Why do video game movies always fail?

Video game movies mostly always fail. I think this isn’t too controversial an opinion to have. Heck, there have been about two decades worth of evidence to back up my claim. But why is this? Especially when we have video games becoming cinematic in their own...
Ready Player One – A Flawed, yet enjoyable romp.

Ready Player One – A Flawed, yet enjoyable romp.

Warning: My post will spoil Ready Player One – both the 2011 book and the 2018 movie. I should start this post by stating the fact that I read Ready Player One twice and I listened to the audiobook of it twice (Wil Wheaton’s narration was an absolute pleasure!),...
The Mummy – Less The Mummy, more the Mummy-in-Law

The Mummy – Less The Mummy, more the Mummy-in-Law

(The one you hate) This post will contain spoilers Let’s talk about the Mummy franchise – the one that ran from 1999 until 2008. It starred Brendan Fraiser, who, at that time, was at the absolute peak of his career. He was likeable, heroic, and a fantastic...

Your Ultimate Beginners Guide to Facebook Ads

Facebook Ads can be extremely powerful if used correctly. This guide will walk you through everything you need to know about creating and sending out your first Facebook Ad. Why you should use Facebook Ads Accessing the Ads Manager Creating Your Facebook Ad Choosing...

What makes an interesting villain?

Beware – this post will spoil Big Hero 6. You know what makes a villain interesting to me? Someone you can relate to and even share a level of empathy towards them. These are people who are, indeed, villainous and yet you can’t help but see their side of...

Who had the greatest cameo?

The best cameo? Cate Blanchett in Hot Fuzz. “What? Cate Blanchett was in Hot Fuzz?”, I hear you shout. “I’ve seen that movie a gazillion times and never saw her” You remember Nick’s ex, who was working a crime scene in the very beginning? Her. That’s Cate Blanchett....

What made Minecraft so popular and why do so many people hate it?

Minecraft’s popularity came from the simplicity that surrounds the idea behind it. Not the simplicity of the game itself, because Minecraft is also about as complex as they can come. I have seen calculators and computers built within the game that is fully functional...
Wonder Woman: A Good Movie or Just Not As Bad As Previous DC?

Wonder Woman: A Good Movie or Just Not As Bad As Previous DC?

  This post will contain spoilers. Wonder Woman is a lot like Obama. OK. This might seem like a very odd claim but stick with me. Recently I went to see Wonder Woman as part of the Non-Snobby Cinema Club I run through meetup.com. I had heard nothing but positive...