Movie Monday, Movies

Are Film Adaptations Getting Better?

Of all the mediums in the entertainment industry, film is arguably the single biggest across the world. It is so successful in fact that other mediums are often adapted into film in order to achieve greater success. Out of all of these, books-to-films have been the most successful, though they have certainly had a rough… Continue reading Are Film Adaptations Getting Better?

EVO, Game Night, Video Games

EVO 2019: This is Where the Hype Lives!

EVO. The biggest fighting game tournament in the world. The real-life World Martial Arts Tournament. This is where the highest level of play in one-on-one E-Sports can be found. It has a long and prestigious history, so expectations rise higher and higher with every passing year. Luckily, the tournament hasn't let down yet. And that… Continue reading EVO 2019: This is Where the Hype Lives!

Anime, Dragon Ball, The Mind of a Character

Son Goku: The Flat Character (The Mind of a Character)

Today, I wanted to shake things up a little bit. Of all the characters in Dragon Ball, Goku probably gets the most flak from fans. He is often criticized for not being interesting or for developing well. And it's true. Goku, in terms of personality and motivation, is the same in the lastest episode as… Continue reading Son Goku: The Flat Character (The Mind of a Character)

Books, How's This Book?

Words of Radiance: Another Hell of a Time Investment (How’s This Book?)

Written By: Brandon Sanderson Published By: Tor Fantasy Stormlight Archive Series: Book 2 Page Count (Paperback): 1328 Audio Version Length: 48 Hours and 13 Minutes Narrated By: Michael Kramer, Kate Reading Link to Buy (Amazon) Link to Book 1 Review I think you can understand why I didn't finish this one in time for last… Continue reading Words of Radiance: Another Hell of a Time Investment (How’s This Book?)

Best of the Beastiary, D&D

Carrion Crawler: Literally a Giant Maggot (Best of the Bestiary)

If I could delete this thing's design from my memory, I would. There are very few cases where this is a good thing. Lore: Where There is Death, There is a Meal This monster's flavor text is definitely not meant to weave a thrilling narrative. Hell, it can barely even be used as a side… Continue reading Carrion Crawler: Literally a Giant Maggot (Best of the Bestiary)

Movie Monday, Movies

The Lion King: Soulless Edition

Directed By: Jon Favreau Written By: Jeff Nathanson, Brenda Chapman Starring: Donald Glover, Beyoncé, Seth Rogan, James Earl Jones and more. Run Time: 1 Hour 58 Minutes Release Date: July 19th, 2019 Rated PG Link to IMDb Of all the classic animated Disney movies, 'The Lion King' is probably the one I care the least… Continue reading The Lion King: Soulless Edition