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xXx: Return of Xander Cage Movie Review

The most remarkable thing about xXx: Return of Xander Cage that it’s a reboot of a long dead franchise, or that the xXx franchise was rebooted at all, but that it’s actually a solidly entertaining action thriller, that not only surpasses the original, but actually

The Short History of the Nintendo Playstation

With the Nintendo Switch now announced to have a worldwide release date of March 3, the dawn of the company’s seventh home console is upon us. The future of Nintendo and gaming is not what I’m here to talk about today though. Instead, inspired by

Movies I’m looking forward to in 2017

With 2016 finally behind us, and 2017 now firmly underway, having looked at the best and worst movies of 2016, it’s time to look now to the movies I’m looking forward to in 2017. Almost immediately, it’s clear that this will be a very different

Best and Worst Movies of 2016

The popular consensus about 2016 is that it was a year where a string of setbacks and painful losses that were briefly interrupted by moments of brilliance. I’m not sure if I would agree with that about 2016 as a whole, but I would certainly

Assassin’s Creed Movie Review

When it was first announced, there was actually a lot of hype and hope behind Assassin’s Creed. After two decades of Hollywood adaptations of video games that range in quality from “so bad it’s good” on the high end, and some of the worst movies

Rogue One Movie Review

One year after the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, it’s perhaps taken for granted just what a colossal smash success the movie was. Disney took a beloved franchise that George Lucas had all but run into the ground, and in an age where

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Movie Review

Between the clumsy world-building at Pottermore, the lacklustre Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, and the palpable hunger for box office gold from Warner Brothers weren’t big enough clues, then Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them may be the final proof that attempts to