• ‘The Mandalorian’ Episode 1 Review: Star Wars is Finally Done Some Justice

    Disney+ delivers a strong introduction to The Mandalorian.
    • by Jeff Bennett
    • 3 Years ago
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  • Review: Strange Planet Makes a Successful Leap from Screen to Page in New Book

    The decline of newspapers has forced the media landscape to change drastically over the past decade. Almost nowhere is this more evident than in the world of comic strips. Staples of the funny pages, such as Peanuts, Garfield, and Dilbert, still have their place. But even they don’t have the reach they used to. Collecting […]
    • by Jeff Bennett
    • 3 Years ago
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  • Review: Pokémon Sword and Shield is a Conflicting Experience

    Mainline entries in the Pokémon series have finally made their debut on the Nintendo Switch with Pokémon Sword and Shield, but instead of being a cause for celebration, the ceremonious occasion has been rife with controversy. First, it was announced that the games would neither feature nor allow the transfer of every Pokémon in the […]
    • by Jeff Bennett
    • 3 Years ago
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  • Audiences Need to Stop Sleeping on Doctor Sleep

    Stephen King has seen something of a resurgence of his work as of late. While I wasn’t hugely impressed with It Chapter Two, it still managed to clean up nicely at the box office. Unfortunately, the reverse is true for King’s Doctor Sleep film adaptation – I walked away astounded by what the film accomplished, […]
    • by Jeff Bennett
    • 3 Years ago
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  • Mario & Sonic Return for a Surprisingly Decent Olympics Crossover on Nintendo Switch

    A review of Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 for Nintendo Switch.
    • by Jeff Bennett
    • 3 Years ago
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  • Luigi’s Mansion 3: Third Time’s a Charm

    Nintendo is wrapping up this year with hit after consecutive hit. Consumers have been treated to remarkable new IP such as Astral Chain, and well-received remakes like The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening. With Pokémon Sword & Shield just around the corner, along with appetizers like Mario & Sonic at the Olympics, you’d think Nintendo […]
    • by Jeff Bennett
    • 3 Years ago
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  • ‘Joker’ is DC’s Best Film Outing Since ‘The Dark Knight’

    Where does one begin with a film like Joker? When I first saw the trailers for it, I was not impressed. It looked like an indie arthouse movie to me. Not that there’s anything wrong with indie arthouse movies, but coming from a big studio like Warner Bros. with a major DC character like the […]
    • by Alan Hobbs
    • 3 Years ago
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  • AI: The Somnium Files Exceeds Expectations – Review

    On a cold winter day in 2012, I found myself on a bus going from Kansas City to Chicago. The world was supposed to end that year, but luckily it didn’t. During my 10-hour journey, I was accompanied by my 3DS and a little game called Zero Escape: Virtue’s Last Reward. I bought it on […]
    • by Jeff Bennett
    • 3 Years ago
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  • Does Zelda: Link’s Awakening for Switch Turn the Dreamy Classic Into a Nightmare?

    Special artwork released for Link's Awakening on Nintendo Switch.
    • by Jeff Bennett
    • 3 Years ago
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  • Spyro’s Back and Better Than Ever with Trilogy Collection

    Crash Bandicoot has seen something of a renaissance with high definition remakes of his classic trilogy of games and kart racer both topping sales charts and earning critical success across the board that the series hadn’t seen in ages. Publisher Activision, looking to capitalize on Crash’s success, has decided to bring back another gaming icon […]
    • by Jeff Bennett
    • 3 Years ago
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