Review of HBO’s Westworld

Forget about Game of Thrones.

by Alejandro Turdó

Forget about Game of Thrones, Jon Snow or who kicked the bucket in Westeros. HBO’s best series of 2016 had nothing to do with kingdoms and battlefields, but more about cowboys and artificial inteligence… and some revealing insights on the inherent human condition.

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William Peter Blatty: A Retrospective

The power of Blatty compelled us.

by Benjamín Harguindey

Writer and film director William Peter Blatty – best known as the author of The Exorcist (1973) – passed away on the night of Thursday 12th at the age of 89, reported his friend William Friedkin, whom he called “a dear friend and brother“.

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5 Ways John Carpenter Influenced Videogames

Happy birthday, John. We love you.

by Benjamín Harguindey

In order to celebrate Master of Horror John Carpenter’s birthday I was originally going to do yet again a Top 5 of his movies (which, for the record, invariably ends with The Thing), but why not take the road less taken and instead sing praise on a subject he’s rarely celebrated for: his indelible influence on the videogame industry.

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Review: Far Cry (2008)

by Benjamín Harguindey

If you have an internet connection you’ve heard of Uwe Boll, and if you have no sense of shame you’ve probably seen at least some of his movies.

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Twin Peaks Season 3 Release Date Confirmed

Damn good news, Diane.

by Benjamín Harguindey

It’s been revealed season 3 of Twin Peaks will premiere May 21st on Showtime, 9 PM – the first of 18 episodes, all of them directed by series creator David Lynch and written by him and series co-creator Mark Frost.

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Review: The Girl on the Train (2016)

Unrolls an unbelievably great story.

by Katia Kutsenko

Thrillers are not my thing. But it’s almost impossible to say no to a movie that includes: a bestseller book plot, a great cast and a tons of good reviews. (Almost) all of them totally deserved.

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Review: The Birth of a Nation (2016)

The triunph of obviousness.

by Antonio Cabello Ruiz-Barruecos

Without incurring in the tearful manipulation of its successful Sundance Film Festival racial referent (Fruitvale Station, 2013), we must not quiet down and nod at the umpteenth example of obviousness and affectation that is a movie like The Birth of a Nation (2016).

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