Saturday, May 02, 2009

In case you're wondering...

I'm not going to review X-Men Origins: Wolverine, because I don't plan to go and see it. To be honest, I'm not really that interested in adaptations to other media. Never bothered watching the animated series either.

The review on Mark Kermode and Simon Mayo's podcast has some very valid points about the pointlessness of over-exploring back story, though. (Worth subscribing.)

And they flag up the too-close-to-home analysis on the British Board of Film Classification's parental guidance website: justifying the 12A certificate, the Board explains that "it is always obvious that we are looking at a fantastic world that has little in common with reality."