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  1. Dread

    DC Purge

    I'm not happy about any of this. Except Bob Harris. Fuck that guy. This is devastating for the comic book industry.
  2. The Predator: in fairness, I thought that Predator had come to Netflix. Sadly no. But we watched this anyway. I thought it was really fun. There are a few editing snafus that show some chunks being cut out, but I liked it overall. I haven't seen Predators, but the Predator movies are overall, very good. Features: 76 Shorts: 2 Documentaries: 11 Rewatches: 2
  3. Dread

    DC Purge

    800? I saw 600! Crazy. I think this is leading to the end of DC being in the monthly comic business. Digital only and then physical trades. Once Disney sees that, Marvel will go the same way. Monthly comics haven't made money in decades.
  4. The other half of round three is going to be a battle, but I don't see any of them beating Winter Soldier.
  5. Dread

    DC Purge

    It's not public news yet, but it looks like major layoffs happening at DC thanks to WB,
  6. I'm the same. There's an emotional tie to that film that's undeniable. I can't exactly say that it's even a good film.
  7. Asgardians of the Galaxy #3: this is pretty fun. Border Town #3: great Champions #26: this is kind of lame. I am not a fan of these kinds of stories. They kind of reek of a lack of ideas. Dead Rabbit #2: this is fun. Secret Agent Deadpool #5: easily the most entertaining series of Deadpool books I've ever read. Fearscape #2: this is alright. A little too esoteric. Infinity Wars #5: this is freaking great! Iron Fist Phantom Limb #1: unreadable Marvel Knights #1: this was really weird and intriguing. Outer Darkness #1: I'll maybe stick around for another. Road of the Dead #1: another boring zombie comic.I'm out. Shatterstar #2: this is quite good Suicide Squad Black Files #1: I really enjoyed this. Especially the magical team story. The Empty Man #1: I'm intrigued. The Green Lantern #1: awful. Grant Morrison on autopilot. I'm out. Typhoid Fever/X-Men #1: this was a weird surprise. Weapon X #25: so good. X-23 #6: they're kind of contracting the scope of the stories they're telling with this new numbered series. Not sure how I feel about it yet. X-Men Red #10: still great. Bitter Root #1: I get it, but it didn't grab me. I think I'm out. Captain America #5: not bad. Cyber Force #7: this is treading water. I think I'm out. Daredevil #611: fucking great. Daughters of the Dragon #1: not bad. I've never really been a Colleen Wing fan. I'm still not. Electric Warriors #1:I couldn't tell you the plot of this at gunpoint. So forgettable. Fantastic Four #3: Wow. This was amazing. God of War #1: haha! Not bad. Infinity Warps #1: ugh. terrible. Murder Falcon #2: still rad. Ninja-K #13: so good. Quantum Age #4: stuff is finally happening here. Not the best Black Hammer iteration. Not too bad though. Red Hood Outlaw #28: ugh...Scott Lobdell. Terrible. The Black Order #1: these characters only work when they're fighting characters with personalities. Issues: 215 Trades: 12 Omnibus: 4 Graphic Novel: 7
  8. Come on. Maybe the best of the entire MCU versus probably the worst? No contest here.
  9. I'm not voting on a movie's influence. I'm voting on entertainment. Thor: Ragnarok has that in spades.
  10. Infinity War is a bloated mess. GOTG is probably my pick for best of the MCU.
  11. The Wrong Missy: Lauren Lapkus is a genius. This movie still sucks though. Two solid laughs. Murder Mystery: I can't stand Jennifer Aniston. She's the absolute worst actress to me. This sucked too. One solid laugh and a chuckle. Sing Street: had to check and see if this is a rewatch, but I guess I watched it late in 2019 for the fourth time or whatever. The movie still holds up, but god does it look like balls with motion smoothing. I would have changed the airbnb's TV settings but only the Roku remote was available. Features: 75 Shorts: 2 Documentaries: 11 Rewatches: 2
  12. I'm with him. I think 2 is the best one, and it's not very good. Haha! Black Panther. Not a huge fan of this movie due to the terrible CGI, but I enjoyed the casting and the stakes. One of the best villains in the MCU too.
  13. Those last two Avengers movies aren't movies. They're a collection of scenes. Some good moments, lots of baffling choices. You could have cut an hour and twenty off of each of them and made them one movie and it would have been great. As such, Guardians 2 was really fun and a worthy sequel to its predecessor. Also, it had a great villain.
  14. Cap takes this easy. What a bright spot in superhero movies that was. Getting the guy who directed Rocketeer (the best superhero film of all-time) to direct it was a stroke of genius, and he did not disappoint.
  15. I, Tonya: just an attempt to catch up on some stuff that I missed, and boy did I miss this one! This was great. Some of the skating scenes are very CGI, but the acting is incredible all around. Funny, smart, heart-felt. In Search of Darkness: a four hour documentary about 80s horror. It has its moments. Features: 72 Shorts: 2 Documentaries: 11 Rewatches: 2
  16. Fast Company/Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde: reviews forthcoming Features: 71 Shorts: 2 Documentaries: 10 Rewatches: 2
  17. It's one of the best comics being published right now.
  18. Ant-Man is in the running for the worst villain in an MCU film (which is saying a lot), completely wastes the idea of his powers (I mean, come on! Honey I Shrunk the Kids is more inventive and entertaining). About the only thing it has going for it is Rudd. Guardians 2 is fun as fuck. Also loved seeing the original Guardians.
  19. Ragnarok is one of the best MCU films. Period. I agree with Mike on that one. IM2 goes down like a very hard poop.
  20. I don't like Endgame, but it's better than TIH.
  21. X-Men Red #9: still great. Avengers Halloween Special: awful Batman Secret Files #1: this was mostly pretty bad. Some great art though. Daredevil #610: still great. Deathstroke/Yogi Bear Special #1: I can't stress enough how fun this was. Edgar Allan poe's Snifter of Terror #1: not good. Extermination #4: great! Green Lantern/Huckleberry Hound Special #1: this is a great examination of race and police brutality. Recommended reading...weirdly. Heroes in Crisis #2: did people hate this? This is really good! Hex Wives #1: awful. Ice Cream Man #8: so fucking good. Justice League Dark and Wonder Woman Witching Hour #1: really good. Man-eaters #2: ehhh, I think I'm out. Marvel Two-In-One #11: great. Multiple Man #5: solid ending. Nightwing/Magilla Gorilla Special #1: pretty good. Old Man Hawkeye #10: pretty good. Old Man Logan #50: great ending. Planet of the Apes The Time of Man #1: nawww Sex Death Revolution #1: I'll take "comics that don't come anywhere near living up to their title for 400 please alex." Spider-Force #1: I have no fucking idea what's happening, but I'll give it another. Superman/Top Cat Special #1: awful Uber Invasion #17: so great. Vault of Spiders#1: no thank you What If Magik Became Sorcerer Supreme? #1: this was good. Wytches Bad Egg Special: really fucking good. This is basically a graphic novel prelude to volume two I guess. X-Men Black Emma Frost #1: decent. Issues: 182 Trades: 12 Omnibus: 4 Graphic Novel: 7
  22. If it doesn't beat IM 2 there is no justice in the world.
  23. Haha! Might as well have given Iron Man a bye to the semifinals!