Saturday, July 21, 2012
"They had hopes for the future and dreams that were not yet fulfilled, and if there’s anything to take away from this tragedy, it’s a reminder that life is fragile."
President Barack Obama dedicated his weekly address to remembering the tragedy of the shooting in Aurora, Colo., at a midnight showing of the new Batman movie, "The Dark Knight Rises." "While we will never know fully what causes someone to take the life of another, we do know what makes that life worth living," Obama said. See our video above for the president's full remarks. Presidential candidate Mitt Romney also issued a statement in response to the incident. According to the Huffington Post, Romney called for citizens to focus on loving each other and those affected by what he called "a few moments of evil." You can watch the video of Romney's remarks here.
Thursday, July 19, 2012
Most will go into the movie knowing it’s the supposed end of director and co-writer Christopher Nolan’s epic trilogy, but almost all will exit the theater wanting something more.
It’s tough to write a review of a comic book franchise that you adore and cherish and not be unbiased. You want to say you loved a movie, no matter how awful it is, for the sole reason of your respect and admiration of its characters, plotline and literary history. It’s also tough to view a movie like The Dark Knight Rises without shunning comparisons to and expectations of its predecessor The Dark Knight. The 2008 blockbuster was a movie that broke the mold on the originality of the Batman legacy and, absolutely due to Heath Ledger’s Oscar-winning portrayal of the Joker, set the bar high for successful comic book movies. This movie isn't The Dark Knight. The Dark Knight Rises will make comic books fans want to cry, applaud and frown all …
Saturday, October 1, 2011
The season of blockbusters has officially arrived
Fall is here, and it brings with it the beginning of a steady stream of sure top-sellers in the video game industry. October hosts the release of id Software’s first entirely in-house title since 2004, a sequel to one of the most wonderfully sadistic games of the last decade, the Xbox 360 and PS3’s taste of a previously Wii-only dance title, the triumphant return of the dark knight, and DICE’s true sequel to their genre-defining FPS from 2005. It’s been a long time since id Software has developed a game entirely in-house. 2004’s Doom 3 was the last time that such a title was released. And with the developer’s track record of games that includes the aforementioned Doom franchise as well as several Quake iterations, a lot of gamers are …