Being Human (US Version) Review

Being Human (US Version) is a 2011 supernatural drama television series created by Toby Whithouse, starring Sam Witwer, Meaghan Rath, Sam Hutington, and Kristen Hager. Serving as a remake of the BBC show of the same name, the series revolves around three roommates living in Boston, the trio attempting to live a normal life despite being a ghost, a vampire, and a werewolf. Positives: Great characters Terrific cast Good special effects Great story Great performances Good score Great writing Great character development Negatives: n/a Plot:  The premise of the show…

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Gears of War 3 Review

Gears of War 3 is a 2011 military science fiction third-person shooter video game developed by Epic Games, published by Microsoft Studios, and released for the Xbox 360.  Serving as the third installment of the Gears of War series, the game is set two years after the events of GOW2, Marcus Fenix and the members of Delta Squad lead the final assault against the Locust as well as a new foe, the Lambent. Positives: Challenging gameplay Graphics are pretty good Awesome story Solid voice performances Tons of replayability Good soundtrack…

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Saints Row: The Third Review

Saints Row: The Third is a 2011 open world action-adventure video game developed by Volition and published by THQ, released for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Linux, and Microsoft Windows.  It is the third title in the Saints Row series and follows the 3rd Street Saints who are in a city turf war with three rival gangs in the city of Steelport. Positives: Fun gameplay Great humor Good graphics Good score Memorable characters Vast open world Character customization Tons of collectibles Tons of minigames Great voice performances Negatives: Incompetent AI Lackluster story…

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Mortal Kombat Review

Mortal Kombat is a 2011 fighting video game developed by NetherRealm Studios, published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, and released for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, PlayStation Vita, and Microsoft Windows.  It is the ninth main installment in the Mortal Kombat series and follows the protector of Earth, Raiden, attempting to change the aftermath of the events of Armageddon by contacting his past self as he faces defeat at the hands of the evil emperor of Outworld, Shao Kahn. Positives: Tons of unlockable content Extensive campaign Awesome gameplay Good soundtrack Great…

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Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides Review

Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides is a 2011 fantasy swashbuckler film directed by Rob Marshall, starring Johnny Depp, Penelope Cruz, Ian McShane, Geoffrey Rush, and Kevin McNally.  Serving as the fourth installment in the Pirates of the Caribbean series and and sequel to At World’s End, following Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) who is joined by Angelica (Penelope Cruz) in his search for the Fountain of Youth, confronting the infamous pirate Blackbeard (Ian McShane). Positives: Good humor Good story Great characters Great visuals Great performances Great cast Great…

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Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary Review

Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary is a 2011 science fiction first-person shooter action video game that was developed by 343 Industries, published by Microsoft Studios and released for the Xbox One and Xbox 360.  Serving as a remake of 2001’s Halo: Combat Evolved details the story of a super soldier named the Master Chief and his A.I. companion, Cortana, as they explore the artificial ringworld called Halo while combating the Covenant, a group of aliens bent on mankind’s destruction. Positives: Great characters Great story Competitive Multiplayer Terrific Score Great graphics Great voice…

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Top 10 Video Games of 2011

Thanks for joining our post and we hope you enjoy this list of the best video games of 2011.  This year has definitely put out some really memorable video games.  Note: this post will be updated accordingly. 1. Batman: Arkham City Developer(s): Rocksteady Studios Publisher(s): Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Platform(s): PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows, Wii U, OS X 2. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Developer(s): Bethesda Game Studios Publisher(s): Bethesda Softworks Platform(s): Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Microsoft Windows…

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Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows Review

Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows is a 2011 period action comedy mystery film directed by Guy Ritchie, starring Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law, Noomi Rapace, Stephen Fry, and Jared Harris. Based on the character created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and sequel to 2009’s Sherlock Holmes, the plot follows the eccentric detective Holmes (Downey Jr.) and his companion Watson (Law) who travel across Europe with a Gypsy adventuress (Rapace) to foil an intricate plot by their cunning nemesis, Professor Moriarty (Harris), to instigate a war. Positives: Great set designs…

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The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Review

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is a 2011 open world action role-playing video game developed by Bethesda Game Studios and published by Bethesda Softworks released for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, and Xbox One.  It is the fifth installment in The Elder Scrolls series and revolves around the player character and their effort to defeat Alduin the World-Eater, a dragon who is prophesied to destroy the world. Positives: Good story Great characters Great voice performances Good graphics Fun combat system Great customization system Large open world Tons…

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Fright Night Review

Fright Night is a 2011 supernatural horror comedy film directed by Craig Gillespie (The Finest Hours), starring Anton Yelchin (Star Trek), David Tennant (Jessica Jones), Colin Farrell (Daredevil), Christopher Mintz-Plasse (Kick-Ass), Imogen Poots (Centurion), and Toni Collette (The Sixth Sense).  Serving as a remake to 1985’s Fright Night, the plot follows a teenage boy, Charley Brewster (Yelchin), who discovers that his neighbor, Jerry Dandrige (Farrell), is actually a vampire, which culminates to a battle between the two. Positives: Good humor Great cast Great performances Good characters Great score Great premise…

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