There’s a reason I’ve never criticized video games (that I can recall). They are the sole branch of the entertainment industry that puts tremendous care into their products. Video games now make more money than Hollywood, and I’m glad. Most video games today are cinematic themselves and usually more visually appealing than movies. Granted, good plots are compromised by a need to give the player as many battles as possible, but it’s a small price to pay.
That being said, not all video games are created equal, and not all are treated fairly. Today, I’d like to talk about a favorite of mine, which is Batman: Arkham Origins. This game receives a staggering amount of hate, and I honestly don’t know why. Some of it’s deserved, but not all or even most.
Could there possibly be a better example of an overrated work than Frozen? What is there to like about this movie? Seriously, anything? And for good measure, I will throw Frozen II into the mix, because it’s the 2nd-highest grossing animated film ever, so clearly people love that garbage, too.
When I was a kid, I loved this movie. As an adult, I still love this movie; more, in fact. When I say this movie is underrated, what I mean is that this movie doesn’t get the love it deserves. Also, I guess, it got mixed reviews when it was released 56 years ago.
There’s a disappointment that comes with growing up, and that is learning just how much the world needs fixing. Throughout my years blogging, I’ve talked a great deal about the importance of family, of children, and of properly raising children. Although the majority of the quality of one’s childhood is contingent on their parents, in part it is also on the society surrounding them. Entertainment has an impact on how kids turn out. Growing up, I gradually realized that so many parents shouldn’t have had kids, including and especially my own mother. (Yes, I’m aware that means I would have never been born.)
Are you an avid Nightwish fan looking to make someone else an avid Nightwish fan? You’re going to need a proper playlist. A playlist that showcases the whole spectrum, from the heaviest to the most beautiful ballads. A playlist that neither bores them nor overwhelms them. Well, I have given it some thought, and here is that playlist.