The second installment in the Hunger Games series is an at times exciting, harrowing, adventure that makes it a suitable sequel to its predecessor. Director Francis Lawrence employs smart and slick camera work and Continue reading
For the first time Apple will allow U.S. customers to participate in its annual “12 Days of Gifts” promotion on iTunes. Each day from December 26 through January 6, Apple will give away one gift from either the iTunes, iBooks, or App stores. This gift could be in the form of Continue reading
The second installment of Marvel’s Thor franchise is another generally exciting and well-produced film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe library. Although not one of Marvel’s finest works, the film holds its own and does enough with the story to make it an adequate sequel to Thor. Continue reading
With Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug out in less than 2 weeks, what better way to prepare for the sure-fire blockbuster than by familiarizing yourself with Middle Earth? Continue reading
Disney has been known to feature quite a few easter eggs in their animated films. For instance, you can find Pumbaa (The Lion King), Belle (Beauty and the Beast), and the Magic Carpet (Aladdin) when they appear during Continue reading
I first heard about Starbucks’ butter beer from a friend. Initially, I was skeptical but sure enough the online community was soon talking about this secret menu item. Having tried butter beer a total of 4 times now, I thought now would be a perfect time to write up a review. The first time I tried Starbucks’ butter beer was at my local Starbucks.
The Old Standby wishes everyone a happy thanksgiving.