RollerCoaster Tycoon Classic (2016)

RollerCoaster Tycoon is a simulation game that tasks players with building and managing their very own amusement parks! The original game came out in 1999, but has since been expanded and remastered several times over. Let’s consider the pros and cons of RollerCoaster Tycoon Classic… Pros: Firstly, the “Classic” version of RCT has a fewContinue reading “RollerCoaster Tycoon Classic (2016)”

Sid Meier’s Pirates! (2004)

Sid Meier’s Pirates is a nautical action adventure game that takes place during the 1600s, when pirates sailed the Caribbean! You start by deciding whether you want to sail for the English , Spanish, Dutch, or French. This decision affects your starting location, but once you’re in the game, you can befriend, ignore or attackContinue reading “Sid Meier’s Pirates! (2004)”

The French Connection (1971)

The French Connection is a gritty crime drama following two cops and the drug bust of a lifetime. The film won five Academy Awards, including best picture, actor and director! Let’s consider the pros and cons of The French Connection… Pros: Firstly, William Friedkin’s direction is nothing short of amazing! The footage is raw andContinue reading “The French Connection (1971)”

My Octopus Teacher (2020)

My Octopus Teacher is an Oscar winning documentary about a curious little octopus living in a South African kelp forest! And although it may sound like a simple subject, I promise you, it is anything but. Let’s consider the pros and cons of My Octopus Teacher… Pros: Firstly, the cinematography in this underwater exposé isContinue reading “My Octopus Teacher (2020)”

Megaquarium (2018)

Megaquarium is a management tycoon game where you’re put in charge of, you guessed it, an aquarium! The game consists of 10 levels and a sandbox mode to let your creativity run wild! Let’s consider the pros and cons of Megaquarium… Pros: Firstly, the campaign serves as a tutorial and is extremely helpful for newContinue reading “Megaquarium (2018)”

Her (2013)

Her is a delightfully poignant sci-fi romance story between a man and his operating system. Spike Jonze delivers an emotional look at society and our relationships in the not too distant future. Let’s consider the pros and cons of Her… Pros: The charming thing about this movie is how relatable Joaquin Phoenix’s character, Theodore is.Continue reading “Her (2013)”

Serenity (2005)

Serenity is Joss Whedon’s follow up to his criminally underrated TV series “Firefly”. Although the sci-fi western was cancelled after only 1 season, it developed a cult like following soon after. The boost in interest and DVD sales eventually led to the cast and crew returning for this brief cinematic revival. Let’s consider the prosContinue reading “Serenity (2005)”

The Queen’s Gambit (2020)

The Queen’s Gambit is a Netflix Original limited series that follows a young orphan’s obsession with chess and her journey to become a World Champion. The story spans over 7 hour long parts, showing us the career defining moments for Beth Harmon, chess prodigy. Let’s consider the pros and cons of The Queen’s Gambit… Pros:Continue reading “The Queen’s Gambit (2020)”

Galaxy Quest (1999)

Galaxy Quest follows a cast of washed up actors who are hilariously mistaken for their TV space crew characters by real aliens. Galaxy Quest found a rare balance between poking fun at and simultaneously respecting its subject matter. Let’s consider the pros and cons… Pros: This movie is an absolute delight from start to finish.Continue reading “Galaxy Quest (1999)”

8. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 is based on the novel from J.K. Rowling and the eighth and final movie of the series. The story continues with Harry, Ron and Hermione desperately trying to destroy the remaining Horcruxes and defeat Lord Voldemort. Let’s consider the pros and cons of the final film… Pros:Continue reading “8. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)”