When watching independent films it’s important to keep an open mind. They are seen as being more experimental and don’t tend to follow typical tropes laid out by bigger-budgeted works. That can be both a blessing and a curse because these tropes exist for a reason and removing them from a genre can end in disaster. Ashes is a film that attempts to bring together the genres of comedy an...[Read More]
I am one to hold the belief that not all movies need to break new ground. However, the most important aspect of a film for me is the story and its ability to draw me in. This can extend to the setting, the plot, and the characters and if at least some of those connect to the audience then I can overlook other shortcomings. Hellmington is a 2018 Canadian Horror/Thriller film that tries to tell a go...[Read More]
Atomicrops is one of the more interesting games I’ve played as of late. Developed by Bird Bath Games and published by Raw Fury, it features some interesting gameplay. Atomicrops has some classic farming like in Stardew Valley, with some intense fights and RNG found in Enter the Gungeon. Between the mix of the two, this rogue-lite game has fully grasped my attention.
Solo: Islands of the Heart is a new and adorable Nintendo Switch game. Filled with puzzles, pondering questions, and a romance vibe, the game hits you on a sort-of contemplative level.
This past summer, Alien had its 40th birthday, and to celebrate Titan Books released The Making of Alien. In this companion book, information and background images are shown on how this unique science fiction horror came to life. Join us as we dive into this art book and feel the terror Ripley felt.
Titan Books has just published a new visual companion for the Men in Black series. See preview images here for the behind-the-scenes book, and the new Men in Black: International movie!
Woman empowerment is an important topic to cover in all forms of media. We live in a time when there are so many inspirational and powerful women to look up to in politics, television, films, and books. Some of my favorite media characters are women. These include women like Buffy Summers, Wonder Woman, Katniss Everdeen, and Hermione Granger. What I love about these characters is that they aren...[Read More]
The Great Perhaps, developed by Caligari Games and published by Daedalic Entertainment is both an adventure and story game. Set in a post apocalyptic world, an astronaut who survives above the stars seeks answers to the world’s demise. He comes across this lantern that lets him move between past and present, learning of what truly ended the world.