Skullgirls Mobile Debuts in the App Stores

Skullgirls Mobile Debuts in the App Stores

Skullgirls,” the fast-paced, 2D blockbuster fighting game franchise, debuted today on the App Store for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad, and Google Play for Android devices. Developed by Hidden Variable Studios, published by Autumn Games, and distributed by social platform giant LINE, “Skullgirls” is now available in North and South America, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, and the Philippines. The game will be coming soon to Asia and additional territories.

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Lenni Reviews: "Fenced-In Felix" by Cheyenne Blue

*This book was given to me in exchange for an honest review and is rated for 18+

Felix Jameson has been working on turning her family's land into a hospitality business including cabins, campgrounds, and trail rides with her own horses. As she's doing errands and distributing some promotional materials around her small Australian town, she meets Josie, a drifter currently bar tending at the local watering hole. Felix tries to avoid getting involved but Josie also needs a place to board her horse; Flame. But Flame looks eerily like a recently stolen racehorse, leading Felix to wonder what this woman she has fallen for may be involved in.

This book is in a series called "Girl Meets Girl" but it functions perfectly fine as a standalone story.

I got a real good sense of the Australian outback and Felix and Josie as characters. I love how the mystery surrounding the horses moves their relationship and while that initial event brings them together; it follows along with them in a very real way. As the mystery deepens, so does Felix and Josie's connection. It's also comforting for everything to be wrapped up in a realistic way so we avoid an unrealistically neat ending.

If I were to nitpick, I would say that the ending needed an epilogue for some of the unanswered questions as to the fate of the horse after the investigation (I am trying to avoid spoilers). Also, it kinda bugged me in the beginning when Felix kept saying Josie wasn't beautiful. And I don't mean "she wasn't beautiful; she was - insert descriptive term like 'compelling'-". It it was just eh, not pretty. Ok then, what are you attracted to? Just her butt? I got over it but it raised my eyebrow... Overall? 4 out of 5. A very sweet and saucy lesbian romance.

Rainbow Crow Impressions (Tribeca Film Festival VR)

Rainbow Crow Impressions (Tribeca Film Festival VR)

From the director of Madagascar, INVASION! (Tribeca 2016), and ASTEROIDS! (Sundance 2017) comes Baobab Studio's latest visionary VR animation. The carefree forest animals imagine spring will last forever. However, winter comes and the animals soon realize that their lives are in danger. What they need is a hero; what they need is Rainbow Crow.

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Iron Fist and Luke Cage: Secret Empire #2 Preview

Danny Rand and Luke Cage take on a hoard of demons - and blame Doctor Strange - in this preview of next week's Secret Empire #2 (via CBR).

SECRET EMPIRE #2 (of 9)

NICK SPENCER (W) • ANDREA SORRENTINO (A)

Cover by MARK BROOKS

Villain Variant Cover by Dan Mora

ACTION FIGURE VARIANT COVER BY JOHN TYLER CHRISTOPHER

VARIANT COVER BY J. SCOTT CAMPBELL

Hydra Hero VARIANT Cover by ANDREA SORRENTINO

Enshrouded in darkness, plagued by the minions of Baron Mordo and cut off from all assistance, The Defenders and Doctor Strange struggle to save the lives of the innocent people consigned to this hell on Earth. Will Dagger prove to be the key to stopping this nightmare? Meanwhile, will the appearance of a new hero provide Iron Man with the key to Captain America’s startling change? THE SECRET EMPIRE WILL DEFEND YOU!

48 PGS./Rated T+ …$4.99

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Two Sentence Horror Stories: "MA" (Review)

Two Sentence Horror Stories: "MA" (Review)

Like many traditional Chinese families, Mona still lives at home with her stern but loving Ma. When she meets cute Erica, their instant chemistry awakens something dormant inside. But Ma is not going to let her daughter go easily. Because nothing is allowed to come between a mother and daughter.

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The Sinner Pilot Episode Review (Tribeca Film Festival 2017)

The Sinner Pilot Episode Review (Tribeca Film Festival 2017)

A young mother is overcome by an inexplicable fit of rage and commits a startling act of violence. The event launches an inverted and utterly surprising crime thriller whose driving force is not the “who” or the “what,”—but the “why.”

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Interview With Joshua Seth

Interview With Joshua Seth

Joshua Seth is one of the busiest voiceover actors in Hollywood. He’s been heard by millions as the star of DIGIMON animated series, DIGIMON ADVENTURE anime feature films, the star of anime masterpiece Akira, various voices on “Spongebob Squarepants”, and over 70 other TV shows and movies.  Aside from voiceover work, Joshua is a real-life Mentalist and author of the best-selling book Finding Focus In A Busy World.  JoshuaSeth specializes in presenting high-energy speeches and shows about the amazing power of your mind.

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Interview With Chris Nicolella (Brand Manager for 8-Bit Art)

Interviewed By Justin D Williams

Justin interviews Chris Nicolella the Brand Manager for 8-Bit Art. They discuss how 8-Bit Art came to fruition, how they got license from Nintendo and a discussion about some of their products. For more information visit http://8-bitart.com/

Godzilla Legend—Music of Akira Ifukube (Review)

Reviewed by Justin D Williams

 

  Special guests Charan-Po-Rantan and Makigami Koichi (center) performed in Godzilla Legend—Music of Akira Ifukube at Japan Society on April 28, 2017. The concert was conceived and arranged by Inoue Makoto (far left) and performed by the band Hikashu and other special guest musicians. Photo by Ayumi Sakamoto. 

 

Special guests Charan-Po-Rantan and Makigami Koichi (center) performed in Godzilla Legend—Music of Akira Ifukube at Japan Society on April 28, 2017. The concert was conceived and arranged by Inoue Makoto (far left) and performed by the band Hikashu and other special guest musicians. Photo by Ayumi Sakamoto. 

For the first time in the U.S., legendary Japanese composer Akira Ifukube’s massively influential monster music comes to life in the chamber pop/rock aural extravaganza, Godzilla Legend—Music of Akira Ifukube. Presented by Japan's popular techno-pop band Hikashu, this 90-minute tour de force performance features favorite themes and sensational musical set pieces from some of the most revered Godzilla movies of all time. Devised and arranged by Hikashu founding member INOUE Makoto under Ifukube's endorsement, the performance features narration by Inoue, who also plays synthesizers, and appearances by 'extreme vocalist' and multi-instrumentalist MAKIGAMI Koichi, current Hikashu front man, and rising star art-pop duo Charan-Po-Rantan. The one-night-only concert took place Friday, April 28, 7:30 pm, at Japan Society.

I have to say this was an event for any fan of Godzilla. The performance was spot on. When I arrived to get my ticket, and I was offer for plug just in cas I couldn't handle loud noises. I knew I was in for an experienced. The show kicked off with the tradition theme from the classic Godzilla movie. The band played the song perfectly and vocals by Charan-Po-Rantan was spot on. The sound production made you feel every single drum, trumpet, guitar riff and vocal. There was times I had to put the plug in my ears you really feel it. The concert didn't just show love to the Godzilla. The concert played themes from some Mothra and more. What makes this experience different is the band actually takes time to give you a history on Godzilla, the theme after each set. There was 5 sets focusing on Godzilla, a key battle or his threats. Overall this was a great concert and a true love letter to fans of Godzilla.

5/5  

Lenni Reviews: "Cross My Heart" by Catt Ford

*This book was given to me in exchange for an honest review and is rated for 18+

Daniel Hunter sees Lana Renault pass him in the streets and is immediately smitten by this beautiful, elegant, and classy Parisian woman. But Lana is Roland Reynolds; who feels more comfortable living as Lana and wearing women's clothing without judgment. Having had painful and violent reactions in the past, Lana has resigned herself to a life of loneliness. Daniel's gentle and romantic pursuit of her is very tempting but Lana is terrified of how Daniel may react to the truth.

This book reminds me of those old black and white romance movies with some deliciously smutty bits thrown in. At times it does fall into the trap of being too perfect but this is a book for hopeless romantics who believe in happily ever after - which I am not. But, with Ford's writing, I almost believe it. Starting off a bit slow but touching my heart, I give this book a 3.7 out of 5.