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Terminator Salvation—directed by McG and written by John D. Brancato and Michael Ferris—throws us into the heat of the future war between the machines and the human survivors of Judgment Day. In 2018, the prophesied savior of humanity, John Connor (Christian Bale), must lead the Resistance into the heart of Skynet while protecting the real […]


I’ve heard people express mixed feelings regarding the latest Prince of Persia release. I admit, when I read about the game I wasn’t impressed. A complete reboot of the series with a brand new Prince, not to mention one that’s apparently a real asshole (please, hold the donkey jokes)? No sands of bloody time? And […]


He’s the best at what he does, and what he does best isn’t very good. Even before its May 1 release, X-Men Origins: Wolverine had already gained an unfavorable reputation similar to Brett Ratner’s unpopular X-Men 3: The Last Stand. Accompanied by various ill omens, the movie leaked onto the internet and left many fans […]


I’m usually not one for anime, but every once and awhile I’m pleasantly surprised. Last July’s Gotham Knight made this Batman geek happy; when a friend offered to let me borrow Howl’s Moving Castle, I figured even if the movie didn’t impress, Christian Bale’s voice-acting would. Little did I know how much I would love […]


Assassin’s Creed was one of the most innovative games of 2007 and my first installment on the PS3. As far as freedom in video games go, AC represents a gem leading the way into the latest next-gen video gaming age. However, some glitch in thinking programmed that gem to replicate itself a hundred times, leaving […]


Beautiful but deadly works as a good way to describe the seductive and witty Lara Croft; as fans of the series know, “beautiful but frustrating” fits much better. I’ve been playing Tomb Raider since my childhood. Although many times my “experience” consisted of merely watched the rest of my family play the games—which probably accounts […]


Is it humanly possible to become Batman? That’s exactly what E. Paul Zehr—professor of neuroscience and kinesology as well as a trained martial artist—attempts to figure out through his book, Becoming Batman: The Possibility of a Superhero. Knowing how much I love Batman, a thoughtful friend sent me the book as a Christmas gift, and […]