Posts by Will Perkins

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 […]

G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra’s Cobra Commander Fails

G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra comes out this summer from director Stephen Sommers. Sommers; creator of such cinematic gems as Deep Rising, The Mummy 1 & 2 and Van Helsing, has resurrected 60’s action figure and 80’s cartoon G.I. Joe as a summer blockbuster in the mold of these films. By in the mold […]

Where The Wild Things Are Trailer

Director Spike Jonze‘s much anticipated adaptation of the popular children’s book Where The Wild Things Are finally has an official trailer.  Hit the HD and Fullscreen buttons for best results. Where The Wild Things Are by author and artist Maurice Sendak tells the story of a young boy, Max whose imagination takes him on a […]

Green Lantern: Hal Jordan Head Injury Project

Flickr user dlanod has been compiling an archive of panels from DC‘s Green Lantern comics over the years.  In particular, he has collected panels which feature Hal Jordan—the 1960’s Silver-Age Lantern and Current Green Lantern—sustaining numerous head-injuries, of which there seem to be no short supply.  Hal Jordan should be dead from the innumerable blows […]

Astro Boy Trailer

Like many kids, I was exposed to reruns of the 1960’s Japanese cartoon Astro Boy in my youth. Part of me liked it, another part of me kind of hated it. I could never put my finger on it, but something about Astro Boy just creeped me out. Maybe it was the fact that he […]

New Star Trek TV Spot

Latino Review has posted a new TV spot for J.J. Abrams‘ Star Trek. The 30 second spot shows most of the stuff we’ve seen in trailers so far, but there are a few new things that make it worth watching. This was the first time I’d noticed Sulu sword fighting, no doubt an homage to the […]

Iron Man vs. Bruce Lee Stop-Motion Video

File this one under fights you thought you would never see. Québécois autodidact director Patrick Boivin has created this amazing “Iron Man versus Bruce Lee” stop-motion fight using action figures. It’s an awesome video with a twist ending. Make sure to hit the HD and fullscreen buttons. FROM AROUND THE WEB

Will Captain Kirk be the Green Lantern?

IESB.net is reporting that a reliable source at Warner Bros. has pegged actor Chris Pine for the role of Hal Jordan in the Green Lantern film.  Pine who plays Captain Kirk in the upcoming Star Trek movie from J.J. Abrams is the alleged front-runner amongst a list of actors all in their late 20’s.  Green […]

Battlestar Galactica Frak Map

There seems to be a lot of frakking going on in the fleet.  Battlestar Galactica Wiki has posted a handy reference page for those of you wanting to know who’s frakked who on Galactica, the fleet and beyond.  Based on the diagram it would seem that Baltar and Starbuck get around the most… But if […]

New Batman Arkham Asylum Trailer

The third trailer for the game Batman Arkham Asylum has hit the web.  The trailer showcases the stealth elements of the game for the first time, which is a relief to many who thought the title would just be a straight actioner.   The game puts the player in the role of Batman, as he attempts […]