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Author Archive | Tim Poon

Where The Water Tastes Like Wine At SXSW 2017

I doubt I can do any better at cultivating the right expectations for this game than its own website, so here it is: “Where the Water Tastes Like Wine is a bleak American folk tale about traveling, sharing stories, and surviving manifest destiny.” Hot damn that’s good. It perfectly paints the tone and attitude of […]

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Beauty And The Beast Review

Just the same as the hairy, fanged half of titular couple, Beauty and the Beast is a tough nut to crack. Standing on its own, this is a movie that succeeds at quite a bit. It’s beautiful, it sounds a treat, and it has some damn good casting. But as soon as you size it […]

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Far From Noise At SXSW 2017

He shrugs. I ask one simple question, but in that moment, it is all I want to know. It might as well be my life’s purpose to find an answer. And in response, London-based developer George Batchelor shrugs. It’s not surprising, really. His game Far From Noise is the same sort of enigmatic yet wholly […]

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Logan Review — Logan’s (Final) Run

Logan is necessary. It is vital. Often flirting with perfection, it is the closest thing resembling the ideal finale for Hugh Jackman. It celebrates little of his iconic run as the legendary comic book character, instead opting for an aching, solemn, and resonant dissection of the series. It’s thoughtful and violent—gritty and nuanced—in equal measure, […]

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