Whether you're too young to remember, or the hyper-speed news cycle has rendered your long-term memory functionally obsolete, you may find it difficult to recall the tumultuous 1990s discussions about broad multimedia censorship. There have been violent video games since the 1970s, but the 90s really drove home the visceral content both figuratively and literally.… Continue reading In a Dark Dark Web (and other stories)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ml0WvjU05nI We've all heard about the massive outbreak of hate crimes after, and surrounding, the election of Donald Trump. We've heard about them...but have we seen them? Supposedly these white anti-gay, anti-Muslim, anti-black homophobic, Islamophobic, racist bigots are floating to the surface. But where are they? Have we seen examples flooding the mainstream media...the social media?… Continue reading The Red Herring and the Rise of Hate
Joe browns out in Baltimore, Maryland / Pokemon Go! takes over everyone's life, with as many daily users as Twitter / The Ghostbusters reviews are in, and they're not good / Twitter teams up with Black Lives Matter giving credit to terrorists and cop killers / Bad cops are just bad people / Obama's search for an identity / The… Continue reading Talking Nerdy, Ep. 204: Float Like a Butterfree, Sting Like a Beedrill
After a bit of confusion about whether or not NYC is colder than Philadelphia, we get into Video Game VS Real Life Violence, Undersexed Americans, Walking Dead and more! We also play a round of "WHO TWOTE THAT TWEET?" and "REAL or JABRONI"! Download HERE or on iTUNES!!
Whether it be in cinema, video games, or World History, there rarely comes a moment as wholly emotionally gratifying as watching a Nazi drown in a pool of his own blood. And it is with this scenario in mind that we take this time to review two new releases: Inglourious Basterds and The Saboteur. Inglourious Basterds is… Continue reading Few Things are More Satisfying Than Killing Nazis
It's no secret that the quality of film as a whole has taken a couple dozen blows to the skull. But who wields the bat/board-with-a-nail-in-it? Is it the Directors who have given up on their creative conscience? Is it the Producers who are so mired in Teen Romances and Straight-To-DVDs that they lose all vision… Continue reading Why You’re Wrong About District 9
True Blood is a show that after watching the pilot, I wasn't overly impressed. Interesting concept, good acting, but nothing to go crazy over. I was actually very disappointed. This is produced by Alan Ball for crying out loud! The man who created Six Feet Under made this?! (which is quite possibly the most brilliant,… Continue reading I’m ‘Glamored’ by “True Blood”…and I like it.
To discover the possibility that the work one has devoted one’s entire life to is unnecessary or even detrimental to the existence of human society may come as a dreadful shock, but it is an issue that every action filmmaker must face at some point in his or her life. Having been fascinated with action… Continue reading Should We Stop Making Violent Movies? (Full Article)