American Sniper: a shot to the soul

Editor’s note: this review contains some spoilers. Whenever a film’s context is war, especially between the United States and the Middle East, there is inevitable controversy. Since American Sniper has been released, critics have attacked the film for its apparent glorification of war. Specifically criticized were snipers, who documentarian Michael Moore has classified in the past…

Heroes of the Storm beta impressions

Over the holiday season, I finally received a (long overdue, in my opinion) invitation to beta test Heroes of the Storm (HotS) – an upcoming Massive Online Battle Arena (MOBA) game by Blizzard Entertainment. Needless to say, there went my entire break. Besides playing countless hours, I was excited to sit down, read articles, and…