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Throwback Thursday: Spyro 3: Year of the Dragon

It’s that time again! I’ll be fair, I didn’t think I was going to get this one done. I’ve been kind of snowed under by paperwork and… 1,126 more words

90s Video Games

Dragon in Pavilion Mall, Kuala Lumpur, for Chinese New Year 2012, photos by Vincent Loy

Check out this awesome dragon display at the Pavilion Mall in Kuala Lumpur for the Chinese New Year in 2012, in a photo taken by fellow… 468 more words


Throwback Thursday: Spyro the Dragon

In this series of posts I want to explore games from my past. In doing so I aim to not only highlight pieces of game history (good or bad), but also examine my personal relationship to gaming. 614 more words

Video Games

Final Cut by Steven Bach

Michael Cimino died last month. He was the film director who won multiple Oscars for The Deer Hunter but then followed it up with Heaven’s Gate… 345 more words

Michael Cimino

MICHAEL CIMINO: Ranking his Filmography (from WORST to BEST)

By Thor Magnusson

From the game-changing wave of ‘New Hollywood’ in the 1970’s there has been no filmmaker with a less controversial career  than Michael Cimino (Coppola comes close). 3,072 more words


Three men and a camera

What does it mean to be an uncompromising artist? Over the last two weeks, we’ve lost three very different men whose careers feel like a series of case studies in how to approach that unanswerable question. 1,076 more words


Michael Cimino

I was shocked and saddened to learn that Oscar winning filmmaker Michael Cimino passed away on July 2, 2016 at the age of 77. It should go without saying that he will always be remembered for two films: “The Deer Hunter,” one of the best war movies ever made, and “Heaven’s Gate,” one the biggest critical and commercial disasters ever unleashed on moviegoers. 654 more words