The 91st Academy Awards are going live February 24th. This year’s ceremony have gone through a lot, from problems with the host, changes to the categories, and an overall sense of “who cares”. Whatever it may be, it’s the Superbowl of movie awards, and it’s fun to watch if not for the aesthetics of the red carpet, but for the theatrics of it all.
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Who said that 4X games were dead? Seven years after supervising the finishing touches to Civilization V as the lead designer for , Jon Shafer is back into the fray with his own game, At the Gates, a title that both respects and transforms the codes of the 4X genre.
There are some characters out there who are perfect candidates for their own series. They’re developed enough to have more than one layer, and have potential for new threats and ways to grow. Iron Man, Daredevil, and potentially Captain Marvel are great examples. There are others who work better as a supporting character and have difficulty making it on their own. It’s the reason the Hulk won’t have a solo move anytime soon. The Punisher falls in this category, as the first part of his second season can show.
It’s a story as old as the Arthurian legend. A young plucky kid discovers that there’s more to this world than they originally expected. Adventure and duty are thrust upon them, and they make the selfless choice to claim victory with a little help from their friends. The Kid Who Would Be King is director and writer Joe Cornish’s attempt at tackling this genre.
How much hack and slash is too much? Critically lauded by reviewers and players alike, Diablo 3, Blizzard’s hit from 2013, is a fantastic game that unfortunately shows its scenaristic and gameplay shallowness.
If you’ve seen Deadpool 2, then you will have seen Once Upon a Deadpool. If you haven’t and are curious, read a review of the previous movie here. In essence, it’s the same story. Some scenes are edited to cater the PG-13 audience, which includes cleaner violence, and nicer language.
The Cohen Brothers are at it again. The Academy Award-winning directors and writers once more don the Stetson and spurs, as they saddle onto another cowboy feature with The Ballad of Buster Scruggs.
In a world of lazy remakes and cash grabbing sequels, it’s always refreshing to see the next notch in a franchise end up being unique and enjoyable. And we can gladly say that The Predator is one of those movies.
After a much needed break, our journalist David Harris finishes his expedition into both the fun and fierce cinematic realm that is the Fantasia International Film Festival. Here’s his latest and final batch of reviews. Today: Penguin Highway, One Cut of the Dead, Five Fingers for Marseilles, Punk Samurai Slash Down, and Big Brother
After taking a day off, our journalist David Harris continues his exploration of the both strange and wonderful cinematic realm that is the Fantasia International Film Festival. Here’s his latest batch of reviews. Today: Violence Voyager, Anna and the Apocalypse, and Heavy Trip.