Monday, September 7 2009
Our spread starts off with a collection of cast-offs, creative risks, and the contractually obligated releases. While there may be a substantial helping of something entertaining during this hefty four-week first course, don't be put off by such a portion size. To paraphrase an old saying, too many mediocre movies can definitely spoil the season-ing.
Monday, May 13 2013
Touching on societal anxieties about technological advancement, especially in terms of of free will, isolationism, desensitization, and sensationalism, Gamer makes no attempt to interrogate the issues it raises.
Thursday, February 11 2010
Writer/director team Neveldine and Taylor's big budget follow-up to their Crank films is shooting blanks.
Wednesday, August 18 2010
There is no way for a player to disavow their agency in the torture scene featured in Hideo Kojima's original Metal Gear Solid.
Sunday, August 30 2009
Gamer, a film scheduled for release on September 4th, positions itself to take over the box office by promising what viewers want: blood, video games, tormented characters and dirty language. Gerard Butler stars.