Sony E3 Recap

 

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I gotta tell you, Xbox may be lagging behind in sales, but Sony has a lot of catching up to do if they want to surpass Microsoft’s awesome conference. They will have to actually acknowledge the Final Fantasy VII remake and show it while Chris Pratt reads the phone book to catch up. Because Chris Pratt makes everything better. Anyway, let’s see what they got! Continue reading

Bethesda E3 Recap

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Hey everyone, gonna talk about Bethesda’s E3 press conference.  This is the first year the developer has done a conference, and what a better time to have a conference than during a WWE pay-per-view, the season finale of Game of Thrones, AND the NBA finals… smart move, Bethesda. Anyway, lets dig in! Continue reading

Was it Really That Bad?: Man of Steel

So I just wrote this review for one of the best movies I’ve ever seen. I said a lot of really glowing things, waxed poetic about the virtues of film and, dare I say, spoke really eloquently on the merits of Mad Max: Fury Road.

However, I’m not known for any of those things, am I? I’m known for masochistically sitting through movies that many generally regard as shit for your amusement and although I do have moments of eloquence, it’s mostly me just bashing my head against the keyboard in a desperate attempt to forget what piece of crap I just sat through.

Today, I sit through a movie that many of talked about before, but I thought I’d give my own take on it as a huge Superman fan. That movie is, of course, Man of Steel.

So, a little brief history on how Man of Steel happened. Warner Brothers had been trying to reboot the Superman franchise ever since Bryan Singer’s (really pretty good) Superman Returns was deemed a flop. Christopher Nolan’s success with Batman made him the perfect candidate to bring DCs other iconic hero into a financial and critical success. Only, Nolan wanted to go on to direct his own films, so he agreed to executive produce and handpicked Zack Snyder as his director and…. ugh… David S. Goyer to write the screen play.

Disaster was inevitable, really. But was Man of Steel really that bad? Continue reading