Packy Smith – Submissions for the BioWare #ExplorersWanted Contest #MassEffectAndromeda #space

Packy Smith – Submissions for the BioWare Explorers Wanted Contest – Mass Effect Andromeda Howdy to all Bioware employers and fellow blog readers alike! Today I am blogging for an exceptionally important reason, and I couldn’t be more excited to share with you what I am hoping to accomplish. However, I am not frog and you are not a bunny, so before we jump too far ahead of ourselves, let’s slow our roll just a touch to give me a brief opportunity to explain myself. Recently, video game developer BioWare,…

Essential Listening: Islands #payitforward @NickfromIslands

Essential Listening: Indie Darlings, Islands! Purveyors of Fine Sonic Soundscapes and Cheerfully Macabre Pop/Rock Tunes! Yesterday we went neo-glam with Spacehog (see that post here), today we are switching to the layered indie pop/rock band Islands. All month long I’m paying it forward to a variety of friends, bands, video games, and movies that I feel deserve a pat on the back and a signal boost. I’m always on the hunt for new bands and sounds to keep my ears satisfied. A decade ago, a friend of mine, Jesus Torres,…

Trancers 7: The Pitch! Open Letter To @RealCharlesBand @fullmoonhorror

All Month Long I Have Been Secretly Typing Up A Script For Trancers VII And This Is The Pitch! Hello to Charles Band and to all of the fine creative individuals at Full Moon Features. My name is Packy Smith, and I have been working on a pitch for Trancers VII for quite some time now, over a year now to be exact. First and foremost, I would like to thank Mr. Band and his team for bringing movie fans around the world such thrilling and engaging classic franchises such as…

May is Officially Full Moon Features Month at Nerfed Llamas! #indiefilm #reviews @fullmoonhorror @RealCharlesBand

All May I Will Celebrate Full Moon Features and the Wild & Crazy Films They Make! Lord have mercy… what on earth have I committed myself to? An entire month of blog posts from yours truly about Full Moon Features and the films that they produce and distribute. To grasp the full scope of the films and products that they produce, check out their official website: Full Moon Direct. You can also watch a wide variety of their films through their streaming service: Full Moon Streaming. This is certainly not the first time…

Open Letter To @bioware @RayMuzyka @DoktorZee @legendary About the Mass Effect Movie

I have recently found myself making another run through the Mass Effect video game series by BioWare. This is not my first, second or third time through the initial trilogy of games, lovingly referred to as the Shepard Trilogy, in fact – I have lost count of the exact amount of times this makes, but I’ll ballpark it at around 10 times. Why do I keep coming back to this story? What is so compelling that I find myself drawn to yet another play through? The answer is simple: it…

If You Only Watch One Video Today… #MakeDonaldDrumpfAgain

Super Tuesday is tomorrow. A time in which a hefty chunk of the states in the USA will vote for their favorite Republican or Democrat candidate for president in state level primary elections. This is likely the end of the road for most of the candidates involved, and will offer a clear path to being the nominee for the most winning Republican and Democrat candidate. This is our last opportunity to draw a line in the sand and stop somebody who is undeserving and/or not qualified to hold the highest…

It’s Time Folks: Forgive Mel Gibson and Move On #GetOverIt

It’s Time Folks: Forgive Mel Gibson and Move On #GetOverIt Before I start, allow me to make something crystal clear: I am not condoning Mel Gibson’s more erroneous actions, nor am I asking you to forget that they have happened, I am simply asking you to accept this man’s apology and move on. Let’s face it, this is the man that gave us Martin Riggs, Porter, William Wallace, Lt. Col. Hal Moore and Rocky the Chicken. I think it’s high time we examine the fall of Mel Gibson and why it’s…

Making A Case for a Director’s Cut for the 1998 Avengers Film #Avengers #DirectorsCut #OpenLetter

Making A Case for a Director’s Cut for the 1998 Avengers Film In the dying end of the summer box office rush in 1998, Warner Brothers quietly released a re-imagined feature film version of the cult classic UK spy TV series The Avengers (not based on the Marvel comics superhero series). Directed by Jeremiah Chechik (Benny & Joon, National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation and countless episodes of great TV shows such as Chuck and the Middleman) and produced by Jerry Weintraub (legendary producer of films such as Nashville, Diner, the Karate…

Shenmue 3: or How Dreams Do Come True – #SaveShenmue

Update 6/25/2015: a lot of information has come out recently in regards to the Kickstarter, how the funding works, and what role Sony is playing in the overall scheme of things. Check this link out for a word about all of this from the Shenmue series creator, Yu Suzuki: Update and clarity on Shenmue 3 Kickstarter  Also, be advised – we still need to get the word out through all of the various social media outlets to help gain further funding for Shenmue 3. The initial 2 million dollars raised…