Due to the tactical advantage of living with the Designer of the University of Auckland’s Student Magazine (Cracuum) I have now become a DVD reviewer.
It is an interesting task, writing a 200-400 word review of a film/DVD. Being rather fond of the New Journalism (which is starting to show some great things in the area of videogames (more on this later)) I like to mention my take on things, but to do that and give prospective buyers something to work with is not exactly easy. Give me a thousand words, I say.
The DVD job technically means that I get review copies of films, but in reality the flat gets them. The fact that we are gifted the DVDs makes me wonder what would/will happen if/when I tell the student populace to avoid a film like the plague. More on this later (and, I suspect, soon).