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On Being Invited to Play: Media Molecule's "Tearaway Unfolded"

I don’t often give perfect scores, and in all honesty, I probably could’ve docked a few points for the occasionally wonky camera in Tearaway Unfolded… 282 more words


Waterlogged: "Submerged" Is a Nonstop Disappointment

A game doesn’t need combat to be good; there are plenty of so-called “walking” simulators that prove that point. Heck, Gone Home was one of my favorite games back in 2013. 130 more words


Truly Trying Too Hard: Recap of "True Detective" Season 2 Episode 1

My thoughts on this week’s episode are up at Slant Magazine, and all I can say right now is: thank goodness there are only seven weeks left to go. 399 more words


Mama Said There'd Be Days Like This: Recap of "Mother's Mercy" (Game of Thrones S5E10)

I’m done! Not with Game of Thrones, though I suspect yet a few more “fans” will be throwing their hats into the ring after even more heroes bite the dust in the fifth season’s finale. 910 more words


No Need To Worry: Jason Mraz Review

Artist: Jason Mraz
Waiting for My Rocket to Come
The Remedy (I Won’t Worry), You and I Both, Curbside Prophet

Hey guys, thanks for reading my first blog post. 633 more words

Venus in Fur (Roman Polanski, 2013)

“Roman Polanski’s Venus in Fur is a deceptively simple two-hander. Superficially, the film seems to unfold as a textbook study of role reversal (that staple of the psychodrama) in the tragicomic mode.” 24 more words


Hiroshima Mon Amour (Alain Resnais, 1959)

“Like the anonymous entwined bodies glimpsed in its opening moments, things tend to commingle in Alain Resnais’s revolutionary first feature, Hiroshima Mon Amour. Marguerite Duras’s oblique script builds on an ever-shifting groundwork of spatial and temporal indeterminacies, a structural technique borrowed from the French ‘new novel,’ in order to suture together past and present, private and public, desire and trauma.” 33 more words