Tag Archive: rant

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

Every New Show Is the Same Regardless of Genre

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A couple of years ago the BBC produced a show that would revisit a classic character in a modern context to great acclaim: Sherlock. Along with the classic stories and the perfect casting of… Continue reading

‘Force Friday’ Represents Everything Wrong with ‘Star Wars’

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Did you know there’s a new Star Wars movie coming out this year? It’s been hard to miss, especially with the marketing and merchandise blitz that will come with it. Wait, I mean already… Continue reading