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Bethesda No Longer Gives Out Review Copies In Advance. Good.

The latest drama in the strange world that is video games, is the fact that Bethesda (known for games like Skyrim, Fallout, and the recent Doom) has decided to no longer send out review copies ahead of the launch of...

MOVIE REVIEW: Savages 0

MOVIE REVIEW: Savages

Starring: Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Taylor Kitsch, Blake Lively  Director:  Oliver Stone Genre: Drama Runtime: 131 minutes In Holland, weed is legal (except, strangely, for growing). We can go to a ‘coffee’-shop and buy the stuff. Not so in the United States....

MOVIE REVIEW: Everything Is Illuminated (2005) 0

MOVIE REVIEW: Everything Is Illuminated (2005)

Starring: Elijah Wood, Eugene Lutz Director: Leiv Schreiber Genre: Drama Runtime: 106 minutes You might’ve heard about Jonathan Safran Foer, author of  ‘Extremely Loud And Incredibly Close’. That was his second book, while ‘Everything Is Illuminated’ was his first. This...

MUSIC REVIEW: Caspian – Waking Season 0

MUSIC REVIEW: Caspian – Waking Season

Artist: Caspian Album:  Waking Season Genre: Post-Rock (instrumental) Runtime: 50:50 Let’s start this review with an acknowledgement. I never heard of Caspian. I was looking for some new album releases, when this one caught my attention. I gave it a...

MOVIE REVIEW: Lawless 0

MOVIE REVIEW: Lawless

Starring: Shia Lebeouf, Tom Hardy, Guy Pearce Director: John Hillcoat Genre: Drama Runtime: 116 minutes I like a drink or two. Or two dozen. And so do Americans. What do you do if booze becomes illegal? You make it yourself....

MUSIC REVIEW: Faunts – Left Here Alone (EP) 0

MUSIC REVIEW: Faunts – Left Here Alone (EP)

Artist: Faunts Album: Left Here Alone Genre: Post-Rock Runtime: ~30 minutes FINALLY! My favorite band returns with a new album. Ever since the EP called ‘M4’, Faunts have been one of, if not the, my favorite bands. Their albums, ‘High Expectations/Low...

MOVIE REVIEW: The Bourne Legacy 0

MOVIE REVIEW: The Bourne Legacy

Starring: Jeremy Renner, Edward Norton, Rachel Weisz Director: Tony Gilroy Genre: Action Runtime:  135 minutes What do you do when a computer program fails? You close it. When that doesn’t help? You open the task manager, and force close it....

MOVIE REVIEW: 13 Assassins 0

MOVIE REVIEW: 13 Assassins

Starring: A lot of Japanese actors I don’t know Director: Takashi Miike Genre: Action/ Historic Drama Runtime: 141 minutes I’ve seen, prior to this one, exactly 1 other film by Takashi Miike. I once  went through a bargain bin and...

MIDNIGHT MOVIE REVIEW: Stranger Than Fiction (2006) 0

MIDNIGHT MOVIE REVIEW: Stranger Than Fiction (2006)

Starring: Will Ferrel, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Dustin Hoffman Director: Marc Forster Genre: Drama Runtime: 113 minutes What do you do when your life is being narrated? Would you freak out, or would you try to find a connection? Harold Crick (Will...

TV REVIEW: The Newsroom (episode 1) 1

TV REVIEW: The Newsroom (episode 1)

I’ve awaited ‘The Newsroom’, HBO’s new drama series from the mind of Aaron Sorkin, for a long time. I even wrote a preview for it nearly two months ago. After much waiting, the first episode premiered yesterday, so I could watch it today. Which...

TV REVIEW: How I Met Your Mother (Season 7) 0

TV REVIEW: How I Met Your Mother (Season 7)

It is now mid June. All of the mainstream series have ended their seasons, which means it is time to do a recap of the season. I’m going to post a series of season recaps starting today, about the series...

MOVIE REVIEW: Detachment 0

MOVIE REVIEW: Detachment

Starring: Adrien Brody, James Caan, Lucy Liu, Christina Hendricks Director: Tony Kaye Genre: Drama Runtime: 97 minutes What do you do if the school you teach has become an anarchy of violent students, harassing the teachers and other students alike?...

TV REVIEW: The Walking Dead (Seasons 1 and 2) 0

TV REVIEW: The Walking Dead (Seasons 1 and 2)

So Felix, you’ve been away for a while. How come? Well, I’ve been watching the Walking Dead for quite a while. It’s one of the reasons I havent posted in a while, and the only reason relevant to this blog...

MOVIE REVIEW: Chronicle 2

MOVIE REVIEW: Chronicle

Starring: Dane DeHaan, Alex Russel, Michael B. Jordan Director: Josh Trank Genre: Superhero Runtime: 84 minutes I wasn’t convinced about the quality of this film before seeing it. A director without any credentials, and the lead-actor having only a few...

MOVIE REVIEW: This Means War 1

MOVIE REVIEW: This Means War

Starring: Chris Pine, Tom Hardy, Reese Witherspoon Director: McG Genre: Action/Comedy Runtime: 97 minutes I had seen some trailers for this film in advance, and I must say, it looked like a good action-packed comedy. Girl meets boy, girl meets...

MIDNIGHT MOVIE REVIEW: Meeting Evil 0

MIDNIGHT MOVIE REVIEW: Meeting Evil

Starring: Samuel L. Jackson, Luke Wilson, Peyton List Director: Chris Fisher Genre: Thriller Runtime: 89 minutes John Feltman’s (Luke Wilson) life sucks. Being a real-estate agent, he has been hit hard by the economic crisis. He can’t sell any house,...

MOVIE REVIEW: Sherlock Holmes; A Game of Shadows 0

MOVIE REVIEW: Sherlock Holmes; A Game of Shadows

Robert Downey Jr. had almost been forgotten, until he was cast as Tony Stark in the ‘Iron Man’-movies. After portraying a believable, gritty persona, he had offers flying his way. One offer in particular got his attention, Guy Ritchie’s Sherlock...

REVIEW: HTC One X 0

REVIEW: HTC One X

Yes, it’s here. After an awkward unboxing video and a size comparison with my HD2, it is now time for the review. I’m now a bit more familiar with this extraordinairy piece of technology, enough that I can do a...

MOVIE REVIEW: Age of Heroes 0

MOVIE REVIEW: Age of Heroes

This one has been sitting in my download folder for ages. I didn’t find the motivation to watch it, due to the unfavourable rating on IMDB (which is a 5.5). Yesterday, my curiosity won from my scepticism, and I decided...

Movie Review: Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance 0

Movie Review: Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance

After Batman Begins, superhero movies were booming again. Because Marvell couldn’t stay behind to DC-comics, a barrage of semi-known Marvell heroes was fired at the audience. Ghost Rider was one of those. But it was horrible. It failed to do...