That the singer continues to mine the same territory, both musically and conceptually, suggests the empress truly has no clothes.
The film is never more compelling than when relying on footage of the real NIYA DREAMers.
The album solidifies the band as the boldest purveyors of something resembling what we used to call rock.
The game reveals its brilliance by constantly and subtly reconfiguring the emotions behind erasure.
There’s considerable joy to poking at the edges of its ingenious interlocking systems to see what happens.
The game’s campiness doesn’t extend to the shark combat, which flounders as a result of it mostly hinging on button-mashing.
Saints Row: The Third is a game with an identity crisis, both within the context of its story and outside of it.
It has just enough bells and whistles to suck you into its world, but not enough to compel your immersion.
Right now, we’ll take whatever form of escapism we can get.
The series takes on Catherine the Great with off-kilter comedy and startling poignancy.
King can still write a horror story that scares and delights in equal measure.