Brain Food – Episode 70

It’s another week, and another novel review, as this time I delve into one of my comfort reads, the novelization of the Resident Evil 2 game by SD Perry, Resident Evil 2 – City of the Dead!

For more information on SD Perry and the many books she’s worked on, check her out on these places on the Internet.

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Ending theme music was found on the No CopyRight Music youtube channel, so be sure to check them out as well.

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Brain Food – Episode 69

Hello again to another episode of Brain Food! In this one, I review Hillary Monohan’s awesome book from the Gods and Monsters series, Snake Eyes!

To see more of Hillary’s work, you can find here at these places on the Internet:

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Black Panther And The Impending Doom Of Hollywood’s Mediocrity

Recently, the success of Black Panther has exceeded even the most wildest of expectations, having passed 1 billion world wide, then 1.25 billion, and now has sailed past the record set by Titanic by James Cameron.

Heck, Black Panther will also be the first movie screened in Saudi Arabia after its 35 year cinema ban ends. Quite the extra achievement there.

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Horizon Zero Dawn’s White Saviour Problem

It’s been awhile since Horizon Zero Dawn has come out, in fact it’s been a year, and after watching so much of its fans talk about it on tumblr, sharing fanart and fanfiction, I finally broke down and borrowed my niece’s copy.

I wasn’t too impressed with its trailer, which depicted its heroine, Alloy, dressed up in an outfit that was part post-apocolyptic and part hipster who just took an DNA test and found out she was 5% Indigenous and put together a quick outfit from the Halloween sale at the local dress shop.

In fact, I discussed my feelings before on what bothered me about the game initially. 

Now, having put more than a number of hours into the game (in fact, I’m close to the end I believe), I find myself enjoying it, yet bothered by the White Saviour Narrative that underlines it.

As it’s been out for a year now, people should know there’s going to be spoilers abound in this, but I’ll still say, from here on there be spoilers.

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