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My thoughts on the Obamacare ruling

After speculating for months, with the eyes of the nation on them, the Supreme Court has finally ruled on the constitutionality of the Affordable Healthcare Act, more popularly known as Obamacare. In a 5-4 ruling with Chief Justice John Roberts providing the deciding swing vote

Was Brave the bridge too far for Pixar?

Though it should come as no surprise, Brave dominated the box office this past weekend, providing Pixar with its thirteenth straight number one opening for their films. The movie, hyped for months as Pixar’s first movie with a female protagonist, as well as what must

Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter Movie Review

This year seems like it’s going to be one for movie pairings. We’ve had two god-awful Snow White films, each terrible in their own ways. We’re having two superhero franchises bring out their long awaited crescendos, though we’ll have to wait until July to see

Garfield Minus Garfield

I forget how the topic came up earlier today when a group of my friends and I were out to lunch, but somehow we started talking about the comic Garfield, which was first published today back in 1978, and much to the surprise of my

Lollipop Chainsaw

This has been one hell of a year for movies, and a few exceptions aside, we’ve had one great movie after another, with the end nowhere in sight. The same could not be said of gaming, which in direct contrast with last year, has seen

Prometheus Movie Review

When it comes to cinematic science fiction, few directors have done more groundbreaking work in the genre than Ridley Scott. Back in the eighties, Scott was behind two of the biggest science fiction films ever made, Alien and Blade Runner. The former is famed for

A final look at the Life and Work of Ray Bradbury

For fans of science fiction, today is a sad day indeed, as legendary science fiction writer and visionary Ray Bradbury has passed away at age 91. A titan of science fiction for seven decades, his works include classic novels like Fahrenheit 451, a dystopian mainstay