Captain Marvel – Review

A solid superhero adventure, Captain Marvel simply does the minimum to be passable. An average origin formula and little ambition to bring something new, the film seems more intent on setting Carol Danvers up for future appearances than making her first film great. Directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck, Captain Marvel tells the story…

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A True Masterpiece – Man and Superman #1 – Review

Man and Superman #1 Written by Marv WolfmanArt by Claudio CastelliniPublished by DC ComicsRelease Date: February 6th, 2019 Flashback a decade, DC was in early discussions to reboot their comic line with the New 52 and the comic industry was in the middle of a rebirth. In the shuffle, DC cancelled a story – Man and…

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Alita: Battle Angel – Review

Alita: Battle Angel is a solid sci-fi manga adaptation that respects the source material while delivering on a streamlined action-packed experience. Directed by Robert Rodriguez and starring Rosa Salazar, Christoph Waltz and Mahershala Ali, Alita: Battle Angel is tells the story of Alita, a cyborg with not memories of her biological past and greater destiny.…

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Kingdom Hearts III – Review

Kingdom Hearts III concludes 17 years and multiple spin-offs with a beautiful story and a fantastic gameplay experience, becoming the best game in the series. In 2002, Kingdom Hearts debuted on the Playstation 2. Bringing together concepts that nobody thought had synergy, Square-Enix combined Final Fantasy and Disney to create one of the most memorable…

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A Beautiful Lie & Diamond Absolutes – The State of the DCEU

“There Were Perfect Things..” – The Birth of the DCEU The earlier 2010s were a time of flourishing for Warner Bros.—Harry Potter was wrapping up its incredible franchise and Christopher Nolan was on the cusp of releasing the finale of the iconic Dark Knight trilogy. On Nolan’s push, Zack Snyder was hired to take the…

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Review: Heroes In Crisis #5

HEROES IN CRISIS #5Written by Tom KingArt by Clay MannPublished by DC ComicsRelease Date: January 30th, 2019 (SPOILER FREE REVIEW) Heroes In Crisis #5 continues Tom King’s story and gradually opens up more details to the overall arc. Depending on who you ask, Heroes In Crisis is seen as a mixed bag. For some, the story is very personal, forgoing splash pages…

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Reign of the Supermen – Review

Reign of the Supermen continues DC Animation’s streak of solid entries as it delivers on an action packed film that will satisfy fans of the iconic story. Reign of the Supermen is a direct continuation of 2018’s The Death of Superman. Following the two part model DC Animation used with Jay Oliva’s The Dark Knight Returns, Reign of the Supermen is a solid retelling of the classic…

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Glass – Review

A uniquely structured film for the genre, Shyamalan’s Glass deconstructs society’s infatuation with superheroes and delivers with a thrilling conclusion to a trilogy that began 19 years ago. M. Night Shyamalan returns to round out one of the most unique trilogies we’ve ever seen. A saga that started in the year 2000 with Unbreakable, with a…

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2018’s Comic Book Films – Ranked

2018 has been an incredible year for comic book films. Disney, Warner Bros, Fox and Sony all brought films to the table and combined to create a special 2018 for fans around the world. Avengers: Infinity War and Aquaman took comic book visuals to another level. Black Panther and Spider-Verse carried a higher message and inspired countless. Venom and…

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Mary Poppins Returns – Review

Mary Poppins Returns is a strong revival of the character and her world. While it doesn’t quite capture the magic of the 1954 original, it satisfyingly delivers on a heartwarming and nostalgic experience for fans new and old. 1964’s Mary Poppins was an instant classic for Disney. Unforgettable musical numbers, strong acting and an unmistakable charm guided…

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Spider-Verse & Aquaman: A Celebration of the Biracial Superhero

2018 has been a wonderful year for comic book films. Black Panther broke boundaries and shattered expectations as it brought an authentic experience to audiences around the world. Avengers: Infinity War culminated ten years of Marvel storylines in a film equivalent of a comic book event. Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse brought animated films to a…

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