The Witcher Journals #1 – Beginning the Adventure!

Hey there! As mentioned in my previous post, I've just started playing through the three The Witcher games from CD Projekt Red, beginning with The Witcher: Enhanced Edition. Before I talk more about that, a bit of context. I've previously played a few hours of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt on PlayStation 4, but that … Continue reading The Witcher Journals #1 – Beginning the Adventure!

Lessons from Gaming Burnout

Over the last few months, I've found myself playing video games way less than usual - basically, I've felt burned out by gaming and the relentless news cycle around it. Subsequently, I've been looking elsewhere for my day-to-day entertainment, hence how my posts on this site have recently leaned heavily towards films. The last new … Continue reading Lessons from Gaming Burnout

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

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

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

Film in 500: The Suicide Squad Review

Certificate: 15 Writer/Director: James Gunn Production: Atlas Entertainment, DC Comics, DC Entertainment, The Safran Company, Warner Bros. Distributor: Warner Bros. Pictures Platforms: Theatrical Release (Reviewed) Release Date: Out Now! My emotions were conflicted entering The Suicide Squad. On one hand, I'm always excited for a new DC film, but on the other, I haven't enjoyed … Continue reading Film in 500: The Suicide Squad Review

My Top Ten Films of 2020: #5-#1

Time for Part 2 of my Top Ten Films List for the last year! As I said in the last post covering my picks for #10-#6 in 2020, I am publishing this on 4th January. That is right, I am gonna stick to a schedule for once! As always for these posts, I shall reiterate … Continue reading My Top Ten Films of 2020: #5-#1

My Top Ten Films of 2020: #10-#6

2020 is over, and now it is time for my annual Top Ten Films list! As with the past three years of these articles, I am splitting the list into two, starting with my picks for #10-#6 in this post! Gotta keep it consistent, y'know. When making this list, I bear in mind the film … Continue reading My Top Ten Films of 2020: #10-#6

The Gift of Reason: #CreativeChristmasCollab

Oh hi! This piece is part of the #CreativeChristmasCollab, an event set up by Chris Durston at the OverThinker Y blog where people have been paired up Secret Santa-style! We each get a creative gift from our mystery match, and simply say something nice in return (which shouldn't be hard aha)! In this case, I … Continue reading The Gift of Reason: #CreativeChristmasCollab

Beyond the Hashtag: Pokémon Masters EX Update Pairs Style & Substance

Let's get it out of the way: yes, the online hashtag for Pokémon Masters EX was a misjudgment (don't make me write it down). However, if that is the main takeaway from this substantial update, it would be a great shame, as developers DeNA have brought a lot to the table here in terms of … Continue reading Beyond the Hashtag: Pokémon Masters EX Update Pairs Style & Substance