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By Trent Seely On 11 Mar, 2013 At 05:02 PM | Categorized As Main Featured, Reviews | With No Comments
Jack The Giant Slayer Official Trailer

“Fee, Fye, Foe, Fumm.” Jack the Giant Slayer, or “Jack the Giant Killer” as it was once known, has been on my radar for quite a while. Mostly because of the talent attached to it. Following in the gritty fairy tale inspired footsteps of Snow White and the Huntsman, Red Riding Hood, Beastly, and Hansel … Read More


By Nick DeLong On 9 Mar, 2013 At 07:46 PM | Categorized As Main Featured, Reviews | With No Comments
deadspace

With this third installment, Dead Space has joined its horror-action peers in taking a big step towards a more action-focused experience.  Gone are the days of creeping alone through tight, necromorph-infested space corridors and intense psychological horror.  In their place, gamers will find a focus on co-op, monster closets, and one hell of an amazing … Read More


By Nick DeLong On 12 Feb, 2013 At 01:48 AM | Categorized As Main Featured, Reviews | With 35 Comments
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Highs:  Top-quality production values → Amazing, genre-leading boss encounters → Insanely satisfying combat → Inventive visual design Lows:  Some janky platforming → Little too soon for a reboot → That misguided fanboy hate campaign Let’s get one thing out of the way right now: I think the hate campaign that’s being levelled against DmC and … Read More


By Trent Seely On 7 Jan, 2013 At 05:44 PM | Categorized As Features, Main Featured, Reviews | With No Comments
Django-Unchained

There’s a very particular reason why Tarantino feature films resonate with people. Unlike many major directors today, Quentin Tarantino is a bonafide movie addict. He loves the visual medium like a sugar addict loves narrowly avoiding Type 2 Diabetes. The cinema is central to the former video-store clerk’s being, and one of the greatest strengths … Read More


By Trent Seely On 29 Nov, 2012 At 05:01 PM | Categorized As Main Featured, Reviews | With No Comments
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Director Ang Lee and Hollywood have had a bit of a tumultuous relationship. After the release of his acclaimed Chinese trilogy, Lee was given the golden opportunity to direct the British classic Sense and Sensibility. You would think that the switch from Taiwanese to American cinema would prove a substantial challenge, but the flick was … Read More


By Trent Seely On 21 Nov, 2012 At 03:33 PM | Categorized As Main Featured, Reviews | With No Comments
CLOUDATLAS

Ambition can be impressive in its own right. When word first broke that David Mitchell’s Cloud Atlas was going to be turned into a Hollywood blockbuster, I was likely one of the first people to scoff. The science fiction novel consisted of six stories moving between the South Pacific in the nineteenth century to a far off, … Read More


By Trent Seely On 11 Nov, 2012 At 08:37 AM | Categorized As Main Featured, Reviews | With No Comments
Skyfall

After a four year wait, Bond is back and the stakes are higher than ever. With Casino Royale’s refresh on the series and the character of Bond, Craig’s stint as 007 was off to a strong start. But Quantum of Solace took the flawed, emotional, and arrogant man that was so engrossing in the series’ … Read More