“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
There are two kinds of fans of Digimon. There’s the one that just watched the first season (possibly the second as well) when it was on tv back in the early 2000s, and there’s the Digimon fan who watched the first season and then went on to watch the show in the original Japanese. Generally … More Digimon Adventure Tri: Reunion Review
A little game called Fallout 4 came out this week. You might have heard of it. I’ve been fairly obsessed with it all week, perhaps the first game I’ve decided to actively dedicate time to in the last few months. But as I’ve been playing it and reading reviews about it, a thought occurred to … More Why Do We Put up With Buggy Bethesda Games?
On December 6th, 1965, an animated Christmas cartoon premiered on CBS Television that would be the first screen adaptation of a beloved comic strip. This would then cause said comic to evolve into a multimedia powerhouse that is considered by many to be a classic in the world of pop culture. Not bad for a bald … More Good Grief: The Peanuts Movie Review
After a fairly mind-blowing presentation at this year’s E3, nothing at Gamescom, and a mixed bag at TGS, Sony has had an interesting year in terms of announcements. Their PS4 is currently the leading console for this generation in terms of sales, but many worry that their success has lead them to become complacent in … More Sony Paris Games Week: Le Joie de VR
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?
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
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
As I mentioned in a previous post (you can read that here) on the top five Studio Ghibli films, I came to the conclusion that there were simply too many incredible pieces by Ghibli to simply pick just five. It’s a testament to the studio’s prowess in field of animation they have not five, but … More Another Five Amazing Studio Ghibli Films
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