Film in 500: No Time to Die Review

Certificate: 12A Director: Cary Joji Fukunaga Writers: Neal Purvis, Robert Wade, Cary Joji Fukunaga, Phoebe Waller-Bridge Production: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM), Universal Pictures, Eon Productions, B25, Cinesite, Danjaq Distributor: Universal Pictures International (UPI) Platforms: Theatrical Release (Reviewed) Release Date: Out Now! Here it is, the final Daniel Craig James Bond film. Now I've seen it twice, I'm … Continue reading Film in 500: No Time to Die Review

Gaming Photo Album: Dragon Age: Inquisition

As I continue to dig through my archives of game captures (and delight in documenting them here), we get to Dragon Age: Inquisition. This was a game I fell in love with early in my ownership of a PlayStation 4. Bought shortly after Christmas 2014 (therefore, into early 2015), it became one of those sprawling … Continue reading Gaming Photo Album: Dragon Age: Inquisition

Blog Update: Things Change, Things Stay the Same

Hi everyone! You may have noticed my blog posting has been a bit more erratic than usual lately, so I thought I'd write a quick update to explain what is going on - and to reaffirm that I'm very much still around and active! It's important to me to keep this site running and regularly … Continue reading Blog Update: Things Change, Things Stay the Same

Film in 500: Promising Young Woman Review

Certificate: 15 Writer/Director: Emerald Fennell Production: FilmNation Entertainment, Focus Features, LuckyChap Entertainment Distributor: Universal Pictures International (UPI) Platforms: Blu-ray (Reviewed), DVD, Streaming Release Date: Out Now! Some films you really need to see - and this is one of them. Promising Young Woman mixes important themes of relationships, sexual abuse, and their lasting effects with … Continue reading Film in 500: Promising Young Woman Review

Gaming Photo Album: Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Next up in the Gaming Photo Album is Shadow of the Tomb Raider, the epic conclusion to a trilogy of games I utterly adore - I can still remember my immense excitement for the third game like it was yesterday (somehow, it's already been 3 years... ). Closing out the modern origin trilogy of Lara … Continue reading Gaming Photo Album: Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Film in 500: Violet Evergarden: Eternity and the Auto Memory Doll Review

Certificate: UDirectors: Haruka Fujita, Taichi IshidateProduction: ABC Animation, Animation DO, Bandai Namco Arts, Kyoto Animation, Pony Canyon, RakuonshaDistributor: Netflix, All the AnimePlatform: Viewed on Blu-ray with Japanese Audio and English SubtitlesRelease Date: Out Now! Recently, I caught up - and greatly enjoyed - the beautiful, thought-provoking anime Violet Evergarden, so I was excited to follow … Continue reading Film in 500: Violet Evergarden: Eternity and the Auto Memory Doll Review

Super Crush KO Review

Developed and Published by: Vertex Pop Inc. Platforms: Nintendo Switch (Reviewed), PCRelease Date: Out Now! You know, sometimes games are just straightforward, distilled fun. Yes, I know, a revolutionary concept, right? Super Crush KO is a fantastic example of this, with a sharp, short story, a strong visual flair and energetic, absorbing combat platforming. It's … Continue reading Super Crush KO Review

Friendly Fire Podcast, Episode 2: Frontrunners for Game of the Year 2021

Hi there! If you have read some of my recent posts, you might know that Stephen Brown, Jed Harling, and I finally started a video game podcast called Friendly Fire. This talk show has us talking about specific topics in the gaming sphere, with a friendly competitive edge where we do not refrain from calling … Continue reading Friendly Fire Podcast, Episode 2: Frontrunners for Game of the Year 2021

Gaming Photo Album: Forza Horizon 4

Are you ready for pretty pictures of cars? Because I've got some for you, in this latest entry into my Gaming Photo Album series. Now, I know that not everyone is into the genre of games that Forza represents so well, and that is fair enough. Soon after buying an Xbox Series S and Game … Continue reading Gaming Photo Album: Forza Horizon 4

10 Hours With… Pokémon Unite

As the Pokémon juggernaut rolls on, so does it continue to branch into different platforms and genres. Most lately, this has been through the currently Switch-exclusive Pokémon Unite (a mobile release is coming soon), which brings the franchise to the world of MOBAs (Multiplayer Online Battle Arenas), a competitive and highly popular genre long associated … Continue reading 10 Hours With… Pokémon Unite