A boy scrambles down a short but steep rocky incline in the middle of the woods, in the dead of night. He hits the ground, unhurt but a little breathless, and looks around. Although we may not have any idea where he is or where he is going, he seems to always know exactly what he's… Continue reading Game Time: Playdead’s “Inside” Gets All Up In Your Mind
Disney’s 2016 “The Jungle Book” is Visually Stunning, Nuanced
Last week, the Fella, Bill and I went to see the new Jungle Book movie - we thought it fitting to go with Bill since he was our special guest for the Disney Odyssey Jungle Book edition. Bill is also our resident expert on Baloo, sloth bears, and ursine creatures of all kinds, so it… Continue reading Disney’s 2016 “The Jungle Book” is Visually Stunning, Nuanced
Game Time: Telltale Game’s “Game of Thrones” is as STRESSFUL and Epic as the Show & Books
As a child of ye olde Choose Your Own Adventure books, I love the games produced by Telltale Games. The dialogue-based, weighted-decision style of gameplay is both stressful and delightfully appealing to me, and I loved The Wolf Among Us, of course. Naturally I was thrilled that there was a Game of Thrones Telltale series coming out,… Continue reading Game Time: Telltale Game’s “Game of Thrones” is as STRESSFUL and Epic as the Show & Books
Disney’s “Zootopia” Shakes Up Viewers With A Close-Up of Intersectionality
(This is a spoiler-free review/meditation on Disney's Zootopia. A full Disney Odyssey post will be written when we arrive at this point in the Disney Odyssey timeline.) One of the things that Disney has cultivated as a theme over the years is the idea of a diverse and fantastical world full of unique people and creatures… Continue reading Disney’s “Zootopia” Shakes Up Viewers With A Close-Up of Intersectionality
Game Time: Sushi Go! is Fast, Risky, and Deliciously Fun!
I'm not a very adventurous gamer-type by default. It's something that've learned over time, and cultivated carefully. I love games - we used to have board game nights in high school complete with freshly-baked mini chocolate chip cookies to fuel us. But as someone who didn't become a tabletop gamer of any kind until after… Continue reading Game Time: Sushi Go! is Fast, Risky, and Deliciously Fun!