The Renaissance of the Video Game Adaptation – Press Start to Continue

“Opening with lots of zeros, all we get are superheroes: Superman, Spider-Man, Batman, Jedi man, sequel man, prequel man. Formulaic scripts, and after Fifty Shades of Grey, they’ll all have leather whips!” so cried Jack Black in 2015 on-stage at the Oscars. Black, who this week highlights as Bowser in the atrocious┬áSuper Mario Bros Movie,…… Continue reading The Renaissance of the Video Game Adaptation – Press Start to Continue

Tetris

Tetris starring Taron Egerton, is Apple TV+’s feature film exploring the global four-blocked video game phenomenon. Tetris, directed by Jon S. Baird and written by Noah Pink, is an intriguing sell from the Apple TV+ platform. To tell a story about tetrominoes, the game’s creation, or its global licensing issues presents a visual challenge to…… Continue reading Tetris