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    Ricky D’s 50 Favourite Films of 2012 (Part Two)

      25: The Dark Knight Rises Directed by Christopher Nolan Screenplay by Jonathan Nolan and Christopher Nolan 2012, USA The Dark Knight Rises feels as if it was made up of two equal halves, with the most critical moment of the film breaking the movie in half, almost literally. While the second half may have […] More

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    Ricky D’s 50 Favourite Films of 2012 (Part One)

    2012 wasn’t a bad year for movies. It was actually a great year. The problem is, the movies we were most anticipating, specifically the Hollywood blockbusters like Prometheus and The Hobbit, didn’t live up to our expectations. With that said I still managed to make a list of 50 films I loved. Maybe I just […] More

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    Sketchy Episode 44 – ‘Superman vs. The Elite’

    This week it’s “Superman vs. The Elite,” the 2012 feature from DC Comics. Fourth host Kevin James joins Richard & Ryan to discuss all things Superman & everything else in Tangentland. No game this week, but there is a great song from The Bynars. Enjoy! [powerpress] Listen now! Listen on iTunes This episode is sponsored […] More

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    2012’s Great Movie Moments: July and August

    At the end of each month, the Sound On Sight staff will band together to write an article about their favourite scenes in films released. We were a little busy in early July so we decided to combine that list with our picks from August. Here are our favourite scenes from the months of July […] More

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    2012: The Best Movies of July and August

    Every thirty days, I like to post a list of my favorite films I’ve recently watched. Here are the best films I’ve seen throughout the month of September. This list is based on movies theatrically released here in Canada, and I do not include what I have seen at film festivals. **** 1: Beasts of […] More

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    Comic-Con prompts thoughts on the prospect of a great superhero film

    In a July 28 post,  (www.popoptiq.com/will-we-ever-see-a-classic-superhero-movie/), my Sound on Sight colleague Deepayan Sengupta pondered the admittedly arguable premise that, for all their entertainment and box office value, the superhero movie has yet to provide a true cinematic classic.  Back in March, I came at a vaguely similar idea but from a different angle (www.popoptiq.com/how-serious-can-a-comic-book-movie-be-discuss/).  I […] More

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    Can a Justice League movie be as successful as The Avengers?

    Marvel Films are sitting pretty at the moment.  Their co-productions, dating back from 1998 with Blade to The Amazing Spiderman, the current reincarnation of the web-slinging hero, have dominated box-offices worldwide and reintroduced comic book superheroes to a new generation. In June 2012, Warner Bros. announced their intention to release a film based on DC Comics’ premier superhero […] More

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    ‘The Dark Knight Rises’

    The most anticipated movie of the summer season arrived this past weekend, and we’re taking it on in a supersized format. Regular hosts Ricky D, Simon Howell and Julian Carrington are joined by new SOSer Ty Landis for a two-part (spoiler free / spoiler-ful) take on Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight Rises, the nearly three-hour […] More

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    ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ is entertaining, compelling, intense, and incredibly ambitious

    The Dark Knight Rises Directed by Christopher Nolan Written by Christopher Nolan and Jonathan Nolan USA, 2012 Christopher Nolan doesn’t half-ass things. Unlike a lot of summer-movie directors, he knows how to deliver a true spectacle. His dedication to telling a complete story about one of pop culture’s most beloved superheroes is remarkable. This determination […] More

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