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Thursday, June 5 2014

‘Anchorman’s’ Ron Burgundy: The Man, The Myth, the Media

Anchorman 2 is bigger, bolder, brasher and more bizarre than its antecedent, but it also gives a pertinent critique of the medium it has chosen to satirise.


Thursday, July 12 2012

Spoiler Alert! The End of Film Endings

The ambiguous ending in a movie doesn’t feel like 'art'. It feels like a copy. And it resembles the tendency of the franchise ending, with intent to leave it open for a sequel.


Wednesday, December 17 2008

Gears of War 2

Gears of War 2 is a sequel with nearly perfect gameplay sullied by silly, derivative and downright ridiculous story and dialogue.


Thursday, May 1 2008

Devil May Cry 4

Devil May Cry 4 intermittently strives for a kind of high-Gothic camp, but it jumps willy-nilly into steampunk, lasers-and-robots future shock, and lost-civilization exoticism.


Thursday, April 10 2008

Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Vegas 2

Vegas 2 almost serves as a companion piece to the original, with its events occurring before, during, and after those of the first game.


Thursday, July 5 2007

Shrek the Third

Is there a rule that decrees all movie-based games be mediocre?


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