Tag: Good

Tanner Reviews Despicable Me 2

Despicable_Me_2_posterIt always is worrisome to go see a film like Despicable Me 2. A film that is heralded as a classic and a very fun and very enjoyable family movie is coming out with a sequel… And for the most part these sequels are hit and miss. Some of them are okay, but other can be outright horrendous. Any time you watch a sequel to a children’s cartoon movie, the question usually asked is, “What happens after ‘Happily Ever After’?” Not to mention these movies are some of the biggest offenders of the sequel generating monster, knowing full well that kids will watch whatever they throw at them and stare at their demographics charts saying ‘Kids liked (Insert Thing)? THEN QUADRUPLE THE THING! MAKE THING TOYS, THING PROMOTIONS! RAM IT DOWN THOSE LITTLE BASTARDS THROATS! THINGS! Continue reading “Tanner Reviews Despicable Me 2”

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Battle Royale vs. The Hunger Games: An Analysis

200px-Battle_Royale_JapaneseHunger_gamesAround the time The Hunger Games movie was released and people were praising both the book as well as the film for being a very gripping and original tale, the agitated manga otaku of the world were crying foul and betrayal from the rooftops. They demanded that the teenage death match game show that preceded The Hunger Games, Koushun Takami’s novel turned manga Battle Royale. For those unaware of these two books, both Battle Royale and The Hunger Games is set in a distopian future where a group of teenagers are forced into a fight to the death for the entertainment of others. It is a straight up gladiator style tournament where out of all the contestants (42 for Battle Royale and 24 for Hunger Games) only one can achieve victory. Continue reading “Battle Royale vs. The Hunger Games: An Analysis”

Tanner Reviews The Cave

The_cave_video_game_coverAfter showering in bleach and dousing myself in disinfectant, I think I am ready to move past Walking Dead: Survival Instincts and return to my reviewing duties. But for today’s review I really want to cleanse my palate and review a game that I personally feel is one of the most underrated games as of late and that is Double Fine’s The Cave.  Continue reading “Tanner Reviews The Cave”