While Onward begins as a story of bereavement, it soon turns to celebrating the payoffs of positive thinking.
Robertson’s sadness was more fulsomely evoked by Martin Scorsese in The Last Waltz.
The album takes family as its central theme with songs that express the perspectives of a range of characters.
With their latest, Dan Marshall and Ben Ward successfully extend their lovingly parodic style to a much broader range of genres.
Its point-and-click adventure elements eventually feel alternately rudimentary and more than a little tedious.
The uninspired material is unable to elevate the game’s moth-eaten ramblings about good and evil.
Kentucky Route Zero is about America in a way few games aspire to be and fewer still succeed at.
The game does a fine job of narratively showing the way in which a person can be broken down and made to believe anything.
The world here is littered with side missions out in the wild, and most of them amount to uninspired fetch quests.
The series is so ploddingly manufactured from familiar parts that it feels like it was spat out by an algorithm.
The filmmaker discusses her elliptical approach to filmmaking and how she compels our active spectatorship.
How do we deal with a crisis when it isn’t presented as such?