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Heavy Meta – Overrated is Overrated

4 Submitted by on Tue, 24 February 2015, 10:01
I count myself among the many people more than a little irritated at the fact that Phil Lord and Chris Miller’s The Lego Movie was all but completely snubbed for the 2015 Academy Awards. However, just as soon as myself and those of like mind took to message boards and Facebook groups to express our distaste, an opposing faction came out Continue Reading...
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Heavy Meta – Honeymoon’s Over, Marvel

0 Submitted by on Mon, 19 January 2015, 08:01
On this week’s Heavy Meta, Vince cosplays as Nostradamus and paints a daunting picture of how Marvel’s devotion to its unified cinematic world could be a mistake.         For a lot of people, one of the big events in 2014 was Marvel’s announcement of their colossal film line-up for the next five years. For me it was Continue Reading...
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Heavy Meta – The AAA Games Industry: Too Fat to Fly

1 Submitted by on Wed, 31 December 2014, 12:01
Vince is kicking off 2015 by scrutinizing the blockbuster development philosophy of the AAA Games Industry on this week’s Heavy Meta!         This is my first year with a functional gaming PC, and the first where I haven’t bought, or planned to buy, any of the new consoles. A big part of why is that the offerings Continue Reading...
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Heavy Meta – Let’s Make A Monster

0 Submitted by on Mon, 20 October 2014, 07:01
“You wanna see sumtin’ REAL scary?” With All Hallow’s Eve right around the corner, Vince turns his ghoulish gaze towards what the best recipe for a truly terrifying movie monster is. The answer: a pinch of the unknown, a dash of expectation violation, and just a smidge of evolutionary psychology.     A conversation that always seems to crop up Continue Reading...
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Heavy Meta – Re-think ‘Feminine’

0 Submitted by on Fri, 03 October 2014, 16:01
Vince puts on his ancient philosophy hat (it’s a theoretical hat) in this week’s Heavy Meta, investigating how re-thinking how we conceptualize masculinity and femininity can help us write better characters. Check it out!       These days, the Internet is awash with debates over characters and gender roles, particularly when it comes to the portrayal of female characters. Continue Reading...
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Heavy Meta: In Defense of Pandering

0 Submitted by on Tue, 05 August 2014, 09:01
On the inaugural episode of Heavy Meta on One of Us, Vince leaps to the defense of media that panders to a certain audience. Is it just an annoyance, or a necessary step in giving wider demographics a voice? Read on, true believers!...
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