2012 is the year I vowed to get back into gaming. It’s been a large part of my life since the early 1980’s but due to children, work and Killer Reviews it had taken a back seat. To put it more directly, it had taken a back seat in someone else’s car. Now, two weeks into the New Year and I’ve already logged 40 plus hours of gaming goodness. What am I playing you ask? Everything from Skyrim to Dungeon Master, and
Updated 01-30-2012 at 12:01 PM by Butcher
As we walked through the KR offices today (our offices consist of a porcelain human waste receptacle, a sink and a shelving unit housing countless colored towels), we heard from the outside hall someone exclaim while seemingly suffering from a migraine, “I feel like my head is going to explode!”
Surely the comment must have been in jest. Heads don’t just ‘explode’. Or do they? As I sat on the porcelain waste receptacle completing the easier portions of the daily crossword, I got
Updated 01-16-2012 at 09:25 AM by GregMO ROberts
Kamen Rider: The First
Plot: 4 / Fun Factor: 3 / Gore: 1 / Nudity: 1 / Scare Factor: 2 / Overall: 4/5
Takeshi Hongo is a man of extraordinary intellect, but his promising future is about to be maliciously snuffed out by an evil secret society known as Shocker. Reinvented against his will and transformed into a powerful experimental cyborg, Hongo will forever be known as Kamen Rider the First. He manages to regain his self-awareness and realizes he is being controlled
Updated 01-16-2012 at 02:02 AM by Homicide
The Hammer Vault: Treasures From The Archive of Hammer Films by Marcus Hearn isn’t so much a coffee table book as it is a historical treasure trove of the detailed history of Hammer Film Productions. Our best attempt at describing the contents of The Hammer Vault is to copy directly from the book’s introduction.
“In the 1950’s Hammer horror was the most terrifying experience the cinema had to offer. This terror would be embodied by a mutating astronaut, an amoral
Updated 01-15-2012 at 07:48 PM by GregMO ROberts
"Fun, But Still Bad"
Months after a zombie plague has wiped out 90 percent of the American population, a small group of survivors fight their way cross-country to a rumored refuge on the island of Catalina.
The best thing about this film is the shout outs to other zombie and horror films. The S-Mart reference, the Kirkman reference and (possibly) the Pittsburgh reference give this film some credibility. In-jokes and homages are a great part of what