Archives for Opinion

Good Guys Always Win – A Look At Comic Book Heroes

Nope, I’m not talking about Chucky. I’m talking about the protagonists, the heroes, the virtuous, the righteous, and often times even the squares. If you’re like me, born in the 80’s but grew up in the 90’s, you thought that the good guys of your childhood were a little corny, a little dry, and the term goodie good also comes to mind. However, the majority of the time you were on their side because of course you didn’t want Rita Repulsa destroying Angel Grove with a crayfish monster. There wasn’t much nuance back then, it was very clear who was
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Can Amazon’s Wheel of Time be the Successor to Game of Thrones?

I realize that fans of Robert Jordan’s epic fantasy tale of The Wheel of Time read that headline and probably got really annoyed. This is completely understandable as before George R.R. Martin’s now famous series was adapted by HBO, no one except hardcore fantasy book nerds (I’m raising my hand, by the way) had even heard of the series. Whereas Wheel of Time is constantly listed right next to, and sometimes above, the gold standard of epic fantasy in Lord of the Rings. Therefore, a title like that is talking exclusively about the upcoming Amazon original series adapting the Robert
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Problems/Solutions for Star Wars As A Franchise

AjfairnotBeen a nerd my whole life. Started with anime and cartoon not soon after Films, Comic Books and Video Games became what I enjoyed as well. Star Wars is the great franchise, but I do love Star Trek, Lord of the Ring, and Harry Potter. I want the nerd community to be kind to each other. Stop sending threats to each other and celebrities. I would love to engage in intense debate about the things we all love, not yell at each other and call people idiots just because they don’t agree with your opinions. I also love sports, boxing
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Art of the Remake

Remakes suck. That is the consensus with most the viewing world. However, there are a few that are forgiven, even praised: David Cronenburg’s ‘The Fly’ starring Jeff Goldblum, Chuck Russell’s ‘The Blob’ starring Shawnee Smith, and the most beloved John Carpenter’s ‘The Thing’ starring Kurt Russell, and more than likely one or two more of your own personal favorites. But why are these few so good (besides being well written, acted, and directed)? I believe there are certain rules to follow in the event a remake/reboot should happen, and if a movie falls into at least 2 of these, I
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Walter Hamada’s Plan For DC

AjfairnotBeen a nerd my whole life. Started with anime and cartoon not soon after Films, Comic Books and Video Games became what I enjoyed as well. Star Wars is the great franchise, but I do love Star Trek, Lord of the Ring, and Harry Potter. I want the nerd community to be kind to each other. Stop sending threats to each other and celebrities. I would love to engage in intense debate about the things we all love, not yell at each other and call people idiots just because they don’t agree with your opinions. I also love sports, boxing
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Werewolf: Hulk By Night

“Growin’ up, I remember reading the book Alice in Wonderland. After Alice went down the rabbit hole, a flower talked to her. She was surprised. You don’t need to be a psychiatrist to know if a flower ever spoke to a man, that man would know terror. When the world isn’t the same as our minds believe, then we are in a nightmare. And nothing is worse than a nightmare… except one you can’t wake up from.” -‘Alamo Joe’ Rogan Eric Cord is a college graduate, loves old cars, has a beautiful girlfriend, and a best friend, Teddy, who is
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Man-Thing: More than Man, More than Monster

Ted Sallis was a chemist and biologist working on trying to replicate Captain America’s super-soldier serum. He toiled away in his hidden lab deep in the everglades, his only companion being his beautiful girlfriend, Ellen. After finally breaking the code, and a passionate night of love making, Ted comes face to face with an Advanced Ideas in Mechanics (AIM) hit squad. Seems Ellen was more than a pretty face. Ted burns his notes and sets his lab ablaze, snatching the formula and making his escape in the confusion. He doesn’t get far, however. AIM is hot on his trail; firing
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