The fall and rise of Planet of the Apes

As a big fan of the original Planet of the Apes, of course I was skeptical before Rise of the Planet of the Apes came out. 



The CGI conundrum

When Jurassic Park cemented the power of CGI, the genie was definitely out of the bottle for good. 

There’s been a lot of great CGI since, and a lot of terrible movies that rely on it way too much as well.

Finding your inner zombie

At first I figured zombies were going to be a trend in horror, they'd have their time, then go away, but it looks like zombies are indeed here to stay as the monster of the new millennium. 



The legendary make-up of Dick Smith

Along with Oprah Winfrey and James Earl Jones, legendary make-up artist Dick Smith is slated to receive an honorary Academy Award, and it's frankly long overdue. 



On violence and video games

The never-ending debate about the alleged link between violence and video games has hit the news yet again.