There’s a certain novelty to the Gameboy iPhone Case. Take it with you out to dinner, and it’s sure to be a conversation piece. But in reality, that’s the most kick you’ll get out of this product.
Review: Retro FC Plus 168-in-1
There’s an adjective that I keep using to describe the Retro FC Plus 168-in-1: Adequate. As in, the 3-inch LCD screen is not well lit, but is adequate. The form factor is not compact, but is adequately portable. The game play is not revolutionary, but performs with adequasivity (not a word!).
Review: 1Up PiBoy
The PiBoy absolutely comes recommended if N64 and PS1 emulation is on your “must have” list, and you don’t mind paying $150-200 for a preassembled version. If you’re skittish on the price and want something that you put in your pocket as opposed to a backpack, the 1Up PiBoy will not be for you.
Review: BittBoy V3
For the price of $40, there is just no beating what you get. If you are OK with staying in the 16-bit category, and want a highly portable, premium looking and feeling retro handheld, this is absolutely worth your time and money.
Review: Are You Glad I’m Here
A millennial teacher working in Beirut befriends her neighbor, an educated yet oppressed Lebanese housewife, and the two become partners in a murder and cover-up. Those are the essentials to need to know in “Are You Glad I’m Here,” a film that runs 85 minutes but in reality should’ve been cut down by about 30 minutes.
What made 1976’s Rocky such a brilliant and celebrated picture? At its heart, the movie wasn’t about boxing, or about a particular opponent. Rocky was about the struggle within. It was about overcoming yourself and exceeding expectations, regardless of winning or losing.
Review: Wonderful Nightmare
Any review of what is essentially a remake of a movie doesn’t have to turn on originality so much as execution of the story. And, for the most part, Wonderful Nightmare does exactly that, turning a thoroughly unlikable lead character Yeon-woo (Uhm Jung-hwa) until a more humbled version of herself by the end of the film.
Review: Jurassic World
Jurassic World appropriately pays homage to the first film, while forging ahead with its own personality and unabashedly campy jokes in what is ultimately a thoroughly enjoyable and thrilling summer popcorn flick.
Review: Edge of Tomorrow
The dazzling actions scenes of Transformers meets the loop in the space-time continuum of Groundhog Day in a perfect blend of heart-pounding action, well-told exposition and occasional touch of humor in Edge of Tomorrow.
Review: Kung Fu
Kung Fu, the latest play from David Henry Hwang, scores big points on fluid action and amazingly choreographed martial arts, but the script still leaves a viewer wanting for more. If you enjoy martial arts and theater, this production is worth your time.