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‘Swamp Thing’ Advanced Review

*This is a spoiler-free advance review of episodes one and two of DC Universe’s Swamp Thing* Regardless of what one may think of DC’s streaming service, it does offer creators an outlet to tell more experimental stories using established characters. This was best seen in the meta-fictional and quirky stories being told in Doom Patrol, ...

‘Rim of the World’ Film Review

What do you get when you mix together the wonderment of E.T, the adventure of Goonies, the endearment of Stand by Me, and the action from Independence Day? You get Netflix latest movie about four kids at a summer camp who must save the world from alien invaders: Rim of the World. Alien invasion movies ...

‘Detective Pikachu’ Film Review

This movie was never going to amount much as a work of storytelling. Yet even with such low expectations, the live-action Pokémon movie Detective Pikachu fails spectacularly. But I cannot be too harsh because of the task that was laid before the filmmakers. They had to create a film that appealed to the casual movie-going ...

‘Aladdin’ Film Review

When it comes to remakes of beloved films, there are generally two schools of thought; the first says, “why would they risk ruining a story that was already done so well before?” while the second school says, “the two films are separable from one another – even if the remake tanks the original will always ...

An Exploration of the Human and Non-Human in ‘Blade Runner 2049’

Introduction It has been said that humanity is in a flourishing “age of technology.” While some praise the innovations taken in the name of furthering technology, others worry about the negative impacts that may occur when altering the fabric of nature. This is a conflict most notably seen in the field of artificial intelligence. As ...

Robert Pattinson in Talks to Play ‘The Batman’ for Matt Reeves’ Solo Film

The day has finally arrived. The new Batman is here ladies and gentleman. Robert Pattinson is in negotiations to play Bruce Wayne/Batman, according to Variety. Matt Reeves’ forthcoming superhero film will hit theaters June 25, 2021. While sources indicate it’s not yet a done deal, Pattinson is the top choice and it’s expected to close ...

Enter the Archie-Verse: An Interview with Archie Comics CEO Jon Goldwater

The Archie comics have always meant a lot to me. When I was growing up, I was put into french immersion... but I sucked at french... being my third language and all (no mom, I'm not making an excuse I'm just stating a fact). During the many silent reading periods in my junior school, my ...

Flash #70: ‘Year One’ Comic Review

Thanks to the well received and immensely popular Batman Year One, stories with that moniker have become tradition at DC Comics. JLA year one, Green Arrow: Year One, Robin: Year One, Wonder Woman: Year One — the list just goes on. Many of these stories were excellently retold origins that added to a character’s mythology. ...

A Celebration of Fox’s ‘X-Men’ Franchise

*Disclaimer: Due to the serious allegations brought against Bryan Singer, he will not be discussed, nor mentioned in this editorial.* Today is X-Men Day. Everywhere online, you’ll see people commemorating the last 19 years of X-Men films. While superhero films happened sporadically over the course of the 80s and 90s, mostly from DC Comics, the ...

‘The Hustle’ Film Review

The Hustle, con-comedy and remake of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (which was a remake of the 1964 film Bedtime Story itself) follows two female con artists: Penny (Rebel Wilson) a loud and proud Aussie catfish con and Josephine (Anne Hathaway) an almost too perfect high class British con and their lives in the industry. Not to ...

WALT DISNEY ANNOUNCES *NEW* FILM RELEASE SCHEDULE

Walt Disney Studios has unveiled its upcoming slate following the recent acquisition of the Fox film studios, including changes to previously dated films and a number of major additions. Disney's new schedule reaffirms the releases some titles that we knew was in development but it still able to offer a few surprises.

PSA: You Don’t Need to Ridicule Other Films When Praising ‘Avengers: Endgame’

There has never been a film quite like Avengers Endgame. As the 22nd chapter in this 11-year story, the film manages to successfully bring several of our favourite characters’ stories to a close while also setting up a bright but mysterious future. Upon its debut, Endgame earned great critical acclaim and broke several box office ...

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