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Remembering Stan Lee, 1922-2018

Article by: Anthony Florez   It's difficult to go anywhere on the internet today and not see a tribute to iconic comic book writer Stan Lee, who sadly left this world yesterday at the age of 95. In the coming weeks we're going to hear endless stories about what a lovely, decent

Movie Review: Mission: Impossible – Fallout

Article by: Anthony Florez   At the Alamo Drafthouse's showing of Mission: Impossible - Fallout, I made sure to order a solid microbrew before the film started, something with a lot of kick and a high alcohol percentage. Once we were underway, I put up an order card to make sure another

Movie Review: Ready Player One

Article by: Anthony Florez   I really enjoyed Ready Player One.  As far as critical analysis, that's not exactly the kind of concise deconstruction I go for, but it's difficult to avoid over-complicating a thing that isn't very complicated. The fact that I liked it came as a kind of surprise, however. I read

Jessica Jones: Season Two Review

Article by: Anthony Florez   The second season of Jessica Jones was released on Netflix on March 8th and quietly racked up an 86% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes. With the enthusiasm for The Avengers: Infinity War reaching fever pitch and the crossover series The Defenders concluded without any apparent plans for

Film Review: Annihilation (2018)

Article by: Anthony Florez   There are theories that someday streaming services will eventually kill off the conventional theater experience and that all movie releases will eventually be direct to streaming. I both dearly hope that never happens, and firmly believe that it will not. As much as I am not really a

TV Review: The Punisher

Article by: Anthony Florez   Let's get right to it: The problem with Marvel and Netflix's first season of The Punisher is the same problem that Christopher Nolan's Dark Knight trilogy had; in their enthusiasm to ground the character in reality and earnestness they left behind a lot of what gave the original

Game of Thrones: Season 7, [Ep 6-7 Review]

Article by: Anthony Florez     Sam: "Hi, Bran." Bran: "Three Eyed Raven." Sam: "...what?" Bran: "I am the all-seeing, all-knowing Three Eyed Raven. And guess what?" Sam: "What?" Bran: "Jon Snow is not, in fact, Jon Snow. His real name is Jon SAND. Because...Dorne. He was born in Dorne and is Rheagar's bastard. I seen's it." Sam: "Actually,

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