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‘The Predator’ gets it all wrong

‘The Predator’ gets it all wrong

Ulises Duenas

September 18, 2018


Filed under A&E Featured Articles List, Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

Making a good "Predator" movie shouldn't be difficult. Just have an alien monster chase a bunch of military dudes around until the coolest one is left alive. "The Predator" feels like three different movie ideas jammed into one and it doesn't pull any of them off well. If you're going to make a "Predator" movie in this d...

‘Mass Effect: Andromeda’ defines wasted potential

‘Mass Effect: Andromeda’ defines wasted potential

Ulises Duenas

October 29, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Mobile Headlines, Reviews

I would say the "Mass Effect" trilogy has built the best, most immersive Sci-Fi world in video games. Five years after the release of the third game, the series got a "soft reboot" in "Mass Effect Andromeda." Years of setbacks during development left "Andromeda" in rough shape and it released to mixed re...

Arrival makes contact with mediocrity

Arrival makes contact with mediocrity

Matthew Manfredi

November 25, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

Somewhere in a field in Montana, fog surrounds an anchored alien ship. A military encampment is settled off in the distance for surveillance and observation under the big sky. Amy Adams, playing a revered multi-linguist, finds herself attempting to talk and understand an extra terrestrial language. Sh...

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