With the upcoming Super Mario Odyssey being only the third Mario game in the same vein as Super Mario 64 (following Super Mario 64 and Super Mario Sunshine), it is high time to reexamine one of the evergreen staples of the video game canon.

The TV Roundtable Podcast Episode 10 – The Inaugural Not-Emmys (and Ball Hairs)

You already know the co-hosts of The TV Roundtable live on the #edge of #hottakes - but did you know they had enough #hottakes...
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‘Milocrorze: A Love Story’ Is Unlike Anything You’ve Seen Before

Milocrorze is the brainchild of Yoshimasa Ishibashi, best known for The Fuccon Family TV sketch show, which featured an all-mannequin cast.
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Review: ‘Absolver’ – The Alchemist’s Punch

Absolver is a heavy hitter and as such, a lot of its punches are wild swings that miss their target. The ones that do connect, however, leave a lasting impression. A fantastic idea executed competently but, unfortunately, not much more than that.

TIFF 2017: ‘Hostiles’ Is A Merciless Look Into The Horrors Of The American West

Hostiles is an admirably executed work about accessing the damage done to the collective psyche of western America in the late 19th century.
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‘The Elder Scrolls Online’: There’s No Place Like… Anywhere Else

I wasn't simply drawn back by the fanboy nostalgia for one of the titles that helped shape my gaming tastes to this day. No, the decision was primarily taken because remembering what games like this meant to me back during my illness made me consider what it was that I found so appealing about them, and ESO in particular.

‘Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You!’ Coming to Theatres Internationally

The 20th theatrical Pokémon film, I Choose You!, will receive a limited theatrical release worldwide November 5 and 6. The movie is a retelling of how Ash and Pikachu met, and how their adventure first began.

TIFF 2017: ‘I Love You, Daddy’ finds art and life in uneasy conflict

It's impossible to separate the rumors about Louis C.K. from his new movie - and the movie itself makes clear he knows that.
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5 Arcade Sports Games That Need a Comeback

It seems now is the time to capitalise on a renewed acceptance of, dare we say it, the video game side of sports video games, and here are five classic arcade titles that really need to come back.
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Watch the First Trailer for the New ‘Tomb Raider,’ Which Actually looks Great

MGM and Warner Bros./Time Warner Inc. have released the first trailer for Tomb Raider, which features Alicia Vikander as the iconic video game heroine.
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TIFF 2017: ‘Mom and Dad’ Reflects On Youth Through Brutality

It's easy to just enjoy the ride of 'Mom and Dad,' but there's an uneasy feeling at the center of the film that makes it occasionally difficult to wrestle with.

TIFF 2017: ‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’ Questions The Necessity Of Violence

'Three Billboards' takes itself to Hell and back in order to present a textured portrayal of grief and culpability in a small community.
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‘Super Hydorah’: One of the Greatest Shoot-Em-Ups Ever Made

Locomalito has once again created an unforgettable experience that stands head and shoulders above the competition.

AMC Releases ‘The Walking Dead’ Season 8 Key Art, Synopsis and a Special Featurette...

AMC has released the official key art for the highly anticipated eighth season of The Walking Dead, which returns Sunday, October 22 at 9:00 p.m....
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‘Light Fall’ Coming to Nintendo Switch

Light fall has been announced for the Nintendo Switch, having previously been announced for Windows, Mac, PlayStation, and Xbox.
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‘Final Fantasy IX’ is an Often Overlooked Classic

It seems like Final Fantasy IX was destined to be overlooked right from the outset. The game was released for the original PlayStation after the PlayStation 2 was out and selling like warm buns, and the high fantasy setting was in stark contrast to the popular cyber-punk and more realistic settings of FFVII and VIII (two of the best selling entries in the whole series).
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Sordid Cinema Podcast #531: Darren Aronofsky’s ‘mother!’

This week on the Sordid Cinema podcast we discuss Darren Aronofsky’s mother!, a thought-provoking, albeit disturbing vision that may be too unwieldy for mainstream tastes.