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Movie Review: BLOW THE MAN DOWN Starring David Coffin, David Pridemore, Adam Wolf Mayerson

Posted: March 20, 2020 at 9:52 am   /   Movie Reviews

As one of my favorite television shows likes to point out: bad gas travels fast in a small town. And so it is in Easter Cove, the setting for Blow the Man Down. It’s a tiny fishing community in New England that, if you’re old enough to remember, may remind you a bit of the […]

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Movie Review: THE HUNT Starring Betty Gilpin, Hilary Swank, Ike Barinholtz

Posted: March 13, 2020 at 4:46 pm   /   Movie Reviews

Friday the 13th of this March sees the release of the anticipated political thriller The Hunt, directed by Craig Zobel. Shelved since the film’s original release date of September 27th, 2019 – the film used its delay as a marketing source, drumming up some excitement for its release using the tagline “The most talked about […]

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Movie Review: Disney-Pixar ONWARD Starring Chris Pratt, Tom Holland

Posted: March 6, 2020 at 8:26 am   /   Movie Reviews

Onward is the twenty-second film being added to the Disney/Pixar catalog and the first of two releasing in 2020. In its opening minutes, the film presents us with the world as it once was – vibrant lands filled with magic and mythical creatures like fairies, unicorns and elves. The element of magic is present in […]

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Disney FROZEN II Is Out Today on 4K/Blu-ray/Digital!

Posted: February 25, 2020 at 9:59 am   /   DVD/Blu-Ray Reviews

Anna, Elsa, Olaf, Kristoff, and Sven are back in Frozen II! The sequel to Disney’s worldwide phenomenon Frozen is now available to own on Blu-ray and digital. Frozen II was an instant hit around the globe, bringing in more than $1.44 billion dollars in ticket sales. The film scored highly with critics and audiences alike, with a Rotten […]

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PAX South: THE ARCADE CREW – YOUNG SOULS & KUNAI

Posted: January 30, 2020 at 4:40 pm   /   Videogame Reviews

While I love huge epic games with realistic graphics, I’ve always had a soft spot for simple adventure and platformer games. Being born in the late 80’s, I was exposed to all of the first gaming systems on the market. My first console was a Sega Genesis, where I was hooked on games like Sonic […]

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PAX South 2020: Hands-On With EVERSPACE 2

Posted: January 30, 2020 at 4:32 pm   /   Videogame Reviews

Everspace 2 is another game that got me really excited for PAX South. The first Everspace slipped past me when it was released, but I am so happy that I discovered and tested the sequel. I’ve always been a fan of sci-fi and starship combat games, and Everspace 2 hit ALL the right buttons. This […]

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PAX South: WRATH: AEON OF RUIN Review

Posted: January 30, 2020 at 4:22 pm   /   Videogame Reviews

The second game we played at the 3D Realms booth was Wrath: Aeon of Ruin, by KillPixel Games. I originally hadn’t planned on testing this out, but I kept catching myself mesmerized by gamers blasting through waves of undead monstrosities. Wrath is a dark-fantasy horror FPS that lives in the same vein as Doom and […]

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PAX South 2020: OBEY ME Hands-On Review

Posted: January 28, 2020 at 8:50 am   /   Videogame Reviews

Developed by Error 404 Game Studios and published by Blowfish Studios, Obey Me is labeled a cooperative “holy-punk brawler”. From the description and trailer, it seemed like a stylish modern version of Diablo. Being a huge fan of Diablo III and the quasi-religious setting in general, I was quick to add this to my list […]

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Movie Review: THE TURNING Starring Mackenzie Davis, Finn Wolfhard, Brooklynn Prince

Posted: January 24, 2020 at 4:53 pm   /   Movie Reviews

Floria Sigismondi, a seasoned music video director, helmed the latest take on the classic novella by Henry James (The Turning of the Screw) with this weekend’s release of The Turning. The film, which suggests it’s the year 1994 with a news report on the death of Curt Cobain (among other things, such as a landline […]

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PAX South: SOUNDSELF: A TECHNODELIC Review

Posted: January 24, 2020 at 7:58 am   /   Videogame Reviews

Tucked away near the back of the convention hall was Andromeda Entertainment. The promise of tea and a VR meditation experience made me stop dead in my tracks the moment I saw their booth. This company has been in business for only a year, but they’ve already achieved something unique that no other game developer […]

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