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Movie Review – The Amazing Spider-Man 2
Movies / Reviews

Movie Review – The Amazing Spider-Man 2

Ugggggggggghhhhhhhhhh… Look, I didn’t like The Amazing Spider-Man, not at all. It was one of the most shockingly incompetent big-budget movies I’ve seen in recent memory, aside from completely misunderstanding who its title character is. That being said, Spider-Man is my favorite superhero, and I really desperately want to see a great Spider-Man movie again. … Continue reading

Pictures from Disneyland – February 2014
Miscellaneous / Photo Collections / Theme Parks

Pictures from Disneyland – February 2014

I’m back again with another set of pictures from Disneyland. This month I decided to spend some more time with Disneyland’s sister park, Disney California Adventure. California Adventure is a park that has had a fairly remarkable transformation, yet still has a few areas that still are problematic from both a design and thematic standpoint. … Continue reading

Reveals in the Haunted Mansion or: How it Took Seeing an Effect Broken to Realize That I Didn’t Like it.
Editorial / Miscellaneous / Theme Parks

Reveals in the Haunted Mansion or: How it Took Seeing an Effect Broken to Realize That I Didn’t Like it.

So many of the great effects in Disneyland are based on the idea of a reveal. Turning a corner in almost absolute darkness, hearing screams and a disembodied voice up ahead before you round the turn to see the source of the voice: a ghostly Jolly Roger above a dark archway. Emerging from the inside … Continue reading