Monthly Archives: December 2017

Comic Reviews: Hawkman Found and Bonehead!

COMIC REVIEWS!

imagesHawkman Found #1 (DC Comics)

DC’s Metal event isn’t just a crazy way to introduce a bunch of new monsters and enemies, it’s also giving the publisher a new avenue to bring back some of their classic characters, and Hawkman is first on their list of resurrections. With Jeff Lemire and Bryan Hitch on the creative side of things, Hawkman Found isn’t a necessary piece of the Metal puzzle, but it’s definitely a fun one. Read the rest of this entry

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The Worst of 2017!

marvel-inhumansAh yes, the end of the year. A time to reflect on all the awesome nerd stuff we experienced in 2017. But this isn’t time to celebrate just yet. Oh no. Before we get to the good stuff, we’ve got to tear down the bad one last time. While 2017 had some amazing highs for movies, TV, and comic books, it also had some embarrassing lows, including one that hurts so much I’m just going to get it out of the way first…. Read the rest of this entry

Comic Reviews: Nightwing and Backways!

COMIC REVIEWS!

nightwing-2-674x1024Nightwing #35 (DC Comics)

With writer Tim Seely moving over to Green Lanterns, it’s only fitting that the writer behind that series, Sam Humphries, moves over to Nightwing. While I’ve enjoyed the DC Rebirth run when it first started, recent issues of Dick Grayson’s adventures have become a little stale, so I was happy to see that the title would be getting some fresh blood, and man, this is great new beginning for the character. Read the rest of this entry

“It’s Time To Let Old Things Die”

https _blueprint-api-production.s3.amazonaws.com_uploads_story_thumbnail_43431_731ad579-649b-4e25-b1b8-d0a78e7461ec.pngSPOILERS FOR THE LAST JEDI BELOW!

The Last Jedi has finally arrived, and the reactions to the latest film in the Star Wars saga have been mixed, to put it lightly. Granted, there’s always an extreme reaction to these movies upon release, but Last Jedi has had a more extreme and visceral reaction than any movie since the Prequel Trilogy. But is that really the fault of the movie, or the fans? Read the rest of this entry

Movie Review: Star Wars: The Last Jedi!

MOVIE REVIEW!!

the_last_jedi_imax_posterStar Wars: The Last Jedi (2017)

Starring: Daisy Ridley, Mark Hamill, John Boyega, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Carrie Fisher

Directed By: Rian Johnson

MINOR SPOILERS

The wait for the next “Saga Movie” in the newly reinstated Star Wars franchise has been a long one, full of Rey “Mary Sue” debates, Snoke theories, and complaints about why Luke was only seen in the last few minutes of The Force Awakens. Well, the wait is finally over, and one thing is definitely for certain, nothing will ever be the same now that Star Wars: The Last Jedi has hit theaters. Director Rian Johnson delivers a movie that’s not only a satisfying installment in the franchise, but one that leaves it in a place that makes me genuinely curious and excited to see what comes next. Read the rest of this entry

Now What?

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But what now? Read the rest of this entry

Comic Reviews: Rumble and Monstro Mechanica!

COMIC REVIEWS!

rumble2017_01-1Rumble #1 (Image Comics)

After a pretty lengthy hiatus, Rumble is back. And while I’d like to say that the John Arcudi and James Harren series returns with a vengeance, that’s not exactly the case. For starters, Harren has been replaced by David Rubin, and Rumble #1 serves as more of a catch up than new starting point. But at the same time, it’s good to have Rathraq back on the comic shelves. Read the rest of this entry

Movie Review: The Disaster Artist!

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The Disaster Artist (2017)

Starring: James Franco, Dave Franco, Seth Rogen, Paul Scheer, Alison Brie

Directed By: James Franco

What happens when drive and ambition outweigh actual talent? That’s the story behind The Disaster Artist, the long awaited movie version of the making of The Room, aka the worst movie ever made. Considered by many to be the “Citizen Kane of bad movies”, The Disaster Artist, based on the book by the same name, chronicles the misadventures of Greg Sistero and his friend Tommy Wiseau in late ‘90’s Hollywood. After years of getting little to no work, the two decide to create their own movie, and thus, movie history is born. Read the rest of this entry

Comic Reviews: Batman/Ninja Turtles II and Venom, Inc.!

COMIC REVIEWS!!

IMG_1036Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II #1 (of 6) (DC Comics/IDW)

The original Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles crossover was a massive success for DC and IDW, so it’s only natural that the two publishers would want to make a sequel. Bringing back original writer James Tynion IV and artist Freddie Williams II, Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II is a welcome return to the worlds of these two mega franchises, but like the original series, it does take a little while to get the plot moving. Read the rest of this entry

To Infinity War and Beyond!

AvengersInfinityWar_TrailerHoly crap, did you see that Infinity War trailer?

Go ahead; I’ll wait for to see it. No, for real, take a look. Read the rest of this entry