Opinion: ‘The Last of Us Part II’ should be rated ‘Adult’s Only’

Video Game audiences have matured, and developer ‘Naughty Dog’ shouldn’t pull punches when telling its story, but neither should the Entertainment Software Ratings Board. By: William Robertson Hume Editors note: updated for clarity. The following video contains: Intense Violence – Graphic and realistic-looking depictions of physical conflict. Extreme and realistic weapons and depictions of human…

A Perfect and Backlash-Free Choice Oscar Nomination List

Although actual nominations won’t be in until Tuesday I added a mix of predicted favourites and personal choices of mine for wishful thinking purposes. Read to get some sort of context and personal filter on what to expect and hope for come January 23rd for the 90th Annual Academy Awards. Best Picture Blade Runner 2049…

Name that Actress: Andrea Riseborough

I first noticed her in Oblivion (2013). I didn’t immediately think she was as attractive as Olga Kurylenko (Tom Cruise’s other love interest). Then I saw her make that ridiculous face while pointing in the trailer for The Death of Stalin (2017). After I noticed she was Emma Stone’s hair dresser in Battle of the…

This Is Star Wars!

George Lucas once said that at its heart Star Wars is not a Space Opera, but a Family Soap Opera! Well it turns out another ambitious family soap opera has had the guts to compare itself to Star Wars and it sticks! Beth Pearson fights most of the battles behind the scenes that the rest…

Most Anticipated Video Games of 2018

Sea of Thieves (March 20th) Studio: Rare (Kinect Sports, Rare Replay, Banjo Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts) A game that just looks like pure fun and a bit less of an Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag simulator than other 2018 title Skull and Bones, Sea of Thieves looks like it might take to Destiny model of…

2018 Movie Preview

The Cloverfield Paradox (February 4th) – REVIEW A team of astronauts aboard an international space station find themselves alone after a scientific experiment involving a particle accelerator makes the Earth vanish. When a space shuttle appears, the space station crew must fight for survival following their horrible discovery. The first Cloverfield was a fun romp that brought us director Matt Reeves (Dawn/War…

Last Impressions of Gaming’s Most Anticipated of 2017

For Honor I was ready to leave For Honor on a high note before its release with my wonderful two game comeback that matched developer Ubisoft’s ambitions to make a game that was as fun to watch (if not funner) than it was to play, eSports cometh! However in my last year of university I…

Resulting Review of 2017’s Most Anticipated Movies

WilsonThis was one of Arclas’ picks which I caught on the Movie Network recently a few weeks ago. Based on a Daniel Clowes graphic novel, author of Ghost World and Art School Confidential a few supporters of his previous adaptations were disappointed the helmer of those Terry Zwigoff wasn’t involved in directing this one, instead leaving it…

The 12 Most Notable Movies Of 2017

Twelve movies that dominated the social conversation throughout 2017. The list also notes the financial impact of these movies, with their budget and worldwide gross. These films shaped the water cooler discussions and reflected the entertainment values of America. Split Budget: $9 Million/ Gross: $278 Million   The Comeback Story: after finding his footing again…

The Shifting Audience of Gamers

Intro: Who “Gamers” are, and who we thought they were has changed. As Will Hume from FilmGamer.com demonstrates via storytelling and analysis, the most recent available data shows how accessible games have become over the years and who they now play to directly and indirectly. From the Gamer culture to the Canadian economy and back…