House of Cards is a show defined by polarity. At times, the individually brilliant pieces that constitute it manage to click together and deliver moments of audacious entertainment. Elsewhere, however, the gleaming machinery of plot and character hiding just beneath …
It’s not uncommon for an RPG to have a variety of playable classes. Wizard, Paladin, Brute…the list goes on. South Park: The Stick of Truth draws heavily on RPG heritage, and thus it has four classes of its own. Fighters: …
SPOILER WARNING for all of Sherlock so far.
Well, that was quite the ending, wasn’t it? Just when you thought John and Sherlock had parted, when all was seemingly lost…Moriarty turns up to reunite everyone. It was an ending that no one saw coming, and one that’s going to take a lot of explaining. Fortunately, we have at least a year before the next series starts, so we’ve got plenty of time to hypothesise. Here are three theories for how Moriarty survived his suicide at the end of Series 2.
‘Tis the season for big American stories with flashy criminal leads, it seems. There’s Martin Scorcese’s Wolf of Wall Street; and then there’s this, American Hustle. David O. Russell’s tale of con artists, government corruption and romance has an exceptional cast, but is by no means an exceptional film.
The original Thor was very different to previous Marvel movies. It had a Shakespearean vibe: a more mature and dramatic atmosphere than your typical comic book film. Although The Dark World ditches acclaimed theatre director Kenneth Branagh, it replaces him with Game of Thrones director Alan Taylor, meaning that the sequel should retain some of that medieval charm. The question is: does it?