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Kill Zone 2 (aka SPL II: A Time for Consequences)

Having finished unpacking and having (relatively) settled into our new home, and with the readings and discussion topic for my MA course not yet posted, my wife and I had time on Friday evening to watch a movie. Netflix indulged … Continue reading

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They Dark Live in Matrix City – the Game

I’ve been working on some writing while taking a break from my academic studies, but I probably haven’t put enough time into my work as I should. That’s because I’m addicted to Saint’s Row IV. I picked up Saint’s Row … Continue reading

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Return to Red Gross

Continuing along with my blatant theft of ideas and or casts, this one is just more of a conceit than an adaptation. It’s also much more of a scene with some attached ideas than a more fully fledged concept, however … Continue reading

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Return to Serenity Spec Ops

As mentioned elsewhere, other commitments are keeping me away from posting much, but I don’t want to leave you guys in a lurch. I did a bunch of posts with movie ideas based on existing properties or with the casts … Continue reading

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Rewind

Disclaimer: This is part of a round robin review process, meaning that a bunch of designers got together and agreed to review each other’s games. I don’t know if the author of Rewind will be reviewing my game or not, … Continue reading

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Terminator: Genisys

Last night my wife and I compromised and it was a huge mistake. She had selected some possible movies, and all of them were dramas. I was tired – had a scare with my dad who lives 6 hours away … Continue reading

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The Book of Eli

I saw the Book of Eli was available on Netflix (I think it’s recently added, as I hadn’t noticed it before) and given that I am now running a post-apocalyptic role-playing game, I decided to have another look. I had … Continue reading

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Sword Of Destiny

While I wasn’t thrilled with it, Sword of Destiny, the sequel to Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, only minimally disappointed. I honestly wasn’t expect much more than a chance to see Donnie Yen and Michelle Yeoh in a half-decent kung-fu movie. … Continue reading

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Assassination: A Review

Assassination, the Korean movie from 2015, is now available on Netflix in Canada. With my course load lighter (never trying two courses at the same time while I’m working), I have a bit of time on weekends to spend with … Continue reading

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Kung Fu Killer

Kung Fu Killer (also known as Last of the Best and Kung Fu Jungle) is another Donnie Yen action vehicle from Hong Kong. Apparently, it has won a bunch of awards, including one for action choreography. That one, I can … Continue reading

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