Monthly Archive: December, 2012

First Impressions: Dishonored

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What is easily one of the more popular games of the season showed up in the mail as a Christmas present from my folks. Thanks guys! Anyway, as you guys know, Dishonored is… Continue reading

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A Christmas Announcement

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The Pop Culture Historian wants to take this opportunity to wish all of our fans a happy holiday season (I know, I’m writing this on Christmas) and hope you all are having a… Continue reading

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The Adventures of Tintin (2011)

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The Adventures of Tintin was clearly the movie Steven Spielberg always wanted to make. In fact, he already did before, in the form of the four Indiana Jones movies. Herge’s graphic novel character,… Continue reading

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Call of Duty: Black Ops II (Xbox 360)

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There is a chief problem with game series that tend to stick to a tried and true formula: They never make a game bad enough that will do really poorly in terms of… Continue reading

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No Country for Old Men (2007)

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How much of what happens to us is fate? How much of it is it the result of conscious decisions we made? Anton Chigurh (Javier Bardem) ponders that as he chases down Llewelyn… Continue reading

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Crazed Fruit (1956)

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The post-World War II years was an interesting time for Japan. One thing it featured was a revolt by the Japanese youth in their practices of dating and sex. Enter Crazed Fruit (狂った果実… Continue reading

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2012 Recap (And some awards)

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We have made it through a full year for our second awards season. Here, we have seen lots of things, good and bad, new and old, over the past year. At the end… Continue reading

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