Oculus

It’s been a while since I’ve really fallen in love with a horror movie. If there’s some new Shitty Found Footage Movie of the Week out there I’ll almost certainly be there day one, but I almost always walk out disappointed. It’s hard to say why I’m so drawn to the genre when so few of them bring anything new to the table but I always go just in case one of them does. For a while there, Oculus seemed like it could be the first potential horror franchise in a while to achieve something different, but by the end it falls short. Continue reading Oculus

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South Park: The Stick of Truth

Did anyone think this game would turn out well? Delays, the THQ bankruptcy, the nagging fact that just about every single South Park game has well and truly sucked (though I do have fond memories of multiplayer in that N64 FPS). All signs pointed to lame on this one, so it’s genuinely surprising that it wound up being a great game, and probably one of the best “tie-in” games ever made. Continue reading South Park: The Stick of Truth