In the olden days of TV, we used to have to wait anxiously for the few times a year that network executives made their decisions about which programs would stay on the air, and which would get the axe. Now, shows are renewed as soon as thereâ€™s evidence that theyâ€™re successful. Often, itâ€™s the morning after a successful pilot airs on TV.
While we take it for granted today, itâ€™s hard to believe how far computer-generating (CG) animation has come in 25 years. We have made major leaps from the rather basic use of rudimentary shapes and flat textures of early CG to the organic facial capture and stunning imagery of modern CG. At the forefront of its acceptance into mainstream culture in the early to mid-90s was a television show from Canada known as ReBoot.
Although Canada is generally content to leave America to their fist-shaking and other shows of dominance on the world stage, there are some things of theirs that they know America canâ€™t live without. Weâ€™re not talking about softwood lumber or steel. Weâ€™re talking about the celebrities that creep down south every year, hide their Canadian accents, and star in American movies.
Video gaming as a hobby can be a financial black hole. Thereâ€™s always a new video game or a new console, waiting for you to dump your money and your hours in to. But games and consoles arenâ€™t the only videogame gizmo vying for your disposable income. Thereâ€™s also the strange and exciting world of gaming peripherals.
Summer 2017 was a weird time. The politics throughout were unpleasant to say the least, and it ended with a bang when hurricane after hurricane battered the southern States, decimating cities in Texas and Florida. Hollywood definitely took a back seat this summer â€” which makes sense because there wasnâ€™t really anything for them to offer.
Is there anything worse than seeing beloved fictional characters, characters that you grew up with, re-packaged and repurposed? Today, we level our disappoint-o-meter at the video game industry. So, press start on your controller and letâ€™s explore the worst video game reboots of all time.
While there is some truth to the saying â€śthe newer the better,â€ť we cannot really enjoy what we have now without looking back on some of the games that got us here. Growing up, video games were likely a part of your everyday life, whether that be by stopping over at the house of a friend or having a system of your own.
There are many pop culture phenomena celebrating anniversaries in 2018. Films, television shows, comic books, video games, and music that has created an impact on the generation they came out in, and generations to come.
While itâ€™s fun to look forward, we can also learn a lot from looking back at the past. There are a lot of movies celebrating milestone anniversaries in 2018. Letâ€™s take a look at some of the most influential movies that have an upcoming anniversary this year.