2020s

Resident Evil 8 Review

Resident Evil 8 Review

Years after the events of Resident Evil 7, Ethan Winters is found living in a European town with his wife Mia and his newborn daughter Rose. They are under a form of witness protection by Umbrella. All is well until a series of unexpected events leads Ethan to a rural village overrun by Lycans and …

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Minari Review

Minari Review (2020)

A 50-acre open field, carpeted by thick natural grass and surrounded by forests with hidden ponds. This is where the Yi family, having immigrated from Korea to the US, has decided to set up after leaving California for something better. It is rural Arkansas, far away from any hospital and from the city itself, and …

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Nomadland Review

Nomadland Review (2020)

America’s obsession with work culture has created a world where people cannot live without a job both economically and psychologically. They are forced to work until the end of their life and not to experience true “free-time” or to live out dreams they had outside of the job realm – or, as a character in …

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Cyberpunk 2077 Review

Cyberpunk 2077 Review (PS4 and PS5)

Introduction: Night City is a massive Cyberpunk world, taking place in 2077 Southern California, riddled with districts ranging from futuristic corporate downtowns to impoverished malls to culturally themed neighborhoods. It’s a world filled with cyber body modifications, tech guns, impossibly massive buildings, and absurd levels of political corruption. But these are also all part of …

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Demon's Souls Review PS5

Demon’s Souls Review PS5 (2020)

My first playthrough of Demon’s Souls was shortly after having beaten the first two Dark Souls games and Bloodborne. I remember it being pretty clunky (even more than the original Dark Souls) but still creating a unique world with many brutal challenges. After having played those other Souls games, I was not as entirely impressed …

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The Silence Don DeLillo

The Silence Don DeLillo Review

Don DeLillo has truly perfected the art of causing me existential dread, or extreme anxiety and paranoia, or the belief that my life or the world are ending any second – or maybe all of the above. The Silence, released just yesterday, is an incredibly brief novella where DeLillo ponders on what would happen if …

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