Archives for: June 2010

Toy Story 3

June 29th, 2010
Short version: Meh. Long version: $50 for four tickets, for 3-bloody-D, which for me means muted colors, motion blur, and annoying background blurriness in most scenes. Maybe I'm just being cranky, but 3D just doesn't add all that much: It's kinda n… more »

Reviews: Prince of Persia, The A-Team, The Losers, Iron Man 2, How to Train Your Dragon

June 27th, 2010
Prince of Persia - 7/10 Pretty but silly. Unsurprisingly, they dropped historical elements into a multi-millenium blender, but as escapist fluff it was a fun movie to watch. The A-Team - 7/10 A fun movie if dumb as a bag of hammers; the actors… more »

Reviews: The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest, Furies of Calderon, Academ's Fury, The Age of Napoleon, Changes, Empire of Liberty

June 27th, 2010
Well, we're moving back to Washington D.C. (actually, Virginia) this week, so if I want to not lose track of what I've read I better get it down! The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest by Stieg Larsson - 9/10 A superlative finale to the "Girl Who"… more »

Scott Pilgrim

June 6th, 2010
Despite my distrust of anything popular, news of the upcoming movie included lavish amounts of praise heaped on the source comic. And the descriptions of the same piqued my interest enough to get me to buy the comic from my trusty comic book store. E… more »

Bioshock 2: From excited to full of hate

June 5th, 2010
I wanted to like Bioshock 2. I preordered the game. I waited. When it arrived, I gazed over every inch of the box. Then, full of anticipation, I installed the game. Which is when things started to go wrong. To be fair, it started after I installed… more »