Reviews

Oxygen Not Included: The Review

Alvin, Jack and Vivien were stranded in the middle of a pretty inhospitable asteroid. Nothing to eat short of a few nutrient bars shoved through the same portal that they had fallen through. They had a long list of stuff to do. Dig tunnels through the rock, find mushrooms and plants to farm, and figure out a way not to …

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X-Men: Dark Phoenix – The Review

X-Men: Dark Phoenix is the latest installment of a superhero film franchise that spanned two decades. In that time, there have been both critical and commercial hits and real duds that we don’t and will never ever talk about. Where does Dark Phoenix fall in that spectrum? It’s honestly hard to say. A review by Sarah and Peter (Credit: 20th …

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Shazam!: The Review

A review by Sarah and Peter It is a tribute to the magic of superhero movies how Shazam! can exist in 2019. It is an origin story of one of the first and most classic of superheroes, one of the most popular of the Golden Age, yet also one that has struggled to struggled to maintain his relevance today. Looking …

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Captain Marvel: The review

“Higher, Faster, Further”. As the posters would have it, the Captain Marvel movie promises the next evolutionary step in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. In many ways, it is: It’s the first to be led by a female character alone, and the first to have a female director. Both epic and funny, Captain Marvel flies close to the formula perfected by …

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Civilization VI: Gathering Storm Preview

It’s weird playing Civilization VI and having it echo real life. As I’m playing North America is locked in one of the coldest weeks it’s had in recent memory, and on the opposite side of the globe Australia is sizzling. Regardless what anyone says, there’s no denying climate change is here. Not that Firaxis is trying to do that, mind. …

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