Birthed From a Crisis – Naomi Season 1 Review

When I first heard about the debut of Naomi, I was beyond hesitant. Even after hearing that the comic book Gods, David F. Walker and Brian Michael Bendis, were both writing the comic, I was still apprehensive. My apprehension came from the fact that this was DC’s first Black female superhero to get her own…

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Man of Steel & Batman v Superman: Top Five Moments

5. A Beautiful Lie – Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice We have seen the Death of the Wayne family multiple times across all mediums but what Zack Snyder pulled off in the first scene of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice is truly special. Let’s start with Zimmer’s amazing score. Tragedy is the one…

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Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw – Review

Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw is the latest spin-off to come from the Fast & Furious franchise. The film brings familiar faces together in an action-packed, fast-paced blockbuster. Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw stars Dwayne Johnson as Hobbs, Jason Statham as Shaw, Idris Elba as Brixton and Vanessa Kirby as Hattie.…

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Swamp Thing and The Amazing Abby Arcane

SPOILER WARNING: Mild Spoilers for Swamp Thing Swamp Thing is a 10-episode series that revolves around the journey of scientist Alec Holland and his evolituon into to the elemental superhero known as Swamp Thing. The series revolves around the experimental material that is dumped into the swamp in order to make it into a lucrative…

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From The New 52 to Rebirth: Examining Batman’s Humanity

If there is one thing, I think everyone in comic fandom can agree on it is that Batman is a popular character. He is by far one of the most beloved characters in the DC roster of characters based on the dozens of films, TV, shows and video games he’s starred in. Why do people…

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General Zod and King Orm: Catalyzing the Hero

A comparative character study. Villains are one of the great gifts of fiction. Antagonistic forces who incite conflict, the bread and butter of every story. Complex, magnetic characters we love to hate and hate to love. Villains and antagonists – for they aren’t exactly the same thing, more about that in a minute – are…

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The Amazing Spider-Man – Going Against The Norms

Superheroes are more than just entertainment or a few laughs. When an audience sits down for a film, they don’t always want to watch a movie to simply laugh. Many times, audiences want to relate to a character and feel somewhat safer than before. You can say that these are simply films, but in a…

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Hotarubi no Mori e (2011) – Retrospective Review

“The first time I met him was when I was six.” Hotarubi no Mori e (2011), translated in English as Into the Forest of Fireflies’ Light, is a 45-minute anime film directed by Takahiro Omori and based on the one-shot manga written by Yuki Midorikawa. It centers around Hotaru, who one day finds herself lost…

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Top 5 Comics- July 2019

Another month has gone by and we’re already through the halfway point of summer! Can you believe that? Well, luckily for all of us, these fantastic comics don’t take a break and this month we saw some exciting comics come out. Before we get started, I do want to post a spoiler warning as there…

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Yet I’m Still Here – An Analysis of Tom King’s Batman, Issues 14-20

Note: This article will contain spoilers for issues fourteen through twenty of Tom King’s Batman Recently I wrote an article that is essentially “Part One” in what will be a series of pieces breaking down Tom King’s Batman run from start to finish. While the series will no longer be the 100-issue narrative we originally…

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The Farooqi Bros Podcast #32– The Lion King 2019

Featuring-Sheraz Farooqi, Zayyan Farooqi, Omer K. Farooqi, & Sameer H. Farooqi.  PODCAST-The Farooqi Bros discuss 2019’s The Lion King and see if it lives up to the hype of the original.

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Once Upon a Time In Hollywood – Review

Quentin Tarantino delivered a nostalgic and honest love letter to the film industry in his ninth film Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood. Set in the late 60s and early 70s the story follows actor Rick Dalton, played by Leonardo DiCaprio and his stunt double Cliff Booth, played by Brad Pitt, as they come…

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In the Mirror of the Phantasm – Batman: Mask of the Phantasm Retrospective

A Reflection & Review of DC Comics’ 1993 Batman: Mask of the Phantasm. Animated feature films continue to excel in the box office. On December 14th 2018, the most significant animated adaptation of a Marvel comic book character was released. Marvel’s animated endeavor hit theaters to mass critical and public acclaim. That film would go…

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