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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 [...]

Ranking the Assassin’s Creed Franchise, Part 7

3 Apr

2. Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag I LOVE PIRATES. So this should have been an easy sell for me, but after Assassin’s Creed III introduced me to the most boring Assassin ever and botched Desmond’s present day plotline in the most egregious way possible, I was about ready to ditch my favorite game franchise. Black [...]

Ranking the Assassin’s Creed Franchise, Part 6

2 Apr

3. Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood Other than Black Flag, Brotherhood, technically the third game in the series, still has the best overall gameplay, and its combat is superior to every other title released thus far. It was the first game to introduce chain-kills, which allowed the player to turn Ezio into a dizzying flurry of blades [...]

Ranking the Assassin’s Creed Franchise, Part 5

27 Mar

4. Assassin’s Creed The game that started it all, the first entry in the now globally popular videogame franchise is considered more of a proof of concept than a fully-realized game. Back in 2007, Ubisoft seemed to be testing the waters for a more mature Prince of Persia with Assassin’s Creed, and the game also [...]

TheHil’s Top 10 Movies of 2014, Part 2

24 Mar

I actually forgot about two movies I saw in 2014, the new X-Men film and the Michael Fassbender-starring Frank. I’ve retroactively added them to the list. To see my opinions on them, click here. And now, for the Final Five (Battlestar Galactica reference): 5. Blue Ruin The most low-key film on my list, this indie [...]

TheHil’s Top 10 Movies of 2014, Part 1

23 Mar

We’re down to the Top 10 and 2015 is already 25% over, so I’m gonna cut to the chase and (try to) keep it short and sweet. 10. The LEGO Movie I thought this would be a cute, semi-original kid’s movie. I didn’t expect it to make me tear up. The animation— which while done [...]

Let’s Talk About All the 2014 Movies, Part 5- Back From the Dead

12 Mar

I didn’t give up on this, I’ve just been super busy lately. Working on a novel and planning on moving back to the East Coast, so not as much time for blogging. After I finish up this and the Assassin’s Creed list I will probably give it a rest for a while. I do kinda [...]

Let’s Talk About All the 2014 Movies, Part 4

23 Feb

The Oscars are over and I still don’t care. Now we’re getting into the movies I liked more, though the first one up is pretty borderline: 19. Noah I’m almost certainly in the minority on this one. Thanks to the faith-based crowd, this bizarre biblical adaptation from arthouse director Darren Aronofsky did well at the [...]