Don’t Give a Shit!

by Gunther Heinrich, 22 Jan 2011 in General Things

I just read a post of Hunter Duesing on WWTW in which he talks about the recent news surrounding the latest installment of Nolan’s Batman franchise – and the reaction of the fans towards it. Because I found this article very insightful as it nailed down what I was thinking during reading anyways, I decided to give my two cents to this whole matter.

As you might know, the recent news regarding the main antagonists in The Dark Knigh Rises started quite some fan hate. It’s basically the same pattern that happened during the production of The Dark Knight. Well, we all know by now is that The Dark Knight is one of The Best Movies Ever, at least according to IMDB, most reviewers and most of the fans. So what does this tell us about the current speculation and hate of the fans and more importantly the news itself?

It’s simple.

Don’t give a shit!

IMDB and movie geeks

by Gunther Heinrich, 17 Nov 2007 in The Movie & Me

What do you get when you mix a big database for movies and geeky movie fans?

You get an interesting list of characters you sometimes never heard of before.

For me, the Internet Movie Database, or IMDB, is one of the most important information ressource when it comes to movies or actors. I am quite sure that nothing else in the big wide net will come close to this vast amount of data. The best thing of course is the fact, that the team is not standing still. Some months ago (or weeks?) they added a new feature to the site: the character pages. This means, if you wanna know in which movies James Bond was a part of, now you can look. Moreover, it seems that those character pages