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Westworld: The Original Review

by Michael MacPhersonon October 4, 2016
“These violent delights have violent ends And in their triumph die, like fire and powder, Which, as they kiss, consume.” – William Shakespeare, (Romeo and Juliet) Must see TV at its absolute finest and most gorgeous. Just when you think 2016 could not possibly churn out another binge worthy show to keep us dying to […]

Top Five Geek Films of 2015

by Michael MacPhersonon January 22, 2016
With 2015 in the rearview mirror, it’s time to take a look back at the year that was and count down the top five geek films that we truly loved from the past year. It was a year that left an indelible mark on theatres as there were several major blockbusters and the return of […]

[Secret Wars] Spider-Verse #1 Review

by Michael MacPhersonon May 24, 2015
When Spider-Verse was originally released in August of 2014, it focused on Peter Parker as a universal symbol and the ire of the Inheritors. I loved the direction that Dan Slott took the series uniting Spiders from all over the multiverse into one team to save themselves as they were being hunted down one by […]

Doctor Doom Rules in Secret Wars #2

by Michael MacPhersonon May 19, 2015
So now that Jonathan Hickman has successfully destroyed the Marvel Universe as we know it, its time to introduce us to the long hyped and awaited Battleworld which will end up being pieces of the universes that have been destroyed, pieced together into one final universe. Instead of easing our way into the brave new […]

Mortal Kombat X: Blood Ties Volume 1 Review

by Michael MacPhersonon May 8, 2015
Get over here… for an all-new digital-first series set before the events of 2015’s highly anticipated game Mortal Kombat X. Prepare yourself for the brutal adventures of all your favorite Mortal Kombat characters and witness the rise of the next generation of Kombatants! As Scorpion and his newest companion set off in deadly pursuit of Raiden, […]

Time Runs Out: Secret Wars #1 Review

by Michael MacPhersonon May 7, 2015
Back in 1984, Marvel teamed up with Mattel to create a comic series that would also be directly tied into a toy series. Through focus groups it was determined that ‘secret’ and ‘wars’ were very popular with children and so Marvel Super Heroes Secret Wars was born and written by Jim Shooter. It brought about […]

The Duel of Fates: Top 5 Lightsaber Fights

by Michael MacPhersonon May 4, 2015
May the Fourth Be With You! Today is always one of the best days of the year; it’s a day where we celebrate one of best film sagas of all time. You know the one I’m talking about: Star Wars. “Your father’s lightsaber. This is the weapon of a Jedi Knight. Not as clumsy or as […]

‘Pulp’ Fiction Gore Vidal Style

by Michael MacPhersonon April 29, 2015
Gore Vidal is known widely for his very polished style of writing, a high minded intellectual, political commentator and essayist, who focused most of his writing on the United States and its history and society. Vidal is also known for writing several films as well like Caligula. When Vidal passed away in 2012 he was […]

Sci-Fi Tournament: New School

by Michael MacPhersonon April 20, 2015
Our continuing series continues, with our Sci-Fi Tournament building steam. So far we have taken a look at Game Changers, Classics, and Cult Classics. This time out we are looking at the New School of Science Fiction film. The New School takes the foundation that was built by prior generations and take it to new […]

Fawkes and Templesmith Hit Home Runs with Gotham by Midnight

by Michael MacPhersonon April 7, 2015
It may be baseball season, but in the comics world, Ray Fawkes and Ben Templesmith keep hitting home runs with their newest installment of Gotham by Midnight.