the movie.   Director Duncan Jones has been touring the festival circuit for some time with Moon, where the film has garnered significant buzz.  Looks interesting, I see shades of other science […]

BioShock 2: First Gameplay Footage

Gametrailers.com has posted an exclusive first look at gameplay footage from BioShock 2.  BioShock 2 is the sequel to 2K Games brilliant BioShock which hit consoles and PC in 2007.  BioShock 2 sees the player return the underwater city of Rapture, but this time you aren’t alone. Soviet troops have stormed the undersea dystopia and […]

College Humor: The Dark Knight Meets the Justice League

The Justice League have more superpowers than they know what to do with.  Batman on the other hand has no superpowers.  With that in mind, College Humor presents a “realistic” take on what the power dynamic would actually look like within the Justice League of America. FROM AROUND THE WEB

Schwarzenegger Cameo in Terminator Salvation Confirmed

MTV Movies Blog has confirmed that Arnold Schwarzenegger will be appearing in the upcoming Terminator Salvation in some capacity.  Whether the Governator will appear in the flesh, or only lend his likeness and voice to the T-800 cyborg he has portrayed in the three previous Terminator films, the nature of his cameo appearance is still […]

The Onion Satirizes Video Game Violence with “Close Range”

The Onion has posted a very interesting story about video game violence, featuring a game called Close Range.  The game consists entirely of shooting people in the face with various guns at point blank range, and has been hailed by critics and fans alike as a masterpiece of video game design. Since The Onion is […]

Green Lantern: First Flight Trailer Arrives

The first trailer for Green Lantern: First Flight movie has hit the web. Hit the HD and Fullscreen buttons With the success of DC Comics and Warner Bros. previous direct-to-video animated features like Superman: Doomsday and Batman: Gotham Knight, a Green Lantern movie was bound to happen eventually.  Green Lantern: First Flight introduces us to […]

Dork Shelf Podcasts Now On iTunes

The Dork Shelf Podcasts can now be subscribed to on iTunes. Our bi-monthly shows discussing all the latest Dork Shelf.com goings on featuring Will, Lucas and Jeff and an assortment of wild and crazy guests are now easier than ever to listen to. Just click the link below if you use iTunes and your subscription […]

Scott Pilgrim Pics Galore Hit the Web

Director Edgar Wright (Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz) has been posting numerous behind-the-scenes photos from his new film Scott Pilgrim vs The World on his official website. Principal photography for the film began this week in Toronto and aside from the few hastily snapped paparazzi photos (which have disappeared from the web), Wright’s daily […]

Music Video: Homage to John Carpenter’s The Thing Using G.I. Joes

French music duo Cosmic Neman and Etienne Jaumet of the group Zombie Zombie have produced an awesome video for their single “Driving This Road Until Death Sets You Free“. The music video features G.I. Joe action figures in a stop-motion animated homage to John Carpenter‘s amazing 1982 horror film The Thing. Official Zombie Zombie Page […]

Konami Unveils New Metal Gear Solid Game

Konami and Kojima Productions have released the first teaser video for the untitled Metal Gear Solid sequel.  Details are scarce at the moment, but the timing is perfect given certain statements made by Metal Gear creator Hideo Kojima at the recent Game Developers Conference in San Francisco this past week. No release date has been given. […]

Ambitious Time Travel RTS Achron Unveiled at GDC

Real-time strategy games are no stranger to the convention of time-travel. Hell, the entire Command & Conquer Red Alert series is based around the idea of parallel worlds created by time-travel. However, a new RTS game called Achron has taken this a step further. Instead of time-travel merely being a plot device, it’s actually an integral game […]

The Wright Stuff – Jackie Chan Double Bill Confirmed

For the past month director Edgar Wright has been rocking Toronto’s Bloor Cinema with his Wright Stuff film series.  Wright Stuff comprises films selected by Wright ranging from cult classics like The Warriors, martial arts flicks like Shaolin Soccer and even Canadian horror classics like The Brood.  Of course, Wright threw in a few of […]

Mega64: Metal Gear Solid Characters meet their Maker

Mega64, the comedy troupe best known for their video game themed guerilla videos, have taken to the streets of San Francisco for the Game Developers Conference.  Dressed as Solid Snake and Raiden from the Metal Gear Solid series, the Mega64 guys sneak and cartwheel their way through San Francisco—that is until Metal Gear Solid series […]

Wii Emulator Makes Nintendo Titles Hi-Def

With high definition gaming from Nintendo looking increasingly unlikely in this current console generation, some intrepid designers have created a work around. The Wii and GameCube emulator Dolphin allows users to play legally (or illegally) copied Wii and GameCube games on their PC’s. Although you need some pretty hefty hardware to emulate the games well, Dolphin […]

Katamari Damacy Rolls onto PlayStation 3

Katamari Damacy the oddball franchise from Namco Bandai will finally arrive on Sony’s PlayStation 3 later this year. Katamari Damacy titles have previously appeared on the Xbox 360, PlayStation 2, and PlayStation Portable.  Katamari Damacy is simple in concept but insane in execution.  The player controls the Prince of the Universe as he rolls up […]