The Shining is creepy. Other than a detailed exposition that sets up the film’s premise in its first 20 minutes, the audience is engulfed in a creepy and eery vibe for two entire hours. I watched it for the first time with a few friends last week; we were screaming by the film’s climax. A huge […]
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Konami, one of Japan’s video gaming giants, recently had what can be called a minor coup. Its top producers, Hideo Kojima, scraped up a large portion of the company’s talents under him as well as the horror-genre sequel Silent Hill as he severed ties with Konami to form his new studio: Kojima Productions. The Company’s first project, which carried […]
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Disclaimer: No products mentioned in this post were used for subjects of research. *** A week ago, My father called me. He took some time out of his schedule and talked for an entire hour. He was excited, though slightly anxious and terrified. He talked about a new business venture that could give investors a 300 […]
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Warning: Graphic Content The shot: a close up of a young girl. The flag of her beloved country is painted on her face. She sings about a dream for peace and freedom in a childish hymn. A bomb falls at the 12 second mark. For a brief moment, time seemed to have stopped; every single person […]
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Let’s talk about Nonny De La Peña. In an age when Journalists are still playing with the idea of virtual reality, when virtual reality headsets like the HTC Vive are collecting dust in various editorial offices, and when publishers are gathering the best minds around the globe to figure how to squeeze every last buck out of this […]
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Socrates, an Ancient Greek philosopher and one of the most influential minds in the Western World, was an advocate against the written word. “[Writing] will create forgetfulness in the learner’s soul, because they will not use their memories; they will trust to the external and not remember themselves.” Whenever new technology in media or a […]
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