A day at the movies: Joker

We've seen plenty of superhero films before, but it's pretty rare that we see films solely about super villains. And this Halloween season, DC decided to unleash a film. about their most popular villain, The Joker. Hoo boy, this is the one movie that has been dominating headlines ever since the first trailer debuted, and mostly it was for all the wrong reasons. People were going on and on about how this movie was going to embolden incels and cause mass shootings. Well having seen the film, I can happily report that there have been no shootings in my area or anywhere in the country for that matter. But what about the film itself? Is this truly a worthy origin story for the Clown Prince of Crime? Or is it a complete and utter joke? Lets find out.

The Good

Where do I begin? First off there's the cinematography.  Gotham has always been known as a dark and dreary city and the movie perfectly captures that. Somehow the film manages to make a city full of grime look absolutely go…

A day at the movies: Spider-Man: Far From Home

Marvel's not slowing down anytime soon are they? They started the year off with a bang as "Captain Marvel" grossed $1 billion at the box office, and then "Avengers: Endgame" became the second highest grossing movie of all time. And now they are finally bringing phase 3 to an end with everyone's favorite wall crawler.

After the events of the final battle with Thanos, Peter Parker is starting to resume his life as both a student and superhero while still mourning the loss of Tony Stark. As such, he heads out on a field trip to Europe with some of his classmates who were also victims of Thanos. But when new villains known as the elementals start to wreak havoc, Spider-Man is recruited by Nick Fury to team up with a new hero named Mysterio in order to save the world. So does this sequel continue the story of Spider-Man in a meaningful way or will it make you want to stay far from it? Let's find out.
The Good
Ok what I love the most about this movie is the ch…

A Day at the Movies: Toy Story 4

Man the 2019 summer blockbuster season has truly been, well, a bust hasn't it? It's almost like the only movies released so far that have been bonafide hits so far are Avengers: Endgame, John Wick: Chapter 3- Parabellum, and Aladdin. But Godzilla: King of Monsters? Not only did it get torn apart by critics but it really disappointed at the box office. MIB: International? A flop. And the less said about the dumpster fire known as X-Men: Dark Phoenix, the better. But thankfully things might be able to turn around with the fourth adventure of Woody and Buzz Lightyear, Toy Story 4.
Taking place a couple of years after the events of Toy Story 3, Woody and the gang have been settling down nicely with their new kid Bonnie after Andy left for college. However, things haven't been so great for Woody as Bonnie hasn't been playing with him much. Still determined to make sure his new kid is happy Woody tags along with her to school where she ends up creating a new toy named Forky…

Five Films That I Want To See In The MCU Post Endgame

Hey guys, It's John and ok lets just cut to the chase. Who here has seen Avengers Endgame?

Of course you freaking saw it! Who hasn't?! Endgame was an epic, emotional, and extravagant finale to this chapter of the MCU and serves as a perfect ending for the original six avengers. Now I was originally going to write my own review for the film but you know what? After seeing it, I just couldn't stop thinking about where the MCU could go after a film of this caliber. So instead, I'm just going to talk about the kind of films I'd love to see in this brand new chapter of the MCU going forward.

Now for this list I'm only going to go with properties that Marvel hasn't currently announced plans for. So in other words characters that have been confirmed to get television shows or full on theatrical sequels will not appear on this list. Also be warned, because I will have spoilers for Endgame present when talking about these properties so if you have not seen the film…

Rise and Fall: The Amazing Spider-Man Series

Hello everyone, and welcome to a new installment of Rise and Fall. This where we take a look at movie franchises that used to be king of the hill, only to hit rock bottom later. And today's Rise and Fall is going to focus one of the worlds most popular superheroes who also happens to be one of my personal favorites of all time. I am talking of course, about your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man.

Folks, I think it's safe to say that somebody like Spidey needs no introduction. He has been a beloved cultural icon for well over 50 years and he's still going strong to this day. And now that he's officially a part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the wall crawler is on a roll. But there was a time when Spider-Man's cinematic career wasn't doing too well. And we're here to see just how bleak things looked back in the day. So let's get started.

The Origin

After the release of the much maligned Spider-Man 3, there was a lot of turmoil going on at Sony Pictures. …

A day at the movies: Black Panther

Hey guys! 2018 is here and what better way to start off blogging this year than reviewing what is easily Marvel's most anticipated film to date (aside from Infinity War)? That's right folks! Today I'm reviewing Black Panther.

Taking place directly after the events of Captain America: Civil War, Prince T'challa returns home to the nation of Wakanda to be crowned king after his father was tragically assassinated. But things soon get heated when a man known as Killmonger soon challenges T'challa for the throne of Wakanda. Now T'challa is put to the test as now not only does he have to keep his nation safe but the world as well. Guys ever since Black Panther made his cinematic debut in 2016, the world has been hyped to see him in his own solo outing. But now that the Black Panther has arrived, is this a movie worthy of a king or this an over hyped piece of kitty litter? Let's find out.

The Good

Hoo boy where do I begin? First of all let's talk about the stor…

Fanmade Pokemon Types: Can they work?

Hello ladies and gentlemen. It's been a minute but now I am finally back to blogging. Today, we are going to talk about a video game franchise. One that I have been a loyal fan of for many years. I am talking of course about the Pokemon franchise.

Now why am I talking about Pokemon today you may ask? Well it's all about the potential of new types. Now for those of you who don't know, types are properties for Pokemon and their moves. They work in a rock paper scissors style format so that there can be advantages and disadvantages during battles (ex: Water beats fire, Grass beats water, etc.). So far there are 18 elemental types but that hasn't stopped fans from making types of their own over the years and today I'm going to take a look at the 4 most common fan made typings, what I think their strengths and weaknesses should be and if they can make sense enough to work in the actual games. And if you don't see your favorite fan made types or disagree with me on w…