With the announcement that Toys "R" Us would be filing for bankruptcy I look back at what made the big-box toy store so special, where they might have gone wrong and what the toy market looks like now that they're gone.Read More
You've heard us talking about these boxes on our podcast, they're a Game of Thrones fan's dream come true. A beautifully illustrated, gilded edition of A Game of Thrones, a gigantic silk map of King's Landing, a copy of the Game of Thrones card game, its insane! Not to mention the detailed lithographic map of Westeros signed by George R.R. Martin! Thanks to ReedPop.com we can now bring these boxes to you at a discounted price!Read More
With 2017 already half over it's time to look back on some of the movies that have graced the silver screen since January 1. Let's be honest, the first half of the year hasn't been great for film but the stuff that was good, was really good. I highlight the best of the best (and one of the worst) in my top 3 standout films of 2017 so far.Read More
We’re almost exactly halfway through the year, and we’ve been treated to a treasure trove of amazing TV so far. So in an effort to organize my thoughts about what I’ve watched so far, and as a means of getting a head start on our year-end Best-Of’s, here are my top 3 standout shows (and one dud) from the first half of 2017.Read More
We often discuss trailers and their accompanying trends here at Tower of Babble. Whether it's the "sombre piano", the "transformers noise" or the recent "remixed classic rock song", it's always fun to take a look at the monkey-see monkey-do nature of Hollywood. So in that same vein, here's an article from SlashFilm that I didn't know I wanted but I'm glad exists.Read More
The final film in my Oscar review series is the 1950's drama; Fences.
This film centres on Denzel Washington’s character of Troy Maxson as we follow him through what becomes the most extreme example of a midlife crisis you might ever see on film. He feels trapped by his obligations to his family and lives his life on edge.Read More