Today’s announcement was originally reserved for another series I have in the works, but because said other series is both more ambitious and—as of this writing—concerns works (videogames, to be specific) which have not yet been released for public consumption, I have opted to introduce you instead to “MEÐIUM ÐIFFICULTY.” The series, despite its concern being both games … More “MEÐIUM ÐIFFICULTY”

‘UFC 203’ Cooldown: the Thrills and the Agonies

If UFC 199 was a “black swan event” for the promotion, as I said in its aftermath, what the hell was UFC 203? Perhaps it’s a question which answers itself, because, to run with the zoomorphism a little longer, this Cleveland card defied all taxonomy. Still heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic, however, did not: he reinforced himself as the whale that capsized his division, with 203 marking … More ‘UFC 203’ Cooldown: the Thrills and the Agonies

‘Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV’ Review: Cinemana

Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV is games publisher Square Enix’s third attempt, after 2001’s The Spirits Within and 2005’s Advent Children, to cast the proverbial magic of cinema over their flagship series. The film, along with animated miniseries Brotherhood: Final Fantasy XV, serves as an extravagant foreword to the upcoming game from which it takes its subtitle. This extravagance, however, is the film’s underlying folly; … More ‘Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV’ Review: Cinemana