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…

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…

HYPE TRAIN: Get ready for ‘WAR for the Planet of the Apes!’

The First Post-Harambe ‘Apes’ film is here to mine your Simian sympathies. Cast: Andy Serkis, Woody Harrelson, Steve Zahn, Judy Greer Crew: Matt Reeves (Director, Co-Writer) Mark Bomback (Screenwriter) Music by: Michael Giacchino (AGAIN!) Cinematography: Michael Seresin Question: Why do Simians ride horseback when they’d be faster on their own? Plot: Ravaged by the Simian…

The Game Awards 2016 Nominees

Uncharted 4 & Overwatch lead nominations w/ 7 & 6 respectively. Titanfall 2 w/ 4 & Quantum Break shutout. It is interesting to note the changes from year to year; as performance categories have smartly melded into one of voice and performance capture gender inclusive category. VR is a new addition and curiously, the best…

Background Check: What makes ‘NERVE’ very interesting.

NERVE, stars Emma Roberts, Dave Franco and a ton of YouTube celebrities in a film about a game of truth of dare…but without the truth. NERVE has non-stop, hyper-stylized thrills with an awesome soundtrack to match and you just might like it! Here’s the trailer: [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CIUSEw9YVPM] Filmmaker Resume: From the directors of Catfish [the controversial…

The 2014 Black List

Last Year, we looked at a few films that came out this year among the most well liked screenplays of the year before. It was shown that quality varies from concept and sometimes things are lost in Translation. Looking at Bad Words, Draft Day, The F Word, and Edge of Tomorrow this was a good…