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  • Review: 'Assassins Creed Unity' shakes up franchise by going back to its roots
    Review: 'Assassins Creed Unity' shakes up franchise by going back to its roots
    Ubisoft’s epic time-warping adventure series is one of the gaming world’s most celebrated franchises, and for good reason. Its games have sold tens of millions of copies, and the Assassin’s Creed brand spans video games, books,...
  • Atari: Game Over
    Review: 'Atari: Game Over' digs down into video gaming's 1980s implosion
    While the video game industry today has grown to revenues that trump even the biggest summer blockbuster films, there was once an ugly spot on the industry. After years of almost unbelievable success, the video game industry in North America...
  • Mockingjay Part 1
    Review - The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1
    The revolution has begun. Well, it’s sort of begun and is sort of in a stand still too. That’s where we begin with The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1, the third in the series which splits Suzanne Collins best-seller into two...
  • Randal's Monday
    Indie Game Review: Randal's Monday
    Randal's Monday is an oddball adventure game form the masters at Daedelic Entertainment. There is no doubt that the company has created a comedic adventure game (Deponia) but Randal's Monday is a whole different kind of animal. As...
  • Review of The Orange Squirrel in Bloomfield, New Jersey
    Review of The Orange Squirrel in Bloomfield, New Jersey
    I had the pleasure of visiting The Orange Squirrel in Bloomfield, and Chef Andy Watterson is a genius, and frankly, so is Francesco Palmieri (owner and Executive Chef) for hiring him. Our waiter, AJ, along with bartender Sarah, delivered excellent...
  • Cloud sandals by Rider
    Walk on the wild side with Rider Sandals from Brazil: Review
    Cloud flip-flops fromRider Sandals, with theircushy soles, arch support and special materials that soothe the feet, are the result of years of R&D into shoe comfort. Sandals can mean vacation, weekends, casual, summer—anything but work,...
  • Brigadeiros from Brigadeiros Bakery in NYC
    Review of Brigadeiros from Brigadeiro Bakery
    I've never hadBrigadeiros before, and actually, I've never even heard of them until I had the chance to give them a try from Brigadeiro Bakery in NYC.They stem fromSão Paulo, Brazil, and are often found at kid's birthday parties. They...
  • Ingrid pays the ultimate price.
    ‘Once Upon A Time’ recap: The price of sisterly love
    Ingrid’s plan is right on track, Oncers. “The Snow Queen” reveals this frigid villain’s sob story and it is another “Once Upon a Time” doozy. But does it justify Ingrid’s irrational desire to rebuild the...
  • camp x-ray
    Review - Camp X-Ray
    Writer-director Peter Sattler’s debut feature Camp X-Ray may not be saying anything new, but it’s the kind of movie with a central pairing that is compelling enough to make the whole worthwhile.That pairing is between the newbie...
  • Lords of the Fallen (PS4)
    PlayStation 4 'Lords of the Fallen' review
    Article first published asPlayStation 4 Review: ‘Lords of the Fallen’on Blogcritics."Lords of the Fallen" was to me one of the most interesting games at the 2014 E3 Expo. While most of the attention was given to long running...
  • Pac Man and the Ghostly Adventures 2
    Xbox 360 'Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures 2' review
    Article first published asXbox 360 Review: ‘Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures 2′on Blogcritics."Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures 2"harks back to the original "Pac-Man"video game, which was theAngry Birdsof the...
  • iClever Himbox Bluetooth Car Kit
    iClever Himbox Bluetooth Car Kit [Review]
    The iClever Himbox Bluetooth Car Kit,a device that basically allows your calls, music, and audio from your smartphone to be outputted and heard from your vehicle's sound system. In other words, this device turns your car into a hands-free...
  • Album Review: "Si Agua" by Mia Maestro
    Album Review: "Si Agua" by Mia Maestro
    Whenever you hear about actresses making the leap into music, the result is often an overproduced, autotuned pop mess that ends up as gathering dust in your iTunes library as a regretful purchase. And so it was with some trepidation that I...
  • TheHeartMachine
    Review - The Heart Machine
    Zachary Wigon’s debut feature The Heart Machine is a smart, chilling and romantic film about online dating. It stars John Gallagher Jr. (Short Term 12) as Cody, a New Yorker we’re introduced to as he sits by himself in a booming club....
  • Blu-Ray Review: Disney's Planes: Fire and Rescue
    Blu-Ray Review: Disney's Planes: Fire and Rescue
    THE SET-UPWhen a bad gear box sidelines Dusty Crophopper (voice of Dane Cook), he joins a group of firefighting aircraft led by a helicopter named Blade Ranger (voice of Ed Harris). Features the voices of Julie Bowen, Hal Holbrook, Wes Studi, and...