Once more we’ve come to the end of another solar cycle, which means it’s time to take a fond (and sometimes un-fond) look back at the highs and lows of 2013.
In the first of these special episodes, RevNews host Gary Mitchel has blown on the cartridges, pulled out the save files and loaded in Player 1: Tegan Hendrickson and Player 2, Christina Janke to discuss the year in video games! From the new Console Wars, to Steam Sales and Humble Bundles, there was a lot to talk about!
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Oops. Wrong year.
By Ashley Bergner
Box Office Buzz
In 2012, “The Avengers” was the king of the box office. It was that one movie everyone was talking about, the one everybody felt they had to see opening weekend, and it ended up near the top of the all-time highest grossing movies list. Although no movie in 2013 rose to quite that same height of buzz or box office intake, overall 2013 was a pretty good year in entertainment. Here are my top 10 favorite movies, TV shows or music albums of 2013, and I’d love to hear what your favorites were this year, as well! Continue reading
Posted in Fantasy, Geek, movies, Music, Reviews, Sci-fi, TV
Tagged 2013, entertainment, Movie, Music, TV, Year in Review
By Ashley Bergner
Box Office Buzz
From superheroes to super spies, from hobbits to bow-and-arrow wielding heroines, 2012 was quite an epic year at the box office. It’s been a while since I remember so many good movies being packed into one year, and I had a difficult time narrowing down my list of favorites. Normally one film will rise to the top and emerge as my clear favorite (last year, Michael Fassbender’s breakout performance as Magneto in “X-Men: First Class” pushed that film to the top of my list). But this year, I had to spend a long time deciding what films I liked the best.
In terms of ticket sales, superheroes were the clear winners at the box office, with Joss Whedon’s epic mash-up “The Avengers” leading the pack. Arguably the most-hyped movie of the year, the film also was the biggest moneymaker, pulling in about $1.5 billion and ending up in the third slot on the list of all-time highest grossing films. It received a thumb’s up from critics, as well, scoring 92 percent on Rotten Tomatoes. Continue reading
Posted in Comic Books, Comics, Fantasy, movies, Reviews, Sci-fi
Tagged 2012, An Unexpected Journey, Batman, Box office, James Bond, Skyfall, The Avengers, The Dark Knight Rises, The Hobbit, The Hunger Games, Year in Review
Happy New Year everyone and welcome to 2012 and yet another episode ESO podcast. This week we talk about the year we just left, 2011.. what we liked, what we didn’t and also what we are going to look forward to in 2012.
Join us for yet another episode of The Earth Station One Podcast we like to call: 2011 is over, are we ready 2012?
Posted in Blog, Comic Books, Comics, Earth Station One, ESO_Podcast, Fantasy, Gaming, movies, News, Podcast, Reviews, Sci-fi, TV, Video Games
Tagged 2011 year in review, 2012 preview, Bobby Nash, Earth Station One Episode 93, Mike Faber, Mike Gordon, Podcast, Year in Review