It’s no big secret that I haven’t been a big fan of the DCEU. (And btw if you’ve been living under a rock, Spoilers.) Oh, Wonder Woman was great. I don’t think most folks would dispute that; however, the rest of the sorry lot of films haven’t exactly been up to snuff. Man of Steel … More Justice League: The True Superman Returns
Kevin Feige has teased that something really bad happens in the first five minutes of Avengers: Infinity War. At the Brazil Comic Con, Feige said: “So, within the first five minutes of Infinity War people will understand why Thanos is the biggest and baddest villain in the history of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.” The Avengers: Infinity War trailer dropped … More What Really Bad Thing Happens in the First Five Minutes of Infinity War?
Well, by now you have probably read that there is quite a bit of disagreement between critic and audience reactions to Star Wars: The Last Jedi (TLJ). Coupled with its dramatic 77% Friday-to-Friday sales decline and even a Change.org petition approaching 75,000 signatures calling for the film to be removed from the official Star Wars canon, it looks … More Top Ten Fan Complaints About The Last Jedi
After watching the second installment of the Star Wars sequels, I’m left wondering once more: What was the point of that whole Chosen One prophecy that was pretty much the focal point of the prequels? In the introductory commentary to the Special Edition of A New Hope (2000/VHS), George Lucas confirmed that the prophecy of … More Letting the Past Die: The Last Jedi & the Chosen One Prophecy
If you’re like me, you have been eagerly awaiting the next installment of the Jurassic World series. Well, the trailer finally dropped – and it is gorgeous! – so here is a scene by scene breakdown of the official Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom trailer, in case you missed anything. I should warn you that this … More Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom Detailed Trailer Breakdown
So the Avengers: Infinity War trailer dropped and it is 2 and 1/2 minutes of just amazing material! It is so much more than I thought it would be. The tendency these days has been to drop a teaser trailer that’s short and gives us a little bit of fodder for speculation but doesn’t really … More The Infinity War Trailer – Detailed Breakdown
Critics are already calling Taika Waititi’s Thor: Ragnarok an action-packed, humor-filled, Flash Gordon-esque romp. The previews promised a realization of the bromance fans have been anticipating ever since Hulk punched the God of Thunder off-screen in The Avengers (2012) and this movie did not disappoint! The much-anticipated fifth film of Marvel Cinematic Universe’s Phase Three … More 5 Spoiler-Filled Lessons I Learned from Thor: Ragnarok
In 2008, I was hopelessly stuck on a novel I’d been writing for about half a decade. That novel would later emerge as Luckbane, the first book of the Impworld/Otherworld series. As many of you know, I decided to put the book on hold for a bit. My progress had been painfully slow, bogged down by … More Why I’m Giving Nanowrimo Another Shot
Orcs! If any fantasy race epitomizes battle fodder for the armies of darkness, it’s orcs. Most of you are probably picturing a mob of grotesquely savage humanoids with bulging muscles beneath their green, gray or black skin. Their weapons and armor are rough and jagged, reflective of their brutish warring civilation. They usually serve some … More A Requiem for Manitoba: The Orcs of Impworld/Otherworld
I was engaged in a Facebook discussion the other day and someone asked me how I could justify writing fiction as a Christian. I mentioned that God is the Creator and we’re made in His image, so creative expression is part of that. I also mentioned how craftsmen and artisans were employed in the building … More Has Christian Fiction Abandoned Its Biblical Foundation?