Hello and welcome to Austin Squared, a film discussion podcast from me and my friend, Austin G. On this week’s episode, we discuss the May 4th-May 6th box office numbers, Austin B rants a bit about the importance placed on box office earnings, rock on with Bill and Ted Face the Music, mull over Comcast possibly […]Read more "Austin Squared #1: I’m You in Ten Years"
A longstanding issue I’ve had with superhero movies is that the lack of consequences (for a prime example, rewatch Captain America: Civil War) and that they don’t necessarily “end” for a lack of a better term. With Logan, director James Mangold (who also directed the previous Wolverine solo film The Wolverine) seeks to send a loud and clear message to Hollywood: sometimes consequences and a definitive ending can be achieved without ruining your plans for your cinematic universe. Logan is the culmination of a tale of a loner who found a family that showed him a better life so many years ago.Read more "Logan Review"
Edgar Wright has broken from cult status to the mainstream with 2017’s Baby Driver.Read more "Baby Driver Review"
Jennifer Lawrence and Javier Bardem star in this piece of art about what art means.Read more "mother! Review"
30 years later, Blade Runner makes sure you know it’s here to stay.Read more "Blade Runner 2049 Review"
Coco is full of heart, but not much substance.Read more "Coco Review"
Lady Bird doesn’t soar above the crowd.Read more "Lady Bird Review"
The Big Sick is a heartfelt romantic comedy that also happens to be the best films of 2017.Read more "The Big Sick Review"
Black Friday has come and gone. Now, what’s next?Read more "The Anxieties and Uncertainties of The Technology-Driven Future"
Ever since I experienced Batman’s return to the big screen in 2005 with Batman Begins and Superman’s own return with Superman Returns in 2006, I’ve been pining for a Justice League live-action film featuring the characters I knew and loved. That means I need Cyborg from Teen Titans, Aquaman, Wonder Woman, Superman, Batman, and the Flash uniting in order to […]Read more "Justice League Review"
In Daddy’s Home 2, the cast is underutilized, the humor isn’t funny and retains none of the good things that were in the original film.Read more "Daddy’s Home 2 Review"
Austin Belzer liked what Taika Watiti tried to accomplish with Thor: Ragnarok, but the humor was a bit much.Read more "Thor: Ragnarok Review"
Citadel Studios’ flagship title now a full-fledged MMORPG March 8th, 2017 – Washington DC Today Citadel Studios is proud to announce a significant change in the development of their first game. Not only has Shards Online become Legends of Aria, but we’re ditching the low number of players per shard and small amount of land-space […]Read more "Shards Online is now Legends of Aria"
Nightdive Studios teams up with Intel to demo game at Game Developers Conference, March 1st Vancouver, WA (February 28, 2017) – Nightdive Studios, a company specializing in the restoration of classic PC game titles and the publisher behind the successful release of Turok in 2015, is pleased to announce that it will be releasing the […]Read more "Turok 2 Returns to PC on March 16th, 2017"
Action-packed FPS promises AAA immersion and graphical fidelity MALTA – Feb. 28, 2017 – 4A Games, the studio behind the award-winning Metro series, has been hard at work on the Oculus Touch exclusive ARKTIKA.1 and can now reveal new details on the game’s storyline, gameplay, and high-end VR visuals. Nearly a century in the future […]Read more "4A Games Unveils New Details on Upcoming VR Shooter ARKTIKA.1"