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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Heroes Fired: The Legacy of Marvel’s Netflix Series

With Marvel’s Iron Fist, Luke Cage and Daredevil series being cancelled, it is an apt time to reflect on the legacy of the Marvel/Netflix union. The Marvel and Netflix connection seemed like a match made in heaven. Marvel got a chance to show off their more gritty street-level heroes in episodic format, allowing complex story…

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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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Aquaman – REVIEW

Bold, ambitious, visually stunning, and wonderfully unique, James Wan’s Aquaman is one of the best comic book films of the year. Aquaman starts off with a strong foundation of people on both sides of the camera. Led by director James Wan, writers David Leslie Johnson-McGoldrick and Will Beal, producers Geoff Johns and Zack Snyder, and an…

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A Love Letter to Catwoman

Catwoman is one of my favorite comic book characters of all time. She may not be considered a superhero, but she, more often than not, is known for fighting for the voiceless. Whether she is stealing precious pieces of art and expensive jewelry, running away from the police and Gotham’s Dark Knight or protecting the innocent and defenseless,…

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