Daredevil Season 3 – Review

Daredevil has quickly become the gold standard for comic book television. In 2015, Daredevil premiered on Netflix. A strong departure of what Marvel was doing with the Marvel Cinematic Universe up to that point, Daredevil carried more layers and themes than the traditional superhero tv show. Season one of Daredevil was considered close to perfection and Marvel has not reached…

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Amazon & Tolkien – Where and back again?

If you do not live in a hole under the ground, you are probably aware that there have been some recent rumblings and resurrections in J.R.R. Tolkien’s Middle-Earth, this time on the televised medium. Rights have been purchased from the Tolkien Estate, with intentions of producing a multi-season series focusing on events preceding those that…

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Hal Jordan & Sinestro: The Friendship That Burns Bright

GUEST Article By: Taylor Pechter “No evil shall escape my sight,” reads a verse in the sacred oath of the Green Lantern Corps. As pledged through the oath, Green Lanterns are tasked to protect the galaxy from what is considered “evil”. But what constitutes this “evil” exactly? It’s a deeply layered question—there are some obvious evils that…

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Movie Pitch-Thor

Hello! Welcome to the first “Movie Pitch!” In this series, a guest and I will be ‘pitching’ a movie that we’d like to see created that is centered around comic book characters. In today’s pitch, we’ll take a unique look at The God of Thunder, Thor Odinson, and some creative approaches to his character. I’m your host, Ari, and joining me today is Manh, an artist…

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The Mount Rushmore of Comic Book Films

What makes a great comic book film? Do they have to be instant classics of iconography? Can they disobey the laws and constraints of formula? Are they the darker, grittier versions of our favorite superheroes put in a grounded reality? Are they merely blockbuster entertainment whose sole purpose is fantasy escapism? Can they transcend the…

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The Marvel Villain Collection

Marvel’s comic book villains are often viewed as generic, surface-level characters who exist simply to bring their enemies some grief. At times, they have paper-thin motivations that are passed off as threatening, only for the hero to quickly dismantle them. While the majority of superhero comics see the story from hero’s side, there are also moments were the villains get…

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THE PUNISHER is Marvel’s Most Important Show Yet

Written by Mossiah Smith “Killing me won’t solve anything!” “I know.” The Marvel Cinematic Universe’s branching out into the television space was something that none of us saw coming, yet were open to exploring. Marvel, looking to use Netflix as the platform to spark darker and more mature stories, already produced Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke…

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An examination of Peter Jackson’s interpretation of J.R.R. Tolkien’s Middle-Earth.

Born and raised in northern Sweden, the environment surrounding me was often that of hills and forests. I would either spend my days feeding various pheasants by the river or running around forests with woodland creatures and pretending to fight off monsters with my bow and arrow. This lifestyle only became more prominent the day…

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