Author: Luke Rex

A worthy follow-up: “Doom: Eternal”

2016’s hellish shooter “Doom” is a game that knows what it is: a ludicrous, blood-pumping ride that puts the player in control of a demon-slaying/crushing/tearing/ripping/pounding juggernaut. I can say with sheer certainty that “Doom” is one of the very rare games that left my heart pounding minutes after each demon swarm. It was worth all… Read more »

The future of VOD & movie theaters

Amidst the ongoing Coronavirus crisis, companies are rummaging around on how to save themselves. Restaurants are turning against dine-in, necessities are becoming more and more limited during the so-called toilet paper epidemic, and I learned just a few days ago that GameStop is somehow still in business.  Needless to say, whether we like it or… Read more »

Achievements in broadcasting: Interviewing the NETA Award-winning KMOS station

UCM, like many universities, is full of opportunities for students willing to seek them out. Students are able to get hands-on experience in almost any discipline, anywhere on campus. For broadcasting, that place is KMOS-TV, located underneath the Martin and Wood buildings.  Operating on-campus since 1979, PBS branch-affiliate KMOS broadcasts education and entertainment programs across… Read more »

“Parasite” Review: Class and Family Warfare

“This is a metaphor.” This statement is uttered not once, but twice by young con-artist Kim Ki-woo in the 2019 hit “Parasite”. Director Bong Joon-Ho is no stranger to the metaphor. His breakout film “Memories of Murder” which comments on social policing, his creature-feature “Okja” which deals with capitalism and animal rights, as well as… Read more »