If it's crap ... We'll tell you
I have read and heard, in a few places now, that George Lucas has been working on Red Tails for awhile. But I only became aware of it a few months ago. Upon seeing the trailer, and gearing up for its launch on January 20th, I am extremely excited for this film. For quite a few reasons.
Many movies have been made about the “great generation,” and they usually receive accolades, Oscar talk, and have great meaning to people who remember the World War II era first or second-hand. But…Continue
Added by X. Just X. on January 19, 2012 at 9:26am — No Comments
A quick con-recap for the Spillfam!
This weekend, Ewok Princess and I, lovable X, accidentally stumbled upon MAGFest, the Music and Gaming convention at the Gaylord in the National Harbor near Washington DC. So we naturally took the opportunity to geek out for a spell.…
ARE YOU READY FOR SOME FOOTBAAAAAAAAWLLL!!
Don’t even criticize. There was a lockout this year. We almost didn’t have a season! I am pumped for NFL action in 2011. Got my fantasy team ready, got week 1 in the books, and most importantly, I’ve had a couple of weeks with Madden 2011.
Let’s begin with a disclaimer: every single year, EA/ Tiburon come out with this game. We’ve all heard the dirty details: they have no…
The topic of race in TV, Films, Comics, and Video Games seems to be all over this site right now, so I wanted to take the time to weigh in, although no one will EVER read this blog post because (a) no one reads blogs anymore and (b) I'm not female. if i were female, i could probably compel everyone to read my blogs and posts and comment, all through the sheer power of boobs.
Good thing i'm not focusing on gender with this post, eh...
Anyhow, I do historical theatre as a…Continue
(note: this review was written months ago. i wrote it as a draft and forgot to publish it, but as a HUGE X-Fan, i figured i could post it anyway. bear in mind, i had NOT seen Captain America yet when i wrote this)
I was all set to hail X-Men: First Class as the sleeper hit of the summer SuperHero movies. Look here for proof of that. Saw the movie on a morning showing (and paid 5 bucks for it too!), and it was pretty much everything I was expecting it to be.…Continue
Added by X. Just X. on July 23, 2011 at 8:00am — No Comments
you know what? this movie works on almost every level. it was able to stand out as a period piece, an action flick, a part of a mythos and series, and as a generally good movie. i was really impressed by the execution here, everything from the tongue-in-cheek self mockery, to the serious references to what "America" is as an ideal, was done with craft and subtlety.
lets get the synopsis out of the way, shall we? and i think everyone knows this much so far: a young guy in…Continue
Added by X. Just X. on July 23, 2011 at 7:43am — No Comments
What better way to kick off a blog than with a (p)review. A buddy of mine gave me the heads up that Age of Empires Online was in beta, so I decided to check it out. The NDA has lifted, but I’ve only had a little while to dive into it, plus the game isn’t finished yet, so this will be a sort of “first impressions” article.
Just a bit of background: I am a huge AoE fan from back in the 90s. Me and my peoples would spend ages having deathmatches, moreso with Age of Kings, and as…
Added by X. Just X. on April 27, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments
This is a test post of the blog, which I'll be working on and designing as the weeks go by.
What is it? I'm not sure yet. There will be reviews though, one of which will be up in minutes. Basically, if everyday popular culture and geek sensibility had a love child, it would be me. And thats what will probably go up here. I like sports, video games, movies, anime, mainstream music, clubs, fantasy novels, stand up comedy, and girls. Mostly girls. So that's probably…Continue
Added by X. Just X. on April 27, 2011 at 12:46pm — No Comments