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  • Trying to Make Sense of Tarantino’s Star Trek

    We’re at a fascinating place in the history of Star Trek. Discovery has marked the beginning of this new era for the franchise and beginning next year, for better or worse, a deluge of new content is heading our way. This upcoming content follows no clear thread but rather...
  • Record Of Grancrest War

    Record Of Grancrest War is an anime that aired in 2018, based on a light novel series of the same name, by A-1 Pictures. It’s an anime I enjoyed watching but as I’ve sat with it since I’ve had more and more problems with it. I enjoyed it as...
  • Doctor Sleep: A Winning Combination of King and Kubrick

    How do you make a sequel to The Shining? Your first thought is probably “don’t”, but this is Hollywoodland and such things have to come to pass. The answer: make a completely different kind of movie. A sequel that’s equal parts connected to the original masterpiece of horror and...
  • Dying

    There’s no escaping it. For all that we avoid talking about it in real life, it’s a prevalent part of a lot of our creative endeavours. How a show, film or game deals with the deaths of characters can often be a defining part of its perception. Game of...
  • How Modern Warfare Brilliantly Reinvents the Call of Duty Campaign

    Spoilers for the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare campaign incoming.  Call of Duty is back in a big way. Over the past few years, the law of diminishing returns has been in full force and the games have gotten so steadily worse that I didn’t even bother playing the...
  • My Thoughts on the Final Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Trailer

    This December, the Star Wars sequel trilogy will come to an end and just last week we received our final look at this ‘final’ film in the ‘Skywalker Saga’. There may be some schisms in the fandom and the Star Wars brand may be growing ever more diluted, but...
  • Remembering Older Games

    I’ve been in a bit of a nostalgic mood. This isn’t like me but with the year rounding out I’ve been thinking about older games. Mostly games from this decade and this generation. Deciding upon my favourites and those I’m happy to never play again. I’ve been taken back...
  • My Hopes For Dragon Ball Games In The Next Generation

    Dragon Ball is a series with a long list of video game titles stretching back all the way to 1986. They’ve had their ups and downs but the most recent ones have been truly transformative in my eyes. DB XenoVerse 2, my favourite, is excellent while DB FighterZ is...
  • What’s Next After Joker?

    This article contains spoilers for Joker. After months of buzz, backlash, backlash to the backlash, and just general Internet chatter, Joker is finally in cinemas. It’s certainly a bold film and one I enjoyed greatly. Joaquin Phoenix stars as the eponymous clown prince of crime and he delivers a...