Tag Archive: rant

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

The Significance of Black Panther In The MCU & Beyond

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                                     Captain America, Iron Man, Batman, Superman & Thor. Each one of these superheroes has various… Continue reading

Why Does Everyone Hate ‘Fantastic Four’?

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Oh boy, here we go again. We had a similarly themed article concerning Pixels a few weeks ago, a movie aimed squarely at the geek market that failed abysmally. Now we have Fantastic Four, another… Continue reading

A Long Winded Rant About the ‘Minions’ Movie (and the Trend They Represent)

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The sheer amount of laziness and pointlessness behind this movie pisses me off more than it reasonably should. Yes, it’s just a kids movie and who cares, but I really hate what this… Continue reading

Why Does Everyone Hate ‘Pixels’?

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The new Chris Columbus directed Adam Sandler vehicle, an ode to arcade games of the 1980s called Pixels, has been released and the response has been pretty poor. In fact, publishing the most… Continue reading

‘Unfriended’ Is Unexpectedly Great

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Yes, that haunted Skype movie. Where a bunch of friends are tormented by an unseen figure via the internet, leading to murder and whatnot. Let’s get this out of the way now: Unfriended is a… Continue reading

Why Every New ‘Terminator’ Movie Is Failing

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So we got around to watching Terminator: Genisys and…well…it was not a good movie. It recycles chunks of the old films and the plot is a confused mess, with 90% of it being exposition. And… Continue reading

Another Talk About the ‘Game of Thrones’ Rape Controversy

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We’ve already posted one article about this topic. I was a bit relieved when Darth Gandalf said he was writing a piece because it felt like it should be addressed but I had no… Continue reading