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Skylanders Trap Team Review - Fun and Engaging

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Skylanders Trap Team is the latest installment of Activision’s epic toy-meets-game series, promising to push the franchise to the next level with new characters, powers, and all that we hear whenever a new game in a long-running series hits. As with previous iterations, expect to plunk down quite a few bucks in order to get the […]

Review: "Hal DVD/Blu-ray Combi (UK Edition)": Do Androids Dream Of Human Girlfriends?

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I first became aware of Wit Studio’s Hal last year, shortly after its Japanese premiere. Just a few months later I got a chance to talk to director Ryotaro Makihara, which only whet my curiosity about the film further. Just shy of a year later I am finally able to sample the film itself. Was […]

Review: "Adventure Time Season 4" Blu-ray Keeps Up the Quality

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If Adventure Time hit a high point in its third season, season 4 coasts along on the show’s momentum as it goes about gleefully playing in the sandbox built by its predecessors. This is also where the show touches on some substantive continuity in the wake of season 3 pioneering new and serious territory, but […]

Review: "Gurren Lagann Ultimate Edition Blu-ray (UK Edition)": Well met, fellows!

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Ah, Gurren Lagann. Arguably the jewel of the 2007 anime schedule and a show that seven years on still receives a lot of love and converts. It seemed that when the show was originally airing you couldn’t stop people from praising it. If you’re familiar with my reviews, you’ll know I often talk about the […]

Review: "Sleeping Beauty" Diamond Edition

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It is fitting that the last film of Disney’s early golden era should also be its crown jewel and so it is with 1959’s Sleeping Beauty, a late but ideal choice for Disney’s Diamond Edition line. These days a lot of digital ink gets spilled about Disney’s “princess movies” as if they were a genre onto […]

Review - Destiny Succeeds, But Doesn't Reach It's Full Potential (PS4)

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Sitting down to play Destiny, I wasn’t entirely sure what to expect. The hype has completely died down, as has the initial blowback. Reviews were, overall, pretty mediocre. There was a fair amount of disappointment to go around that, still, didn’t really stop anyone from playing the game. People are still plugging hour after hour […]

Review: "Rick and Morty" Season One Blu-Ray/DVD - This Show Is Wubba-Dubba-Dub-Demented Fun

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Rick and Morty establishes itself immediately in the first two minutes of its pilot episode. A drunken Rick stumbles into Morty’s room in the middle of the night and drags the timid boy to his spaceship. There he boorishly announces his grand plan to blow up Earth. Only Morty’s vehement protest forces Rick to change […]

Review: "Jack and the Cuckoo-Clock Heart" - Ticks a Good Beat, But Needs Some Wind-Up

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Jack and the Cuckoo-Clock Heart is a minor Internet cult classic in waiting. It lacks the contemporary loud claptrap of its American cousins, giving it a subtler and whimsical experience. The characters look like walking pale-skinned Porcelain dolls and the locales are demented and twisted at Tim Burton levels. Its 19th century aesthetic will also […]

Review: "Star Wars Rebels: Spark of Rebellion" - Whaddya got?

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I love Star Wars. You love Star Wars. Even that crazy old guy down the street who says his teeth are talking to him loves Star Wars. It’s a cultural icon and mythology that few other sci-fi or movie series can compete with. Although people might have their misgivings about the prequel trilogy that finished […]

Review: "Thunder and the House of Magic" - Come for the Cat, Stay for the Magic

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Thunder and the House of Magic is one half of a very good movie. This movie was expanded from a short fixated on the “House of Magic” part of the title, and it shows. Everything to do with the original short shows signs of real creative spark, but its rudimentary plot is unlikely to engage […]

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