Review: The Possession – Oy vey! Another ersatz Exorcist

The new demonic-possession themed horror film, The Possession, is as original as its unimaginative name implies – that is, not at all. This movie is a Jewish take on the genre that is usually associated with the Catholic religion and sounds much more interesting in concept than this film actually delivers on. A recently divorced […]

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Review: Lawless – Good, but not flawless

The new prohibition-era film, Lawless, about a family of moonshiners in the Appalachian Mountains of 1920’s Virginia, is much like the distilled spirits at the center of its story – rough, hard-hitting, flammable and often entertaining, but also unrefined and sometimes mind-numbing. Lawless is based on the book, The Wettest County in The World, by […]

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Blizzard cuts off Iran: This means Warcraft!

Forget computer worms that can disable nuclear facilities that “don’t exist” — now we’re hitting Iran where it really hurts! Blizzard, the gaming powerhouse behind World of Warcraft, has joined in enforcing U.S. trade sanctions against players in Iran. And they’re not offering refunds. No Pandaren for you! ‘Merica! BBC: Blizzard cuts off Iranian access […]

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