3 Years of Bishop Awesomeness!

Hey everyone, I know it’s been almost a month since my last post, but I just realized I surpassed my three year anniversary here with WordPress. If you’re curious as to where I’ve been, I’ve been doing a lot. I’ve spent a few hours with friends and have spent many hours playing my 3DS. As far as writing, I’ve been writing for The Artifice. There are some great articles over there so you might want to check those out when you have the time. Anyways, I just wanted to thank you guys for making these past three years more fun than I could have ever imagined. I look forward to posting regular reviews soon. 

10 Great Directorial Debuts – List over at The Artifice!

Hey everyone, once again I have an article over at The Artifice that I think you would like. It’s about 10 of the best directorial debuts. It’s a good read, I promise. Also, if you are interested, The Artifice has really been expanding with new writers who have written some amazing articles. If you haven’t read those, you should check those out too.

I’m sorry I haven’t been posting that much these past few weeks.

So here’s the link! http://the-artifice.com/10-must-watch-directorial-debuts/

 

3 Issues with the Xbox One – Over at The Artifice

Hey everyone! If you’re interested, I have another article posted at the Artifice about the 3 biggest issues with the Xbox One. Here’s a link if you want to check it out: http://the-artifice.com/the-3-biggest-issues-with-the-xbox-one/

If you want, feel free to leave a comment or like the page or tweet it. Mmmm, tweets.

Star Trek Into Darkness (Spoiler-free) Review

StarTrekIntoDarkness_FinalUSPosterDespite loving the new Star Trek film, and enjoying the classics, I was always a bit skeptical when it came to Into Darkness. I’m not sure why, but there was a seed of doubt in my head that I couldn’t shake. The film stars Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto and Benedict Cumberbatch and they all play their respective roles wonderfully. The supporting cast also does great, with Anton Yelchin and Simon Pegg ruling their screen time, though I wish they’d of had more. Zoe Saldana is good as Uhura but her role was lessened compared to the first.

The story is good, not the greatest, but good nonetheless. I can’t help but feel like the writers took fractions of past Star Trek movies and put them in this one. It might have been too excessive to the point where it felt more desperate than a respectful nod to the past. The film has considerably less lens flare than the previous installment, which was a welcome change.

In terms of Star Trek movies, this one isn’t as good as 2009′s film and Wrath of Khan, but better than The Search for Spock. Chris Pine has done well so far as Kirk, to the point where I can’t imagine anyone else, other than Shatner as the famous character. That can really be said for all the roles, though. They all feel right, which make me want another sequel.

The movie didn’t feel at all long, which is great since it actually is long. It’s a great flick to see at the theater.

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Sarah Kane article over at The Artifice!

Hey everyone, if you’re curious, you should check out my article on the famous playwright Sarah Kane. Easily one of the best playwrights of the last 30 years, Kane died in 1999. If you’ve never heard of her, I promise my article is a great way to be introduced to her work. The article mentions things that aren’t necessarily child-friendly, so read with caution. Be sure to leave a comment there, I’d love to hear what you have to say.

Here’s the link: http://the-artifice.com/sarah-kane-modern-theater/