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Top 2021 movies

While theatrical exhibitions have returned in full force, streaming has further cemented its place in the film industry. Thus, 2021 proved to be a prolific year for movies, with the only thing slowing the immense volume of productions seemingly being coronavirus outbreaks on set. Altogether, audiences had a buffet of options to consume. Of those options, we highly recommend the following films. We’d also love to know about your personal favorites from last year in the comments. Dune I’ve heard of the Dune series many times, but I’ve never read… Read more Top 2021 movies

Top 2021 albums

Music continues to be a mentally healing outlet during a pandemic that many thought would be over by now. Alas, here we are, still duking it out with COVID-19, but at least we’ve got our tunes to help us get through these tough times. Take a look at what we consider the top releases from last year and feel free to tell us about your favorites in the comments. Sob Rock by John Mayer John Mayer’s Sob Rock is without a doubt my top album of 2021. It contained several singles that he had released in the years prior,… READ MORE →

Top 2021 games

Last year was an interesting one for gaming, with much excitement for titles by large and small developers alike. Check out our favorites below and let us know in the comments which video games you enjoyed. Eastward Eastward makes nostalgic calls to a simpler time — a time when The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past and Earthbound were scattered across every kid’s shag carpeted bedroom in America. With the game’s beautiful art style and dark yet light-hearted post-apocalyptic setting, we follow John, the strong but silent protagonist,… Read more Top 2021 games

Top 2020 movies

It was definitely a strange year for movies, with most being either delayed or released solely online for streaming due to the pandemic. Nonetheless, many films still found their way into audiences’ hearts one way or another. Take a look at our list of top movies from last year, and let us know about your favorites in the comments. Soul Pixar knocked it out of the park once again, creating a fun watch for both adults and adolescents while also challenging the audience to rethink their outlook on life. It… Read more Top 2020 movies

Top 2020 albums

More than ever, it seems, 2020 was a year when we relied on music to get us through difficult seasons. And thankfully, many great albums were released during that time. Here are our favorites. Feel free to tell us in the comments about yours. Impulse Voices by Plini If I had to use one word to describe this album, it would be “dynamic.” This virtuosic guitar player from Australia is an expert at drawing the listener in with delicate, jazz-inspired chordal melodies followed by pummeling and complex progressive metal sections.… Read more Top 2020 albums

Top 2020 games

It was a tough year for sure. Yet, many were able to find escape in the creative world of video games. Here’s a list of our top picks from 2020. Let us know in the comments about your favorite games released last year. Microsoft Flight Simulator Microsoft Flight Simulator reignited an old passion of mine in flight sims. In sims of years past, the world in which you were flying felt flat and dull. In Flight Simulator, you are able to fly literally anywhere in the world with relatively realistic… Read more Top 2020 games

Top 2019 albums

It’s been a crazy year for music! Expectations, letdowns and surprises abounded in 2019, and we’ve had a hell of a time taking it all in. At the end of everything, here’s a list of our very favorite albums. What’s your favorite from this year? Let us know in the comments. Good At Falling by The Japanese House Good At Falling is Amber Bain’s first full album released under her moniker The Japanese House…. READ MORE →

Top 2019 games

We’ve played our way to the end of a decade. At the dusk of 2019, here are some of our favorite video games from this year. Share your favorite in the comments! The Outer Worlds The Outer Worlds is an open-world role playing game in which you, the lone survivor, are rescued from cryogenic hibernation on a lost colony transport to a new solar system run by corporations…. READ MORE →