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Tuesday, April 21 2015

Great Movies With Terrible Sequels: Laughable Sequels in Action

Not even the combined might of Superman, Batman, Predator and James Bond can save their respective series from sinking like an ocean liner into the Bay of Pigs!


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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