The Perils of Pit People: First Impressions

“I find myself wondering what life was like before the Bear crashed into our frail planet…” From this opening line of dialogue and the accompanying cinematic, it becomes immediately apparent that the world of Pit People is nothing like anything we’ve quite seen before. While you can see inspiration is taken from all kinds of … More The Perils of Pit People: First Impressions

Are We in a New Golden Age of Animated Shows?

There’s something about special cartoons. Only limited by the creator’s imagination, there are almost endless possibilities as to what a cartoon can be. Unfortunately, cartoons have a reputation of being aimed solely at children. The shows hold their hand throughout the stories they tell and never push the boundaries of what could be. It wasn’t … More Are We in a New Golden Age of Animated Shows?

Lazer Team Review

    Whenever you see a movie that you’ve been waiting to see for a while, you develop certain expectations. Those expectations can make or break a movie depending on how realistic they are. Lazer Team is no exception, perhaps more so than most films I’ve seen. When you’re a big fan of the people … More Lazer Team Review

Minecraft: Story Mode Episode 1: The Order of the Stone Review

When it was announced Minecraft was getting a “Story Mode”, at first I didn’t know how to react. I wasn’t really surprised considering how popular the franchise has become over the last several years, but I always thought that the beauty of the game was it’s lack of linearity. Minecraft’s sole purpose is to build, and … More Minecraft: Story Mode Episode 1: The Order of the Stone Review

Hit by a Train: It’s Such a Beautiful Day Review

If you’re familiar with the works of Don Hertzfeldt, then you know what to expect from his first feature film. That is to say, you expect that anything is possible in the absurd world he creates. The absurdist nature of Hertzfeldt’s pieces means that watching an hour of what might initially be described as visual insanity could be … More Hit by a Train: It’s Such a Beautiful Day Review