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Monthly Archives: May 2016

X-Men: Apocalypse Movie Review

Sometimes, in the era where cinema is utterly dominated by superhero movies, where the Marvel Cinematic Universe is the model for franchises everybody is rushing to beat, Deadpool is the surprise box office hit of the year, and we’re still writing thinkpeices about just where

The Nice Guys Movie Review

The buddy cop movie used to be as much of a Hollywood staple as superheroes, remakes and young adult novel adaptations are today. Leave it to director Shane Black, who practically invented half of the tropes of the buddy cop genre with Lethal Weapon, to


Money Monster Movie Review

When the majority of a movie sticks the cast in a room with a live bomb and a crazed gunman, and you still can’t be bothered to care about what’s happening on screen, there is something very wrong with the movie. This ends up being

New details about Pokémon Sun and Moon

Announced earlier this year as part of the 20th anniversary of the Pokémon franchise, today we’re finally getting our first real look at Pokémon Sun and Moon. Take a look at the gameplay trailer that was posted earlier today: For starters, five brand new Pokémon


Captain America: Civil War Movie Review

While I was just as blown away as anyone else by The Avengers, for me the Marvel Cinematic universe finally started to show its full potential with the release of Captain America: The Winter Soldier, and not just because it proved that Iron Man and


Today I start working at The Progress-Index

I didn’t want to say anything before now, but in hindsight, it was probably a good sign when roughly half of my job interview was spent with my potential boss and I mutually geeking out over local Civil War sites and military history. Now that