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Much Ado About Nothing (2012): Tow Jockey Five Second Review
Despite the claims on the poster that this version of Shakespeare's "Much Ado About Nothing" by Joss Whedon is a "masterpiece" and "second to none", I have my reservations. Uneven is the word that comes to my mind. It has brilliant moments but also sequences that make me cringe. It is filmed in black and white which allows for some stunning cinematography. Some of the shots are just outstanding. But it's filmed in black and white which is a strange choice for what is ostensibly a colorful comedy. To my way of thinking, bright colors are the order...
Cat Sack Fever - Felix: The Cat In The Sack Review
When I write about older games I try to find one that a lot of people have played, or maybe one that could be considered a classic. By that standard, Felix: The Cat In The Sack seems awfully slight. It’s a little 30-minute trifle by Friedemann Friese, who is much better known for his bigger designs like Power Grid. It was well-regarded when it came out several years ago, but like a lot of minor hits from that time period it’s been passed by in an age of deckbuilders and crowdfunding. Still it’s proven to be something of a...
Barnestorming- AEG's Big Summer Box in Review, ERP Progress, More of the Same From Last Week
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How to Train Your Dragon 2 - Barney's Incorrect Five Second Reviews
Although it's not perfect like the first one, it's still excellent. The flight sequences are now enhanced with a great score, but they're not as exhilirating like the first time around (maybe I should have seen it in 3D?). Once again, any dog or cat lover will adore this film since whoever is doing the animations for the dragons is clearly an animal lover and is capturing their best qualities and moments of having a pet. It's also visually-stunning. I could watch flapping dragon wings disrupt cloud formations for quite a while. I don't understand...
You Dirty, Rotten... - Intrigue Review
If we were to classify games like boxers, based on weight, I think that Intrigue might win the award for the most conniving game in its class. It forces the player to make endless promises to get ahead, and then it makes you break at least some of those promises, trampling on the needs and desires of your fellow players. My friends and I have joked that you lose a little bit of your soul every time you play, and there are moments when I’ve felt genuinely guilty for what the game is requiring of me. I would only...
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