Category Archives: Discussion

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MCU Copycatting #11: Who Did Marvel Copycat?

This is one of those things that I only just realized, but is so obvious. Count the cineverses, which I define as distinct properties existing within the same cinematic continuity. 1: The Marvel Cinematic Universe. 2: The DC Extended Universe. … Continue reading

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MCU Copycatting #10: A New Contender

By my last count, we have at least half a dozen distinct cinematic universes out there. Marvel’s MCU, DC’s DCEU, Arrowverse, and the animated movie universe, Fox’s X-Men, Sony’s Spider-Man (which will no longer have Spider-Man in it) as well … Continue reading

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MCU Copycatting #9: Updates for Sony and Universal

I didn’t think I’d be updating my MCU Copycatting theme for quite awhile yet. I mean, we’re barely halfway through the year, it’s not even been five months since my last commentary, and the one before that was more a … Continue reading

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MCU Copycatting #8: The Race Evolves

It’s been over a year, now, since I last commented on the MCU Copycatting phenomenon. Originally, I thought I would just be chronicling an update on the “superhero cineverse” race, but then it suddenly hit me: the race hasn’t just … Continue reading

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The Defenders vs. the Hand: Connecting the Dots

It’s all connected. You know those moments of realization? The epiphany, they call it, when you suddenly figure it out. All at once, you see the pattern, the shape of things becomes clear. The past tells you the future, and … Continue reading

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A Buffy Fan-Theory: The Master and the Mayor

It’s Halloween time! AWOOOOO! (that would be my pathetic impression of a werewolf howl…) I have been waiting for months for Halloween to roll around again so I could post this. I mean, when else are you going to post … Continue reading

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Some Random “Dawn of Justice” Thoughts

It is time. Here comes Suicide Squad, hitting us within twenty-four hours. Since we’re (very likely) about to get something really good from the DC Extended Universe for the first time, I figure, why not give its predecessor one last … Continue reading

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My Response to the Sokovia Accords

Anyone who’s read my ongoing commentaries, like “This Week on TV,” for instance, has doubtless come across one or two moments where I talk about what I would do if I were in the characters’ place. Sometimes it’s long. Sometimes … Continue reading

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My Tentative Avengers Classification System

About a month from now, I, like maaaaany others, will be excitedly filling the movie theaters unto overflowing to watch Captain America: Civil War. And we’ll see what a real hero vs. hero movie is like, I say with a … Continue reading

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Vampire, Werewolf, or Witch: Which Would You Be?

This would probably be a better question for October, but… well, it just sprang onto my mind (curse you, Supernatural!), so what the heck? Actually… I haven’t decided yet. They all have pros and cons to them. So, I invite … Continue reading

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