That’s how you move a story forward. I was apprehensive about Rian Johnson directing a major installment in one of Western cinema’s most iconic franchises (I had issues with Looper), but I needn’t have worried—despite sometimes packing in more stories and ideas than it can give careful attention to, The Last Jedi solidly improves on […]
As a tremendously well paced and executed summer blockbuster, Homecoming gives its wall-crawling hero a fresh look, a vivaciously (over)confident personality, and a simple but compelling story that does a great job of fitting within existing Marvel cinema canon.
I used to want to save the world, Diana Prince(ss of Themyscira) utters as her film begins. She hails from the land of the Amazons, an secluded, all-female society with ties to Greek mythology itself; much of her early life consists of training to one day defend that society, even as her people neither celebrate […]
I think we can all agree that the console wars are a ridiculous thing. A bunch of guys on the internet fighting over plastic boxes. So this author decided to up the stakes, make the console wars worth fighting over in GTA V. The series aims to parody the console wars and those involved with […]
It’s not every day one is likely to hear about a young Irish woman leaving her home and friends behind to serve poor children on the streets of Ho Chi Minh City. Christina Noble, however, did just that, with her tireless devotion and love for the children of a war-ravaged nation leading to the making […]
Thanos Published by: Marvel Comics Writer: Jeff Lemire Artist:Mike Deodato Jr Colorist and Inker: Frank Martin Letterer: Clayton Cowles Thanos #1 is the first issue in the new ongoing series by Marvel comics. And is a part of Marvel Comics second wave of the Marvel Now! branding/relaunch. Similar to Marvel’s previous All New All […]
It’s hard to make “overwhelming odds” consistently feel convincing. Blockbusters have relied on those for so long that their villains and threats have to keep raising the stakes in order to be taken seriously. Rogue One takes a different approach–instead of making a “newer and bigger” Empire, it reminds us why the original was so […]