Although it seems like the MCU has been written to death about, its success can't be understated. Marvel was on the brink of bankruptcy and decided to take a huge gamble. They took their C-level heroes (C-level is being a tad generous) and built a cinematic empire. Marvel Studios built the highest-grossing movie franchise in history … Continue reading The benefits of a shared universe
Wonder Woman is the most iconic female superhero in the world. She is one-third of DC’s trinity and a founding member of the Justice League. She has been around for over 75 years and, in that time, has become the quintessential symbol of equality and female empowerment. Now, finally, this week will see Wonder … Continue reading Top 5 Wonder Woman moments
This week I had an interesting conversation with a friend regarding the MCU. Through the discussion, an interesting idea was raised. With the MCU becoming so vast across movies and television shows, will the release of a new Marvel property ever feel special again? I initially scoffed at the idea. Marvel properties, both TV and … Continue reading Is the Marvel Cinematic Universe still special?
Dear DC, this is an open letter letting you know the DC universe has more to it than Batman. For a little context on the situation, recently Variety reported that Joss Whedon, of Firefly and the Avengers fame, will be writing, producing, and directing a Batgirl movie for the DCEU. My initial reaction was much … Continue reading Dear DC, stop focusing on Batman
This weekend I had the pleasure of attending the Capital Gaming Expo. The Capital Gaming Expo, or CGX, is Ottawa’s premier gaming convention. CGX brings together game developers from all across Canada to show-off their latest games as well as give them the chance to interact with their fans. CGX offers gamers a wide-variety of … Continue reading Capital Gaming Expo: a small but mighty conference
Recently, the world was introduced to the newest Nintendo console, the Nintendo Switch. The Switch is a hybridization of Nintendo’s home and handheld consoles. The unique selling point of the Switch is its ability to play any Nintendo game at home or on the go and to transition between home and mobile gaming seamlessly. Having … Continue reading Nintendo Switch: a revolution for gaming
Wolverine is one of the most iconic Marvel heroes there is and it’s easy to see why. He has a awesome power set, he’s got a great costume, his no B.S. attitude always livens up a situation, and he’s Canadian. What's not to love? With the release of the third solo Wolverine film Logan this … Continue reading Top 5 best Wolverine film moments