In the new siege that the video-game industry has led in the Hollywood Kingdom, it seemed that most companies threw their hat in the ring, all but one and that is Nintendo. We've had adaptations from PlayStation (Uncharted), Konami (Castlevania), Sega (Sonic The Hedgehog 1 & 2), NaughtyDog (The Last Of Us) and even Warner … Continue reading ‘The Super Mario Bros. Movie’ Is EVERYTHING!
Category: Video Game To Film/TV Adaptations
Watching The ‘Dungeons & Dragons’ Movie Despite Never Having Played The Game.
The fear that would rush over me when someone would ask me to join one of their 'Dungeons & Dragons' campaigns is severe. The thought of sitting down at a table for hours on end participating in something that requires this much attention from me is horrifying. If you don't know by now, this has … Continue reading Watching The ‘Dungeons & Dragons’ Movie Despite Never Having Played The Game.
‘The Last Of Us’: Season 1: Humanity At Its Best & Its Very Worst.
Video game adaptations have been a fun glimpse into a world that I know relatively nothing about. I've seen the movies and that's mostly as far as I'm exposed to in respect to that franchise. The sizzling anticipation behind 'The Last Of Us' being made for television, specifically HBO was inescapable and undeniable. After the … Continue reading ‘The Last Of Us’: Season 1: Humanity At Its Best & Its Very Worst.
‘Sonic The Hedgehog 2’ Is Bigger, Brighter and A Bit Much.
Seeing Sonic The Hedgehog share the big screen with his brightly-coloured pals Tails and Knuckles, ready to fight against the maniacal Eggman played by Jim Carrey sounds like a dream come true and for better or worse, 'Sonic The Hedgehog 2' absolutely delivers. The problem, as there usually is one residing in these video-game adaptations, … Continue reading ‘Sonic The Hedgehog 2’ Is Bigger, Brighter and A Bit Much.
Watching ‘Uncharted’ Despite Never Having Played The Games.
As a genuine outsider to the world of video games, it truly feels like I'm stepping into uncharted territory whenever a new video-game movie comes out. With that said, it's truly exciting getting to explore a new franchise through a whole new medium. Maybe it's just my luck but the adaptations I've seen have only … Continue reading Watching ‘Uncharted’ Despite Never Having Played The Games.
‘Castlevania’ Delivers An Unbelievably Glorious Finale.
Netflix's 'Castlevania' emerges from the darkness one last time with its fourth and final season. Creator Warren Ellis and his crew have come together to create a mighty satisfying, jaw-dropping epic with the ambition of a theatrical blockbuster. If there ever was a case of something too good to be true, this final season just … Continue reading ‘Castlevania’ Delivers An Unbelievably Glorious Finale.
Watching ‘Mortal Kombat’ Despite Never Having Played The Games.
Growing up everyone had a passion for something and going to an all-boys school meant that it had to be either football or video-games. For better or worse, I wasn't a fan of either. I was the raging cinephile in a sea of desensitized football player trading-card collectors. The only games I played growing up … Continue reading Watching ‘Mortal Kombat’ Despite Never Having Played The Games.
A Tale of Hell, Magic, Lust and Betrayal | Castlevania Season 3 REVIEW
After two smash-hit seasons, Netflix's Castlevania returns for its much anticipated third season. Taking place a month after the events of last season, Alucard is finding life pretty lonely guarding his father's castle. Trevor and Sypha go place to place killing night creatures but have decided to stop and take a break in the mysterious … Continue reading A Tale of Hell, Magic, Lust and Betrayal | Castlevania Season 3 REVIEW
Nostalgic, Entertaining and Full of Heart | Sonic the Hedgehog REVIEW!
Sonic the Hedgehog is directed by Jeff Fowler and it is based on everyone's favourite blue hedgehog who can run at the speed of light, Sonic. In his cinematic debut, Sonic is found out by the government who have sent the incredibly smart Dr Robotnik to investigate, now Sonic has to team up with local … Continue reading Nostalgic, Entertaining and Full of Heart | Sonic the Hedgehog REVIEW!
Pokémon Detective Pikachu – Movie Review!
Pokémon Detective Pikachu is directed by Rob Letterman and it is the first ever live-action Pokémon movie. It is based off the Detective Pikachu game. In this movie a Pikachu who happens to also be a detective teams up with Tim, who is investigating his father's supposed death. Together they will uncover the dark secrets … Continue reading Pokémon Detective Pikachu – Movie Review!