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The strange charm of “Life is Strange”

If anything, “Life is Strange” showed me the viability of episodic game releases. I tend to have an aversion to paying for things I have to wait for, and my only other experience with...

SOB x RBE delivers a fun, aggressive and surprisingly fresh debut album, “GANGIN”

Coming in hot after their stellar performance on the “Black Panther: The Album” track “Paramedic!” SOB x RBE are back with the release of their debut studio album, “GANGIN.” The album is a follow...

Angel Olsen’s “Phases” unearths new gems amongst familiars

Angel Olsen is human, and like any seasoned artist who’s been emotionally roughed up, she translates those experiences into verses that range from raw and languishing — like her 2016 album “My Woman’”s closer,...

“Isle of Dogs” is Wes Anderson at his most Wes Anderson — for better...

There was once a time where artists could render their dreams material and be praised for the merit of their work instead of being blasted by overly sensitive moral police bent on having their...

The “Black Panther” soundtrack is not revolutionary, but a worthwhile listen

“Black Panther’”s official soundtrack was released through Top Dawg Entertainment (TDE), Aftermath Entertainment and Interscope records and executively produced by Kendrick Lamar and Anthony “Top Dawg” Tiffith. My initial reaction when the tracklist released...

“Memories Don’t Die,” especially when they’re this scarring

In 2016, Tory Lanez released his debut solo project, “I Told You,” an album that was riddled with problems from the start. It not only reflected Lanez’s lack of individuality in comparison to other...
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“Shameless: May I Trim Your Hedges?” Review

This week’s episode of “Shameless” tops the list as one of their most explicit openings to date. Aside from the first scene panning over a number of naked bodies passed out in the Gallagher...

“Persona 5” brings JRPGs back into the limelight

Released nine years after “Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 4” (2008), “Persona 5” makes its debut on eighth generation consoles. Being a Japanese role-playing game (JRPG), “Persona 5” is confined to the conventions of the...

Survival Horror: Reborn

It’s 1996. “Resident Evil” is out. It creates this genre called survival horror. Basically, you’re scared and nobody can help you. People love it, it sells like mad. Now it’s 2002. “Resident Evil” is...

Project Almanac: The Butterfly Effect for Dumb People

If I had a time machine, I would go back in time and destroy the script for “Inception” — not because I dislike the film, as I think Christopher Nolan is one of the...