What’s New?

I've been going back to the well of favorites recently.  Between the passing of Roger Moore and Adam West, my lowered expectations over Wonder Woman and The Mummy having been met, and the unfortunate writing choices revealed in the new Darth Vader prequel comic from Marvel, I feel like fandom has kicked me in the teeth the last … Continue reading What’s New?

The Mummy, 2017

Between his work on Star Trek and Transformers, I am in no way a fan of Alex Kurtzman.   He's one of those clowns who proudly declares himself to be a fan of something and then wades into a project with a complete misunderstanding of what makes those stories work.  His demonstrations of veneer over substance … Continue reading The Mummy, 2017

More Monsters

I've just learned that the Universal Monsters reboot machine has added two more iconic monsters to their Dark Universe lineup and confirmed a third.  I said I'd keep up with this and hope for the best.  Well, this is where they really test my mettle because they've grabbed some favorites. “We know we’re going to … Continue reading More Monsters

A New World of Gods and Monsters

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hCm2PX5Iz00 With the upcoming release of The Mummy, Universal Studios has been putting forth more information on their shared universe, including this little teaser for their "Dark Universe."  Cheesy name and cheesier music aside, I wanted to really give this some thought before I wrote up my own thoughts on the matter.  And if you've … Continue reading A New World of Gods and Monsters