Jordan Peele’s ‘Us’ is a Messy But Masterful Sophomore Effort

AUSTIN, TX: “What if I just showed four episodes of This is Us in a row, no explanation?” Jordan Peele asked with a sly smile, during the introduction to Us, which is (most would agree) the most anticipated movie of this year’s SXSW Film Festival. Interest was so feverish in being among the first to […]

Ninja Theory’s masterful Hellblade will debut on Xbox One on April 11

Ninja Theory announced that it will publish Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice on the Xbox One and Enhanced for Xbox One X on April 11. The game debuted last summer on the PC, and it was my favorite title of the year. Hellblade captures the journey of its main character, Senua, into a delusional nightmare. The Celtic warrior struggles […]

‘Mr. Robot’ Composer on Creating the Moody and Masterful Music of the USA Hacker Series [Interview]

Mr. Robot is arguably the most distinctive series on television — a moody and haunting techno-opera that floods viewers with a crushing sense of isolation. Much of the credit can be given to showrunner Sam Esmail‘s cinematic eye, maintaining a house style of low lighting and negative space that lend to the oppressive environment — along with a stylistic gimmick every […]

Joel Embiid shows he can beat opponents physically and mentally with a masterful sequence

AP Photo/Matt Slocum Joel Embiid trolled Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell into a cheap technical foul on Monday night. After the game, Embiid openly admitted to flopping on the play, causing reporters to laugh at his bluntness on the matter. The move shows Embiid’s potential to become one of the legendary trash talkers in the league. Despite […]

Warriors avenge Finals collapse to win second championship in 3 years with masterful takedown of Cavaliers

Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP The Golden State Warriors avenged their 2016 Finals collapse with a 129-120 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 5 to win the 2017 championship. The title marks the Warriors’ second in three years, and potentially, the beginning of a dynasty. After going up 3-0 in the series, the Warriors ran into […]