Why Would You Watch? – Need for Speed

Finally! The perfect movie for this website – gaming meets the movies. Need for Speed has since 1994 sold over 150 million units and now – 20 years later – this brand makes its debut at the big screen. The movie introduces Tobey Marshall (played by Aaron Paul) who lives and breathes for cars and…

Why Would You Watch? – Gravity

A premiere date that is over 6 months old and an award record that among others includes 7 Oscar statuettes witness that this movie has been spoken and written plenty about. Anyway, that does not stop me from giving you some reasons on why you would or wouldn’t watch Gravity. To those who don’t know…

Why Would You Buy? – Far Cry 3

Far Cry 3 is the third installment in Ubisoft’s Far Cry series and this time abandons the African savannah environment of its predecessor. Instead it features an absolute massive world filled to the brim with hundreds of vicious animals and twice as many angry pirate soldiers who eat bullets for breakfast and can’t wait to…

Why Would You Watch? – Inside Llewyn Davis

Inside Llewyn Davis is the latest movie by the Coen-brothers. This time Joel and Ethan Coen take us back to the early 1960s where we meet the folk singer-songwriter Llewyn Davis played by Oscar Isaac. Davis struggles for a big break with his music while living a life on different couches with only a couple of…

Why Would You Buy? – Banished

Developed by Shining Rock Software and released February 18th, Banished is a city-builder with the sole purpose of absolute survival. In Banished, the townsfolk that inhabit your town are both your greatest ally and your worst enemy. They will keep the wheels of the town turning, but on the other hand, they are the ones…

Why Would You Watch? – 12 Years A Slave

12 Years A Slave has already distinguished itself at the award shows around the world. With a BAFTA for Best Film and a Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture – Drama, 12 Years is one of the big contenders for this year’s Academy Awards. This is, like many other great movies this past year, also…

Why Would You Buy? – Type:Rider

Developed by relatively unknown studio, Ex Nihilo and published by Plug In Digital and the TV-channel ARTE France, Type:Rider is an educational platformer about the history of type fonts. The game is an interactive documentary in its purest form, giving you dozens of history lessons while you traverse  the artsy, fontsy worlds. You are a…

Why Would You Watch? – The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

This movie was one of the movies that premiered around Christmas last year. It’s a movie where Ben Stiller takes the driver’s seat as both director and leading actor. It’s an unusual project compared to other of Stiller’s prior films (Zoolander, Tropic Thunder, etc.) The Secret Life of Walter Mitty is an adaptation of James…

Why Would You Buy? – The Banner Saga

The sun is frozen still in the sky. Dark beings known as the Dredge have been spotted throughout the lands. Mankind must now stand together with the giants, known as the Varl in order to withstand the massive number of dark warriors coming their way. After forming in 2012, Stoic Studios has spent the last…