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American: The Bill Hicks Story Review

Genre: Documentary/Animation Produced by: American the Movie Featuring: Kevin Booth, Dwight Slade, John Farneti, Mary Hicks, Steve Hicks, Andy Huggins, David Johndrow, James Ladmirault, Lynn Hicks Running Time: 102 minutes Available for purchase at: Madman Online Store ($29.95) Overview Okay, okay – I’ll admit it: before I picked up this DVD, I didn’t know too much about Bill Hicks. I knew the dud...

L.A. Noire Official Launch Trailer Releases Tomorrow!

Oh, L.A. Noire, I am going to miss writing news about you and being excited about your release. Rockstar have announced the official launch trailer for their May 17 (US)/May 20 (AUS) release title will be available tomorrow morning on the L.A. Noire website. The trailer will be made available at noon Eastern Standard Time, and will be the final trailer before the game is released in less than ten ...

L.A. Noire Character Dossier: Captain Donnelly

With less than a week to go before the launch of L.A. Noire in the US on May 17, Rockstar have released yet another character dossier that will get you even more excited for the upcoming title. This time, the focus is all on Captain James Donnelly, the Officer-in-Charge of the Homicide desk. Captain Donnelly is an Irish-born LAPD veteran, who is more concerned about cold, hard results than he is a...

What are we playing this week?

Editor-in-chief: MasterAbbott Where do I start? This week’s been a busy one: I had three cool events where I got to play three awesome games. The first one was the legendary Duke Nukem Forever – I only got to play multiplayer and still can’t speak about it (due to embargo) but damn, it was really fun.  Check out our interview with Randy Pitchford and Steve Gibson and the rundown of the event here....

Brink has over 100 quadrillion total unique characters

With the release of Brink just under a week away in Australia and New Zealand, Bethesda Softworks has announced a cool new statistic about the game. In Brink, players can customise their own character, including their character’s class, appearance, and items. While us gamers are no strangers to customisability in games, Bethesda has said that up to 100,000,000,000,000,000 different character...

L.A. Noire provides setting for an anthology of short stories

Early film noir films were influenced by pulp fiction writers like Raymond Chandler and Dashiell Hammet, and video games like Assassin’s Creed and World of Warcraft inspire novels and short stories. Therefore, if we do our math correctly then it’s almost a guaranteed fact that Rockstar’s upcoming title, L.A. Noire, would spawn at least some sort of story. In conjunction with Mulh...

More Madman July Releases!

Any month is not complete unless it has a dose of SBS DVD, and Madman’s July 2011 release lineup features some awesome new titles coming to DVD. Here’s our pick of the bunch! The Protectors In the tradition of breakthrough Danish dramas such as THE KILLING and THE EAGLE, THE PROTECTORS is the latest hit series to arrive from those Nordic masters of crime and suspense. In today’s ...

Madman’s July Lineup!

With so many great films and series’ out at the moment, we all know when winter strikes in the Southern Hemisphere there will be plenty of DVDs to get us through those cold nights. Madman have released their July lineup so we know exactly what to look forward to when the rain comes…and it is a brilliant lineup. Films Carlos the Jackal “From acclaimed director Olivier Assayas (SUM...

The Company Men coming to DVD!

Madman has announced that The Company Men is coming to DVD and Blu-ray on the 13 July, 2011. The Company Men features an all-star cast of Ben Affleck, Tommy Lee Jones, Chris Cooper, and Kevin Costner. When Bobby Walker (Affleck), Phil Woodward (Cooper), and Gene McClary (Jones) find themselves jobless, they are forced to redefine their lives. Directed by John Wells (The West Wing, ER), The Company...

Minoriteam (The Complete Collection) Review

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Genre: Comedy/Action/Animation Produced by: AdultSwim Running Time: 220 minutes Available for purchase at: Madman Online Store ($34.95)   Overview These days, racial stereotypes make for great comedy. Russell Peters, The Simpsons, and pretty much every other film/television show/comedian/human being utilises race as a ploy for some easy laughs. It stands to reason, then, that an animated televisio...

Brink releases third video in GET SMART series

With the release of Brink less than two weeks away, Bethesda Softworks have released the third video in their GET SMART series. The GET SMART series covers all of the information players hope to know about how to play the game, and the third installment is no different; this time Bethesda has revealed just how general gameplay will work. The video covers navigation in the game, and reveals differe...

Reign of Assassin’s DVD available in June

John Woo’s latest action film, Reign of Assassin’s, will be available on DVD and Blu-ray from Madman on the 22nd of June, 2011. Our favourite Hong Kong actress, Michelle Yeoh (yes, the awesome woman from Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon), returns in a ‘swords and sandals’ adventure which sees plenty of swordplay, fighting, and assassinations. Yeoh’s character, “Dr...

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