Grim Fandango (1998/2015) Video Game Review

Now we move onto a game with a ton of tragedy behind it…no, nobody died…okay, maybe it killed the Point-and-click adventure game for a few years, led to LucasArts, more or less disbanding with key people going on to form other companies (Double Fine Productions and Telltale Games) and this being their last project together, and is a game about a Mexican and Latin American … Continue reading Grim Fandango (1998/2015) Video Game Review

Uncharted 2: Among Thieves (2009/2015) Video Game Review

2 years after the beautiful-looking, beautiful-sounding, fun-full playing, but slightly shallow-in-story introduction known as Drake’s Fortune came Among Thieves, a follow-up in story, and an opportunity to give us more of our favourite characters.  So…Among Thieves Our story begi- best opening to a video game ever!!…or at least 1 of them.  It literally starts off with a bang, to the point that I’m not even … Continue reading Uncharted 2: Among Thieves (2009/2015) Video Game Review

The Visit (2015) Movie Review

The Sixth Sense and Unbreakable; these are 2 films that solidified a young M. Night Shyamalan’s reputation as someone who would go on to be the next big name director in the 21st century.  The future was very bright as of the year 2000…Then he made a hilarious film called Signs that was meant to be a horror thriller…Then there was an ordinary film with … Continue reading The Visit (2015) Movie Review

Fallout 4 (2015) Video Game Review

Godspeed fellas…Don’t do anything I wouldn’t do myself. Well, this was long awaited…and for good reason.  I’ve played Fallout 3 before, so this is like visiting an old friend in a way.  So…Fallout 4. Set in 2287 in an area around Massachusetts and New England (and includes Boston), our hero (that’s you), wakes up 210 years in the future, after being frozen in suspended animation … Continue reading Fallout 4 (2015) Video Game Review

The Revenant (2015) Movie Review

“It was like if an Independent filmmaker was given a hollywood budget” – My friend, who saw the film with me. Right, I was scheduled to see The Hateful Eight, but due to timing I went to see this instead…Did I make the right choice? Directed by Birdman and Babel’s Alejandro González Iñárritu, The Revenant is a semi-biographical movie set in 1823 in both Montana … Continue reading The Revenant (2015) Movie Review

Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015) Movie Review

This review is spoiler free.  Just to let you know, because I’m aware of how people can get over something like this.  So lets talk about the latest Star Wars film, i.e. the most talked about movie of 2015 not called Avengers 2: Age Of Ultron. I’ll start the review by telling you where I stand with Star Wars:  I’m not what you would call … Continue reading Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015) Movie Review

The Vanishing Of Ethan Carter (2015) Video Game Review

Developed by the Polish Studio “The Astronauts” and distributed by Nordic Games (Who now own the THQ Trademark and many of their games), this game came out on the PC in 2014, and then it was released for the PS4 on July 15th 2015 with the Unreal Engine 4.  Since I’m playing the PS4 version, I’ll just say it’s from 2015.  So…The Vanishing Of Ethan … Continue reading The Vanishing Of Ethan Carter (2015) Video Game Review

Crimson Peak (2015) Movie Review

Well folks, it’s that time of year again, so why not do something spooky/gothic/horror in nature?  What’s that?  You want me to take a break from all of those Batman reviews I’ve been doing?  Well, I’m not finished with that, but since Batman Returns is effectively a Christmas movie, there’s time enough.  So, with that being said, this is Crimson Peak. Directed by Guillermo Del … Continue reading Crimson Peak (2015) Movie Review