Just some of the South Park and the Stick of Truth achievements
Just some of the South Park and the Stick of Truth achievements
Pain & Gain (2013)
The true story of opportunistic roid-head bodybuilders in 90s Miami and their master plan to get what they feel life owes them.
A very weird story told in a weird way. I’m really not sure what it was going for. At times it feels like a dark comedy but at the heart of it you have nasty, vain, greedy people that are running around stealing and murdering.
Of course it has that leery Michael Bay T&A thing going on interspersed with the odd ‘shazam’ edit and part narrated flashback mixed with linear narrative.
Some of the scenes are unbelievable, the amateurish nature of the kidnapping, the disposal of the bodies, the hospital scene are just ridiculous.
These guys are bungling goons with impressive physiques, I don’t think I can criticise the performances of the main three, but I can certainly criticise them for opting to be in it. The Rock in particular is a lot of fun as a conflicted coke-head religious nut running around blagging armoured trucks and with nine toes.
Hell, I don’t know, all in all, I really did not enjoy this.
"What does life serve you? A shame sandwich with a side order of shit!"
"I used to call my Vag Michelle".
“Victor Kershaw is a criminal prick, who deserves bad stuff to happen to him!”
“Don’t eyeball me! I’ve seen your mother driving up and down these streets looking at me! I’ll be your stepfather in about a week!”
“Jesus Christ himself has blessed me with many gifts, one of them is knocking someone the fuck out!”
:) this is the very definition of personal preference. A comment which I enjoyed btw. It was the parts of this review that I agreed with in the opposite - the ridiculous scenes were over the top and just that, ridiculous, but for me, in a good way.
and yes, the Rock’s character was awesome, #1 turkey of 2013, for which I noticed Movie 43 was behind?? I question that :P
Recently watched 4 newer movies that made it’s way to (Canadian) Netflix
Tower Heist (2011)
I liked it, don’t be a jerk. I know Eddie Murphy died in 1994 (RIP) but this was a fun watch.
You’re Next (2011)
The home invasion genre is booooooooooooooooooring. This home invasion movie is really good. Don’t be a jerk, try it out!
VHS 2 (2013)
I didn’t see VHS 1 but I don’t think it really matters. This smattering of horrible themed 1st person short stories..and breath…is ok. I’m not a huge fan of ‘found footage’ since the concepts are usually poorly done, or questionable at best. These footages are good enough to keep the theme, some of the stories being better then others.
Pain & Gain (2013)
I enjoyed this movie very much so! There’s something about it that makes it very watchable. I like movies about assholes, getting what comes to them and this movie delivers. The Rock’s performance alone makes this a must watch.
If I get a chance to get to the comic shop today - these are on the hit list!
I keep writing a bunch of stuff but as a terrible writer ..OR maybe as a writer who is learning, I deleted everything I wrote!
I’ll try to keep this tight (industry term I think).
…and to set this ‘article’ up…rumors are a float of a female to play Dr. Doom in the Fantastic Four movie reboot…and queue a million fanboys screaming out as if their fucking opinion mattered…
Change is good! Yeah, despite fans who HATE change, they may be loud but they really don’t matter. I had like 5 pages just on changes, the ones that worked, the ones that did not…I’ll just say this - Micheal Clark Duncan made for one hell of a Kingpin in an overall, poorly executed movie.
Casting is a crap shoot and until the product is released, bitching and moaning will happen but ultimately does not matter. Why is this a good thing, well it could be a bad thing but until the movie is released, I could give a shit. It works out more then it fails.
YES! most world leaders, dictators, those types are men…Dr. Doom inherited his post as Dr. of Latveria, so a woman can do that to.
A good story teller will tell a good story, and good actors will shine. A movie isn’t a success due to 1 reason.
There’s really only one way the movie can end OR a female Dr. Doom can be defeated - Punched out by Susan. The Thing isn’t going to whale on a woman…maybe while the armor is on yes, but that mask is coming off, and the Thing won’t hit that.
Johnny might hit that! Yeah, females are poorly portrayed in movies and I could see the story going down that road…love interest/sparks fly between Johnny Storm and a female Dr. Doom….this would weaken the villain.
One of the origins for Doom was the reason he put the mask on, and if a female did it for that reason, it wouldn’t be taken the same way.
#NCBD all together. #MsMarvel #Punisher #SexCriminals #MKSpiderman #SuperiorFoes #comics #Hashtag!!
Just cause! …not the game, but the reason.
Inspired by Burnt Weiners Episode193 Favorite Video Games
Baldur’s Gate 2 - PC Game | 2000
Some people do this shit all the time, but not me! …The following is This Shit
I loved Baldur’s Gate and when the sequel was announced, I was all over it!! It used the AD&D rule set and was one of the first video games that mirrored pen & paper.
Resident Evil 4 - Nintendo Game Cube | 2005
I know the series moved away from the tradition of set scenes, game play blah blah blah BUT I love me some RE4. What made the game even more fun was the horribly shitty Game Cube controller which made the game just hard enough to be fun. …the Wii version with the point and click was a joke and I breezed through it!
Max Payne - PC | 2001
This was like a good crime noir, mixed with comic book style cut scenes, great third person shooting action AND …I think that’s it. I’m not very good at explaining myself :)
Freedom Force / and it’s Sequel vs. the 3rd Reich - PC | 2002/2005
Best super hero game ever! It’s turned based combat, the golden age feel of comic books and even the customization was all a big part of these games.
Alan Wake - PC 2012
Great story, just long enough so the game play doesn’t out live it’s self.
Grand Theft Auto…wait for it!! part 2! yeah, the top down one. - PC | 1999
I played this one to DEATH! I’d do all the missions, then rampage, run over Elvis’s then do more missions…get one gang really pissed off.
Chrono Trigger - SNES | 1995
My favorite RPG (even ahead of Baldur’s Gate). Hell of a time travel story too! Also my favorite console game of all time, though I rarely played console games.
Honorable Mentions: Tony Hawk Pro Skater 2, WWF Wrestlemania 2000, Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six, Ogre Battle, Age of Empires 2, Commandos: Behind Enemy Lines, Pirates!, Mount & Blade: Warband, Portal 2, Walking Dead by Telltale games,
My Amalgam issues 1996/1997
I like villain-y types (sometimes) to the point where I want them to get their comeuppance, but not right away…like a fine wine, I want it to age nicely, and then BAM!
Revenge is a dish best served cold - although it starts out hot and needs time to properly cool.
Up first …the one guy that doesn’t make the list ..from The Walking Dead, everyone’s favorite (except mine) the Governor!
I think the ball was dropped with this character and …
When he kills all his constituents? I think it’s that since that was the first real bit of research I’ve ever done for a write up. To call it an article would make other real articles feel shame.
Anyway, where was I? Yeah so the Gov kills his people, finds new people, then does the prison attack 2.0. Fuck that, horrible character and terrible villain.
Who makes a good villain and, in some cases, my favorites aren’t out and out villains…but this asshole is and I’m so glad for it!
King Kong ain’t got nothing on this King! Joffrey is such an evil little prick. Privileged, rich, silver spoon-ish and down RIGHT EVIL! I’m pretty sure everyone wants this little punk dead right…right? Not me! Well, not yet…this is one of those situations you wants to savor.
Ok, Mr. Barrow (formerly know as Thomas) isn’t as pure evil as King Joffrey BUT he’s still a slick, oily motherfucker (not my words) but he is a very good ne’er do well…hell, I thought O’Brien had him dead to rights but he managed himself out of that situation AND still went back to his sly ways. The dude is a fox, I always look forward to what he has to offer to the villain-y world.
Have you seen this man? I love Walter White!
But he’s a bad bad man. Make no doubt, he is the villain. He started out meek and mild but by the end, he wasn’t a good fella. He was the one who knocks and yes, he had to die…but it was an awesome ride along.
The next evil jerk is quite the animated one!
GET IT! Anyway, I love Barry Dylan, or Other Barry if you (or he) prefers! He’s great! He’s like an evil Steve Austin - the 6 million dollar man not the rassler. Always a treat when he comes after Archer.
Another animated creeper comes from the Venture Bros…..BUT WHO?? I have such a hard time deciding..I thought The Monarch would be obvious, until you think about all the awesome bad guys.
Ghost Robot, the Pirate Captain, Phantom Limb, Killinger…ALL of them…the entire Venture Bros villain list goes on here!