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GameLoading: Rise Of The Indies Review: Steady On

While each individual component of GameLoading: Rise of the Indies is a well-produced and intriguing parcel, the gestalt fails to find a unique or even consistent thread to bind them all together. It’s more accurately an interwoven set of interviews concerning general indie game development. Yet with some knowledge of the industry, you can make […]

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Nature Of The Battle

Good Versus Evil. It’s an archetype known so well that it barely evokes anything from that vacuous pit you call a soul despite being a fundamental concept in storytelling, moral development, and basically everything else in life. But it’s precisely because it’s so ingrained that it often fails to inspire. That’s one of the more […]

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Furious 7 Review: A Calm

For all the bombast of the series, Furious 7 feels gravely intimate. They’ve condensed the cast down to something far more manageable and focused on just a few themes, perhaps showing growth as a dramatic franchise as well as one that will drive a car through three skyscrapers in Abu Dhabi. Action and narrative maturity […]

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Jupiter Ascending Review: A Descent

What an indecipherable mess. There’s a lot of say about Jupiter Ascending, the Wachowskis’ latest cinematic endeavor, but most of those things are questions, and none of them helpful. There are no critical inquiries to be made except for one: why? Let’s back this intergalactic bus up first. The bulk of the movie centers around […]

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Building Back

It never ends. Pop culture is interminable because we simply never stop either. Society consumes and consumes, and as things like shows and music and books permeate back and forth between countries—and then reciprocating and building upon each other—a perpetual energy emerges. And it never ends. Think about how old the first written story must […]

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