The Blood of Heroes a.k.a. The Salute of the Jugger (1989)

(Featuring guest reviewer Nick Weaver!) I know I’m one of the few out there that really, sincerely likes Waterworld, and that might cast doubt on my taste, but I also really, sincerely like The Blood Of Heroes. I’m certain that almost all of this movie’s appeal, to me, is due to the always cool and charismatic Rutger Hauer and the equally charismatic and paaaaaaiiinfully sexy Joan Chen. Continue reading

Metro 2033 (xbox360)

Metro 2033 is based on the novel by the same name by Russian author Dmitry Glukhovsky, and the game was created by Ukrainian developer 4A, who started as a splinter group from GSC Gameworld – the developers of the S.T.A.L.K.E.R. franchise. Since Glukhovsky himself oversaw the development of the game, it is said to follow the book as closely as a game can. The world was destroyed in Nuclear fire in 2013, and the only known survivors were those below ground in Moscow’s massive system of metro tunnels. They have survived among mutants and ghosts for 20 years, but now a new threat has emerged. Continue reading