• Action/Adventure
    THE MAZE RUNNER: A WELCOME ENTRY INTO THE GENRE

    Thanks to the Twilight movie franchise there is now a pervasive cynicism toward Hollywood’s adaptations of young adult novels. Series such as Twilight and The Hunger Games have taught us to expect the kind of melodramatic love triangles that send “tween “girls into hysterics as well as low-brow fantasy and sci-fi elements that even segments […]

  • Fantasy
    MALEFICENT

    2014’s diminishing returns at the American box office have had movie studio executives bracing themselves for a potential economic collapse with the fervor of a toothless couple on an episode of Doomsday Preppers. In an unstable climate where the major studios are invariably risk averse, it is refreshing to see Disney go out on a […]

  • Comic Book
    BATMAN vs. ROBIN micro REVIEW

    Every time the DC/Warner Bros. animated film collaboration announces a new title in their release slate, comic book fans descend upon their favorite blogs looking for scraps of information with the ravenous hunger of a pack of freshly turned zombies in search of their first mouthful of brains. With their successful run of animated features, […]

  • Action/Adventure
    HERCULES: A GREAT HERCULES FILM REMAINS A MYTH

    Mixtapes. Mariah Carey’s ethnicity. Turducken. There are certain combinations that work so well together that we couldn’t imagine them continuing to exist any other way. Hercules stormed its way into 2014’s summer movie season with a 100 million dollar budget, an all-star cast and an original take on an old and familiar story that the […]

  • Comic Book
    Why Fox Should Not Produce A Live Action X-Men TV Series

    It’s no longer a secret that Fox is looking to bring a live-action X-Men series to television. The success of series like Flash, Arrow and Gotham have proven to studios that the demand for live action superhero programming on television exists. For the 15-years the only live action tales to be had featuring Wolverine, Magneto […]

  • Action/Adventure
    LUCY: A FILM THAT FALLS SHORT

    As a young man in my early twenties, I spent many nights out exploring the city’s hot spots in search of a woman that could be the next love of my life. I would often glance across a bar or stare across a crowded room and spot bright, attractive and complicated women who at the […]

  • Console
    Call Of Duty – “Call Of Duty Online” Makes Its Debut

    America’s Number one video game, “Call of Duty” is set to take-over the Chinese market. Activision Bilzzard has now officially released “Call of Duty Online” in China as a free to play title. The move is an attempt to gain a major share of the Chinese video game market which until now has gone largely […]

  • Action/Adventure
    Transformers: Age Of Extinction Review

    I went into the fourth installment in the Transformers movie franchise, “Transformers: Age Of Extinction” (AOS) as a Michael Bay Transformers movie veteran. Gone was the awe and childlike wonder of seeing the heroes of my youth recreated on screen in all of their majestic, high-definition glory. Long gone was the hope of experiencing a […]

  • Comic Book
    Batman Fans Deserve Better Than Fox’s Gotham

    2014 was an exceptional year for genre nerds. In a span of twelve months, we received cinematic treasures such as Captain America: The Winter Soldier and Guardians of the Galaxy. I slated Fox’s Gotham series in as the third and shiniest jewel in my comic book nerd triple crown. Much to my chagrin, I immediately […]

  • Comic Book
    The Future Looks Bright For The X-Films

    For the past 14-years, the X-Men movie franchise has been churning out stories loosely based on Marvel’s seminal comic book series. X-Men: Days Of Future Past (DOFP), the 7th instalment in the movie franchise is without a doubt the most “comic-booky” chapter, which immediately places it in the top tier of the X-movies. Although this […]

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