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One Gamer’s Journey: Devil May Cry

0 Submitted by on Wed, 15 August 2018, 06:59
Over the last year or so I have been making a point to go back and play older video games I missed over the years. I’d love to say this was spurred by my deep love of gaming, but if I’m honest, it was to save money. I love gaming, but rent and groceries need to take priority. As a Continue Reading...
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I Am Not an Easy Man – Movie Analysis

0 Submitted by on Fri, 08 June 2018, 11:59
 A few months ago, a film was dropped right onto Netflix that did not get any buzz. It is a Netflix Original French comedy called “I Am Not an Easy Man.” The premise is that a male chauvinist hits his head and is somehow transported into a parallel world where there is matriarchy instead of a patriarchy. The gender roles Continue Reading...
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‘Darkland’ Review

0 Submitted by on Fri, 13 October 2017, 17:59
Darkland is a Danish crime thriller that was almost selected as the country’s foreign film entry into the Academy Awards. As the title would suggest, Darkland is a gloomy film, the lighting almost always low and the outside shots overcast. Dar Salim stars as Zaid, a second generation Iraqi immigrant to Denmark, and respected surgeon with a pregnant wife. Zaid’s Continue Reading...
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‘The Prince of Nothingwood’ Review

1 Submitted by on Fri, 29 September 2017, 16:59
Salim Shaheen is one of Afghanistan’s, and perhaps the world’s, most prolific filmmakers. But his is a name probably not known to many outside of the Middle East. Nothingwood comes from Salim himself as he notes that America has Hollywood, India has Bollywood and, as he points to the desert around him, Afghanistan has Nothingwood. At the outset of this Continue Reading...
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‘Gilbert’ Review

0 Submitted by on Mon, 25 September 2017, 12:59
The first time I ever heard the voice of Gilbert Gottfried it was coming out of the mouth of Iago the bright red parrot in Aladdin. Gilbert was one of many great things about that movie, but it was a character that always stuck with me. For decades Gottfried has been known as the wacky, screechy, and his pummel-you-over-the-head-with-jokes comedy Continue Reading...
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Jumanji: More Than Just a Game

1 Submitted by on Mon, 10 July 2017, 16:59
The year is 1995. This is the year that films such as Se7en and The Usual Suspects are released, establishing Hollywood giants for years to come. Toy Story, the first ever fully computer generated feature film is released to widespread acclaim and box office success. Braveheart, Casino, Friday, Goldeneye, Apollo 13 and the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers battle for supremacy at Continue Reading...
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‘Game of Thrones’ Season 7 Trailer 2

0 Submitted by on Mon, 26 June 2017, 10:59
With the premiere just under three weeks away, HBO just dropped the second trailer for Season 7 of their wildly successful high fantasy series, Game Of Thrones. The trailer opens with Sansa Stark wandering through a snowy woods, Littlefinger narrates overhead, telling some offscreen character, perhaps Sansa herself, to fight battles on all fronts, not just one enemy. After that Continue Reading...
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‘Black Panther’ Teaser Trailer

0 Submitted by on Tue, 13 June 2017, 09:47
After making an impressive debut in Captain America: Civil War, Chadwick Boseman returns as T’Challa/Black Panther, king and ultimate vanguard of Wakanda, now in his own film. Black Panther will be the first film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe to feature a primarily black cast, and a very impressive one at that. Let’s run it down: Chadwick Boseman as T’Challa, Continue Reading...
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The State of Net Neutrality

0 Submitted by on Thu, 01 June 2017, 12:59
May 18, 2017 is a date that could be a landmark in the history of the internet. This is the date that the FCC led by chairman Ajit Pai, voted 2-1 to change the rules of Net Neutrality or to put it in his words, “take a weed whacker” to them. Net neutrality has been hotly contested by various groups and Continue Reading...
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