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Michael BarnesMichael Barnes   September 22, 2016   364  
Morth's the pity?
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Black BarneyBlack Barney   September 22, 2016   168  
Fantastic. Great crime drama starring Chris Pine and the always amazing Jeff Bridges as a Texas Ranger trying to outwit some small-time bank robbers. Pretty boy Chris Pine takes a bit of time to grow into the role of a mastermind bank robber, but don't worry. He does. All the characters are remarkably deep. Even just a random waitress is explored to a surprising amount. The cinematography is beautiful. You really feel the big sky of Texas and it's great. Note that this isn't an action movie at...
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Black BarneyBlack Barney   September 21, 2016   153  
A French and Polish film set in a convent in liberated 1945 Poland. Countries liberated by the Red Army found themselves with a bunch of unwanted pregnancies resulting from gross and rampant sexual assault by undisciplined soldiers. You can imagine the unique situation of a convent finding itself with a bunch of pregnant nuns and how they would have to deal with that. Soliciting the help of an atheist medical professional, Mathilde, the brave nuns try to balance their shame with their faith. Look, it's not an easy movie. Mathilde's lover and...
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Egg ShenEgg Shen   September 14, 2016   371  
Like any horror franchise worth its salt, Zombicide is back with another installment. Just like most horror sequels this one has a twist!  Wizards and Warriors are the new flavor du jour.  Chainsaws have become broadswords and uzis are now crossbows.  So besides a stylistic face-lift does this new version improve upon the game in any meaningful way?
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MattDPMattDP   September 12, 2016   470  
This new edition of Mansions of Madness is a box full of paradoxes. It feels bold and inventive, yet has an obvious design lineage to its original edition and to other app driven games from Fantasy Flight. It offers the sense of close co-operation between players but has little real meat or strategy. It provides adventure and mystery while actually being quite repetitive. Making sense of it is enough to drive you insane. At the core of the confusion is the software which drives the game. While using an app to turn a co-operative game...
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