Tag Archive: rant

A ‘Star Wars’ Hater Reviews ‘The Force Awakens’

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First and foremost, I should qualify the title of this review. I loved Star Wars as a kid. The movies were awesome and the toys were radical (that’s how we expressed our love of… Continue reading

LEGO Keeps Spoiling Marvel Movies – Including ‘Civil War’

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There’s a very strange trend happening in regards to movie spoilers the past few years. There’s been an ongoing habit by Denmark based plastic brick production powerhouse of dropping big spoilers for the… Continue reading

Turning Felicity Smoak into Oracle is a Terrible Idea

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If you’re allergic to spoilers and have not yet seen the mid-season finale to Arrow, turn back now. Final warning. Good. So Felicity ended the season in a bit of a pickle. She survived… Continue reading

So What’s Up With That Awful Backwards Compatibility List?

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Microsoft is rolling out Backwards Compatibility for the XBOX One today, and the list of games is rather underwhelming. It is also a rather confusing list, considering for the past six months Microsoft… Continue reading

10 Beloved Movies…That I Hate

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Everyone has them – the movies that are massive hits that does nothing for them. Maybe they’re extremely popular, were critical hits, huge financial successes or scooped up all the awards. But you… Continue reading

The Lie That Film Marketers Should Stop Telling Us

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There’s a lot of major franchises being reinvented in this day and age from the classic Sherlock Holmes stories right up to modern hits like Jurassic Park. There’s a bit of a problem with… Continue reading

Why Aren’t Voice Actors Getting the Big Roles?

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This article is going to deal with the profession of voice acting, performers who provide voices for characters who do not have a real life, physical presence. We’re talking animation, motion capture, voice… Continue reading

Horror: A Woman’s Game (Part 1)

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This is something that I’ve been rolling around in my mind for a while now, and I’ve held off on it until Halloween to tie into the spirit of the season. Now I’m… Continue reading

Prof. Annalise Keating is Terrible at her Job (How to Get Away With Murder)

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So this past weekend I had a stack of papers to grade. When doing this I like to have a popcorn type show playing – it helps me keep focus. I went with the… Continue reading

The 5 People You Don’t Want to Play Board Games With

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Playing tabletop games is one of my favourite social activities. I loved them as a kid and have been embracing the current renaissance brought about by the influx of European style games like ‘Settlers… Continue reading