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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Why Star Trek is needed more than ever

This past week marks a significant milestone for the Star Trek franchise. It has been 30 years since the debut of the stellar Star Trek: The Next Generation while also the premiere of the newest TV incarnation, Star Trek: Discovery. Though there have been consistent movies since the 2009 reboot, this is the first TV …

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The lost vision of a galaxy far, far away – Why Star Wars keeps losing directors

The Star Wars franchise is having a rough time right now. It’s a weird thing to say about a series as beloved as Star Wars, especially since the franchise clawed its way back into cultural relevance after the under-whelming prequels. Since being bought by Disney back in 2012, Kathleen Kennedy, the head of Lucasfilm, has …

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