Reviews

Movie review: Her

It looks like we’ve moved beyond wondering if androids think of electric sheep: The question is what if artificial intelligences fall in love with us, and vice versa. With director Spike Jonze has moved on from 2010’s I’m Here to his latest, Her, and the possibilities of machine love gets fleshed out even more.

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Robocop: The Review

When I first saw that they were remaking Robocop, the kid inside me rebelled. I grew up on 80s and 90s movies, and the thought that they were rebooting what was an iconic show of my childhood made me fear for its sanctity. The black suit and human hand didn’t make me feel any better; the new suit seemed like …

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Book review: Land Of The Meat Munchers

Of all things ripe for a zombie apocalypse, Singapore, with almost 6 million people squeezed into a tiny island, sounds like the perfect place to die undead. Land Of The Meat Munchers by Singaporean author Nicholas Yong takes the zombie invasion idea – most recently popularised by the TV adaptation of Robert Kirkman’s The Walking Dead – and whips up …

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Thor: The Dark World movie review

This took a while to come, but if you’re still wondering if you should actually make the hike down to check the Thor sequel, here’s our special correspondent with his own view on things. I’ve personally taken a look at the movie – but for work work – here, so here’s another look at it – ed. My first reaction …

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The Wolf Among Us: Review

Telltale Games seems to be on a roll. After getting a few games under their belt, the company known for its episodic content struck gold with The Walking Dead, one of the most enjoyable games, and definitely the most emotional game I’ve played in a long time. Similar to the Walking Dead, The Wolf Among Us is an adventure game …

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