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Birdman - Barney's Incorrect Five Second Reviews
Fun movie laden with super strong performances. It's hard to even spot the edits and cuts, it feels like you're watching an actual Broadway performance since the whole thing is so fluid (I still can't figure out how they filmed an entire movie like this exactly). These have to be the best performances yet for Emma Stone and Zach Galifinakis (who you may not even recognize). Edward Norton and Michael Keaton are both fairly strong too. Naomi Watts is ok. Some good laughs, some good stressful moments, I can see this movie getting lots of attention...
Games Of The Years
I got involved in this hobby seven years ago, and I’ve been writing about it pretty steadily for about three, with occasional pieces before that. At some point every board game writer will have to deal with the expectation to crown their “game of the year.” This is tricky for a lot of reasons.
Barnestorming- Deus in Review, Heroscape, The Golden Child, Gothic Rock
 Better than it looks..
Nightcrawler - Barney's Incorrect Five Second Reviews
What a climax! Probably the best one since Zero Dark Thirty, my heart was a-racin'! Hard to believe that a first-time director can give that sense of voyeurism. This was the tenth movie of 2014 I've seen and I'm happy to say I've seen 8 or 9 really good ones, this is one of those. Jake G finally shows some range instead of the same mopey character performances he tends to give (Source Code was the most active I've ever seen him before this). He gets to play a guy who you really hope you never...
Bolt Thrower #x: Fire in the Lake, Horror Films, Horror Games, Batman, Gothic Rock
Board Games My latest review up on SU&SD is Fire in the Lake. It took me on quite a personal journey, from thinking that Vietnam was the last gasp of traditional regular warfare to the understanding it was more the first irregular engagement of the modern age, complete with corrupt regime, terrorists and all. As a game, it's an impressive combination of strategy and history. But there's a lot of inertia there in terms of learning the rules, getting to grips with all the moving parts, and sitting through the play time. It's a minimum of...
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