Best Of British Biographies – Karen Gillan
Elsewhere in this blog you will find me banging on about the talent coming out of the small but amazingly beautiful country of Wales. The thing is that something very similar can be said about Scotland…well, apart from the size that is. Scotland is nearly four times bigger than Wales and has nearly twice the […]
Fantastic Flaw – Why Hasn’t There Been A Good F4 Film?
In many ways the Fantastic Four were the first, the one’s that paved the way for the rest, the ones that were genuinely groundbreaking. Back in 1961 Stan Lee and Jack Kirby got together and created a superhero team with a flawed humanity and other complex, yet naturalistic, characteristics. The Fantastic Four were born. I’m […]
You’re saying it wrong: The Benedict Cumberbatch Name Generator
Of course, the wacky people in Britland can’t be bothered to say superhero actor Benedict Cumberbatch properly. It’s too much effort and a lot more fun to get it astoundingly, satisfyingly wrong. Cumberbatch — er, Cumberbund? — seems okay with this. Say his real name enough times and you start wondering what is correct, […]
Director “Snyder Cut” of Justice League officially premieres 2021 on HBO Max
For better or for worse, there will be a director’s cut of 2017’s Justice League, created by director Zack Snyder. Warner Bros announced it would premiere Snyder’s Director’s Cut of Justice League in 2021 on the upcoming HBO Max streaming platform. It will be titled Zack Snyder’s Justice League, but far no specific release date or […]
2019 Peeple’s Poll Movies – Year in Review
Here’s a breakdown of the results from the Peeple’s Poll. Find out which movie was the highest rated, lowest rated, and everything in between. Plus some interesting numbers that only the Peeple’s Poll can provide: like which movie beat expectations by the widest margin.
Why Avatar Deserves to be the Number 1 Movie Over Avengers: Endgame
With Avengers: Endgame passing Avatar to become the highest grossing movie of all time, I’ve recently gotten into a lot of heated debates with my friends as to why I think Avatar is more deserving of #1. So I’m going to tell you — in a more calm manner than I do my friends — […]
Avengers Bests Avatar at Box Office – But Avatar Is Still #1 in My Heart
Avatar is one of my all time favorite movies. So I’m a little torn that Avengers: Endgame has broken its box office record. Yes, it’s cool that a superhero movie is now the reigning box office champ of all time. Endgame is the reigning champ And it’s an impressive feat wrapping up 11 years worth […]
Was The Infinity War Snap random in who was dusted?
A thought occurred to me last night while watching a YouTube video about Thanos’ Snap: were the people who became dust selected at random? At first glance I always assumed so, but maybe not. I’m not a mathematician, and questions of probability can confound even professors of mathematics. I’ll lay out my reasoning and you […]
Avengers: Endgame Re-Release Extra Footage Explained
In an attempt to knock Avatar (2009) off the Biggest Box Office high horse, the Marvel Cinematic Universe opened their vaults and added some extra footage to Avengers: Endgame in a ‘re-release’. Normally a re-release happens after a movie has been gone awhile, but with MCU fever still running high, Marvel Studios added six minutes […]
Avengers Endgame Song and Lyrics to Supersonic Rocketship
Rock Music in the Marvel Cinematic Universe If you’re paying at all attention to the music during the already overcrammed events in Avengers Endgame, you’ll notice a few classic rock songs stand out. This technique’s been in play since Iron Man, but really ramped up with Guardians of the Galaxy and just kept on that […]