“It’s not the nonexistent feelings of a fictional woman that’s drawing ire, it’s that two real men are revealing their real (and not so great) attitudes towards women.”
“‘More of the same’, though I’d still say it was better overall than the previous Avengers movie and trumps it on most levels.”
“There’s something almost fetishistic about the way people would love to see the Dark Knight take the Man of Steel down a peg or two.”
“It has the effect of reminding us while we’re watching a tightly-plotted crime drama that there is in fact a billionaire dressed up as a giant bat who refuses to use guns, fights criminals who have guns, and yet routinely emerges unscathed.”
“The first season of Daredevil, currently streaming on Netflix, delivers a great cast, great action, great cinematography, and great direction, all of which come together to make a show that is, quite simply, great.”
“I wonder if it ever crossed Rodriguez’s mind that the grainy film and ‘missing reel’ scenes of such movies were not put in there intentionally.”
“While a lot of people will see it due to all the awards and accolades it received in the last year, this is primarily a film made by a cinephile for cinephiles.”
“Granted, it’s far, far superior to the last meta-Bond film they tried (that would be Die Another Day), but it doesn’t have much of an identity of its own.”
“This magical girl anime is different from all the others, in that there are no girls in it.”
“It’s not even than people are really offended that Trevor Noah made jokes about Jews. They’re offended that Trevor Noah isn’t Jessica Williams.”
“Odds are, we’re going to be waiting at least three years or so before any of this matters.”
“Insomnia isn’t perhaps the movie many hoped for following Memento; It’s a pretty low-key, minor effort compared to the complex, large-scale films Nolan would go on to make.”
“Every man in Iris’s life is lying to her. Her boyfriend, her best friend, and her father. This is beyond mere protectiveness: this is patronizing mistrust.”
“Birdman may not be everything it’s been hyped to be, and it may not even be remembered as groundbreaking cinema—mostly because it’s not.”
“Who better to become the Richard Donner of video game movies than the guy whose Aliens is pretty much a 3-D shooter video game in movie form, before the genre came into existence?”
“It looks like the guy who cleans the Enterprise toilets has the week off, so congratulations, Uhura, you are now in charge!”
“There are times when it feels like the characters in The Giver are really just living in a slightly more authoritarian Disneyworld.”
“All of this sounds like a lot, but it really isn’t. Most of what she outlines boils down to ‘be active and engaged in our relationship and I will love you.’”
“If you’ve been waiting decades for the return of your favorite franchises, there’s a good chance you’ll be pleased by what’s coming in the next few years. But there’s a much better chance you won’t, because it’s all going to be terrible.”
“Unfortunately, we’re not going to find out how they did the saucer separation trick, or how they made that guy’s head explode in ‘Conspiracy’, or anything else cool that happened in the first season of TNG.”
The Suspect takes a look at Mortal Kombat X from NetherRealm studios, a fantastic game plagued by laggy online play and shady DLC practices.
After going through a huge AA title and an editorial, Sofie returns to the indie scene with Never Alone, a puzzle-platformer showcasing a folk tale from Alaska, which shows how video games can be used as a means of education and exploration.
A look at the Cadfael television series that aired on ITV in the UK from 1994-1998, as well as some notes regarding how Cadfael relates to role playing games.
Mawwaige... is what brings us here today. Well, that and talking about how totally fantastic Evie is, the dearth of happily married movie couples, and why Ursa loves The Mummy Returns, even though it's dumb.
The Animated Heroine concludes her countdown with her top five favorite animated shows.
In honor of the third anniversary of the Graphic Novel Picture Show, Sybil flagellates herself for the amusement of her fans by reviewing both installments of the short-lived Amazing Spider-Man movie series.
Sofie asks the question: Does it even matter at all if you get to play as a woman or not in any given game? The answer is... it depends.
Joey tells you what to expect when watching a movie based on a Nicholas Sparks novel, including the likes of A Walk to Remember, The Notebook, Dear John, The Last Song, and the currently playing The Longest Ride.
At last, Sofie comes to the final installment of an overall solid franchise.
UPDATED with Part 2 on April 9, 2015! Is there such a thing as a game that's so bad its good?
The Animated Heroine continues to count down her favorite animated shows.
Proof of life. This one was fairly involved.
This time, the Fear Fan tries something completely different, reviewing a sequel out of sequence!
More terrible puns, weird acting choices, the perils of directing, and baby Jedi named Liam! We've got it all!
After a three-year cliffhanger, guest star "Spazzmaster" finally teaches Il Neige to embrace his inner Goofy Goober as they sit down to review the first Spongebob movie. Also, there's time travel.
After a couple of months of inaction, the Animated Heroine presents a countdown of her favorite animated shows.
Giant bugs! Run!
In this editorial, Joey asks if Disney (not Pixar) should really be making animated sequels like the just announced Frozen 2.
Sofie reviews the third installment in the BioShock series.
Are ya ready Kids? With a new SpongeBob movie out, Joey revisits the first time our friends from Bikini Bottom made the jump to the big screen.
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