Category: Reviews

I read books, play video games, and watch TV. I have opinions about most of what I consume that way. And I like to write those opinions down.
However, I find reviews saying ‘I love it’ or ‘I hate it’ pretty useless, so I do things differently. Instead, I try to look at why something does or does not work for me. Are the characters internally consistent? Does the plot make sense? What writing smells does the story have.
That way, you know not just if I liked it, but it should help you determine if you will like it. I hope.

October 22, 2021 / Reviews
Deadpool

Deadpool is the superhero movie that isn’t supposed to be. It’s obnoxious, breaks the fourth wall at every turn, and is super-violent. Executives all want the next Avengers, don’t they? But, in 2016 Deadpool saw the light of day. And I finally got around to watching it.

October 8, 2021 / Reviews

The original Dune novel was released in 1965. David Lynch made a movie from it in the eighties, and John Harrison a three-part mini series in 2000. Now Denis Villeneuve created a new movie adaption. And I caught it in the theater.

September 24, 2021 / Reviews
Jedi Fallen Order

Jedi: Fallen Order is a Star Wars game, but — unlike the recent Star Wars Battlefronts — it isn’t a slot machine fronting as a game. Nope, it’s actually a first-person action game instead of a live service or micro-transaction fest.

September 17, 2021 / Reviews
September 10, 2021 / Reviews