Sunday, January 16, 2022

There’s a lot to anticipate in 2022, so here’s what I’m looking forward to

Here are a few things happening in 2022 that I am excited about. Like we all said after 2020, 2021 was quite the year. With...

Can ‘Nickelodeon All Star Brawl’ survive the golden age of platform fighters?

There’s a great game at its core, but Nickelodeon needs to properly support it. Despite the unprecedented attention surrounding it, “Nickelodeon All Star Brawl” has...

Review: ‘Arcane’ is leagues above other Netflix original shows

Riot Games’ Netflix series, “Arcane,” is both the best “League of Legends” story Riot Games has ever told and one of Netflix’s best offerings...

‘Santa VS The Snowman’ belongs on your holiday movie marathon

By all accounts, “Santa VS The Snowman” is filled with cliches. And I love every second of it. Every winter, entertainment writers revisit mainstream holiday...

‘Guilty Gear Strive’ deserved the Game Award for best soundtrack

"Guilty Gear Strive" sells the player on the world of Guilty Gear, while delivering a timeless collection of music for the players and people...

I wished for remakes and I regret my life’s choices

Having loved games since childhood, there are many games I wished would get a sequel, remake or port. Apparently, I made those wishes on...

What does the Journal staff think about Marvel’s “Eternals?”

After a streak of consistently popular films, “Eternals” is one of the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s most controversial installments, with mixed reception reflected by the...

Review: ‘The French Dispatch’ is full of itself, and so am I

For someone who still has an artistic teenager deep inside her, I adored "The French Dispatch." In high school, I was obsessed with the French...
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Review: ‘Halloween Kills’ is a good horror movie and a bad sequel

“Halloween Kills” is an entertaining slasher film and a great follow-up to Green’s 2018 outing, even if it’s not as good as that film. As...
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Review: ‘Last Night in Soho’ is Wright gone wrong

"Last Night in Soho" gives us amazing performances by the cast, psychedelic shots that will stick with audiences and brilliant costume and set design....

Horror films shine light on religion’s dark side, but rarely show the good it...

While watching "Midnight Mass," I asked myself questions like, “What is up with the depiction of religious practices within horror media?” The October spooky season...

Final update for ‘Animal Crossing: New Horizons’ won’t turn over a new leaf

If you enjoy “New Horizons,” I’m ecstatic that you’ve found joy in something I haven’t. For some players, the Oct. 15 Animal Crossing Direct broadcast...

Review: ‘Deltarune: A Cyber’s World’ will be a hard act to follow

Even with just two-sevenths of the full game, “Deltarune: Chapters 1 & 2” provides two fully realized stories with lovable characters, engaging combat and...
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The internet is fighting to bring back ‘Marvel vs Capcom 2’

All fans can do now is wait to see what happens and continue to show support with #FreeMVC2. The fighting game community has a mission:...
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OK, ‘Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings’ wasn’t THAT good

At no point does Shang-Chi prove himself to be a hero we should root for, outside the bare minimum requirement of defeating the antagonist. Superhero...
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Review: Nia DaCosta’s ‘Candyman’ is everything a sequel should be

Nia DaCosta’s “Candyman” does an incredible job of encompassing the essence of the original film and adding a fresh perspective to some of the...