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Reviews of the latest Fallout game have been brutal. Vitriol is coming from critics and fans alike. But there’s at least one die-hard Fallout fan who sees potential in what the gaming world has deemed a disaster. … More In Defense of Fallout 76
When you’ve been doing something for close to nine decades, you’re bound to have an off year every once in awhile. And as the 88th Academy Awards approach, it’s easy to see that 2015 was one of those years. Aside from a few standouts (Spotlight, Inside Out, maybe a performance or two), there was a … More The 88th Academy Awards: An Off Year
Every year without fail, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences misses the mark when it comes to certain Oscar nominations. This is one person’s very small way of recognizing all the artists who should’ve been nominated for this year’s Academy Awards. The rules are simple: honorees must not have been nominated for the … More The First Annual “Snub Award” Nominations
I give up. Until Bethesda gives us a major update that fixes all of these glitches, I’m done playing Fallout 4. I don’t want to be – I haven’t even finished the main story line. But these bugs can make gameplay downright maddening. The Fallout franchise is well known for it’s technical issues, but Fallout … More Fallout 4: An Abundance of Glitches
Last night’s 73rd Golden Globe Awards featured plenty of surprises, but unfortunately they were in all the wrong places. Meanwhile, categories or elements that could use freshening stayed the same. Here’s a breakdown of where this year’s ceremony missed the mark. 1. The Host The picture pretty much sums it up. Why was Ricky … More What the Golden Globes Got Wrong
Today is December 1st, which means just one more month of movies before the new year arrives. Here are the films getting the most buzz (though not necessarily worth seeing): 1. CHI-RAQ Release Date: December 4th (limited) Directed By: Spike Lee Starring: Samuel L. Jackson, Michael B. Jordan, John Cusack This is one of … More The Final Films of 2015
Since Fallout 4 was released on November 10th, I’ve been busy logging about 40 hours of game play. I’ll be the first to admit that I’m full on addicted to this game. It’s not flawless, but it’s the closest the series has come to perfection. After spending so much time in the world of Fallout … More Fallout 4: 40 Hours In
This weekend the latest James Bond film Spectre hits theaters, hoping to chase down the record set by the last installment, Skyfall. During an early press interview for the movie, Daniel Craig eloquently explained that he’d rather slit his wrists than film another Bond movie. He has since amended that comment, telling Today on Thursday … More Who Should Be the Next James Bond?
After eight episodes of giveaways, embarrassed audience members, celebrity hosts, physical challenges, and some crazy acrobatics, Best Time Ever with Neil Patrick Harris has wrapped its first season. Though there is plenty of room for improvement, the variety program shows real promise and deserves a second chance to make Best Time Ever better. Here is … More Best Time Ever: Season Review
Brooklyn Release Date: Nov. 4th (limited) Starring: Saoirse Ronan, Domhnall Gleeson Written By: Nick Hornby Brooklyn is an indie film about a young Irish immigrant (Ronan) finding her way in 1950’s Brooklyn. After finding love and success in New York City, she is faced with the decision of staying in the U.S. or returning to … More Nine Notable Films This November