Alien: Covenant – Review

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I was a big fan of the original Alien movie and enjoyed the sequels. So I was happy to see Alien: Covenant appear on Netflix. This movie is both a sequel and a prequel. It […]

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Birds of Prey – Trailer 1

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The Birds of Prey are one of the lesser known groups in the DC Universe. It is made up of some of the female superheroes, including Black Canary and the Huntress. The Birds of Prey […]

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Dark Phoenix – Review

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I was excited a number of years ago when X-Men: First Class came out. I loved the new characters and fresh take on familiar characters. Plus it was in continuity (sort of) with the previous […]

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Walking Dead: Season 9 – Review

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A number of Walking Dead fans have given up on the series. Yes some of the Negan episodes were rough but the series deserves another chance and season nine proves it. In some ways, this […]

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Stranger Things: Season Three – Review

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I love the Stranger Things series. This is for two reasons. One is that it takes place in the era I was growing up. I was the same age as the older teens in the […]

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Titans: Season Two – First Look

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I really enjoyed the first season of the Titans TV series. It is pretty violent and as far away from Teen Titans Go and you can get. We can now get a glimpse of the […]

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Flash: Season 5 – Review

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The fifth season of the Flash had more of a theme than the previous seasons. They all have a main bad guy that they are fighting for the whole season, but there was more to […]

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Shazam! – Review

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Regrettably, I didn’t see Shazam! in the theatres, although it was not because of lack of interest on my part. It just didn’t work out. Thankfully I was finally able to see the movie. Shazam […]

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Glass – Review

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I was a big fan my M. Night Shyamalan’s previous movies of Unbreakable and Split. So I was looking forward to seeing the final instalment of the trilogy, Glass. While named Glass, it really was […]

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Doom Patrol: Season One – Review

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One of the lesser known superhero teams in the DC Universe is the Doom Patrol. Marvel’s X-Men is actually a copy of the Doom Patrol, a team of misfits led by a genius in a […]

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Star Wars Trilogy – Review

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Probably the most defining mythology of my childhood were the Star Wars movies. By the movies, I mean Episodes IV-VI. I memorized the lines, played with the toys and revisited the stories over and over. […]

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Swamp Thing – Trailer

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I have really been enjoying the new DC TV series such as Titans and Doom Patrol. It looks like Swamp Thing will continue the tradition of quality. Swamp Thing was once of the most popular […]

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Star Trek: Picard – Trailer

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I loved watching Star Trek: The Next Generation when it first aired. I recently rewatched the series and loved it again. Picard was an incredible captain, arguably better than Kir. But that was then. This […]

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Game of Thrones: Season 8 – Review

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This is NOT at spoiler-free review of the final season of Game of Thrones. If you intend to watch Game of Thrones and have not watched all the episodes, STOP READING THIS POST. The long-awaited […]

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Avengers: Endgame – Review

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I believe that Avengers: Endgame is one of the most anticipated movies in recent years. In some ways it is the conclusion to a long series of Marvel movies. It also is the conclusion to […]

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Fear the Walking Dead: Season Four – Review

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I have been enjoying Fear the Walking Dead since the beginning. While I think the original series is great, Fear has had a fresher feel. A smaller cast has allowed us to invest more in […]

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Star Trek Discovery: Season Two – Review

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I have been a Star Trek fan for many years. I can honestly say that Discovery is one of my favourite series in the franchise. One of the criticisms I have heard is that Discovery […]

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Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker – Trailer

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Star Wars has been a part of most of my life. Some movies have been better than others but Episode IX looks very good.

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Joker – Official Trailer

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I actually liked the version of the Joker in Suicide Squad. But DC is doing a movie focused on the Joker, unrelated to anything that has gone on before. Joaquin Phoenix is bringing his unique style […]

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Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse – Review

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To be honest, I didn’t really feel the draw when I saw the trailer for Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. I’m enjoying the current Tom Holland live-action Spider-Man movies and wasn’t looking for anything different. I […]

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Captain Marvel – Review

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Marvel finally has released a movie with a female lead. While there are some great female superheroes, they chose to go with Captain Marvel, which seems to have been a good decision. Captain Marvel has […]

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Aquaman – Review

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I finally had the opportunity to see the Aquaman movie. I wanted to see it earlier but circumstances didn’t allow it. I was able to see it with the hindsight of knowing that it is […]

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The Punisher: Season Two – Review

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I really liked the episodes of Daredevil with the new Punisher. I even liked the first season of the Punisher. But I was disappointed with the second season. I do like Jon Bernthal as the […]

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Krypton: Season One – Review

Krypton

One of my favourite parts of the Man of Steel movie were the early scenes on Krypton. I wanted more. At the same time, one of my favourite Superman villains, and one that I kept […]

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Split – Review

Split

Until the recent release of Glass, I didn’t even know Split was the sequel to Unbreakable. Otherwise, I would have seen it when it came out. I loved Unbreakable. It was such a fresh take […]

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Titans: Season One – Review

Titans

I was pretty excited when I heard that a live action Titans series was being made. I was then disappointed that it was going to be available only on the DC streaming service. Then I […]

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Gotham: Season 3 – Review

Gotham

I had lost some interest in Gotham with the second season. While I like Hugo Strange in the comics, I had gotten bored of his creation of “freaks.” It felt like Gotham was losing its […]

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Walking Dead: Season 8 – Review

Walking Dead

The seventh season of Walking Dead was a hard one to watch. It was not just dark, it was oppressive. Although the episodes were well done, I had to force myself to watch the next […]

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Monopoly: Fortnite Edition – Review

Monopoly

One of our Christmas purchases was Monopoly: Fortnite Edition. I love Monopoly and our kids love Fortnite and so it was a perfect match. I must make clear that I have played Fortnite for a […]

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Bird Box – Review

Bird Box

You never know what you are going to get with a Netflix original movie. Some have been disappointing. But we decided to take a chance with Bird Box. Bird Box stars Sandra Bullock and John […]

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Man in the High Castle: Season 3 – Review

Man in the High Castle

I was eagerly awaiting the third season of Man in the High Castle and I was not disappointed. I would say this is my favourite TV series currently running and this season was as great […]

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History of Ocean Master

Ocean Master

One of the villains in the Aquaman movie is the Ocean Master. But who is he? He definitely doesn’t have the familiarity of the Joker or Lex Luthor. This video will give you everything you […]

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Official Top 10 Fastest DC Characters

Super Speed

I find super speed to be one of the most interesting superpowers. There is a reason why Flash is one of the most popular superheroes. DC recently published a top ten list of super speedsters. […]

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Daredevil: Season 3 – Review

Daredevil

This was what the Netflix Marvel series were supposed to be like. Some of the other recent series have dragged on a bit but the third season of Daredevil brought back the magic. At the […]

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Top Five Superhero Movies

Comic Book Geek

I grew up reading comic books. It would not be an exaggeration to say that I learned to read with comics. Now as an adult, those same characters are on the big screen with special […]

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The Legacy of Stan Lee

Stan Lee

I am writing this the day that legendary comic creator Stan Lee died. I don’t think that it is possible to overestimate the impact of Stan Lee. I have traditionally been more of a DC […]

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The Flash: Seasons 1-4 – Review

Flash

I watched the old Flash series from 1990 and thought it was okay. I remember wishing it would draw more from the DC Universe. My wish was granted in the current CW Flash series. I […]

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Iron Fist: Season 2 – Review

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I have been baffled by the hate toward the Iron Fist series on Netflix. I have found both seasons much more enjoyable than Luke Cage or Jessica Jones, being second only to Daredevil. For me, […]

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Origin Of Bullseye

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Bullseye, in addition to being one of the villains in the Daredevil movie, is also one of the villains in the third season of Daredevil on Netflix. But who is he? This short video will […]

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Why I Don’t Collect Comic Books Anymore

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I love comic books, superheroes and all the things that go with them. I have been enjoying the superhero movies and look forward to each one of them. But I no longer collect comics and […]

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Alternate Versions Of Venom

Comic Book Geek

I can’t say that I’m a huge Venom fan but I know he is quite popular. His first movie did very well. You might be interested in some additional information.

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The Meg – Review

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Shark movies tend to be real classics (Jaws) or really cheesy (almost everything else). How does the recent movie, The Meg, fit in this continuum? Well, I wouldn’t call it a classic but it wasn’t […]

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The Impact of Batman

Batman

As I write this, it is Batman Day. Did you even know there was a Batman Day? Although there are hundreds and hundreds of superheroes, Batman is both one of the most popular and most […]

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Good News: Writing a Novel

Good News

I have written everything from biblical studies books to devotionals to scholarly journal articles to magazine articles. I love writing. But one thing I have never tried was writing a novel. Until now. Am I […]

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Teen Titans Go! To the Movies – Review

Teen Titans Go

I will admit than when my kids first started watching Teen Titans Go! that I cringed. The New Teen Titans was one of the first superhero comics that I collected and I really enjoyed it. […]

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Stranger Things: Season 2 – Review

Comic Book Geek

I really enjoyed the first season of Stranger Things. Not only did I love the story, I was not much older than those kids at that time in the 1980s. I was looking forward to […]

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Luke Cage: Season 2 – Review

I recently watched the second season of Luke Cage on Netflix. I had been disappointed with the first season. I thought that the first season was painfully slow, focused more on highlighting the culture of […]

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Ant-Man and the Wasp – Review

I have to confess that Ant-Man is one of my favourite heroes in the MCU. I was not that fond of him in the comics but he is a breath of fresh air for the […]

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Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? – Review

I had wanted to read Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick for some time. I was aware that it was the inspiration for Bladerunner. When I hear about “inspiration,” I think […]

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Solo – Review

I went to see the latest Star Wars movie, this one based on a young Han Solo. I went into this movie knowing that it was a big disappointment at the box office. It was […]

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Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

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The first Jurassic Park movie was an important step in the world of science fiction movies. Some of the sequels got kind of tired. But the recent Jurassic Worlds have recaptured the magic or the […]

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Thoughts on the Fantastic Four

I finally got around to watching the 2015 Fantastic Four movie. The fact that it took this long for me to watch it tells you how bad of a reputation this movie had. This was […]

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Incredibles 2 – Review

It was back in 2004 that Pixar released the Incredibles. I look back at that movie and still hold the opinion that it was one of the best superhero movies of that time. As Pixar […]

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Where Does the DC Extended Universe Need to Go From Here?

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It is no secret that the DCEU movies have really struggled, especially in comparison with the MCU movies. This doesn’t mean that Marvel is better than DC or that there is no future for the […]

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Spider-Man Movies Ranked Best to Worst

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Spider-Man is one of the most popular superheroes and the Tobey Maguire movies were some of the first really good superhero movies. There have been seven movies so far and here is my ranking of […]

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The Plastic Man Movie That Almost Was

Did you know that Wachowski Brothers almost made a Plastic Man movie? Although It’s possible that a Plastic Man movie could be done well, it’s probably for the best that it was cancelled.

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Will Spider-Man Be Leaving the MCU?

One of the most exciting moments in recent superhero movies was when Spider-Man was introduced into the MCU. Not only was Tom Holland a great Spider-Man, it was fun watching him fight alongside the other […]

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History Of Cable!

Comic Book Geek

Although I read some of the X-Men comics, I never had any with Cable. But he seems to be an interesting character and he will play a major role in Deadpool 2. Here is some […]

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Thoughts on Star Trek: Enterprise

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Thanks to Netflix, I have been going through the various Star Trek series from beginning to end. I have watched the Original Series, the Animated Series and The Next Generation. I know that the next […]

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Characters Who Beat Thanos!

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Thanos is the bad guy in Avengers: Infinity War and he is one of the most powerful characters in the Marvel Universe. But he is not undefeated. Here are some characters who have defeated Thanos. […]

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Marvel Cinematic Universe Movies Rated Best to Worst

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Marvel has done some amazing movies. Some of them have been better than others. Here is my list from best to worst. I’m only including MCU movies and not the Fox or Sony movies (except […]

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Avengers: Infinity War – Review

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The battle with Thanos has been brewing for years, with Thanos being behind the attack on earth that originally brought the Avengers together. Thanos and the infinity stones have been the threads that have tied […]

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The Marvel Bunch

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The cast of Avengers: Infinity War sing their own version of “The Brady Bunch” theme song, “The Marvel Bunch.”  

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10 Best Superheroes of All Time

Comic Book Geek

This is an interesting list of popular superheroes. I would agree with much of the content although perhaps not the order. I would probably add Dr. Fate and Hawkman. Who is in your top ten […]

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The Titan – Review

Comic Book Geek

One of the latest Netflix original movies is The Titan. The name has a double meaning. On one hand it is about sending people to Titan, one of the moons of Saturn, on the other […]

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History Of The Marvel Cinematic Universe – The First 10 Years

Perhaps one of the most radical steps in action movies in recent years has been the shared universe featuring the Marvel Comics characters. When we first watched Iron Man, we had no idea what we […]

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Timeless: Season 1 – Review

Comic Book Geek

My son got me watching the Timeless series. I had never heard of it but listening in to a few of the episodes that he was watching got me into it. My wife and I […]

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Lost in Space – Review

Comic Book Geek

The old Lost in Space series was a part of my childhood. I didn’t watch the original run as it was cancelled the year I was born. It was not my favourite science fiction show […]

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Pacific Rim: Uprising – Review

Comic Book Geek

I went to see Pacific Rim: Uprising with some interest. I didn’t see the first Pacific Rim movie in the theatre as it looked like a mindless monster movie. I did end up seeing it […]

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But That is Not My Superman!

Comic Book Geek

Some people seem to be having trouble with the portrayal of Superman in Man of Steel and now Batman v Superman. This is not the Superman that they have grown up with. The truth is […]

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Jessica Jones: Season 2 – Review

I have just finished watching the second season of Jessica Jones. I will confess, as a character, I find Jessica Jones the least likeable of all the Marvel Netflix characters. This is unfortunate as Marvel […]

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Avengers: Age of Ultron – Review

I finally had the opportunity to see Avengers: Age of Ultron. It is a movie that I have been looking forward to for some time. The basic plot is that the Avengers have been trying […]

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The Amazing Spider-Man 70´s TV Series

Do you remember the Amazing Spider-Man TV series from the 1970s? I remember flipping through the channels and coming across it. I had no idea that there was such a thing at the time and […]

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History of Swamp Thing

I remember a time when Swamp Thing was one of the most popular characters in the DC Universe. He is also one of the first DC characters to have his own movie.

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The 1970s Shazam! TV Series

I used to watch this show when I was a kid. I enjoyed it at the time but it doesn’t hold up very well. I hope the new Shazam movie will be better.  

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Thor Ragnarok – Review

I didn’t get a chance to see Thor Ragnarok in the theatre but I was really looking forward to seeing it when it was available for home release. There was so much that looked good. […]

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Who I Would Like to See in a Teen Titans Movie

Titans

Even though the Justice League didn’t do as well as desired, I hope they continue to dig into the DC Universe and bring the characters to the big screen. One of the groups I would […]

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Origin of Two Black Panther Villains

The two villains in the Black Panther movie are Klaw and Killmonger. While there are some differences between the movie versions compared to the comics versions, you might appreciate their background stories. Variant gives some […]

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