Louis Cifer Brew Works: Thai-PA – Thoughts on a 5-Day-Old Growler

I went to Louis Cifer Brew Works in Toronto last week. With their own and other brews on tap, they provided both good food and good beer. I tried a few different brews and liked ’em fine, but one of them, their Coconut Lemongrass Thai-PA stood out, so I bought a growler of it. Readers […]

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Review: The Black Monday Murders, Issue 5

Cover As you can see above, the cover is both beautiful and eerie.  I’m unclear though as to how exactly it relates to the story.  The person depicted is wearing that creepy mask and is sitting on a throne of bones, but the only chairs mentioned so far in the story are The Watcher, The […]

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‘War For The Planet Of The Apes’ Review: A Mesmerizing Look At Humanity

Eye-popping cinematography, a powerful narrative, and fantastic performances from Andy Serkis and Woody Harrelson make Matt Reeves’s War For The Planet Of The Apes the summer’s best blockbuster. Summary War For The Planet Of The Apes picks up during the height of the deadly conflict between man and ape. Caesar (Serkis) makes it abundantly clear that he […]

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How ‘War for the Planet of the Apes’ Pays Homage To Classic War Films

War for the Planet of the Apes had a lot of weight on its shoulders going into production. After two successful flicks, this was going to be the movie that decided how the franchise will be remembered. Will it be rank among film’s greatest trilogies – a rarity – or will it be another trilogy that […]

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Jackie Chan is Looking for Revenge in ‘The Foreigner’

Jackie Chan has a particular set of skills and he’s working with two Bond alum in Casino Royale director Martin Campbell and former Bond, Pierce Brosnan to use them. Chan plays Quan, who loses his daughter in a blast triggered by the IRA. After recovering from the blast himself, he seeks the help of Liam […]

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Wonder Woman: Dawn Of WTF Did I Just Watch

So, here we are. The summer movie season is in full swing and superhero movies are raking in cash. Congrats to the likes of Guardians of that Galaxy 2 for being the third highest grossing movie so far this year. On its heels is Wonder Woman, the latest from DC based on the most iconic female […]

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Nintendo Introduces the SNES Classic Edition

It’s been rumored since the release and recent discontinuation of the NES Classic that Nintendo will follow up banking on nostalgia and they just announced the new release of the SNES Classic in a presumed similar limited run. The mini-console will contain 21 classic games from Nintendo’s most popular first party titles to JRPG favorites […]

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Dear Mr. Potter: A Letter To ‘Harry Potter’ In Honor Of His Twentieth Anniversary

Today marks twenty-years to the day that Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone was released for the first time by Bloomsbury Publishing. Nobody could have predicted back then, including the author herself, what the series would become, nor that it would take on a life of its own. Indeed, the Philosopher’s Stone was rejected twelve […]

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‘Godzilla: King of the Monsters’: Director Teases Mothra, King Ghidorah, & Rodan

The director of Godzilla: King of the Monsters, Mike Doughtery, teased three big new monsters that will debut in the sequel. Call sheet. Day 6. @GodzillaMovie pic.twitter.com/pnhNhIM98d — Mike Dougherty (@Mike_Dougherty) June 26, 2017 We saw the beasts teased in the end credits of Kong: Skull Island, and it’s likely that Kong will somehow tie […]

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‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ New York Press Junket Coverage

Sony held the press junket for ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ in New York this past weekend. It was a packed experience with full cast and crew in attendance, including Iron Man himself, Robert Downey Jr. Check out the interviews below. What side charcter are you most excited for? Tom Holland – “Peter Parker / Spider-Man” Michael Keaton […]

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Did ‘G.L.O.W.’ Choose The Wrong Character For Its Protagonist?

Netflix’s new series G.L.O.W. has premiered with great success. Critics and fans alike have praised with the 80’s wrestling comedy. It’s a show that blends comedy and glamour wonderfully. However, the show has a weak point in its leading lady. The show’s protagonist is Ruth, a “real” actress who turns to wrestling out of desperation. Ruth is […]

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Preacher Feature: On the Road

A Word About Spoilers: Preacher Feature is a weekly analysis of the AMC show Preacher based on the comic book of the same name by Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon.  In this column, we will give a breakdown of the events from the previous night’s show, including how they relate to the comics, and speculate as […]

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New Poster For ‘Marvel’s Inhumans’ Released Online

While the comic book genre has provided us with plenty of entertaining television series, possibly the most exciting project is Marvel’s Inhumans. The upcoming series is Marvel Entertainment’s most ambitious so far as it is not only filmed with IMAX cameras but will premiere on IMAX screens. Also Read: First Teaser Lets You Know Marvel’s ‘Inhumans’ Are […]

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Watch: ‘The Dark Tower’ – Who Is The Gunslinger?

Sony Pictures released a featurette for ‘The Dark Tower’ Sunday night, explaining the history and the power of the Gunslinger. Idris Elba brings a moxie to the role of the Gunslinger that is intoxicating. If we get a ‘True Detective’ performance from Matthew McConaughey as the Man in Black, ‘The Dark Tower’ could be a […]

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10 LGBTQ+ Comics You Should Already Be Reading for Pride Month

Last weekend, all across the world, millions of people celebrated, spectated, and otherwise paraded for LGBTQ+ pride, in remembrance of the Stonewall uprising. These celebrations, and Pride Month as a whole, stand as symbols of LGBTQ+ history and dignity, the free expression of sexual and gender identities of all people, and the ongoing fight against […]

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Preacher Executive Producer Seth Rogen On Tonight’s “Bad” Car Chase

The season premiere of Preacher makes a statement about its second season. But it also launches with a wonderful five-minute cold open. From a discussion of foreskin to a shootout with the Saint of Killers(Graham McTavish), it highlights the range of tones the show explores. This, according to executive producers Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg, […]

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Atomic Blasts And Other Thoughts On Twin Peaks, Part 8

So … that happened. Atomic tests, time loops and New Mexico all made for the most unusual episode of Twin Peaks ever. The Case Bad Cooper and Ray continued their trek to somewhere called “The Farm.” Along the way, Bad Coop’s attempt to extract information from Ray got him shot. Not that it meant a […]

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DCEU: Is Drake Bell Teasing His Role As Robin?

Drake Bell might be teasing a role as Robin, the Boy Wonder, in the DC Extended Universe. The Drake and Josh star released these two tweets, which were followed by him promptly deleting them. 🔴 #TimDrakeBell #Robin 🔴 @DrakeBell pic.twitter.com/gXo5Hd0Ya9 — David (@unCAGEDgamez) June 23, 2017 It’s not common for actors to use social media, […]

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Underrated Anime: Ookiku Furikabutte (Big Windup!)

With Major taking the majority of the baseball anime scene, other anime have fallen to the side. With Diamond no Ace also trying to make a move on the genre, anime like Ookiku Furikabutte have been lost. Despite this, I believe that Ookiku Furikabutte had potential to equal that of Major. Okkiku na Summary Mihashi, […]

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Review: ‘Your Name’ Blends Great Characters With A Unique Story And Breathtaking Visuals

Your Name blends beautiful animation with a heartwarming story and fleshed out characters to deliver a solid overall film. Although more complex, the story essentially revolves around two teenagers, Mitsuha and Taki, who magically swap bodies one day. It’s a fascinating premise as it allows the writer to not only give standard character development to […]

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