Navigating the waters of new TV can be a tad daunting. To help you, here's the first part of our new TV recommendations series, featuring Elena's top picks.
With this week's re-launch of Sailor Moon in the form of the beautifully rendered anime Sailor Moon Crystal, we at Dork Shelf thought it's about time to talk about one of the major influences on the Sailor Senshi: another squad of five multi-coloured soldiers from the 1990s, the Power Rangers. What do we want to see in the new Rangers movie?
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A Different Kind of Boy Made in Denmark The Danish documentary A Different Kind of Boy isn’t even an hour long, and yet it manages to exude charm, elicits genuine anxiety, and presents a complete, complex picture of a boy with autism and his brother’s attempt to bond with him. Essentially divided into two parts, […]
Before the Last Curtain Falls Canadian Spectrum When the Belgian stage production Gardenia opened in 2010 it was a massive success: playing over 200 shows in 25 countries. The show is as much a performance art piece as it is cabaret, starring older gay and trans performers. The film follows the cast through their final […]
Enter for a chance to win a pair of passes to an advance screening of Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit on Wednesday, January 15th at 7:30pm in Toronto, Ottawa, or Montreal, courtesy of Dork Shelf and Paramount Pictures!
THOUGHT BUBBLE: Soha writes that the "Roll for Diversity" safe zones intended to promote diverse communities at Penny Arcade's Expo may have the opposite effect instead.
The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug isn’t necessarily better or worse than its predecessor, but more like an inverse of all of An Unexpected Journey’s positives and negatives. Instead of an opening hour that sets things up in excruciating detail and a final two hours of exciting story, Smaug has a pretty entertaining, fast paced and swiftly moving opening 100 minutes before giving into repetitive indulgence that exists for no reason except to drag the story out over three movies.
As we enter a new generation, Final Fantasy still refuses to grow up with the rest of its audience, writes Megan.
Nintendo is falling behind with a holiday lineup that nobody will be talking about, writes Eric. Is its consistency worth the predictability?
Soha examines some of the problems with depictions of kink in mainstream video games and explains what we can do to fix them.
Eschewing the straight-laced (and sadly often boring) grindhouse aesthetic of its predecessor, Machete Kills dives headlong into off-the-wall comedy like it probably should have done in the first place. It’s still way too long and the energy considerably flags towards the conclusion, but at least the laughs are fairly consistent throughout and there’s hardly anything that can be called a lull in the action and gags.