“S-s-s-s-s-summer,” sang Ric Ocasek back in 1984 and boy, he wasn’t kidding. Years may come and years may go, but one thing they’ve all got in common is a semi-sunny bit in the middle, named in honour of Rachel Bilson’s character from The O.C., of whose coming the ancient prophets foretold (didn’t guess that Marissa would die, mind. Total bolt from the blue).
As with the majority of art forms, fashion designers find inspiration from many things -nature, music and films. Many of the items found in…
Fashion, like every art form, takes its inspiration from everything in the world. You only have to look at the runways from each seasons fashion week to see pieces that reflect nature, music and of course the movies.
Ever dreamed of having Mark Wahlberg like, SHOUT at you, REALLY LOUDLY, while doing that gormless open mouth-furrowed brow combo that meant “Oh God, no! That person just got crushed to death by a lawn mower!” in The Happening?
In the midst of the chaotic onslaught that is the Edinburgh Fringe, the idea of finding space to slow down and detach is difficult enough in the quietest corner of the capital’s taverns, let alone amongst several hundred revellers packed into a sold out gig.
Horror has always had a steady current of the spectral and demonic running through it. Classics like the Exorcist, The Shining and Poltergeist share common themes. A family is haunted by beings either dead (and not happy about it), or some kind of supernatural force.
If you’ve stuck around here a long time and read my review of last year’s XCOM: Enemy Unknown, you’ll know I absolutely bloody loved the tactical top-down squad shooter, and in fact I still hold it up as 2012’s best game by quite a margin.
The year’s nowhere near over yet but 2013 has already seen a wealth of great video games. And we’ve still got the highly-anticipated release of two new consoles to look forward to, with a shedload of beautiful, next-gen games
So you want a car that gets your pulse racing and a hot hatch just doesn’t cut the mustard? You need a front engine, rear-wheel-drive coupe and Subaru have just the ticket.
Every now and again you hear rumours of a musical collaboration that makes you sit up and pay attention, The Winery Dogs certainly did that when word first started coming out of a possible album.
With stories of vampires being portrayed in various media now a days, we gamers occasionally get a title release containing these mythic and sometimes…
So let’s get it out of the way, ‘Kick Ass 2’ is not as good as it’s previous chapter in the diary of heroes Dave Lizewski (Kick-Ass / Aaron Taylor-Johnson), Mindy Macready (Hit-Girl / Chloë Grace Moretz) and not so nice person Chris D’Amico (Red Mist / The Motherfucker / Christopher Mintz-Plasse).
Unless you’ve been living in extreme isolation in extreme for the past six months, you’ll undoubtedly know that Sony and Microsoft are gearing up to launch their next-gen consoles at the end of this year. Happily, the Eurogamer Expo has secured their appearance just weeks before they’re due to go on sale, alongside key releases for the still active current gen.
Ah, Magic: The Gathering. A card game that has intrigued me since the first day I heard about it. I have always wanted to play it with others, but there has always been two barriers to that; cost, and lack of company.