In 2015, Swedish game studio Fatshark stepped into the co-op genre with Warhammer: End Times – Vermintide. I didn’t quite get it at first – it just seemed like a melee-focused, Warhammer knock-off of Left 4 Dead. After a revisit something clicked, and here I am with around 1,000 combined hours across Vermintide and 2018’s Warhammer: Vermintide II. To say I really like these games is an understatement, so when Fatshark announced a Warhammer 40,000 themed entry into the Tide “series”, I was excited.
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Whether it’s the 2013’s viral music video Turn Down for What or their more recent Swiss Army Man (2016) you can’t argue the Daniels like to keep it weird. But their latest mouthful of an outing, Everything Everywhere All at Once, solidifies that there’s more to the directors than just wackiness.
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As an on-screen character, Batman has been through a lot of changes. From the comic campness of the Adam West show, to Burton and then Nolan’s films, right up to the guns blazing, growling “Do you bleed?” of Ben Affleck’s version, we’ve seen a fair few different versions over the years. Ahead of Affleck’s alleged final portrayal of the character in upcoming movie The Flash (2022) comes a long-awaited solo outing for the caped crusader, directed by Matt Reeves.
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Things are always going to be lost in the process of adapting work from one medium to another, and such a complex book as Dune is no exception: How do you condense hundreds of pages of rich prose, world-building, politicking and inner monologues into something comprehensible and enjoyable for movie-goers?
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Happy New Year, dear readers! After a relaxing Christmas/ New Year break and a stressful few weeks of coursework and an essay, I am back to university and my blog. Lectures and my evening class only resumed this week so I don’t yet have the inspiration for any writing posts: hopefully they will resume soon […]
Read more "Overcoming the Parker Luck: A review of/ ramble about Marvel’s Spider-Man (PS4)"