If you’re like me, you spent last night on YouTube listening to various covers of Jimmy Ruffin’s classic What Becomes of the Brokenhearted? Take three minutes out of your busy schedule to enjoy the original work of genius: Continue reading “SHOCKING Game of Thrones News”
Olivia Mears is an incredibly talented 26-year-old artist from North Carolina. She has gained national recognition and internet renown for some of her creations, including Taco Belle, Pizzarella and PBRmor.
Mears recently took some time to chat with OiO about her art and influences.
A co-worker just informed me that YouTube Red is releasing an internet streams series called Cobra Kai. That’s right, Cobra Kai, as in the evil dojo from Karate Kid. Cobra Kai takes place 30 years after the events of Karate Kid; and while the times have changed, Daniel and Johnny still can’t seem to get along. Yes, the original Daniel (Ralph Macchio) and Johnny (William Zabka) are going head to head once again… this time as adults. Continue reading “Preview: Cobra Kai”
Rogue Hippo’s Review Score: 6
PLOT SUMMARY: Lena (Natalie Portman) is part of a team of scientists tasked with entering, and explaining, The Shimmer. The Shimmer is a continuously-expanding quarantine zone around the site of a meteor strike. On top of that, The Shimmer gradually alters the DNA of all who enter it; oh, and by the way, no one ever returns. Lena has returned, however; and the movie begins with Lena surrounded by a team of scientists who ask her to explain what happened while she was inside The Shimmer. She proceeds to tell them the story of what befell her team. Continue reading “Review: Annihilation”
Rogue Hippo’s Review Score: 5.5
I’m a big history fan so I expected to like Hostiles, a film about Army Captain Joseph Blocker (Christian Bale) tasked with escorting Native American Chief Yellow Hawk (Wes Studi) across miles of hostile territory so that Yellow Hawk can die in his homeland. Along the way, nothing goes according to plan and each day is a bitter struggle to survive.
I love survival stories. I love history. I should’ve loved Hostiles. I didn’t. Here’s why… Continue reading “Review: Hostiles”
I recently took the plunge and shelled out $115.35 for a 1-year subscription to MoviePass. If you’re not familiar with MoviePass, a subscription will get you 1 free movie ticket every day. As a guy who goes to a lot of movies, this seemed like a great deal; however I was skeptical that there might be a lot of restrictions or fine print. Luckily, that has not been the case so far; and I’m here to break it down for those of you who might be considering MoviePass. Continue reading “Rogue Hippo’s Guide to MoviePass”
I noticed this Tweet today:
It’s February 14th and, depending on where you are in your relationship, you may be forced to put up with the corporate sham that is Valentine’s Day. Enjoy your overpriced meal at a restaurant whose staff is simply trying to get you in and out the door as quickly as possible; this blog isn’t for you.
No, this blog is for the couples who are comfortable enough with each other to realize that Valentine’s Day isn’t worth the hassle. So what are you doing tonight? May I suggest Netflix and Chill? Continue reading “Netflix and Chill – Valentine’s Day Edition”