Posts Tagged: Review

Elysium: Um…. 2 stars

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So, I’ve watched The Elysium this weekend. And results are rather mixed. I mean it’s a nice action movie with standard “self-sacrifice” and “for the greater good” and “think of the children” message (that’s probably why the score is so high in Rotten Tomatoes — unless you have self-sacrifice themes you’re doomed to be labeled […]

Defiance, the SyFy series: kinda okay

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So, the SyFy is celebrating the most-watched scripted series premiere of the Defiance with 2.7 million viewers. Good sign? Probably. But how good? They reached back into 2006. Seven. Years. Ago. That’s how long it’s been since a new and interesting serties got a decent rating. Practically while Stargate SG-1 was giving up it’s last […]

Review: Max Gladstone: Three Parts Dead – 4 stars

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Max Gladstone: Three Parts Dead There is that time of the year when you get a book hiatus. All the favorite authors are busy re-charging or typing feverishly new masterpieces and you have absolutely nothing to read. No new werewolf stories. No spunky witches hunting evil interlanders. Sookie Stackhouse not getting into trouble with fey. […]

Review: Guild Wars 2 – 4 stars (though I am a newb)

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Guild Wars 2 A little while ago I decided to try Guild Wars 2. I’ve never tried to play the first game, and generally not that much into the whole “massive” and “online” multiplay thing. Primarily because my schedule is rather hectic, and trying to re-arrange the day around some “raid” (or whatever other activities […]

Bye, Sprint, hello Straight Talk

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Well, I did it. I joined the ranks of people who scare the cr*p out of wireless carriers — prepaid users! Mostly I’ve done it because Sprint pissed me off one final time™ Out of major carriers Sprint has been one of the last one(s) to offer unlimited data (now T-Mobile is back with their […]