Furiosa kicks sand in the face of boring franchise-filler movies

Photo: Jasin Boland/Warner Bros. Entertainment No spoilers: George Miller’s Mad Max: Fury Road prequel is a vibrant, original surprise Like a war over gas in a post-apocalyptic landscape, the franchise-fatigue debate rages on, with multiple factions claiming that sequels, prequels, and superhero films are killing the cinematic landscape, while others claim the smoke doesn’t lead …

Lorelei and the Laser Eyes broke my brain, then built it back up

Image: Simogo/Annapurna Interactive A puzzle game that’s not to be missed Several puzzles in Lorelei and the Laser Eyes made me wonder: What sort of sickos does it take to create this kind of game? The answer is the developers at Simogo, the Swedish studio known for pop rhythm game Sayonara Wild Hearts and puzzle …