Michael Leader

Michael Leader is a chocolate digestive-powered writer living in South London. He frequently gets excited about films, comics and video games, and has written about them for Den of Geek since 2009. He is Deputy Editor of Film4.com.

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Recent articles by Michael Leader

Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions interview

Michael Leader Interview Jun 17, 2010

Could Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions be the ultimate game for Spidergeeks? Michael's been talking to its producer to find out more...

What went on at MCM Expo

Michael Leader News Jun 17, 2010

Michael trotted off to MCM Expo in London last weekend for us - and here's what he discovered...

Call Of Duty: Black Ops preview and interview

Michael Leader Interview May 31, 2010

Michael Leader catches up with Treyarch's Mark Lamia and Josh Olin to talk about the forthcoming shooter Call Of Duty: Black Ops

The Losers review

Michael Leader Review Apr 25, 2010

Does The Losers have enough in the tank to get noticed in the midst of a clutch of high-profile comic book movies? Michael Leader finds out...

Confessions Of A Superhero DVD review

Michael Leader Review Apr 20, 2010

A fascinating documentary following people who dress up as superheroes for a living finally makes it to the UK...

Transformers: War For Cybertron interview

Michael Leader Interview Apr 20, 2010

Michael takes a look at the upcoming Transformers: War For Cybertron game, and talks to its development team about the project...

The Market review

Michael Leader Review Apr 15, 2010

Michael checks out The Market, an international movie with no lack of ambition to it...

Cemetery Junction review

Michael Leader Review Apr 13, 2010

Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant combine their talents on the big screen for the first time. Here's what we thought of Cemetery Junction...

Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions preview and interview

Michael Leader Interview Apr 8, 2010

Michael gets hands-on with the brand new Spider-Man game, Shattered Dimensions, and chats to the developers...

Blur: preview and Bizarre Creations interview

Michael Leader Interview Apr 6, 2010

Super-fast split screen racing is heading to the PC, PS3 and Xbox 360 once more - Michael finds out more about Activision and Bizarre Creations' Blur...

The Blind Side review

Michael Leader Review Mar 24, 2010

It might have won Sandra Bullock an Oscar, but how The Blind Side snagged a Best Picture nomination is a mystery to Michael...

The Merry Gentleman DVD review

Michael Leader Review Mar 23, 2010

Michael Keaton's directorial debut, The Merry Gentleman, makes its DVD bow. Micheal checks out the disc...

An Education DVD review

Michael Leader Review Mar 21, 2010

Starring Carey Mulligan in her award-winning role, Michael catches up with An Education on DVD. Is it actually any good, he wonders?

No One Knows About Persian Cats review

Michael Leader Review Mar 18, 2010

Michael checks out a film about two Iranians who decide to form a band. But just where does No One Knows About Persian Cats go from there? Here's our review...

Martin Scorsese, Sir Ben Kingsley and Leonardo DiCaprio on Shutter Island

Michael Leader News Mar 12, 2010

Michael finds out more about Shutter Island, from the mouths of Messrs Scorsese, DiCaprio and Kingsley...

Alice In Wonderland review

Michael Leader Review Mar 4, 2010

Michael offers our second take on Tim Burton's Alice In Wonderland. He likes it, but it's a film with problems...

Tim Burton, Johnny Depp and Helena Bonham-Carter on Alice In Wonderland

Michael Leader News Mar 3, 2010

Michael digs out the highlights of the Alice In Wonderland press conference, featuring Tim Burton, Johnny Depp and Helena Bonham-Carter...

Forty-Five graphic novel review

Michael Leader Review Mar 2, 2010

Michael gets his hands on Andi Ewington's Forty-Five and finds that it's offering something just a little bit different...

The Unloved review

The Unloved poster
Michael Leader Review Feb 22, 2010

Samantha Morton's directorial debut gets a limited cinema release. Michael checks out The Unloved...

Crazy Heart review

Michael Leader Review Feb 19, 2010

The film that might win Jeff Bridges his Oscar, Michael reviews Crazy Heart, and discovers whether it's deserving of so much awards attention...

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