Tagged: 2009

Universal Dork Wishes you a Happy Halloween!

Well dorks, it is that special time of year…Hallo-f’n-ween! By in large, this is the holiday that just calls to all dorks to don their favorite character’s likeness and beat their hooves to a party, pub crawl, etc. So please join us at Universal Dork in celebrating our first Halloween…and let us offer a great big thanks for coming out and supporting us along they way…and reading along…Happy Halloween!

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The Unborn…A Trip Into the Cliché!

Well, on the surface this is actually not that bad of a horror/haunting thriller. But if you are looking for something with substance and a well developed plot…look elsewhere. The Unborn (just coming to DVD) was released earlier this year, and the trailers piqued my interest a bit. Unfortunately, I did not catch it on the silver screen…so I threw ‘er on the Netflix queue and waited. Read on to learn more! Achtung! Spoiler Alert! I will be ripping on aspects of this movie that might take away from your viewing experience…although I doubt it.

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Universal Dork’s – Best Costumes of Comic-Con 2009

Well, Universal Dork has yet another special treat for the loyal followers. Having access to the 2009 San Diego Comic-con allows for a wide variety of things, exclusive movie trailers and previews, TV pilots, Celeb/Creator panels, comics, art, video games, toys…and on and on. But one of the most heralded and timeless aspects of the Comic-con are the attendee’s costumes.

Well, this was my first year attending the Comic-con but the level of participation in donning of costumes met my expectations. So it is with great please that Universal Dork brings you the Best Dressed of San Diego Comic-con 2009. Loyal readers, please keep in mind that approximately 150,000 people were expected at this year’s Comic-con over the course of 4 days, so this is Universal Dorks snippet of the samplings.

And the Best Costumes are…. (Drum Roll Please!) pldtpldtpldtpldtpldtpldtpldtpldtpldtpldtpldtpldtpldt
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If the Collector Calls…it’s gonna be Bad News!

So, The Collector…saw it this weekend and here are my thoughts…

When approaching the theater, I had to remind myself that The Collector was written and directed by Marcus Dunstan. Dunstan has written Saw IV, V, and the upcoming VI (personally, the world could have done without II-V). In the case of The Collector, I really did not want to see new Jigsaw killer, torture scenes, horrendous blood via wild and impractical contraptions, etc., but rather something that would show Dunstan can do different styles of horror. After all, this was his first attempt at directing, perhaps a desire to differentiate himself. Dunstan also has other “interesting” credentials…for instance he was the writer of the Feast movies (again a trilogy that was just fine being one movie, and was a great movie I might add). So, I erased my expectations and ventured forth into the dark confines of my new home for the 85 minute run time.

Collector Movie Poster

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