Spotlight

May 21, 2018
Cannes Film Festival

Cannes Film Festival 2018 Round Up, Analysis, and Top Ten Films

Cannes Film Festival 2018 was fierce, fiery, and feminist, offering up a veritable smorgasbord of international cinema that spoke directly to the world we live in today. Tackling topics as diverse as women’s rights, class anxiety, and racial prejudice, the festival expertly took the temperature of the current moment. Where […]
May 15, 2018

‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ is the First Inessential Star Wars Movie

In the end 'Solo' feels like a collection of references to other, better movies rather than a piece of cinema in its own right.
May 7, 2018
God of War's Ending

‘God of War’s Ending Accomplishes Great Things at a Cost

The ending for God of War brings with it numerous emotions to come to terms with and questions to ponder. Despite that, it still has a handful of shortcomings in the gameplay department that prevent it from making it to the pinnacle it could have reached.
May 6, 2018
Marvel Cinematic Universe

Ranking the Marvel Cinematic Universe

Here are the 19 films that make up the Marvel Cinematic Universe, ranked from favorite to least favorite – as judged by our wonderful staff.
May 4, 2018

Check the Map: Pokémon Center Nagoya

The Matsuzakaya Nagoya Department store is ten stories tall and almost 3 blocks wide. The myriad of glossy and reflective windows along its main building make the whole thing look like it’s made of glass. Going through the sliding doors at its entrance entrenches you in a scent of perfume […]
May 4, 2018
God of War

How ‘God of War’ Succeeds at Redeeming Kratos

In God of War III Kratos did one decent thing and it was meant to pay for years of cruelty and bloodshed, here, however, Kratos isn't suddenly redeemed through a single good act. No, instead he begins the path to redemption by coming to grips with the things he has done, and by trying to impart the things he has learned onto his son.
April 27, 2018
Squall Leonhart - protagonist of Final Fantasy VIII

‘Not so Final Fantasy’ – Unpacking ‘FFVIII’s’ Most Fascinating Fan Theory

‘Squall is Dead’ – revolves around the idea that Squall is fatally wounded during the climactic battle at the end of disc one, rendering everything that happens thereafter an illusion generated by his dying mind.
April 27, 2018
god-of-war-2-01

The Top 5 Things We Want In God Of War 2

The dust has barely had time to settle after our adventures with Kratos and Atreus in God of War, but we're already champing at the bit for what God of War 2 will have in store for us.
April 25, 2018
God of War

‘God of War’ Review – Red Dad Redemption

God of War is one of PlayStation 4's most wonderful exclusive games, and undoubtedly one of the great games of the generation so far.
April 20, 2018
God of War III

He Who Fights With Monsters: How ‘God of War III’ Failed Kratos as a Character

God of War III is a phenomenal game. Its pulse-pounding boss battles with characters we learned about in grade school, its insane set-pieces that redefine the term itself, and its jaw-dropping graphics that still hold up today mark it as one of the best games ever released on the PlayStation 3 and undoubtedly the best game in the series. However, it does have one very big problem: its plot.
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