Know what the world needs? Another streaming service, so in steps Spotify with their attempt to broaden the company’s scope beyond music. We discuss if it means anything. Elsewhere, disc rentals are thought of as part of a bygone era, but in fact, they are stronger than most realize in a (mostly) post-Blockbuster era. Finally, director Danny Boyle thrashes 3D as a phase because… well, he has to wear glasses. Oh, the horror of lightweight plastic.
Reviews include Zero Dark Thirty and BioShock Infinite, the latter of which changed dramatically after the show recorded.
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Matt Paprocki has critiqued home media and video games for 20 years across outlets like Washington Post, Variety, Rolling Stone, Forbes, IGN, Playboy, Polygon, Ars, and others. His current passion project is the technically minded DoBlu.com. You can read Matt's body of work via his personal WordPress blog, and follow him on Twitter @Matt_Paprocki.