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The History of Batman on Film

The Caped Crusader. The Dark Knight. Bruce Wayne’s alter ego. The goddamn Batman. No matter what you call him, there’s no denying that he’s an iconic American superhero. He is, first and foremost, a comic book character, but comic books couldn’t contain him. He began appearing on film less than five years after he was […]

BY Salomé Gonstad August 17, 2019
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The Hunt is Nothing New – So Why Was It Canceled?

Movies about people killing other people for sport have been popular for ages. The Hunger Games made millions of dollars. People claimed that the film ripped off Battle Royale, another film about children hunting children. But the genre of human hunting has been around for decades. The Most Dangerous Game, a 1924 short story by Richard Connell, tells a […]

BY Meghan Hale August 16, 2019
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PS5 Coming During Sony Event in February, Says Leak

Let’s start off with a big caveat: the gaming news taking the web by storm today is all based on a leak. It’s getting very common for information like this to hit 4Chan before the actual headlines, and in many cases, the leak is true. We take everything from 4Chan with a grain of salt […]

BY Taylor Bauer August 15, 2019
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The Institute: Stephen King Tackles Kids Vs. Evil Again

In less than a month, Stephen King’s IT is going to get its second film adaptation from Andrés Muschietti. IT Chapter Two is going to cover the Losers as they return to Derry after Pennywise the Clown returns to finish what he started. Fans of Stephen King’s books are often a little let down from […]

BY Taylor Bauer August 14, 2019
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Netflix: Spending Less On Domestic Lobbying, More On Worldwide Change

Netflix has grown beyond just a simple streaming service, and its history of lobbying and policy change is important behind-the-scenes.

BY Meghan Hale August 12, 2019
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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
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Machete, The Flash Star Danny Trejo Rescued a Child with Special Needs from Car Accident

Most of us recognize Danny Trejo’s face from countless appearances in television series and films, but one family will remember him as their hero. This week, Danny Trejo rescued a special-needs child after a horrific car crash in Los Angeles. The 75-year-old actor, perhaps best known for playing villains, performed a genuine act of heroism, […]

BY Joshua M. Patton August 11, 2019
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Disney Announces Reimagining Of Fox Properties for Streaming Service

Though it may look like the streaming wars have been heating up for months now, it seems like we’re only getting started. Disney recently revealed that they will be using many of their newly acquired Fox properties to help leverage their upcoming streaming service, Disney+. So, what does this mean? Well, to utilize their new […]

BY Meghan Hale August 9, 2019
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Superhero Movie History: A Century of Titans and Adventures

Superhero movies didn’t just begin with Marvel. The superhero movie has a long history, beginning over a century ago!

BY Meghan Hale August 7, 2019
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How Can Batwoman Survive the Fan-Hate? CW Show Faces Harsh Criticism

How can Batwoman survive the fan-hate its getting from angry people on YouTube who object to the female empowerment message in the show.

BY Joshua M. Patton August 6, 2019
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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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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
The 5 Best Original Anime Created Exclusively For Netflix

‘Netflix Original’ can mean a lot of things. So here is 5 orginal Anime content created exclusvely for the streaming giant.

BY Shah Shahid August 19, 2019