From the Vaults: March of the Wooden Soldiers (1934)

It’s Thanksgiving and that means they play the 1930s Classic, “March of the Wooden Soldiers” on television once more! So, let’s take a look back to when I checked out this surreal bit of classic cinema.

Babes in Toyland

Babes in Toyland, better known as “March of the Wooden Soldiers” was a 1930s Laurel and Hardy film based on Victor Hubert’s work. In terms of today’s audience, it is a truly surreal spectacle for many reasons ahead! Despite that, the goofy antics of our protagonists mixed with the nostalgic atmosphere provides for quite the classic.

Now, this star vehicle is perhaps best known nowadays for that weird film that’s played on the morning of Thanksgiving. But, what is it about this film that keeps us coming back? Well, let’s find out!
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From the Vaults: BioShock Infinite – Burial at Sea p. 1

I haven’t been posting too much of my Tumblr archive lately and that’s my own fault. Here’s a look back at the first part of the Burial at Sea DLC for BioShock Infinite. I still look back at both of these with mixed emotions. It’s nostalgic, but ultimately kind of hollow.

BaS p1

Today, we return to Rapture with the first half of the BioShock Infinite DLC, “Burial at Sea” The story revolves around Booker and Elizabeth mysteriously in an alternate Rapture prior to its collapse on New Years 1959. So, is this return to Wonderful, Wonderful utopia a worthy trip or should it remain in the briny depths below?

(CAUTION: SLIGHT SPOILERS AHEAD.)
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From the Vaults: Monsters of Legend by Midnight Syndicate

I won’t deny that I’m biased when it comes to my love of dark ambient music. And by all means, Midnight Syndicate embodies a lot of what I love from it. It’s not just sinister electronic music, but a soundscape atmosphere that fills an entire room with dark atmosphere. And for the past 2 albums, MS has been doing a great job at it! This album’s certainly a step up! Enjoy!

Midnight Syndicate - Monsters of Legend

Good Evening, Boos and Ghouls!

For the season of Halloween, I thought it’d only be appropriate to tackle the latest album by Dark Ambient group Midnight Syndicate. Their latest release, “Monsters of Legends” is a nostalgic look at the classic monsters featured in horror cinema favorites, filled with terrifying music akin to classic films and an equally chilling soundscape.
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