Reviews

Underground episode bursts with growth from the ‘Cradle’: Recap and Review

Recap The opening sequence follows the skillful hands of a candy maker creating one of his delectable confectionery treats to the upbeat tune of the Sunday School song “Joshua Fought

ALDNOAH.ZERO Vol. 4 (Blu-ray review)

“Let Justice Be Done, Though The Heavens Fall” is a fitting description for the second half of the second season of Aldnoah.Zero. Picking up from the mid-season break, we have

AMC’s The Night Manager review

Move over, James Bond. It looks like there is a new British spy in town and his name, or at least one of his names, is Jonathan Pine. Based on

Outsiders 1X13 season finale ‘Long Live the Brenin’ recap & review

Recap Big Foster wakes up from a nightmare about his father’s death. He said it wasn’t the police who did it; he dreamt that it was him who did. G’win

Senran Kagura: Estival Versus (PS4 review)

The world’ sexiest and scantily clad shinobi have finally made their way to home consoles this time in Senran Kagura Estival Versus on the PS4. Previous Senran Kagura games were

The Revenant – Blu-ray Review

To quote a famous Klingon proverb, “revenge is a dish best served cold.” That is the case, literally and figuratively, in Alejandro González Iñárritu’s first post-Oscar film, The Revenant. The film perfectly

Kimmy Schmidt continues to delight in Season 2 (review)

There are plenty of shows on TV that mine humor from cynicism and a bleak outlook on humankind. And to quote a show that reveled in such pessimism, not that

Fear the Walking Dead 2×02 ‘We All Fall Down’ recap & review

Recap As the sun sets over a peaceful ocean, we see two children making their way down to the beach. Gathering rocks and shells, the children seem unaware of the

Barbershop: The Next Cut Review

Barbershop: The Next Cut is a film that no one ever thought would happen. After a lackluster spin-off and a failed television series, no one expected The Next Cut to be made.

Underground shows no bridge over ‘Troubled Water’: Recap and Review

Recap We see John working tirelessly in remodeling their home to the narration of Elizabeth reading a letter that was sent to Mr. Still. Despite the general nature of the

Trillion: God of Destruction review (PSVita)

Trillion: God of Destruction sounds great on paper, but there was just something about the game I could just never get into. It’s definitely nice to see a certain company

Disney’s The Jungle Book Review

No other studio has been as hot as Walt Disney Studios lately. Star Wars, Marvel, Pixar, and Disney Animation have all been releasing hit after hit with no end in

Outsiders 1×12 ‘All Hell’ recap & review

Recap The scene opens with Big Foster waking up and coughing. G’win tells him to rest, but he is determined to find and kill Asa. Wade is on the phone

Nights of Azure (PS4 review)

It’s been a long time since we’ve seen anything new from Japanese developer Gust that isn’t Atelier, AR or even Mana Khemia related. While the company has been pretty focused on

Dark Souls III PC review

The Dark Souls series was left in a rocky formation the last time we saw it in 2014. Sure Dark Souls II was good and all, but it lacked the

Review: The Curiosity Shop Escape Room by Wizards and Wires

Nerd Reactor was invited to experience The Curiosity Shop this past weekend, a new escape room from Wizards and Wires in Riverside, CA. This was by far my FAVORITE escape

Fear the Walking Dead season 2 premiere ‘Monster’ recap & review

Recap As the night rages on, Los Angeles lies before them in a sea of fire and destruction by the bombings. Travis and Madison are making mad dashes to and

Saekano -How to Raise a Boring Girlfriend- Set 1 Blu-ray review

Harem anime are a dime a dozen, sadly, with one coming out almost every season. It doesn’t help that we see the same tropes and archetypes being used over and over

Hardcore Henry Review

When Russian punk band Biting Elbows created the music video for their song “Bad Motherf*cker,” it gained viral fame for its high-octane, first person point of view stunt work. Director/Biting Elbows

Underground 1×05 ‘Run & Gun’ recap & review

Recap Tom is describing the runaway slaves to a man who will post it for the recapture of them dead or alive for a large sum. Ernestine is in the room