The Avengers: Infinity War – The Strengths and Pitfalls of Comic Book Continuity on Film

Hello everyone, and welcome back for another movie review! For many of you, this is probably the movie event of the year. As is tradition:

WARNING: Spoilers ahead. If that’s a problem for you, do not click into this post.

Seen it already or don’t care about being spoiled? Well then go ahead on in.

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Something Left Unsaid: The Story of Rare’s Dinosaur Planet

Simple nostalgic yearnings for what we didn’t get are not the only reasons gamers lament the loss of what may have been Rare’s coup de grace of gaming.

Welcome back to Nerd Revolt! I thought this would be kind of timely considering the recent release of Rare’s Sea of Thieves on March 20th.

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A Perfect Circle Eats the Elephant and Spills Its Guts

Hello all, been a while since we’ve done one of these. It’s also been about fifteen years since A Perfect Circle last put out an album worth of wholly original material, with their masterpiece The Thirteenth Step. Like a new Tool album, the expectations and hype are high. How does it sound, fifteen years later? Let’s jump right in.

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Are Superhero Movies About to Crash?

It happened to the musical, the Western, and even zombie movies. Will superhero movies be next?

Hello all and welcome back. Franchises like the Marvel Cinematic Universe and X-Men have dominated U.S. cinemas for the better part of a decade. Even before that in the 2000s, some of the most critically acclaimed big-budget films were comic book thrillers like Watchmen, the Spider-Man trilogy, Christopher Nolan’s Batman, and the first X-Men and Wolverine films.

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The Secretly Charming Master Teaser Takagi-san

Say, there sure have been a lot of reviews lately! In keeping with this pattern, today I wanted to discuss an anime series that kind of took me by surprise. As a matter of fact, I almost skipped it entirely.

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Ready Player One Proves Spielberg Still Has a Trick or Two Up His Sleeve

The moment the world seems to have been waiting for is finally upon us: Ready Player One has been adapted into a movie. And with Spielberg at the helm, it can’t fail, right? Click to read on.

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Pacific Rim: Uprising Doesn’t Capture the Old Magic

Hello all and welcome to the second week in a row of movie reviews! Today we’re going to look at the sequel to Guillermo del Toro’s tribute to mecha anime, Pacific Rim: Uprising. The first film teased a sequel in its final act, when the main character of that film almost ended up getting trapped in the monstrous Kaiju’s home dimension. Does Uprising clear the inevitable sequel bar? Read on and find out with me.

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