Last summer wasn’t a great time for movies or movie theaters or moviegoers. It was, in fact, the worst-attended summer movie season in 25 years, with a string of would-be blockbusters like “King Arthur” and “The Mummy” crashing and burning at the U.S. box office.This summer, though, will likely fare a bit better. This summer, in fact, has a fair … [Read more...] about The 24 movies you’ve got to see this summer
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Jason Guerrasio, provided by Published 10:44 am, Monday, April 9, 2018 Photo: Jonny Cournoyer This image released by Paramount Pictures shows John Krasinski, left, and Noah Jupe in a scene from "A Quiet Place." (Jonny Cournoyer/Paramount Pictures via AP) This image released by Paramount Pictures … [Read more...] about The funny reason the audience wasn’t scared during the test screening of ‘A Quiet Place,’ the latest hit horror movie
Lara Croft is a character who inherently comes with decades of baggage — and I don't just mean the absurd chest size that's tended to define her iconography. The latest iterations of Lara in the 2013 video game reboot and corresponding 2018 movie reboot (if you're keeping score, that's a reboot within a reboot — and please, god, make it stop) have attempted to cast … [Read more...] about The ‘Tomb Raider’ movie surpasses gaming’s Lara Croft, but is that enough?
I think the first time that I ever used a Nintendo game console was an NES plugged into a TV parked on the sidewalk outside an electronics shop in Ginza, Tokyo in the spring of 1991. In fact, I think this may have been the first time I had ever used a video game console of any kind, period. Though I had played arcade games and was the proud owner of a Game Boy, I don’t … [Read more...] about How the Nintendo Switch finally turned me into a gamer
Recently, Mat Dickie boarded a train out of London and came across a kid, face-down in a smartphone game, sitting in Dickie's ticketed seat. As the furious tapping played out in front of him, Dickie contemplated whether he should hassle this transit gamer or just find an empty spot elsewhere. The solution ultimately revealed itself when the developer got close enough to catch a … [Read more...] about The rise, fall, and rise of MDickie—or, how to be the best worst game developer