The Devil Inside: Penny Dreadful Season 2

Penny Dreadful is dealing with century-old characters that have never left our nightmares, playing with our expectations and allowing us to rediscover the reasons these monsters are so transcendent.

The Man Who Ate Himself:
Hannibal Season Two

When it comes to understanding exactly what to expect from Hannibal, the two most important characters are symbolic representations of who Will Graham and the titular serial killer are not. At least not anymore.

Silicon Valley Preview

HBO’s Silicon Valley is exceptional. The jokes are highbrow and smart without being condescending or pandering, the emotional struggles are hooky without exploiting a central romance, and the episode premises and characters offer fresh takes on comedy staples without seeming overly familiar. But where are all the ladies?

Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag Preview

Ubisoft brought out the palm trees, Jolly Rogers and bottles of rum for a preview of Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag. Read Eric's initial impressions of the latest game in Ubisoft's flagship series.

The Dork Shelf Guide to TIFF 2013

Here it is! Your one-stop guide to all of our reviews, interviews, and features for anything and everything involving the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival. Keep checking back throughout the day as new reviews, interviews, and features are being added all the time!

Game of Thrones Season 3 Preview

The premiere episode of the third season of Game of Thrones opens way up North of the wall with Samwell Tarly running (not very quickly) away from a Wight attacker. The landscapes are breathtaking, the set pieces are exciting, the costuming is pitch perfect, and the plot lines are consuming. There’s also lots of gratuitous sex scenes and loads of gory, shocking bloodshed. In short, Game of Thrones still excels at what it does well.

Xbox Spring Preview

Dork Shelf is ready to say goodbye to winter and checked out Xbox's spring game line-up, including BioShock Infinite, Tomb Raider and Gears of War: Judgment.

Darryl’s Hard Liquor & Porn Film Festival

Time to drop your pants and put dial-a-bottle on speed dial! That’s right folks, Darryl’s Hard Liquor And Porn Film Festival is here again. It’s one of those rare Toronto niche film festivals that lives up to its name.

PlayStation Holiday Preview – Part 2

Dork Shelf was out in full force for last week’s PlayStation Holiday Preview Event. In part two, Jon Ore, Eric Weiss, and Zack Kotzer continue our rundown with quick-hit thoughts and first impressions for Assassin’s Creed III: Liberation, Devil May Cry, and The Unfinished Swan.