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‘The Kid Who Would be King’ Film Review

The Kid Who Would Be King is a fun and exciting addition to the King Arthur Legend that has more going for it than the previews display. When I was first assigned to review this movie, I did what I always do when I consider watching a movie: I first watched the trailer for it.  ...

‘The Punisher’ Season 2 Advanced Review

This is a spoiler-free review of all 13 episodes of the second season of Marvel's The Punisher.  What makes a man into a monster? This was the focal point of the first season of Marvel’s The Punisher series on Netflix. A man that had become so broken, he became something else entirely, Frank Castle is by far the MCU’s darkest character. He lives by the philosophy of ...

Conan the Barbarian #1 Review

Conan the Barbarian #1 cover by Esad Ribic (2018) The Conan the Barbarian franchise has made its triumphant return to Marvel Comics under the stewardship of Jason Aaron and Mahmud Asrar. The pair's opening arc is called 'The Life and Death of Conan', and it’s an epic introduction to the next phase of Conan's comic ...

‘Young Justice Outsiders’ Advanced Review

The Wait is Over IT’S FINALLY BACK! After the airing of the season 2 conclusion (“Endgame”) on March 16th of 2013, we could not wait for season 3 to come out. Almost 5 years later we get witness a much-desired continuation of the story and I could not be happier with the new season. Subtitled ...

Top Ten Best Movies of 2018

Well… we made it. 2018 has come to an end and a new year of movies is upon us. 2018 brought us some of film’s most shocking, enthralling, depressing and entertaining moments ever and in this ranking, we break down the best of the best. The ten movies that will stand the test of time, ...

Top Ten Comic Books of 2018

This year was a pretty good time for comic books, with a large number of standout ongoing series and original graphic novels being produced in the past twelve months. This list is, in my opinion, comprised of the ten best stories offered by the medium this year. Covering material from a variety of publishes and ...

Top Ten Best TV Shows of 2018

According to FX research there were close to 500 scripted original shows on broadcast, basic and paid cable, and online streaming services. While it remains virtually impossible for one person to watch every single show that debuted or premiered this year, Talkies Network can confirm that we did watch quite a bit of television this ...

The Ten Best Film Scenes of 2018

It was a year filled with triumph, tragedy, action, laughter and everything in between. 2018 was an exceptional year for film but there are moments where we, as an audience, are able to feel more when watching certain scenes. The ones that transcend the medium; that transport us, as if we are there co-experiencing what ...

‘On the Basis of Sex’ Film Review

Ruther Bader Ginsburg was appointed to the Supreme Court on August 10, 1993. On The Basis of Sex allows us to dive into Ginsburg's life before her appointment as Associate Justice, showcasing how she came to be the popular icon and role model she is today. With 2018 marking the 25th anniversary of Ginsburg’s appointment, ...

‘Roma’ Film Review

I have a confession to make before getting into this review. I actually saw Roma a month or so ago at the TIFF Bell Lightbox, which is a theater here in Toronto. Upon first viewing, I fell in love with this film immediately. The acting, the cinematography, the set design; it was all marvelous. Unfortunately, ...

‘Boy Erased’ Film Review

** Warning. This review contains spoilers AND discussion of potentially triggering topics ** Arriving to the screening of Boy Erased almost an hour earlier, I began people watching. Slowly as the start time neared, people of all sorts of backgrounds and walks of life came flooding into the small theatre, excited to see one of the ...

‘Welcome to Marwen’ Film Review

On April 8th, 2000, Mark Hogancamp was assaulted outside a bar by a group of five men after Hogancamp told them in a drunken state that he wore women’s shoes. He was left with severe brain damage which made him unable to recollect parts of his past. Afterwards he created a small-town fictional town outside ...

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