Category Archives: Discussion

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Concerning Captioning

I have a sister who is deaf. She is one of the smartest and most capable people I will ever meet. Though our interests diverge quite a bit (she likes sports, I like stories) we have enjoyed many a movie … Continue reading

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The Seven Sins of Marvel’s Netflix Villains

You know when you get one of those thoughts? One of those little ideas that buzzes around the brain like a fly trapped behind your eyes, just itching to get out? This is one of those thoughts. As I was … Continue reading

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The Would-Have-Been Big Bad: A Digimon Fan-Theory

I have been a fan of Digimon since I was a kid. I love the first season, highly enjoy the third, and even the second, for all its flaws, has its charms. I had the opportunity to watch all three … Continue reading

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Marvelous Villainy: My Top Twelve Favorite MCU Villains (Except Loki)

Loki is the best villain of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. We all know it, and we all love him for it. 😉 But what about everyone else? The MCU has often been criticized, even by me, for having some rather … Continue reading

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What I Want From Sony, and What I Want From Disney

Sony, Sony, Sony. …and Disney, Disney, Disney. There is a fair bit of disappointment, in both of these big companies, going around right now. I’m certainly feeling it. Eventually, I paused and asked myself why. Disappointment is what happens when … Continue reading

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Updating My Avengers Classification System

(Let’s try this again!) 😉 Just before the third phase of the Marvel Cinematic Universe officially kicked off with Captain America: Civil War, I created a tentative Avengers classification system. Since then, we’ve had a number of new developments, and a … Continue reading

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State of the Cineverse, 2019

It’s been about two years since I last commented on cinematic universes. For all of those two years, there was always something happening, something still in progress. Now, we stand at a moment where there have been multiple endings, several … Continue reading

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A Transformers Fan-Theory: The Scheme of the Matrix

As part of helping to raise my nephew, I recently had the chance to re-watch the Transformers-based cartoon Beast Wars and its sequel, Beast Machines. Somewhere between the running commentary about how bad the CGI looked to his young eyes, … Continue reading

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The Power(ing) of Isekai Protagonists

A humble, average person gets whisked away from our normal world and into a more fantastic one. Here, in this other world filled with strange and wondrous and dangerous things, the humble native of our world is no average person, … Continue reading

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Gundanium Messages for Peace

Having just recently reviewed Gundam Wing, I was reminded of something I noticed a number of years ago. It came partially out of a lively discussion I had with an acquaintance of mine. Skipping all the details, we disagreed on how … Continue reading

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