Joshua M. Patton is a father, veteran, and writer living in Pittsburgh, PA. The first books he read on his own were comics, and he's loved the medium ever since. He is the greatest star-pilot in the galaxy, a cunning warrior, and a good friend. His book "What I Learned: Stories, Essays, and More" is available in print from Amazon and from all electronic booksellers.
Three Ways Kevin Feige Can Bring the X-Men Into the MCU

When the news broke that Disney purchased much of the 20th Century Fox entertainment business, fans rejoiced because it meant, finally, that Marvel can bring the X-Men into the MCU. Yet, this presents a problem. First, the X-Men already have an established shared universe. Though with Dark Phoenix now the lowest-grossing X-film ever, that shared […]

BY Joshua M. Patton August 20, 2019
MarvelMovies
Krypton Canceled by Syfy, Also Development Halted on Lobo Spinoff Series

The ambitious series about Superman’s grandfather will not return after ending its second season this week. SyFy wanted Krypton canceled after its ratings fell by more than half for the sophomore season. Interestingly, they first planned to expand the franchise by spinning off a series based on the Lobo character, which we reported in June. […]

BY Joshua M. Patton August 17, 2019
DCTV Shows
Ewan McGregor Playing Obi-Wan Kenobi Again for New Disney+ Series

Ever since Disney purchased Lucasfilm fan grumbling radiates across the internet demanding a specific Star Wars project featuring a specific Star Wars star. No matter how they feel about the prequel trilogy, most Star Wars fans want Ewan McGregor playing Obi-Wan Kenobi again. Well, after numerous rumors and false starts, the long-rumored project will land […]

BY Joshua M. Patton August 16, 2019
MarvelMovies
How Did Thanos Break Captain America’s Shield in Avengers: Endgame?

Now that Avengers: Endgame debuted on digital on-demand and Blu Ray, fans eager to learn about every detail of the biggest movie of all-time get all the answers they are looking for. One of the biggest questions audiences asked was how did Thanos break Captain America’s shield in the film? For anyone who’s not seen […]

BY Joshua M. Patton August 15, 2019
MarvelMovies
Jeph Loeb Interview: The Future of Marvel Television Is One of Fear and Opportunity

Marvel’s live-action arm is a house divided. On one side, there are the films of Marvel Studios, and, on the other, sits Marvel Television. Last year about this time, most folks though Marvel Television failed where the studio succeeded, but a new Jeph Loeb interview throws doubt on such an assertion. In a wide-ranging chat […]

BY Joshua M. Patton August 14, 2019
MarvelTV Shows
Legion Series Finale Review: A Satisfying End, Despite Plenty of Problems

The Legion series finale brought the unique, surreal story to a satisfying end, despite the many problems in the show’s narrative.

BY Joshua M. Patton August 13, 2019
MarvelTV Shows
Marlon Wayans Wants to Play Plastic Man in a DC Movie

Every kid and adult of a certain age knows what superhero they want to be. For actors, however, they have a chance to at least portray their favorite hero on the screen. In Living Color and Scary Movie star Marlon Wayans wants to play Plastic Man in a movie, so he might actually get the […]

BY Joshua M. Patton August 13, 2019
DCMovies
John Williams’ Brother (Accidentally?) Revealed the Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker Runtime

Since Lucasfilm returned to the business of making Star Wars films, their productions often stay shrouded in secrecy. Yet, for old-school Hollywood types, that secrecy is for the birds. Case in point: Don Williams, brother of legendary composer John Williams, inadvertently revealed the Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker runtime. This is a big deal, because […]

BY Joshua M. Patton August 12, 2019
Movies
Madness in the Method Review: A Love Letter To and Desire to Escape From Jay and Silent Bob

In comic books, the sidekick often ends up overshadowed by the hero. They are beloved, but forever merely a part of a whole that doesn’t always need them. Madness in the Method, the directorial debut from Jason Mewes, addresses this problem in a way one might only expect in a one-shot from DC’s defunct Vertigo […]

BY Joshua M. Patton August 11, 2019
MoviesPop Culture
Starting Filming On The Boys Season 2: Another Fine Mess

Amazon Prime’s The Boys takes a dark, unsympathetic look at superheroes and how unpowered folk can smack them around a little. They’re starting filming on The Boys Season 2, and the picture shared by series creator Eric Kripke promises plenty of messes ahead. One of the most revolutionary things about The Boys is not so […]

BY Joshua M. Patton August 11, 2019
IndependentTV Shows
Inside Xbox: News from Gamescom 2019

Gamescom doesn’t have the following that E3 has. In recent years, however, it has grown into a big event for gaming news, trailers, and announcements. There are a lot of things coming from Gamescom 2019, and the Inside Xbox event really set the stage for an exciting week. Let’s break down each big moment in […]

BY Taylor Bauer August 19, 2019
History of Mario – Side Series Games

Mario is a busy dude. He’s constantly fighting off Bowser, and his 7+ kids, as he defends the Mushroom Kingdom from evil. What about his other adventures? It’s obvious that the mainline Mario games are a huge part of the iconic plumber. That being said, what happens in Mario’s other adventures? The History of Mario […]

BY Taylor Bauer August 18, 2019
The History of CD Projekt Red – Games and More

Ask any gaming critic or fan and they’ll tell you they can already foresee next year’s biggest release. Cyberpunk 2077 is going to be the biggest game of 2020. It’s no surprise the company behind The Witcher 3: The Wild Hunt is garnishing so much attention and anticipation. In fact, when the company announced an […]

BY Taylor Bauer August 18, 2019
Best Games of 2019 – First Half of the Year

We’re well into August, so it’s time to consider the best games of 2019 for the first half of the year. It’s been a somewhat quiet year so far. Although some games are still selling well, a lot of the heavy hitters are coming up in the second half of 2019. That means you may […]

BY Taylor Bauer August 14, 2019

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Kevin Smith Announces New ‘He-Man’ Series As A Netflix Original Anime

The popular 80’s hit He-Man will be returning as a Netfilx original Anime by filmmaker Kevin Smith, tited Masters Of The Universe: Revelation

BY Shah Shahid August 20, 2019
Three Ways Kevin Feige Can Bring the X-Men Into the MCU

When the news broke that Disney purchased much of the 20th Century Fox entertainment business, fans rejoiced because it meant, finally, that Marvel can bring the X-Men into the MCU. Yet, this presents a problem. First, the X-Men already have an established shared universe. Though with Dark Phoenix now the lowest-grossing X-film ever, that shared […]

BY Joshua M. Patton August 20, 2019
Mindhunter Season 2 Review: The Downfall Of Following Reality

Mindhunter first released on Netflix in October of 2017. Fans became immediately intrigued by the true-crime series, created by Joe Penhall, with co-executive producers David Fincher and Charlize Theron. Loosely following John E. Douglas and Mark Olshaker’s book Mindhunter: Inside the FBI’s Elite Serial Crime Unit, season one looks at the beginning of psychoanalyzing killers, […]

BY Meghan Hale August 19, 2019
Inside Xbox: News from Gamescom 2019

Gamescom doesn’t have the following that E3 has. In recent years, however, it has grown into a big event for gaming news, trailers, and announcements. There are a lot of things coming from Gamescom 2019, and the Inside Xbox event really set the stage for an exciting week. Let’s break down each big moment in […]

BY Taylor Bauer August 19, 2019