By Christian Hoffer - November 17, 2019 08:52 am EST Share 0 Comments 0 Pokemon Sword and Shield has about as much content as past Pokemon games. Players are making their way through Pokemon Sword and Shield, the newest Pokemon games that were released last week for the Nintendo Switch. While the new games take advantage of the Nintendo Switch's better graphics capabilities, the games are not particularly longer than previous Pokemon installments. That means that a player should be able to complete the game in about 20 hours if they focus only on completing the main storyline. However, players can pour a lot more time into Pokemon Sword and Shield, if they wish. There are 400 different Pokemon species to catch, plus the open world Wild Area to explore, and a bit of post-game content. There are also daily Max Raid Battles, in which players can challenge Dynamaxed Pokemon and even occasionally find a rare Gigantamax Pokemon. Basically, there are a lot that players … [Read more...] about How Long Does It Take to Beat Pokemon Sword and Shield?
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The second episode of The Mandalorian has yet to premiere on the Disney+ streaming service, but already one of the show's central mysteries has been solved. Viewers were introduced to the Mandalorian in the series premiere, but at no point was his name uttered. Thus far, we've referred to him as the Mandalorian or Mando, for short.As it turns out, though, he doesn't go by Mando. Pedro Pascal, who plays the mysterious bounty hunter, revealed the Mandalorian's name in a behind-the-scenes interview. "The Mandalorian, whose name is Din Jarron, is your iconically cool, flawed, mysterious, loner gunslinger that harkens to the best of the samurai movies and the westerns."So there you have it, the Mandalorian's name is Din Jarron. Of course, there's no telling when that name will actually be spoken on the show or if we'll ever see Din Jarron's face.If the first episode is any indication, we will slowly learn more about Din Jarron's past before he became a Mandalorian bounty hunter. The … [Read more...] about Star Wars: The Mandalorian’s Real Name Revealed And It’s Not Boba Fett
By Jamie Lovett - November 17, 2019 10:47 am EST Share 0 Comments 0 John Woo has some reservations about Marvel movies. The director of The Killer, Hard Boiled, and Face/Off received the Hawaii International Film Festival’s Halekulani Lifetime Achievement Award. While at the event, Woo expressed those reservations to Deadline. “I’m concerned about when these movies get more and more popular, I’m afraid it will make young audiences get lost when it comes to knowledge about film,” he said. He goes on to say that Marvel movies are now the standard for younger audiences. They leave viewers with no desire to study films like Lawrence of Arabia, Mean Streets, A Clockwork Orange and 2001: A Space Odyssey. Those films being what Martin Scorsese might consider “real cinema.” Woo says he has no interest in directing his own superhero movie, having once turned down an offer from Stan Lee. “I don’t have that … [Read more...] about John Woo Echoes Martin Scorsese’s Concerns About Marvel Movies, Reveals He Turned Down Stan Lee