... step into my garden

Monday, December 31, 2012

Most Disappointing Car 2012

With all the press raving about the second coming of the sports car, I decided to take a test drive with the thing and prepared to bow down in astonishment ... and so comes the next award ...

Most Disappointing Movie 2012

So... Here are the facts...
- A geologist gets lost in a cave he just mapped and guided people through
- A biologist reacts like he just met Boo the dog when he meets the first alien life form in the history of mankind
- An explorer takes of his helmet somewhere inside an alien base on a distant planet because ... what the heck? I'm not gonna die now, am I?

So here it is, you probably guessed it ...

Worst Trip 2012

I have recently realized that I've never given this prestigious award before, and it's not fair... For where there is a winner there must surely be somone at the opposite end to call a loser. And if the excitement of this year's best trip was something to remember, then so is this...

Sunday, December 23, 2012

2012 Awards

The time has come yet again to name those special moments that have marked the year. Have no fear... The 2012 Scullder awards are here!

Worst Trip 2012
Worst Most Disappointing Movie 2012
Most Disappointing Car 2012

Friday, December 14, 2012

A Hobbit

Have you ever seen 48FPS? ... in 3D? It is ... overwhelming, your eyes will have a very hard time coping with it. For me it took around two hours for my eyes to adjust and afterwards my brain was left performing the child pose for the rest of the night. Most people are saying it's a very bad thing ... but to be honest I'm not quite so sure... they were saying the same about 3D some years ago, and now  they're starting to like it...

But, back to the movie ... and it's glorious glorious 3D ... I think it has the best 3D I've ever seen, most probably even better than Avatar's. It is with very little doubt the best 3D there ever was, which doesn't really hurt ... since the story ... Yeah ... the story ... and it's many many glorious monsters and sceneries ... I think it has most probably the best special effects I've ever seen, most probably even better than Avatar's. There were quite a few moments when I thought the monsters were to grossly close to real ... Which is quite an accomplishment.

But, back to the story ... I was never really a big fan of Ring Lord, I like it more or less. It's cool with adventure magic monster stuff but the lack of light sabers turns me off a bit. So it is probably because of my mild ignorance that I really don't understand why so many people complain about the story. It has action, adventure, drama ... suspense ... For me, the story sits very well on par with the rest of the hobbit-orc-goblin-elf-dwarf stuff we've seen in the original trilogy ... very well ... and I could not have hoped for more.

So ... crazy visuals ... glorious 3D ... really great monsters ... I think this movie was quite good. Even only for the Gollum scene, which raises the bar of CGI characters and digital effects in general to a completely new level, everyone should see this movie. But go prepared ... your eyes will scream for mommy.

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Superman's protruding ... Muscles

As you might already know, there'a new Superman movie coming out soon and there's a new poster for it ...

One you get past the blaring lens flare effect you might notice that this guy has some really big muscles on him ... which brings me to the real problem of things ...

Last time we saw him he was more ... exposed ... he was leaving a more long-lasting impression ... hitting you in the face unexpectedly with impressive visual styling. All this dark tone and contre-jour flares seem to be hiding away his real protruding image ...

So ... Is the magic really gone?

Is it really all gone?

Nope! ... there it is!