Bill Murray to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award From Wes Anderson at Rome Festival — Variety

The Rome Film Festival will celebrate Bill Murray with its lifetime achievement award, which will be presented to him by Wes Anderson. Anderson, who has directed Murray in some of his most iconic roles, most notably in “The Royal Tenenbaums,” and in several other films such as “The Darjeeling Limited,” “Moonrise Kingdom” and “Grand Budapest…

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Rise of the Planet of the Apes

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Reboots and remakes can be a wonderful thing. Star trek (reboot) reignited my love of Star Trek and The Hills Have Eyes(06) is one of my all time favorite movies. When Planet of the Apes was getting there shot, I was skeptical. I wasn’t a fan of the original series and well, my first foray into the series was Tim Burton’s remake so…yeah. I was pretty stunned afterwords.

A scientist is testing an Alzheimer’s cure on chimps for a multi- billion dollar company; one of the test chimps was pregnant and birth an adorable baby chimp. Will, one of the main scientists, takes the baby chimp home and raises him as his own. The chimp named Caesar is not like a normal monkey, his intelligence is well beyond that of a normal chimp. The happy life Caesar leads doesn’t last forever; he’s taken back by the company and it’s there that Caesar learns the cruelty of man, and its then that Caesar spreads his gifts to the other apes and they break free…

Nothing about this movie feels goofy like the others that came before it. The CGI and motion capture work is beyond recognition combined with effort of the actors making the apes amazingly lifelike. Andy Serkis is outstanding as Caesar. The plot maybe streamlined but there’s a ton of heart to carry the movie. I must say though, the after credit scene is vital to the series so definitely stay tuned until the very end. I love the emphasis on remaining a grounded drama first and sci-fi movie second. It’s a great first chapter to an awesome trilogy and I highly recommend it. May the gaming gods bring you glory.

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Bioshock 2: Minerva’s Den

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I don’t really play many DLCs but if it’s a game I really love, I go all out. Minerva’s Den is a side story told alongside Delta’s story in Bioshock 2. We play as a Big Daddy named Sigma set off to venture into Minerva’s Den, the computer heart of Rapture. You’re sent by a man named Porter to search for the Thinker, which is said to be able to predict everything. It’s protected by the co-creator, Reed Wahl who’s gone mad from splicing…

I have to say there is some really cool new stuff in the levels. I love the Gravity Well plasmid, which has a awesome final form that can decimate a group of enemies at one. The addition of the ion laser is really nice too which is cost efficient when it comes to ammo and does quite a bit of damage. The Lancer Big Daddies are tough and filled me with dread each time I fought them. The story has a good twist at the end and its a pretty sad story. The only drawback is that it isn’t very long and there’s a lot of searching that can get pretty tedious. In the end, If you are craving more Bioshock this is a fun bite sized entry. May the gaming gods bring you glory.

“If tears were floods I would have drowned in my emotions” Lyndsey. “Sarah McLachlan – In the arms of an angel” — The Happy Book Blog.

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Halloween 2 To Start Filming in 2019

Blumhouse’s Halloween 2 was always going to be a thing after the success of last years release on the 40th anniversary of the franchise had so much success. Well, we now know it will be filming this fall to release in 2020 most likely to nobodies surprise, in October.

Last years movie had about a 10 million dollar budget and made around 255 million dollars on only a 10 million dollar budget. That is one hell of a profit margin, so a new movie is pretty much a definite. Best wishes and may the gaming gods bring you glory.

Dragonball Z: Lord Slug

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Here is where the DBZ movies turned for the awesome, part of which helps is the badass soundtrack featuring old school Deftones, Disturbed, and Finger Eleven to name a few.

The Earth is in panic as a colossal meteor is about to collide with the planet, a planet inhabited by life. Goku and Krillin intercept only to get blasted away as it lands and an army emerges lead by an ancient tyrant known as Lord Slug. Slug has come for the Dragonballs to give himself eternal youth. After being restored to his prime, him and his army set off to terra-form the Earth to create a new cruiser out of it. Goku and his friends can’t compete with young Slug who is revealed to be a Super Namekian, but Goku finds a strange power of his own, but can it bring down a towering Slug?

The Lord Slug movie is badass. The fights are epic and the music perfectly compliments them. Slug as a villain is pretty solid and his henchmen are interesting to watch. How Slug is defeated is pretty creative and it brings a cute scene early in the movie. If you want a quick, fun, badass DBZ film I highly recommend this to anime fans. May the gaming gods bring you glory.

Shiny Raikou makes its Pokémon GO debut during Raikou Raid Day on June 29 at 4 p.m. local time — Pokémon Blog

This year’s Pokémon GO Global Challenge is now underway for Pokémon GO players around the world. Read on below for all the details: Complete the Global Challenge research alongside the Trainers at every Pokémon GO Fest, and unlock special bonuses inspired by your own Pokémon GO team leaders the following week! If all three teams […]

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