Godzilla

Posted 2:07pm Sunday 25th May 2014

Rating: A- For those unfamiliar with one of filmís longest living monster icons, the eponymous creature first appeared in the 1954 Japanese film Godzilla. A lizard mutated to colossal proportions by radiation, Godzilla allowed Japanese moviemakers to express their concerns about mutagenic Read more...

Child of Light

Posted 4:32pm Sunday 18th May 2014

Rating: A- The gaming industry was born in Japan, and there it lived for several decades. But it wasnít long before western developers began to spring up by the handful, and now the power has shifted and the bulk of development happens in western countries. Because of these distinctions in Read more...

Bad Neighbours

Posted 4:32pm Sunday 18th May 2014

Rating: B Itís been 20 years since the heyday of the Frat comedy, but it seems that this genre is without a bottom. Bad Neighbours tells the story of a married couple Mac (Seth Rogen) and Kelly (Rose Byrne) who have just had their first child and bought a house, when a frat moves in next Read more...

The Fly (1986)

Posted 4:32pm Sunday 18th May 2014

Cult Film Cast your minds back, to a time before computers, when filmmakers where stretching the minds and imaginations of millions of moviegoers without the help of CGI. Itís getting harder and harder to remember such a thing, especially as such effects become cheaper and easier for any Read more...

Goat Simulator

Posted 3:11pm Sunday 11th May 2014

Rating: B There are a ridiculous number of simulation games. Some of them you would have heard of and played, such as The Sims, and maybe even games such as Roller-coaster Tycoon or Zoo Tycoon. For the more hardcore simulation fans there are even games such as Microsoft Flight Simulator, Read more...

The Amazing Spider-Man 2

Posted 3:11pm Sunday 11th May 2014

Rating: B+ After Toby McGuire successfully managed to flush the Spider-man franchise down the toilet in 2008, I was grateful to see the character successfully rebooted in 2012 with The Amazing Spider-man. Thankfully, director Mark Webb has continued to grow the Spider-man character and Read more...

Ether One

Posted 4:20pm Sunday 4th May 2014

Rating: B- The last few years have seen a growing trend towards the innovative genre of first person exploration games, receiving a deluge of fabulous games such as Dear Esther, The Stanley Parable and the glorious Gone Home. This genre allows developers to create games that are focused on Read more...

Like Father, Like Son

Posted 4:20pm Sunday 4th May 2014

Rating: A+ Set in Japan, Like Father, Like Son tells the story of two families who, after raising their sons for six years, discover that their children were switched at birth. This revelation poses the families with a number of seemingly unanswerable questions: What makes someone family? To Read more...

The Elder Scrolls Online

Posted 1:58pm Sunday 27th April 2014

Disclaimer: Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Games (MMORPGs) are immense games, containing content enough for, theoretically, years of gameplay. As such, this review is not comprehensive, but rather a review of the experiences I have had with it in its first few weeks of being live. Read more...

Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Posted 1:58pm Sunday 27th April 2014

Rating: A There have been moments in the past decade when the abundance of superhero movies became tedious. With everybody rushing to join this trend, there were years where all we got was origin story after origin story. Now, however, I feel we have entered the golden age of the genre, as we Read more...

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