What is Marvel doing? They seemed so set on a direction a few years ago. Of the big two, they were the one with its head on its shoulders. Marvel knew what it was and what it wanted to be. But now Marvel is lost, struggling with fan reactions and industry feedback that doesn’t appear […]Read More Marvel’s Vanishing Point
Last summer was a relative disappointment as far as box office results are concerned. There were several flops and under performers. So far, this blockbuster season is looking very similar to last. However Wonder Woman will not be counted among those disappointments, that’s assured. The release of Wonder Woman hasn’t had the marketing build up […]Read More The Changing Landscape for Blockbusters
Normally, during a movie review, I look for basically three things: how was the story (it all revolves around the story), did it do it’s job (comedy create laughter, etc.), and was it as advertised (movie matches the trailers). But this is not a review. This is an emotional outburst of nerd joy at the artistic […]Read More Why Wonder Woman Is Great!
Yesterday I featured a post regarding my excitement for the new direction Marvel is taking with its Xmen comicbook franchise. Today, let’s explore some of the things that the Xmen titles could still improve upon in this new ResurrXion era. Sure, I love what I’m seeing and reading so far (keep in mind that all […]Read More Xmen ResurrXion: What’s Missing?
So…Inhumans vs. Xmen is behind us. We’re more than a month deep into ResurrXion, and Marvel is pivoting towards a DC Rebirth style rebranding. As a huge Xmen fan, how am I feeling about the new titles so far? Well…finally I believe Marvel’s on the right track with the Xmen. For the first time in […]Read More Xmen ResurrXion: The New Status Quo
As a huge Game of Thrones fan, I’ve had a lot to ponder this past week or so. Recently, it was announced that HBO has four possible Game of Thrones spin-off pilot scripts. George R.R. Martin himself confirmed five scripts. Now, this doesn’t mean HBO will order five new GoT based series, but it does […]Read More Possible Directions of the 5 Game of Thrones Proposed Spinoffs
The title of this post may be a little deceiving. I don’t know if this would quantify as a review as much as an expression of how I felt about the novel. Let’s not go into too much detail about prose, writing style, and the technicalities. I’m sure you’ll find far more qualified folks out there […]Read More Tarkin Book Review