His Dark Materials – The City of Magpies : Recap & Review

Warning : review contains spoilers. His Dark Materials returned with its second season on Sunday, and oh, what a beautiful start. Season one left us with Lyra discovering and going through the opening between worlds that her father Lord Asriel opened. Having gone through a shattering experience with her friend Rogers death at the hands…

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The Passenger – ‘The Mandalorian’ Chapter 10 Review

After its exciting return last week, The Mandalorian continues to impress, surprise, and in some ways disappoint after chapter ten. Unlike our last recap and review, this article will not contain any major spoilers from the episode, although to be fair there are no real shockers to ruin for audiences this week. While there are…

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The Marshal – ‘The Mandalorian’ Chapter 9 Review & Recap

Warning: This article contains spoilers for The Mandalorian Season 2! This is the way. After nearly one year since the show first premiered, Disney+ and Lucasfilm’s highly-acclaimed series The Mandalorian returned for its second season last Friday. Taking the world by storm last November, the first live-action television production set in a galaxy far, far…

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Mortal Kombat: A Loving Rivalry

Mortal Kombat isn’t exactly family friendly. With its storied history of exaggerated violence and attempted censorship, it’s been a long favored target of organizations and individuals who argue against the psychological benefits of gaming. Fortunately for me, my family never got that memo. In fact, Mortal Kombat is one of the first games I remember…

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How Comics Have Impacted My Depression

Recently mental illness has been discussed more frequently however, there is still a negative stigma surrounding mental illness. I’ve struggled with depression for almost 10 years and plagued by anxiety attacks for 7. In the past, I dealt with my depression in a way that no one should ever. I began harming myself every single…

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Why Assassin’s Creed is Perfect for Netflix

Netflix just announced that the service will be developing a live-action Assassin’s Creed series. Ubisoft’s Jason Altman and Danielle Kreinik will serve as Executive Producers. The deal will also see Netflix and Ubisoft develop other live-action, animated, and anime series based on the franchise. Let me come out of the gate saying I am unbelievably…

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Could Tobey Maguire and Andrew Garfield Return For Marvel’s Spider-Man 3?

The largest Marvel rumors suggest that both Andrew Garfield and Tobey Maguire are in talks to reprise their roles as Spider-Man for the MCU’s Spider-Man 3 starring Tom Holland. While Sony has commented that the rumors are not confirmed, fans were overjoyed by the idea that the three live-action Spidey’s could potentially cross over. ComicBook…

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Melisandre of Asshai: Subverting The Witch Trope in Game of Thrones

Morally ambiguous and often presented as alluring and dangerous creatures, witches are important characters in horror and fantasy literature and cinema. The traits and characteristics typically associated with witches and their role in storytelling are inherited from the late Middles Ages and the Early Modern period ‒ dreadful times of political unrest and heightened religious…

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Harley Quinn and Poison Ivy Are a Force to be Reckoned in ‘Harley Quinn’ Series

If you haven’t checked out DC Universe’s adult animated Harley Quinn series, you’re definitely missing out. With season one finished and season two now upon us, the new series has proven itself to be another hit for the streaming service, with mainly positive reviews from critics and viewers alike.  With the basis of season one…

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Heroes With Irish Heritage

Superheroes come from all around the world, and galaxy. As the world celebrates Saint Patrick’s Day, let’s take a look at superheroes that have Irish heritage. Captain America Although Captain America is one of the most patriotic American superheroes out there, Steve Rogers is Irish. Steve grew up in New York during the 1930s, and…

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The Coronavirus Cripples Film and Sports World

The Farooqi Bros discuss the coronavirus. We discuss ways to prevent the virus and COVID-19’s effects on the entertainment and sports world. The NBA Season has been suspended after Rudy Gobert got the coronavirus. We react to the news. E3 has been canceled. The event was going to host the WB Games Presentation. A Batman…

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Roman Sionis in Birds of Prey: Creating The Perfect Villain

Drenched in neon technicolour and carried by a fantastic cast, Cathy Yan’s Birds of Prey (released in February 2020) delivers stylish high-energy action and empowering messages through a simple story. It’s a refreshing film and a rarity in the comic book movie world: a film with a predominantly female ensemble cast and more than one…

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Watchmen #4 and The Structure of Time

It’s rather intimidating to write analytically about Watchmen. The comic series/graphic novel is one of the greatest of all-time and is perhaps the most influential book in the medium. There have been countless essays, papers, videos, and more written and published about it. So instead of talking about Watchmen as a whole and dissecting what…

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