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Gamer’s Review: BioShock

“BioShock” was officially released in 2007 (same year Assassin’s Creed came out) on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. It received universal acclaim from critics and gamers alike winning numerous awards. The game spawned two games titled, “BioShock 2” & “BioShock Infinite.” All three games are remastered in one collection on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. […]

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Gamer’s Review: Batman: Arkham Knight

After “Batman: Arkham City” earned universal acclaim and labeled as a commercial success, a prequel known as, “Batman: Arkham Origins” was released in 2013. Unlike the former, the latter received mixed reviews. Regardless of divisive reactions, I thought it was a great prequel. Anyway, Rocksteady primarily work on their next big game as the grand […]

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Top Gun

Fresh from producing “Flashdance,” Jerry Bruckheimer (Pirates of the Caribbean series) read an article from an issue of California about fighter pilots training at The US Navy’s Fighter Weapons School in San Diego. Afterwards, Jerry became fascinated over the subject. He hired writers Jim Cash & Jack Epps Jr. to craft a screenplay. The pair […]

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Gamer’s Review: Batman: Arkham City

After “Batman: Arkham Asylum” became a critical and commercial success, Rocksteady recruited Paul Dini to write a sequel as a cross between Batman and John Carpenter’s “Escape from New York” involving The Caped Crusader in a bigger installment known as “Batman: Arkham City.” Batman: Arkham City was released in 2011 (same year Skyrim came out) […]

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Code Lyoko: Season 4

After Code Lyoko’s third season aired in 2006, a fourth and final season immediately began development. A year later, Code Lyoko’s grand finale aired in 2007 on Cartoon Network’s former block “Miguzi.” (same year The Simpsons Movie came out) It received positive reviews from critics and viewers alike. Five Years Later, a follow up titled, […]

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Project X

“Project X” was officially released in 2012. (same year 21 Jump Street came out) It received negative reviews from critics. Regardless of poor reception, the movie made enough money at the box office. Project X garnered controversy over teens attempting to replicate the movie’s dangerous scenes. Despite controversy, Project X is considered as a modern […]

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Flashback Review: Madagascar

After “Shrek 2” & “Shark Tale” were released in 2004, DreamWorks Animation worked on their next project about four pampered zoo animals, a self-absorbed lion, a zebra with an existential crisis, a sassy hippo and a neurotic giraffe who are inadvertently stranded on an island, are forced to survive the wilderness. Along the way, they […]

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Mildred Pierce (Mini-Series)

In 1941, James M. Cain published a book titled, “Mildred Pierce.” The Premise is about a housewife who’s forced to provide money to support her kids after her husband left them. Sometime Later, Mildred decides to open a restaurant. As the story progresses, Mildred’s relationship with her daughter Veda declines. Four Years Later, the book […]

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American Crime Story: Impeachment

In 1998, then U.S. President Bill Clinton was publicly reported he had an affair with an intern named, Monica Lewinsky. Their secret was revealed by the late civil servant, Linda Tripp. Besides recording numerous phone calls on tape, she found a crucial piece of evidence which is Monica’s blue dress covered in Bill’s “slime.” Although […]

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Morbius

After “Venom” came out in 2018, Sony commenced development of their own Marvel Cinematic Universe or MCU for short focusing on characters linked to Spider-Man’s rouge gallery and allies starting with “Morbius” with Jared Leto as The Living Vampire. Originally intended for an early 2020 release, the film was delayed several times due to the […]

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Requiem For A Dream

In 1978, the year John Carpenter’s “Halloween” came out, Hubert Shelby Jr. (Last Exit to Brooklyn) published a novel titled, “Requiem for a Dream.” It’s about four individuals who succumb to drug addiction as each of them try to achieve a specific goal. Fresh from his directorial debut “Pi,” Darren Aronofsky (The Wrestler, Black Swan) […]

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Raya And The Last Dragon

“Raya and the Last Dragon” was released in 2021 along with “Luca” & “Encanto.” It received positive reviews from critics and movie goers alike. All three are nominated for “Best Animated Film” at the 94th Academy Awards. Before the upcoming awards ceremony airs on March 27, 2022, I wanna share my thoughts on Raya and […]

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Nobody

“Nobody” was released in 2021. (same year Squid Games streamed on Netflix) It received positive reviews from critics and movie goers alike. Besides good reception, it also made enough money at the box office. As you all probably know, Bob Odenkirk will reprise his role as Jimmy “Slippin’ Jimmy” McGill/Saul Goodman one last time in […]

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Gamer’s Review: Fallout 4

“Fallout 4” was released in 2015 (same year The Witcher 3 came out) on PlayStation 4 & Xbox One. It received positive reviews from critics, fans and gamers alike. The game also sold millions of copies worldwide. Christopher “Chris” Nolan’s brother Jonathan & Lisa Joy are working on a live action television adaptation of Fallout. […]

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Bill: On His Own

In 1981, CBS aired a television movie called, “Bill.” Based on a true story, Mickey Rooney plays a mentally handicapped man named, Bill Sackter. He meets a would-be screenwriter named, Barry Morrow. Together, they form a close friendship. The movie earned positive reviews from critics and viewers alike. Mickey Rooney ultimately won a Golden Globe […]

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Goodfellas

In 1985, crime reporter turned writer Nicolas Pileggi published a non-fiction crime book called, “Wiseguy.” It follows the life and career of Henry Hill juggling his double life as a family man and gangster. Meanwhile, on the set of Tom Cruise & Paul Newman’s film “The Color Of Money,” Martin “Marty” Scorsese read the book […]

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The Batman (2022)

Kevin Conroy once said, “I am vengeance, I am the night, I am Batman!” Today’s review is Robert “Rob” Pattinson’s Batman. Before we dig deeper, let me explain the backstory of Batman’s latest adventure. In 2014, a year after Ben Affleck was casted as Batman in the DC Extended Universe or DCEU for short, WB […]

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