Reviews

The Lego Batman Movie: Not the hero we deserve, but the one we need

 In a time when the movies are dark (see Batman V Superman and Suicide Squad) and real life even darker (see just about any news channel), there comes a time when the world needs a movie… with shredded abs. The Lego Batman Movie is that movie. A tangential spin-off to the Lego Movie, The Lego Batman Movie shows Batman (again) …

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Be as snazzy as Tony Stark with these cufflinks

Ever since us geeks burst on the local scene, we’ve managed to effortlessly marry geekiness with style. (Ed: Nope, not even close.) Even then, part of the reason why we are considered style mavens is due to our carefully curated ensemble of superhero T-shirts. But when the time comes for us to look sharp, that’s when the iron suits come off and …

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Hacksaw Ridge review: Where war and peace collide

Hacksaw Ridge is a war movie where the lead character won’t bear arms. A curious premise, but it turns out it’s worth a shot: The movie – Mel Gibson’s first directorial attempt in over a decade – is definitely a compelling watch.  The film tells the amazing true story of Desmond Doss, the first and only “conscientious objector” to win the Medal of Honor during …

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Split review: The Shyamalan renaissance continues

It’s redemption for box-office poison: M Night Shyamalan’s latest movie, Split, shows that his revival – since 2015’s The Visit – is set to continue. With this psychological thriller, the director behind the jaw-dropping The Sixth Sense and the abysmal Avatar: The Last Airbender is back with what he’s best at.  It’s basic horror tropes Shyamalan plays with in Split: A man, Kevin …

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Final Fantasy XV may not be Good, but it’s definitely Great

It sounds like a weird statement to make, but there it is. Final Fantasy XV makes a whole slew of mistakes, some of them nigh unforgivable. You might have heard of its problems. Heck, it’s almost been a month since its release, and you might have already PLAYED through those problems. So how could it still be considered great? Final …

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