Author > Jarrod Saunders

Jarrod is the editor and founder of Fortress of Solitude and What The F. He currently works as a filmmaker (director, writer, editor), but has previous experience as a multimedia developer, web designer, DTP operator, graphic designer, layout artist and a sound engineer. His work can be viewed at www.jarrod.co.za

Posts by Jarrod Saunders

mr. robot season 2

Watch: Mr. Robot Season 2 Trailer

Mr. Robot Season 2 is underway. A new trailer for the Golden Globe-winning hacker series has been released. “The revolution is far from over. Prepare for what’s to come.” The trailer gives us a glimpse at what’s to come and foresees the inevitable technological downfall and armageddon of society. It’s all mysterious, dark, and moody. 

the loft - movie review

The Loft – Movie Review

Plausibility isn’t high on the list of priorities for The Loft, a sleek and sleazy locked-room erotic thriller that suffers from too much mystery and too many story complications. Those who manage to stay to the end of this cautionary whodunit will be bitterly dissatisfied with the final resolution. Five distinctly unlikable married men purchase 

Star Wars Meets Game of Thrones mashup

Watch: Star Wars Meets Game of Thrones Mashup

Youtuber EricThePooh has created an awesome Star Wars Meets Game of Thrones mashup video. This is an epic Jedi fight! It’s amazing how multi-colored lightsabers and epic music can transform a scene completely. As if the Tower of Joy battle scene wasn’t epic enough, this takes it to another level of cool. The epic sword 

Don't Breathe

Watch: Don’t Breathe Trailer

The prey becomes the hunter in the trailer for the horror film Don’t Breathe. A trio of reckless thieves (Jane Levy, Dylan Minnette, Daniel Zovatto) break into the house of a wealthy blind man (Stephen Lang), thinking they’ll get away with the perfect heist. They’re wrong. They soon discover that he’s actually a wild, gun-wielding 

Fruit Ninja in Real Life Part II

Watch: Fruit Ninja in Real Life: Part II

Fruit Ninja in Real Life: Part II is exactly what the title implies; two ninjas cutting fruit in slow-motion like the mobile game. Youtuber ScottDW has released a sequel to his 2012 video about the greatest fruit-slicing game in the world, Fruit Ninja. But does anyone really still play the game anymore? The game was 

secret in their eyes - movie review

Secret In Their Eyes – Movie Review

Big names Chiwetel Ejiofor, Nicole Kidman, and Julia Roberts can’t prevent Secret In Their Eyes, the glossy Hollywood version of the 2009 Oscar-winning thriller El Secreto De Sus Ojos, from imploding. Written and directed by Captain Phillips screenwriter Billy Ray, the film has a recipe for success but never quite makes all the ingredients work 

Fantastic Four 2

Fox Might Still Make Fantastic Four 2

You’d think that Fox’s Fantastic Four reboot disaster would deter them from doing another. You might be wrong. Writer/producer Simon Kinberg talks about the possibility of Fantastic Four 2. Although there are rumours that Fox is forced to do another sequel (otherwise the rights revert back to Marvel), it seems completely ludicrous considering how badly 

10 Amazing Superheroes Who Were Actually Real People

Watch: Superheroes Who Were Actually Real People

Screenrant has put together a video highlighting Superheroes who were actually real people (or rather based on real-life characters). Superman, Batman, Iron Man, The Joker, Wonder Woman, Constantine, Flash, Captain America and more make the top 11 list. When it comes to the fantastic, weird and wonderful world of comic book characters, it’s easy to 

iron man backpack

This Iron Man Backpack Is A Must-Have!

Shut up and take my money! With a Light-up Arc Reactor on strap, this Iron Man backpack (exclusive to ThinkGeek) is too cool for school. Some people would claim that this Mark XBody Armor is a step in the wrong direction. It doesn’t fly. It does not come equipped with metal-slicing super lasers. It won’t 

trial short film

Watch: Trial – Short Film

Trial, a short film written and directed by The Brothers Lynch (the team behind Dual and Old Habits), is a sci-fi thriller about a quadriplegic soldier who goes through an experimental mind transfer procedure that helps him rehabilitate. The Brothers Lynch are a British filmmaking duo. Their new short, TRIAL, is about a pioneering mind 

the accountant ben affleck

Watch: The Accountant Trailer Starring Ben Affleck

Sad Batman is back in a new trailer for Warner Bros.’ The Accountant, a drama about a mathematics savant with more affinity for numbers than people. “Can our son ever be normal? Define normal,” the voiceover asks. “Maybe he’s capable of much more than we know.” The narrator explains that Wolff has the smarts to 

Six Flags Introduces Justice League: Battle for Metropolis 4D Ride

Six Flags Introduce Justice League: Battle for Metropolis 4D Ride

Watch two trailers for the new Six Flags attraction, Justice League: Battle For Metropolis, a 4D theme park ride that allows you to interact with your favourite superheroes and fight against Lex Luthor and The Joker. Six Flags Great America will open the 2016 season this weekend. The 4D will involve “wind, fire, mist and 

nerve trailer

Watch: Nerve Trailer

The Nerve trailer is all about Emma Roberts and Dave Franco versus The Internet. Based on Jeanne Ryan’s novel of the same name, Nerve takes viral truth-or-dare challenges to the next level. “Are you a player or a watcher?” Lionsgate has debuted the first official trailer for their crazy new techno-thriller/romantic comedy. Nerve follows a 

Assassin’s Creed Movie Trailer

Watch: Assassin’s Creed Movie Trailer

Here’s the first trailer for the Assassin’s Creed movie starring Michael Fassbender. Jimmy Kimmel premiered the first trailer for the upcoming Assassin’s Creed film, an adaptation of Ubisoft’s action franchise, on his talk show. The plot sees Marion Cotillard send Michael Fassbender back to the time of the Spanish Inquisition and alter the genetic memories 

Steppenwolf justice league movie villain

Steppenwolf Will Be The Justice League Movie’s Villain

SPOILER WARNING: BirthMoviesDeath is reporting that the mysterious character that appeared in a deleted scene released by Warner Bros. featuring Lex Luthor is Steppenwolf, the main villain in the upcoming Justice League movie. According to the report, “Darkseid is a presence in the movie, and fully appears at the end of the film, but don’t 

deadpool honest trailer

Watch: Deadpool Honest Trailer

After a lot of begging from fans, Screen Junkies has created an honest trailer for Fox’s Deadpool. And of course, it’s hilarious! It wouldn’t be a Deadpool Honest trailer if Deadpool didn’t appear in his own honest trailer to make fun and promote his own film (now on DVD and Blu-ray). That’s just how he 

sinister 2 movie review

Sinister 2 – Movie Review

Sinister 2 is the unispired direct sequel to 2012’s sleeper hit starring Ethan Hawke and the creepy supernatural pagan deity Bughuul. You remember Bughuul, the bogeyman that bares a strange resemblance to a zombie Michael Jackson, coerces children into killing their families and loves to photobomb snuff home movies? Well, he’s back. Sequels in the 

black panther

Watch: The History of Black Panther

It seems everyone who has seen Captain America: Civil War is raving about T’Challa, aka Black Panther. We all cheered when he spoke Xhosa (nkosi Baba). But how much do we actually know about the character? VariantComics gives us some insight into the history of Black Panther. Real NameT’Challa Height 6′ Weight 200 lbs. Powers 

X-Men Apocalypse  Cyclops

Watch: How Scott Summers Became Cyclops in X-Men: Apocalypse Clip

20th Century Fox has released a new Cyclops clip from X-Men: Apocalypse, showcasing how the mutant discovered his abilities. In the clip, a high school teacher is giving a presentation on mutant history. She reveals how humans first learned about mutants during the Paris Peace Accords in 1973. Scott Summers starts having a problem with 

Captain America Civil War Easter Eggs

Watch: Captain America: Civil War Easter Eggs, Cameos & References

As they always do, Mr. Sunday Movies has put all the Captain America: Civil War easter eggs you are looking for in one cool video. Look out for more info on the Thanos actor cameo, familiar comic book images, Stan Lee cameo, Spider-Man and more. This video touches upon a number of similarities between the