This Saturday a record number of 40 Uncannies and friends invaded one of Zurich’s premier cinemas, the Metropol at Stauffacher, to watch the epic saga about the five extremely lovable outlaws making up the Guardians of the Galaxy.
Today, Marvel’s latest blockbuster, Guardians of the Galaxy, has hit cinemas. To mark the occasion, the Uncanny Book-Club has got some goodies for you. Goodies that you can win. Show us your knowledge and win nice prizes.
It’s the movie sensation of the year. Not only was Guardians of the Galaxy made, but the story of a tree, two green people, a raccoon and a man was a success. A huge ones. It really is hard to find something negative to say about the film, but there are a few nitpicky things.
They’re the old guard. They’re almost out of the game. But they’re the best mercenaries the world has ever seen. Played by the greatest action stars of recent decades, they’re The Expendables and they’re back to level yet another country in Expendables 3.
During one of the first book clubs, we discussed Michel Faber’s Under The Skin that was getting a movie. It was long delayed, but it will now finally hit cinemas here. We’ve seen it and all we can say is: You’re in for something truly remarkable.
A long time ago, we used to be friends. But. I haven’t talked to you lately at all. These are the lyrics to the theme song of Veronica Mars, the teen detective. And earlier this year, she made a spectacular return. Not only as a movie, but also in book form. Let’s have a look […]
«Something good, something bad… a bit of both.» It is time, everyone! The Guardians of the Galaxy hit the big screen on August 28th. We’ve managed to negotiate a deal where we get the best seats in the house on the 30th of August, so sign up now!
Last year, we got The Purge. The movie didn’t get too many good reviews. But 40 years ago, this movie would have been a cult classic. Let’s take a trip down memory lane, all the way back to the 1970s and its movies.
Rodents and outer space go together in comic books, it seems. DC Comics had Ch’P, a green lantern squirrel from another planet, until he got run over by a yellow truck. And Marvel has their Guardian of the Galaxy. They have Rocket Raccoon! And the first issue of the eponymous comic is the grand prize […]
Since moving to Zürich, I have been told exactly three hundred and eighty seven times that I had to see Vienna. I love cafes. Vienna. I love music. Vienna. I love strolling through backstreets, photographing architecture, and lazing around parcs, where I can happily lounge on the grass for hours just reading a book. Again, […]