This week I've been way deep into ruined worlds. I'm not really sure why it turned out that all of these came up for me at the same time, but boy I've been having fun with media that looks at awful, broken societies. Chuck and Anthony: Ragnatalk This one is a bit of a stretch … Continue reading It’s the End of the World as We Know It – Ragnatalk, Gone, and Fallout 76
The past few weeks have involved a whole lot of Spider-Man. My wife and I took two of my nephews to go see Into the Spider-Verse, I finished off all of the DLC for Marvel's Spider-Man on the PlayStation 4, and I've been reading through some comics. They've all been fantastic experiences, and have resolidified … Continue reading So much Spidey: Spider-Verse, PS4 DLC, and Kraven!
My wife is good enough and nerdy enough to go along with me on watching all sorts of ridiculous comic book and sci-fi movies, even though I don't go along with her for more grounded movies as often as I should. I've always preferred my fiction in some kind of an outlandish setting, be it … Continue reading Why “Wonder” and movies like it are hard for me to enjoy (a tribute to a good dog)
I've been a huge Harry Potter fan since my dad ordered the first book for me just as it came out in the United States. I'm actually re-reading the book series right now, albeit slowly. Having said that, the first Fantastic Beasts movie didn't totally thrill me. It was fine, it was fun, but it … Continue reading Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald sure is okay
The previews for 2017’s Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets made it look like a bonkers, over the top, sci-fi spectacle. My wife and I finally got around to watching it a week ago and found out that that was almost exactly what it was, but it’s also just a bit more. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NNrK7xVG3PM … Continue reading Valerian and the Fantasy Sci-Fi