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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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 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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The Metaphysics of Batman v Superman: A 15,000 Word Analysis

Written by Charles Bowyer “The single point at which everything we know and everything we question exists in one place; the ultimate crossroads in the journey of discovering the true meaning of ‘self;’ the collision point of science and religion, tangible and ethereal, physical and philosophical; the place where a question that may never truly…

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Justice League is the Result of Modern Day Critic Climate-Mossiah​​​ Smith

Written by Mossiah Smith I’ve buffered my thoughts quite a bit, trying to formulate the best fashion in which to talk intricately about my biggest disappointment this year. This was supposed to be the magnum-opus of this entire DC Cinematic Universe, a universe sparked by Zack Snyder’s entrance to the world of Superman: Man of…

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An Open Letter to Warner Bros.

Written by Fiona Zheng Foreword by Editor In Chief-Sheraz Farooqi At ComicBook Debate, we respect and amplify the opinions of the fans. Justice League, regardless of how much you loved or disliked it, seemed to have been specifically manufactured to be “audience friendly” and “critic friendly.” As I pointed in my review, Justice League is…

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Guest Article: “The Photograph” Theory- By Ken Pejoro

Within the DC Films Universe, there has been so many astonishing moments, great revelations, and cosmic attention. An alien coming to our planet Earth and getting accustomed to our lifestyle, an ordinary local Hero realizing his true path, and an inevitable invasion from far away that will force a meta-human team to come together and…

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