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Christmas 2015 movie special: “Reindeer Games”

Blood in the snow and Santa Clauses with guns aren’t the only surprising things in John Frankenheimer’s action-thriller Reindeer Games. Reindeer Games (USA, director: John Frankenheimer) An ex-convict takes on the identity of his former cellmate when released from prison … Continue reading

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GOG release: “The Moment of Silence”

House of Tales’ point-and-click adventure game released back in 2005 might be old news, but the recent DRM-free release of The Moment of Silence still shows that it has lost none of its political and social themes’ potency. Martin Ganteföhr … Continue reading

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Creature features: “Anaconda 1-4”

Something that was missing from this year’s Halloween movie special week was obviously creature features, so here are four Anaconda movies which more or less succeed to entertain. Anaconda (USA 1997, director: Luis Llosa) A documentary film crew is forced … Continue reading

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Interactive Movies: “Her Story” (PC)

FMV adventure games have often been called shallow experiences, with the time of video clips overshadowing the actual gameplay. So does Sam Barlow‘s investigative drama/thriller Her Story have what it takes to bring the genre back on track? Her Story … Continue reading

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Halloween 2015 Gaming Special, Day 4: “Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers – 20th Anniversary Edition” (PC)

Remakes are difficult to do, especially when it comes to gaming. So does Pinkerton Road’s Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers – 20th Anniversary Edition have enough new content and stay true to the original point-and-click adventure, while also being … Continue reading

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