Posts From Brian Chu

Fist Fight is an entertaining brawl with a winning comedy cast

It’s hard to have outsized expectations for a movie that so blatantly tells you exactly what it’s about. Call this the Snakes on a Plane theory of movie reviews, if you will.

Love Actually ‘sequel’ set to premiere on Red Nose Day

Love Actually, the It’s a Wonderful Life for the millennial generation, has always had an outsized influence relative to its box office success. Although the film was a surprise hit, grossing

Lin-Manuel Miranda and Auli’i Cravalho to perform at Oscars

Fans of Moana will have another reason to tune in beyond seeing if 2016’s smash animated hit wins Oscars for Best Animated Film and Best Original Song. Lin-Manuel Miranda and

Razer BlackWidow Chroma V2 sets standard in mechanical keyboards – Review

I’ve been a fan of Razer ever since I bought my first Razer Blade laptop nearly 4 years ago. And, I’ve always been a fan of mechanical keyboards with their tell-tale

John Lithgow to join cast of Pitch Perfect 3

TV fan-favorite John Lithgow is lending his immense talents to the upcoming movie, Pitch Perfect 3. Variety reported today that the multiple Emmy-winning actor, best known for his role as

Dynasty Warriors: Godseekers review

Koei Tecmo has had a virtual monopoly on the “Historical Chinese Era” video games. Between its meticulously deep Romance of the Three Kingdoms strategy games and its button mashing action-fest,

Craig Robinson/Adam Scott comedy ‘Ghosted’ given pilot order

Two of the most talented comedic actors on television are joining forces in a highly anticipated new pilot, Ghosted. Variety announced today that Fox has formally ordered a pilot for the

Razer announces big update to its best selling BlackWidow Chroma

Razer continues to innovate on the world’s best-selling gaming keyboard and has announced a major update to the BlackWidow Chroma in the form of the BlackWidow V2. This new keyboard

Cards Against Humanity is looking for a new CEO

Cards Against Humanity, the #1 best-selling card game and global phenomenon is looking for a new CEO, according to a posting they made on Craigslist yesterday. And anyone can apply! However,

‘Totally Awesome Hulk’ comic series pairs Hulk with Marvel Asian heroes

Asian Americans have been in pop culture news a lot recently, though usually it’s because of Matt Damon films or Steve Harvey jokes. So it’s nice to see a pretty uniformly

Resource management in a dystopian future in Beholder (review)

“We are always watching.” Or so the creators of Beholder, an indie strategy game from Warm Lamp Games would have us believe. As Carl, the newly appointed building manager of

Wes Anderson to direct new animated feature ‘Isle of Dogs’

Wes Anderson fans are no strangers to long waits. The auteur director, responsible for some of the most critically acclaimed and fan beloved films in recent years, chooses his projects with

Passengers is an adequate but unspectacular journey through Space – spoiler review

Take a tried and true science fiction premise, add two of the most luminous and bankable stars in Hollywood, and you should have everything you need for a bona fide

Interview with cast Con Man season 2

Conventioneers can be an odd bunch. And few know this better than Alan Tudyk, star of the short-lived, yet much beloved television series Firefly. But rather than point a ridiculing

Star Trek: Discovery announces three new cast members

Beam up three new cast members to Star Trek: Discovery. The new series announced the addition of Chris Obi, Shazad Latif, and Mary Chieffo to the cast as members of the

Miss Sloane gives viewers a chance to root for the bad guy (review)

Hollywood loves its liberal causes. But more often than not, the story is told from the point of view of the “good guys.” The age old tale about the principled

‘Office Christmas Party’ glides by on charms of its comedic talent (review)

Much as the title implies, what you see is what you get with Office Christmas Party. This film, starring Jason Bateman, Olivia Munn, and T.J. Miller covers that time honored

Streaming legend Kripparrian could’ve taken down Hearthstone by hitting one button

Lead Hearthstone designer Ben Brode was on Reddit recently to discuss Blizzard’s wildly successful card game when he let the community in on a little secret. Apparently, even as recently as

Lin-Manuel Miranda to produce new ‘Kingkiller Chronicle’ film/TV Show

Disney has proven that it’s good to be in the Lin-Manuel Miranda business. And, now, Lionsgate is following suit. The company announced that they have tapped Miranda to serve as creative

Rating the music of Disney’s Moana

  It’s official! Moana is the latest Disney film to enter the pantheon of Disney animated classics. This stirring tale of a young, headstrong chieftain’s daughter (okay fine, Disney merchandising