Halt and catch fire recap s1e4 “close to the metal”

Halt and Catch Fire Recap S1E4 “Close to the Metal”

AMC continues to bring harrowing dramas set as period pieces.  Their latest is Halt and Catch Fire, a fictional take on the personal computer boom of the 1980’s.  Why watch?  Think Steve Jobs mixed with Jordan Belfort and you might be right at home here.  Here’s our latest look at the series. Looking good in front…

The death of the game demo

The Death of the Game Demo

Passive and Interactive Representatives from Ubisoft Montreal came out onstage at Sony’s E3 Press Briefing to demo yet another stage of their freshly controversial shooter, Far Cry 4.  The demonstration followed the player assaulting an unknowing convoy, taking the time to show off the visuals -enraged elephants, massive mountain terrain, technicolor explosions- all the while…

Silicon valley season finale: optimal tip-to-tip efficiency indeed

Silicon Valley Season Finale: Optimal Tip-to-Tip Efficiency Indeed

The first season of Silicon Valley came to a close this weekend with its eighth episode this season, chronicling the trials and tribulations of a small startup surrounded by money and fame as well as mediocrity and failure.  Did it stick its landing? It’s Showtime! On the last episode of Silicon Valley, the Pied Piper…

Dissention in the ranks: amazing spider man 2 is not good

Dissention in the Ranks: Amazing Spider Man 2 is Not Good

On May 5, Geek Insider published the article “Amazing Spider-Man 2 Review: Why We Reboot,” by David Frank.  His article lauds the movie for being the best version of the title character as well as solidly nailing the relationship between Peter Parker and Gwen Stacy.  He did have issues with the numerous plot elements; his…

Review: the walking dead, season two, episode three ‘in harm’s way’

Review: The Walking Dead, Season Two, Episode Three ‘In Harm’s Way’

Zombies Aren’t Always the Most Dangerous Enemy Clementine and her new group of survivors have been captured.  The maniacal Carver has them within their grasp and he’s looking for blood and there will be blood.  Just how much will be split in the middle episode of Season two of The Walking Dead? In Captivity Leaving…

Comic review: miles morales: ultimate spider-man #1, the legacy continues

Comic Review: Miles Morales: Ultimate Spider-Man #1, The Legacy Continues

A Brand New Day For the Brand New Spider-Man Calamity can not keep Miles Morales down as adversity, both new and old, comes his way.  After the death of Ultimate Peter Parker, Miles took over his book, Ultimate Comics Spider-Man.  Now following a world changing event, he’s got his own book bearing his own namesake,…