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Review: Confusion and complexity shape third-person game

By | Sep 18, 2019

Video game developer Remedy Entertainment loves a good pastiche.


Review: “Pressure” is a dynamic album to remember

By | Sep 10, 2019

Florida-based band Wage War is one of the latest metalcore groups bursting into the mainstream.


Review: “Dumbo” struggles to take flight

By | Apr 9, 2019

Disney’s live-action remakes have hit a rocky point as they adapt one of its more unusual characters in “Dumbo.” Directed by Tim Burton, “Dumbo” seeks to recreate the 1941 animated classic on a larger scale, and it succeeds occasionally, but not enough to distract from its lack of pizazz.


Review: Synthetic sounds disappoint in Guster’s new album

By | Jan 21, 2015

Straying from their characteristically indie sound, Guster produces lackluster synthetic vibes in “Evermotion.”


Review: Cumberbatch’s performance drives Turing biopic

By | Jan 15, 2015

Directed by Morten Tyldum and starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Kiera Knightly, “The Imitation Game” reveals the story of a little-known cryptographic genius punished for his homosexuality.


Review: Performances fuel narrative in ‘Hunger Games’

By | Dec 3, 2014

“The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part I” makes a thrilling return to the dystopian world of Panem.


Review: Powerful performances propel plot in ‘Calvary’

By | Sep 1, 2014

Powerful performances fuel drama film’s narrative.


Review: ‘Shelter’ suffers from monotonous musicality

By | Aug 25, 2014

Repetition hinders London-based producer Moire’s dark release, “Shelter.”


Review: Despite bland characters, ‘Guardians’ stands out

By | Aug 25, 2014

With healthy doses of both comedy and action, “Guardians of the Galaxy” hits sci-fi gold.


Review: Metal group Pallbearer crafts dynamic masterpiece

By | Aug 25, 2014

Pallbearer delivers an exemplary sophomore release with “Foundations of Burden.”


Review: Producer takes electro recess

By | Apr 9, 2014

Dubstep icon Skrillex delivers a lively new collection of tracks.


Review: Aerial fighter provides rousing action

By | Apr 9, 2014

Pixelated indie title pleases with pixelated carnage.