Monthly Archive: February, 2013

Metal Gear Rising (PlayStation 3)–First Impressions

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My birthday is coming up! As a present, I got Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance for the PS3. As the title implies, it is set in the Metal Gear universe. This time, you play… Continue reading

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Dirty Money (1972)

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French cinema in the post-World War II years was an interesting time. French directors opted for minimalist realism, even with movies billed as thrillers. Dirty Money (Un flic, A Cop, 1972) follows master… Continue reading

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The Living (2012)

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An interesting genre of movies is the advertisement movie. The example I think of off-hand is The Hire series of short films. The Hire was a series of short films made by BMW… Continue reading

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5 Great Movies to See (by yourself) on Valentine’s Day

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Ah yes, Valentine’s Day. The greatest day in the calendar year for chocolate and card companies. Needless to say, however, some of us are single. Still, that shouldn’t stop you from having some… Continue reading

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Painting

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As we have proven in our reviews of films like Retribution, The Pop Culture Historian always jumps with excitement when we have interesting projects that deviate from the mainstream come our way. Tiana… Continue reading

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My Personal 5 Favorite Star Wars Games

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I think back to the days when once upon a time Lucasarts was making Star Wars games. That franchise seems to have kind of died with Star Wars Kinect for the Xbox 360.… Continue reading

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Goddess in the Morning

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Goddess in the Morning is a 1998 Arai Akino/Yayoi collaboration project. With that in mind, it is very atypical Arai. The songs in general were very haunting, particularly “Reincarnation” and “Tribute to Jungle”.… Continue reading

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