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Sonic 2 is What Happens When Sequels Fail

I have a love-hate relationship with movie sequels. Sometimes I get pleasantly surprised, and films follow the logical progression of their predecessors. This happened with sequels like The Empire Strikes Back, The Dark Knight and Terminator 2. These elite films… Continue Reading →

Will the G.I. Joe Franchise Survive the Snake Eyes Flop?

Per Matt If the only things you know about G.I. Joe come from the mediocre big-screen releases of the past 13 years, then you don’t really know Joe. With each outing, MGM and Di Bonaventura Pictures have teamed up to… Continue Reading →

Free Guy is Probably the Best Gaming Movie Ever Made

Ryan Reynolds has one of the most “geek and gamer approved” resumes in Hollywood. Reynolds continues to shine as a beacon of light in the nerd community, an actor who looks like he was destined for romantic comedies, playing the… Continue Reading →

Mortal Kombat Proves It Is Still a Viable Film Franchise

I think I grew up in the best of times, when it came to being a gaming geek. One of the first gifts I remember receiving for Christmas was the Atari 2600. Soon after that came the Nintendo. It seemed… Continue Reading →

My Guilty Pleasure Delivers Toys of Terror!

Per Matt It’s been a while since I’ve visited My Guilty Pleasure. With the holidays in full effect, family was over for Thanksgiving and all of the aftermath that ensued. Now, it’s on to Christmas, rinse and repeat. As a… Continue Reading →

Giving Thanks for G4

Per Matt For Thanksgiving, a very special G4 reunion brought back some laughs. And quite a few eyerolls.

Congrats to Seth Green, Robot Chicken for 200 Episodes!

Per Matt Saturday morning cartoons. Just the simple concept of three network television channels airing four or five straight hours of animated TV shows (sometimes longer!) every weekend can be an alien concept for millennials to comprehend. Back in the… Continue Reading →

30 Years Later, What Can We Expect From Bill & Ted?

Per Matt Bill S. Preston Esq. and Ted Theodore Logan were DEFINITELY products of the ’80s. The two time-traveling metalhead slackers were wonderous, in all of their simplicity. Spouting infectious catchphrases and traveling much like Doctor Who long before smartphones… Continue Reading →

Halo Infinite Introduces Escharum

Per Matt Halo Infinite symbolizes where next-generation video games are headed. And with that, comes all-new threats for our hero. But in order to identify where the franchise is headed, we must first take a look back at the series’… Continue Reading →

Sonic the Hedgehog Sets the Pace for Video Game-Based Movies

Traditionally, video game film adaptations fail to capture the spark of the game from which they are rendered. Often, the “creative freedom” that is extended to Hollywood with the source materials is bastardized in a way that completely alienates it… Continue Reading →

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