Retro Review: ‘Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots’

The Metal Gear Solid series’ unique traits make it work so incredibly well. It is able to deliver on a unique cinematically pleasing game that often avoids the issues that many other game franchises generally fall into. It’s fantastic delivery of long and convoluted narratives while having enough twists and turns makes playing one of … Continue reading Retro Review: ‘Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots’

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REVIEW: ‘Incredibles 2’

It has been 14 years since the superhero family film, The Incredibles hit the big screen. The film written and directed by Brad Bird was a groundbreaking film for Pixar being the first film to succeed in doing fully realized human characters at the center of their more mature superhero story. Bird’s writing and directing … Continue reading REVIEW: ‘Incredibles 2’

Venom In The Shell: Spoiler Free “Upgrade” Review

The problem with your generation is you damn serial killers and your new-fangled technology! Tremendous loss is a cage too many people find themselves in. You feel hopeless. Weak. Desperate to give up with no way out. Having something like a person or a body part taken away from you can feel like losing a … Continue reading Venom In The Shell: Spoiler Free “Upgrade” Review

REVIEW: ‘Cobra Kai’ Season One

YouTube Red is a fairly new platform when it comes to the subscription based streaming services. While YouTube proper has been around for 13 years, their Red program is only a few years old at this point and in terms of original series they have yet to find Gold with their formula. While a lot … Continue reading REVIEW: ‘Cobra Kai’ Season One

REVIEW: ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’

Ever since Walt Disney took on the rights for the Star Wars franchise they have been using every opportunity to keep making new films and keep it in the public consciousness with new movies every year. The main entries in the series have continued stories of  the characters we know and love, but their first … Continue reading REVIEW: ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’

Retro Review: Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater HD

The Metal Gear Solid franchise is one that is outstanding in its delivery of intelligent and exciting narrative based games. Last month I took a long look at one of the series’ most intelligent entries with Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty. I praised the game for how the game controls and for it’s … Continue reading Retro Review: Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater HD

Retro Review: ‘The Karate Kid’ (1984)

Nostalgia has been a go to for recent entertainment with revivals of classic video games, movies, and television shows. Sometimes these can be successful returns, while sometimes they can be major disasters. One of this year’s biggest surprises has come in the form of a show that premiered on YouTube Red. Red is a platform … Continue reading Retro Review: ‘The Karate Kid’ (1984)