Dark Phoenix – REVIEW

Dark Phoenix takes a grounded, darker and streamlined approach to the classic story and wraps up the First Class Saga in a unique and fulfilling way. Dark Phoenix stars the longtime cast of James McAvoy as Professor Charles Xavier, Michael Fassbender as Erik Lehnsherr, Jennifer Lawrence Raven, Sophie Turner as Jean Grey, Nicholas Hoult as…

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Godzilla: King of the Monsters – Review

While not as thematically rich as its predecessor, Godzilla: King of the Monsters dials up the Kaiju action as it delivers stunning visual action sequences and awe inspiring Godzilla moments that will please most fans. Godzilla: King of the Monsters stars Kyle Chandler as Mark Russell, Vera Farmiga as Dr. Emma Russell, Millie Bobby Brown…

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John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum – The Crown Jewel of Action

Keanu Reeves shines as John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum adds stunning martial arts choreography to its patented Gun-Fu combat, bringing a worthy new chapter to a near flawless franchise. The John Wick series has been one of the most impressive Hollywood film franchises we’ve seen in the last decade. Ever since 2014’s John Wick…

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Captain America: The MCU’s Greatest Arc

Captain America has always had a unique legacy with Marvel. Jack Kirby and Joe Simon’s character enjoyed an immense level success in the comics when he arrived in 1941’s Captain America #1. Despite being popular with hardcore fans, Captain America was never Spider-Man or the Hulk or even one of the X-Men. When the Marvel…

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Pokémon: Detective Pikachu – A New Age of VFX

Pokémon: Detective Pikachu is the first live action film based on the multi-billion dollar franchise and doesn’t disappoint with stunning visuals, impeccable VFX and a charismatic performance by Ryan Reynolds. Directed by Rob Letterman, written by Nicole Perlman, distributed by Warner Bros. and starring Ryan Reynolds and Justice Smith, Pokémon: Detective Pikachu is the first…

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Avengers: Endgame – Taking Superhero Films to Their Highest Level

Avengers: Endgame culminates the MCU with a swan song that celebrates its rich history and provides a heartfelt conclusion 22 films in the making. Directed by Joe and Anthony Russo and featuring an all star cast of Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Don Cheadle, Paul Rudd, Brie…

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Dwyane Wade: How ‘The Flash’ of Basketball Inspired ComicBook Debate

Now I know what you’re thinking…why is there a basketball article on ComicBook Debate? With the career of Dwyane Wade coming to a close last night, the incredible legacy of the Flash to both basketball and to myself is worth exploring. Taking a more personal approach, I’ll focus on what Dwyane has meant to me…

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Justice League vs The Fatal Five – Review

Justice League vs The Fatal Five brings audiences back to Bruce Timm’s DC Animated Universe with a classic animation style, nostalgic instrumentals and a story that felt more or less like an episode of the series. Directed by Sam Liu and produced by Bruce Timm and Alan Burnett, Justice League vs The Fatal Five is…

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The Snyder Cut is Real. And Yes, It’s Been Obvious For Years

2017’s Justice League is commonly seen as one of the biggest flops in recent memory. With a massively ballooned budget of $250M, likely more when encapsulating Joss Whedon’s reshoots, the film had to do extremely well to meet basic expectations. As soon as Justice League hit theaters, fans immediately discerned a massive problem. It was…

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Shazam! – A Refreshingly Earnest Superhero Tale

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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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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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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