Detective Pikachu and the Future of Video Game Movies

Detective Pikachu and the Future of Video Game Movies

Over the weekend, I saw Pokémon: Detective Pikachu, and though my movie reviewing days are behind me, I was struck by the significance of this film’s existence. I am now of the opinion that we are on the cusp of a major change in the media landscape, and...
Netflixing: The Christmas Chronicles

Netflixing: The Christmas Chronicles

Can we get one thing straight first? Listen, people: slapping the word “Chronicles” on something does not somehow turn it into a fantasy epic. I’m looking at you, Vin Diesel: Because the word “Chronicles” has a definite meaning....
Netflixing: Jeopardy!

Netflixing: Jeopardy!

This American quiz show, created by Merv Griffin, has won 33 daytime Emmys and has been running for 35 seasons. This television game show host has the longest career in the medium, though he stunned the world when he shaved his famous moustache. This streaming...
Netflixing: A Very Murray Christmas

Netflixing: A Very Murray Christmas

I was hoping for something along the lines of Michael Bolton’s Big, Sexy Valentine’s Day Special.  If you remember my review of that (or visit the above link), you’ll recall that I enjoyed the off the wall humor and self-parody that the...