Does the MCU hate Thor?

Despite the inflammatory title, I actually love the MCU’s depiction of Thor. His first solo movie is in fact one of my favorite MCU films and, in my humble opinion, the best origin movie Marvel Studios has done to date, Iron Man and Black Panther included. All the typical tropes of a superhero origin movie …

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Is 2018 the year of the PS4?

The PlayStation 4 has enjoyed quite a remarkable lifecycle. Since launching in November 2014, the console has sold close to 80 million units worldwide. Sony, which was playing catch-up going into the current generation off the back of the PS3 and the infamous Sony hacks, came to dominate the current generation of gaming. While Microsoft …

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Top 5 MCU characters who could be Skrulls

Avengers: Infinity War is poised to be a big turning point for the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Long-time characters seem to be on the outs as actor’s contracts reach their end. On top of that, Captain Marvel, which will be released in between Infinity War and the untitled fourth Avengers film, will be introducing the shapeshifting …

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The Simpsons sucks – but it still matters

The Simpsons has been a staple of pop culture since it premiered all the way back in 1989 as a series of animated shorts on The Tracey Ullman Show.  Even through the crewed animation, stiff dialogue, and rudimentary story-telling, it was clear the show about an animated nuclear family was onto something special. It was revolutionary …

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