David Semel
Reviews // 2 Articles
//Reviews

'Intelligence' Begins with a Promising Conundrum
6 Jan 2014 // 3:30 AM

The smartest parts of Intelligence concern debates over Gabriel's malfunctions as a machine, even as they feel emotional bonds with him.

'No Ordinary Family' Series Premiere
27 Sep 2010 // 11:10 PM

No Ordinary Family is off to a promising start, tweaking a lot of superhero conventions without seeming like a parody.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Can Video Game Mechanics Be “Trashy”?

// Moving Pixels

"Speed is the pornography of video games. Like adding skin to a film, adding speed to a game isn't usually about making the game a more thoughtful experience. It is about exciting its audience's instincts on the most visceral level possible.

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