I have mixed feelings about The Last Guardian. On one hand, it was an incredibly moving experience that leveraged the technology of video games to create a believable, lovable animal co-star. On the other, I often wavered between boredom, frustration, and confusion before the game’s last act. I think it is safe to call it one of the best gaming experiences I had in 2017 though I would hardly call it one of the best games I played.
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During the 2017 holiday season, I got a great deal on the Best of Warner Bros. 100 Film Collection. Diane and I haven’t seen most of these movies, but we are committed to watching one a week and writing a short review.
We begin with 1927’s “The Jazz Singer”, a fitting beginning to our tour of cinematic history. Known as being the first feature length film to feature both a synchronized musical score and some synchronized speaking, “The Jazz Singer”’s historical significance is its position at the end of the silent film era and at the beginning of “talkies”. History aside, is it still good? Continue reading “WB Top 100: The Jazz Singer (1927)”