Six Words: Ex-burglar old man befriends interesting robot. Mood(s): Witty. Thrilling. Fascinating.
“The human brain, a lovely piece of hardware.” Bonuses: Beautifully filmed. Realistic depiction of the future. Additional: Seems outlandish and ridiculous at first, but you’ll be hooked once you start. Profanity. 13+
Six Words: Documentary about Burma; expands your worldview. Mood(s): Impassioned. Revealing. Informative.
“I think politicians who think they’ve gone beyond being politicians are very dangerous.” Bonuses: It’s like traveling to Burma without leaving your couch. Very honest documentary. Additional: NR
Six Words: Two friends try more; twist ending. Mood(s): Charming. Exploratory. Witty.
“That’s the problem with heartbreak, to you it’s like an atomic bomb and to the world it’s just really cliché, because in the end we all have the same experience.” Bonuses: Finally a romantic movie that ends differently than you expect. Very funny. Additional: Profanity. Momentary nudity. R
Six Words: College girl and guy go out. Mood(s): Teenage. Modern. Heart-wrenching.
“Because it’s the halves that halve you in half.” Bonuses: Gorgeously shot scenes. Jennifer Lawrence makes an appearance.The ending. Additional: If you have a tumblr, you’ll know where all those gifs are from after watching it. 13+
Six Words: Rwandan genocide’s impact; hotel manager saves. Mood(s): Gripping. Emotional. Heavy. Violent.
“There’s always room.” Bonuses: You learn something new about the Rwandan genocide. Additional: Depicts the division between the Tutsis and Hutus accurately. 13+
Hi, I’m Jesse, and I have loved video games ever since I have picked up my first controller! I am writing reviews because I would like to inform other gamers about games that they are thinking of purchasing. I also want to introduce people to new games that they have never heard about before. I will try to be as fair as possible in these reviews and keep bias out of the equation. There will be more reviews from me in the future.
Concept:Skyrim is not a normal game by any means. Unlike other games, your adventure is not set in stone. Your story is not linear and can be shaped into what you what it to be. Let me explain.You are the last of the Dragonborn, an ancient race of people born with dragon blood running through their veins. When you first load up the game and start playing, you are able to chose your race, gender, and features. The races are pretty generic as far as fantasy goes. The human races are: Redgaurd (Muslim), Nord (Scandinavian) , Breton (French) ,and Impirial (British). The non-human races are: Altmer (elf), Bosmer, (forest elf), Dumner (dark elf), Orc (goblin), Khajiit (cat-person), and Argonian (reptile-person). Each race has it’s own pros and cons and people will treat you differently depending on your race. After a short tutorial segment, you are free to explore a massive world full of people to talk to, places to visit, and monsters to fight. You can follow the main storyline, abandon it completely and just wander around fighting bandits, and everything in-between. The game gives you a few guidelines and rules, but other than that the game is as open as real life. Continue reading →