Black Sails is a fairly recent TV series available on Amazon Prime. It’s set in the Golden Age of Piracy, (roughly 1650-1750), and follows the story of the pirates who colonised New Providence Island, otherwise known as Nassau, in the Bahamas. It was written as the prequel to Robert Louis Stevenson’s Treasure Island, (if you’re not familiar with this story Google it now), and focuses on how Captain Flint acquired the Spanish Urca Gold.
The first series, whilst admittedly quite slow, provides the necessary background to the main characters. In the second series things get thrilling and frankly it’s worth the [...]
Firewatch is a game which is brought to you by the newly formed studio, Campo Santo. This new studio is comprised of multiple semi-indie developers, some of which are lead developers of the Telltale franchise of games and many other developers who have worked on games such as 30 Flights of Loving, Mark of the Ninja and Gone Home. Firewatch is a first-person traversal of the woods simulator in which the lead protagonist is trying to escape the responsibility of his wife whom has succumbed to a disabling disease. The first few minutes of the game opens with you and your wife and how you came to the position you are currently in, within the [...]
The newest trailer for Deadpool starts us off with a glorious shot of the city. And it wastes no time in introducing the hilariously obscene “merc with a mouth”, known as Deadpool.
At the back of a cab, the playful masked assassin, does whatever he pleases, joining the driver at the front in an act of friendship and spontaneity. Introducing himself as “pool. Dead”, invoking the greeting made famous by James Bond, and kicking off one of the most entertaining, and informative Deadpool trailers to date.
We are then immediately treated to a scene featuring an upside down Pool, spinning in the air, [...]
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The Wedding Ringer is your standard comedy set around a wedding but isn’t strictly a romantic comedy. Much like The Wedding Singer or The Wedding Planner, it offers no new theme, formula or direction. In fact, going into the film you pretty much know what to expect from it.
Doug Harris played by Josh Gad is getting married but realises that he doesn’t have anyone in [...]