Why Pokémon Has Maintained Its Relevancy & Popularity

I think one thing that can be truly incredible about popular culture is that it can sweep so many people off their feet simultaneously. If there is some big franchise or individual work of art that catches on you will see that thing everywhere and in every store and household. It will become ubiquitous. This … Continue reading Why Pokémon Has Maintained Its Relevancy & Popularity

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Why The Marvel Cinematic Universe Is A Massive Success

Superhero stories as we know them are fairly new considering that they came to popularity  in the early half of the 20th century. They came about during a time of great trouble in the US, which included the Great Depression and the beginnings of the second World War. Many people were looking for escapist entertainment … Continue reading Why The Marvel Cinematic Universe Is A Massive Success

REVIEW: ‘Avengers: Endgame’

It has been 11 years since the beginning of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. This cinematic influencing series has had it’s long periods of ups and downs with the characters progressing over their entire narrative arc. We have spent so much time with each of these characters and the story has been leading to a point. … Continue reading REVIEW: ‘Avengers: Endgame’

REVIEW: ‘On/Off’ A DUST Exclusive Short Film

When it comes to the world of filmmaking one place to look at for constant creativity and ingenuity is at the often overlooked medium of short films. The length of these films allows for storytellers to explore new territories and tell stories that have the potential to push the limits of the realm of filmmaking. … Continue reading REVIEW: ‘On/Off’ A DUST Exclusive Short Film

Review: ‘Batman vs. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

The DC Animated films have been a constant thing to look forward to in Geek media. These films have done a great job at expanding the DC lore with different iterations of comics, different adaptations, and unique entries that haven’t been done before. In a crossover that wasn’t as expected DC animation took the time … Continue reading Review: ‘Batman vs. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

REVIEW: ‘Shazam!’

The DC Extended Universe has had some hurdles along the way. There has been a constant shift in casting, movie lineups, and a plethora of other controversies, which has been difficult  to ignore. While all of this may be true they aren’t without their smash hit successes and most recently Aquaman did quite nicely for … Continue reading REVIEW: ‘Shazam!’

REVIEW: ‘Dumbo’ (2019)

Disney has been working hard to bring some of their most beloved animated properties back to life on the big screen in a modern live-action approach. While I have been pretty positive concerning these remakes, this decision has caused some criticism. Dumbo is Disney’s  latest attempt to adapt a beloved classic into a modern interpretation. … Continue reading REVIEW: ‘Dumbo’ (2019)