The changing face of blockbusters

As we venture head-first into 2018, it’s worthwhile to take a look back at the unique blockbuster season that was 2017. For the first time since 1958, the top three highest-grossing movies all feature a female lead. The combined strength of Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Beauty and the Beast, and Wonder Woman bought in …

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The good of being hindered – how DC TV is beating DC movies

2017 was a mixed bag for DC films. While Wonder Woman was a breath of fresh air for the genre, Justice League proved to be divisive with critics and fans; the film looking to lose upwards of $100 million for Warner Bros. This coming off the back of the equally divisive Batman v. Superman and …

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Video game movies suck – here’s why

Video games have become a multi-billion-dollar industry. Although video games were initially seen as a kid’s toy, they have matured into a wide-appeal form of entertainment. There is a video game for every preference. Such a wide-appeal creates a passionate fandom, something which comes up often in every form of media. These passionate fans are …

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Top 5 Treehouse of Horror segments

Well it’s that time of year again. Halloween is just around the corner and with it comes the annual Simpsons tradition, The Treehouse of Horror. These fun detours from regular continuity have been a mainstay of the series since its second season. Often lampooning the tropes and trends of horror, sci-fi, and the supernatural, The …

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Why Rick and Morty resonates

By pretty much every metric, Rick and Morty is a success. Whether it’s the record setting viewership, immense social media power (I’m Pickle Rick!!!), or the numerous think-pieces done on the series, no one can say the critically-acclaimed animated series is a failure. But the real question is, why does an animated show about an …

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