Superhero Toy Event – NYC Children’s Hospital

One year ago, The Farooqi Bros teamed up with the Black Panther Challenge to take 400 kids from an underserved area in Bronx, NY to see Black Panther. Raising $5000 thanks to all of your support and help, the event was a success. Today, we are launching our next project. Working with NewYork–Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital,…

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Shazam! – Review

Wholesome, genuinely funny, and beaming with heart, Shazam! is one of the most enjoyably well-balanced comic book films we’ve seen. Directed by David F. Sandberg, Shazam! feels very much like a “Sandberg film.” While no, it is not a psychological horror thriller, the key word is consistency. From beginning to end, Shazam! feels consistent in…

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Us – Film Review

Jordan Peele has been referred to as the next so many things. The next Steven Spielberg, the next Stanley Kubrick, the next (and better, some would argue) M. Night Shyamalan. But for me, he’s just the first Jordan Peele–the first example of a powerful, talented Black man with a platform, using everything in his wheelhouse…

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Men Are Still Good – An Analysis of Batman in ‘Batman v Superman’

We are quickly approaching the three-year anniversary of Zack Snyder’s Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. With that, I thought it would be the perfect time to take a closer look at my favorite element of the film, Ben Affleck’s portrayal as the Caped Crusader. There is an untold number of essays lying in wait…

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What Alita: Battle Angel Taught A Family About Representation

As a part of my major at Western Michigan University, journalism, I am enrolled in a community outreach program which helps lower income communities, predominantly communities of color. There are eight families registered with us, and with all the time we have, we try to help bring not only food / permanent housing, but some…

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Death, Rebirth, & the Cost of Being a Hero

Trauma, Webster’s dictionary describes trauma as “a disordered psychic or behavioral state resulting from severe mental or emotional stress or physical injury”. In the world of comics and superheroes, the cycle of death and rebirth are as constant and eternal as the masked heroes themselves. Dying and comic back to life only to die and…

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The Farooqi Bros Podcast #22 -Ezra Miller IN or OUT as The Flash

Featuring-Sheraz Farooqi, Zayyan Farooqi, Omer K. Farooqi, & Sameer H. Farooqi We Discuss the THR story of Ezra Miller writing his own Flash script after clashing with current directors. His future as the character is on the line.

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“Earth After Mutation” Is A Sci-Fi War Epic

Story: Josh Barbeau and Sam Rayburn  Editing: Josh Sellers  Art: Alan Gallo  Color: Paul Little  Logo: Lucas Gattoni  Letters: Ed Dukeshire  Publisher: Hollow Harbor  200 years ago, humanity split into four factions: The Skrytes, Underaneans, Cyborgs, and the Humans. Each fighting for power and survival, faction leaders must make life altering choices that will change everything. Earth After Mutation is…

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The Age of Spider-Man in Film

With Nicholas Hammond’s campy, made-for-TV movies, the early 00’s iconic Sam Raimi-directed trilogy, the Andrew Garfield led Amazing films, and now Tom Holland’s role in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Spider-Man is a character that has been a staple of pop culture for decades now. Arguably one of the most iconic heroes put to screen, many actors…

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Fringe – The Hidden Gem of Sci-Fi Shows

Fringe is a science fiction television series which was the brainchild of J.J.Abrams, Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci. It follows Agent Olivia Dunham (Anna Torv), Peter Bishop (Joshua Jackson) and Dr Walter Bishop (John Noble). They’re all members of a fictional FBI division called the Fringe division, set for the most part in Boston, Massachusetts.…

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Review – Doomsday Clock #9

DOOMSDAY CLOCK #9.Written by Geoff JohnsArt by Gary Frank Colors by Brad AndersonLettering by Rob Leigh To say Doomsday Clock has been an excellent series would be an understatement. Outside of delays hurting the pacing of the title over the last few months, the quality of writing by Geoff Johns and the sheer brilliance in…

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