"The Grandmaster" is Beautiful, But Flawed

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uC5amKLgnFU] The Grandmaster Release Date: August 30, 2013 Cast: Tony Leung, Ziyi Zhang, Chang Chen, Zhao Benshan, Song Hye-Kyo Director: Wong Kar-wai Studio: Block 2 Pictures, Jet Tone Films, Sil-Metropole Organisation, Bona International Film Group Distributor: Sil-Metropole Organisation, Bona Film Group, Annapurna Pictures, The Weinstein Company Genre(s): Wu Xia, Drama, Action Rating: ★★☆☆☆ Review Spoilers: Medium IMDB | Rotten Tomatoes | Wikipedia Let me be […]

Liberty on Earth, Liberty on Zehava!

Starglass Author: Phoebe North Release Date: July 23, 2013 Publisher: Simon and Schuster for Young Readers Source: Edelweiss DRC Genre(s): Young Adult, YA Science Fiction, Science Fiction, Jewish Fiction Rating: ★★★☆☆ Review Spoilers: High GoodReads | Amazon I have very mixed feelings about Starglass. For the most part I think I can say that I liked it. At […]

Lara Croft Is Going To Have Serious Issues After All This…

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FjNCWe94WGw] Tomb Raider (2013) Release Date: March 5, 2013 (US) Developer: Crystal Dynamics, Eidos Montreal Publisher: Square Enix Genre(s): Action, Adventure, Rating: ★★★★☆ System: PS3 (also 360, PC, Steam) Review Spoilers: Low IGN | Gamespot | Metacritic | Amazon Before this year’s entry into the series, I had never played a […]

Brace Yourselves: The Nintendo 2DS is (Actually) Coming

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sAExBTWIp3M&w=420&h=315] I have one word for you, Nintendo, that summarizes my reaction to your recent announcement of the 2DS: “Why.” Of course, this single word is quickly followed by several questions such as, “Why did this idea receive corporate approval?,” “Why are you tripping over your own feet if you […]

Teen Wolf: Lunar Ellipse Recap

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fxxPwhKQ3wA] Teen Wolf: Lunar Ellipse (3×12) Synopsis: Scott, Stiles and Allison find the Nematon but the Lunar eclipse is fast approaching and times running out for them to take down Jennifer and save their parents. Rating: ????? After weeks of ‘Moondays’ we finally reached the mid-season finale of Teen Wolf’s third […]

Turbulence by Samit Basu

 Title: Turbulence  Author: Samit Basu  Release Date: July 9, 2013 (USA)  Publisher: Titan Books  Source: Titan Books ARC  Genre(s): Science Fiction, Fantasy  Rating: ★★★★☆  Review Spoilers: Low What it would be like to wake up with a superpower you’ve always  wanted? Maybe you can fly, adjust time, or are a  celebrity wherever you go. That’s our premise to […]

"The World's End" and how Edgar Wright and co. annihilated my expectations

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n__1Y-N5tQk] The World’s End Release Date: July 19, 2013 Cast: Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Paddy Considine, Martin Freeman, Eddie Marsan, Rosamund Pike Director: Edgar Wright Studio: Relativity Media, Working Title Films, Big Talk Productions Distributor: Universal Pictures, Focus Features Genre(s): Science Fiction, Comedy Rating: ★★★★★ Review Spoilers: Low IMDB | Rotten Tomatoes | Wikipedia Edgar Wrights The Worlds End isn’t just a science fiction homage nor […]