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Game of Thrones- Season 5 Premiere Mega Recap

14 Apr

I was so excited in the hours leading up to last night’s Game of Thrones premiere I could barely think straight. It’s rare for me to get so excited about a piece of pop culture these days; I’m older, I’m more cynical, and I can more easily see through Hollywood’s deceptive veil. But man, Game [...]

Top 10 Game of Thrones Episodes, Part 3

12 Apr

Tonight’s the night! 3. The Rains of Castamere Season 3, Episode 9 Written by David Benioff & D.B. Weiss Directed by David Nutter The Red Wedding. It’s the most masterful sequence in Game of Thrones history, and its most horrifying. It’s hard to watch, but it all happens so fast you don’t have time to [...]

Top 10 Game of Thrones Episodes, Part 2

10 Apr

6. The Children Season 4, Episode 10 Written by David Benioff & D.B. Weiss Directed by Alex Graves When I first watched Game of Thrones’ most recent season finale, I decided it was not only the season’s best episode, but quite possibly the entire series’. It was after all, the only ep HBO submitted for [...]

Top 10 Game of Thrones Episodes, Part 1

8 Apr

With Game of Thrones’ fifth season premiering this Sunday, it’s time for me to do what I do best: arbitrary rankings in list form! Here are, in my humble opinion, the best episodes of Thrones thus far: 10. The Lion and the Rose Season 4, Episode 2 Written by George R.R. Martin Directed by Alex [...]

Game of Thrones- “And Now His Watch Is Ended” Recap

23 Apr

A DRAGON IS NOT A SLAVE …that is all. Read the recap here.

Jurassic Park Is a Near-Perfect Movie

31 Aug

Alright- I know I said I wouldn’t write about pop culture anymore, but… well, I lied. What I meant is I wouldn’t try to pretend like I’m the poor man’s IGN or AV Club or something. But I feel like it’s appropriate to write about pop culture when discussing how if affects my life and [...]

Alien vs. Predator Marathon, Part 1

17 May

Fuck yeah, baby!! IT’S ON!! I know what you’re thinking. Well, maybe. If you’ve never been here before you’re probably thinking “Who the fuck is this Alex Hilhorst kid?” If you’re one of my friends or stumbled upon this site while Googling the phrase “Mass Effect 2 Best Game Ever,” you’re probably wondering “What about [...]

Mass Effect Proves I Have An Obsessive Personality Disorder

6 Mar

A while back I wrote what is, to date, alexhilhorst.com’s most popular article, entitled “Mass Effect 2 May Be The Greatest Game Ever Made” and I stand by that hyperbolic statement. If you were to ask me to rate my Top 10 Games right here, right now, ME2 would be right up there with Resident [...]

E3-aganza!!

8 Jun

As I’m writing this, I’m watching the 10+ hours of E3 footage on G4 and Spike that I recorded with my DVR. Even though I’ve never gone, E3 is one of my favorite times of the year, as we are literally flooded with juicy videogame news. Hopefully Games Abyss will post my latest editorial, on [...]

Creating a Hype Monster With Modern Warfare 3

24 May

Fresh off last night’s gameplay reveal trailer, I’ve written a new editorial about this year’s soon-to-be record-breaking smash hit, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3. Some of you may recall that I wrote a whole article about how much better Battlefield 3 is going to be and how it’s finally going to manage to topple [...]