Month: February 2016
Rise of the Tomb Raider: Part II: when nothing Rises.
This article most certainly has spoilers Intro Rise of the Tomb Raider is a marvelous game as it is an adventure of exploring.However as a story it isn’t that great, not because it isn’t told in a marvelous way, in fact it is, but because the final doesn’t follow from what went before. We never…
Rise of Tomb Raider: Part I: the cast.
Index Intro The cast Lara Jonah Jacob Konstantin Ana Sofia Intro I really like the rebooted Lara Croft character as she is far more a ‘person’ than any of the previous versions of her. The Lara Croft of this series is even a more likable character than the one from the movies, which was more a…
Safety is security is silence…Shut up & Inside.
On my work we suddenly got a sign at the entry that camera’s were about watching the premises. Inside another sigh had been added stating that all the items were marked, either visible an invisible. The we got a notice that company resources were only meant for the use of company purposes. So I made…
Rise of the Tomb Raider:A quick guide.
Edited version: 28-2-2016: cleaned up some text, added more. Index Intro Flow of the game Do resources respawn? Can I go back to an area I already visited before to explore more? Are there enough Byzantine coins in the game? Do I need to buy equipment? Do you have any thoughts on the weapons? How…
Movie review: Colombiana
I would contend that almost any story is a voyage – often a mental one, if not always – and not seldom expressed in a physical one, where the protagonists move from one place to the next as a mirror to their mental journey in which they travel from one state to the other. Just…
Movie review: Best of Enemies
While Best of Enemies is a documentary it could have easily been turned into a movie as it views like a dramatic story that works towards a climax at the end of the ten head on collisions between the progressive liberal Gore Vidal and the (neo) conservative William F. Buckley. The exchanges are cloaked as…
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