Genres

Massively Underrated Matrix Sequels: Sci-Fi at Its Best

Thanks to the delicious new trailer for The Matrix Resurrections, fans are hyped up for the fourth installment of this iconic sci-fi series. Wait, did I say “iconic?” I must have stepped into an alternate reality where these films get the respect and admiration they deserve. What’s actually happening is …

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What’s behind the Simulation game genre’s rise to prominence and success?

It’s not a custom of VG247 to link to porn on the front page, but /r/powerwashingporn/ doesn’t deal in matters of the flesh. Instead, it’s intended to satisfy the soul. More than a million “aficionados” log in, during the spare moments of stressful days, to see dirt stripped from patios …

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mxmtoon explores new genre, concept with video game EP – The Oswegonian

mxmtoon, the indie pop artist also known as Maia, landed a unique role as an artist, offering her voice for the latest installment in the “Life is Strange” game series, “Life is Strange: True Colors.” Following its release, mxmtoon put out an extended playlist containing the four songs used in …

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‘Portrait of a Lady on Fire Star Noemie Merlant Develops Genre Feature

Noemie Merlant, the rising French star of Celine Sciamma’s “Portrait of a Lady on Fire” and Jacques Audiard’s “Paris, 13th District” (pictured), is reteaming with Pierre Guyard at Nord-Ouest Films to develop her sophomore feature, “Les Femmes au balcon.” Merlant made her feature debut with “Mi Iubita, Mon Amour” which …

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These Are The Mujeres Taking Over This Week’s ‘El Tiny’ Concerts

This week female artists from Venezuela, Mexico and Cuba take over the “El Tiny” Tiny Desk series for Hispanic Heritage Month. The artists also span different genres in the music industry. Hear more about them in this interview with A Martinez and Alt. Latino’s Felix Contreras and read some highlights …

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BEYOND FEST Announces Its Full Slate for the Return of LA’s Biggest Genre Film Festival

Beyond Fest announces a city-wide presence with a slate including the US Premiere of HALLOWEEN KILLS, the West Coast premieres of THE BLACK PHONE, LAMB, VORTEX and Palme d’Or winner TITANE on 35mm, the world premiere of NEW YORK NINJA, 50th anniversary of A CLOCKWORK ORANGE, and a salute to …

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The Real Reason These Horror Movies Flopped

On the surface, “Doctor Sleep” seemed to have everything going for it. It was a sequel to the iconic horror film “The Shining,” it had a big-name actor (Ewan McGregor) in the lead role, and it was opening over the Veteran’s Day holiday weekend. Surely a marketplace that seems to …

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Wonderlands, Borderlands, Redfall And The State Of The Loot Shooter Genre

Wonderlands Gearbox So, we are in a curious time in the “loot shooter live service” genre, aka my area of expertise. There’s sort of a general sense that this “craze” is over and yet…not a chance really. From existing games to upcoming titles, the “loot” genre isn’t really going anywhere. …

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Lil Nas X’s “Montero” is full of genre-bending bops

“Montero,” the highly anticipated debut album of Lil Nas X, finally dropped on Friday. The rapper announced the album with his prosthetic baby bump and “giving birth” when the album was officially released. The album begins with the song with its namesake, “MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name),” a song …

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Five Genres We’d Love to See Explored in the Manga

With so many different aesthetics for islands in One Piece, here are five prime genres we’d love to see covered in the manga before it ends. The appeal of One Piece‘s many different arcs stems from how varied and different they are in setting, aesthetic, and tone. Eiichiro Oda’s willingness to …

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