‘Night in the Woods’ Video Game Is a Mumblecore Journey Worth Taking

The art style is eye-poppingly delightful. Everything is two dimensional, with characters that almost feel like colorful cardboard cutouts.

A Farewell to Ownership: Game Streaming and the End of Physical Media

Assuming the world of video games continues down the path it is on, physical media won’t be around for much longer. It’s not just the prevalence of digital storefronts like Steam or the PlayStation store that lead me to believe that. No, now we’re looking at a pure “games-as-a-service” model, with companies like Google jumping […]

Understated Works of Art: The Games of thatgamecompany

Beauty alone doesn’t make a game great, and there was one aspect that had me fearful from the begin

2019 Tribeca Film Festival Roundup

The latest edition of the Tribeca Film Festival premiered dozens of documentaries, shorts and domestic and international features: as usual, docs led the way. Alex Holmes’ Maiden, a bracing account of the first all-female crew in yachting’s premier Whitbread Round the World Race, reunites its members, led by crew leader Tracey Edwards, all of whom [...]

Couple Downsize Into Dream Off-The-Grid Tiny House

This off-the-grid tiny home on wheels is absolutely stunning. Designed to resemble a heritage style home, it’s been beautifully crafted and is packed full of clever design features. Built by husband and wife duo Cera and Oliver, this home has given the couple a brand new lease on life. After purchasing a large home in […]

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Digital Week – August 20th

Blu-rays of the Week Buster Keaton Collection, Volume 3—Seven Chances/Battling Butler (Cohen Film Collection) The latest Buster Keaton release comprises two of the comic genius’ lesser-known efforts. 1925’s Seven Chances, an inspired piece of classic Keaton lunacy, crams more awesome hilarity and stuntwork into 57 minutes than movies twice as long. As always, Keaton builds […]

Digital Week – August 13th

DVD Boxed Set of the Week The Best of the Carol Burnett Show—50th Anniversary Edition (Time/Life) The funniest woman to ever appear on television—sorry, Lucille Ball—Carol Burnett hosted her comedy-variety show for 11 seasons (1967-78), and this superlative set housing 21 DVDs shows how hilarious Burnett and her costars Harvey Korman, Tim Conway, Lyle Waggoner […]

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Disney Channel’s Dylan Sprouse Goes to the Dark Side in ‘Dismissed’

A discouraged idealistic, straight-edge high school teacher is thrilled by an honor student’s arrival until he realizes how far the vengeful scholar will go for a perfect GPA. When he gives him a B+ on a paper, Lucas draws his teacher down a horrid rabbit hole. Dylan Sprouse (Disney Channel's The Suite Life Of Zack [...]

Doctor Sleep – 40 Years After ‘The Shining’

Doctor Sleep continues the story of Danny Torrance, 40 years after his terrifying stay at the Overlook Hotel in The Shining. Ewan McGregor, Rebecca Ferguson and newcomer Kyliegh Curran star in the supernatural thriller, directed by Mike Flanagan, from his own screenplay based upon the novel by Stephen King. Still irrevocably scarred by the trauma […]