Category Archive: brain thoughts

Mar
10

I love/hate Hasbro!

We are 3 months into 2018 and Toy giant Hasbro has already dropped 3 new waves of Marvel Legends – the Deadpool Wave with a Sasquatch BAF, a Spider-Man wave with a huge Lizard BAF, and an Avengers Infinity War wave with a sleeveless Thanos! On top of these waves they also released a Ghost …

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Dec
29

The New Jumanji Movie Showed Me How I Should Have Gotten Through My Youth

No teen should ever feel like quitting. *Spoiler-free thoughts* We all go through it. Some of us have regrets. But youth, and specifically high school, can be seen as an adventure. Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle expresses how trust, openness and friendship can be the biggest weapon against social anxieties. It’s the characters’ teamwork in …

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Dec
21

I Used The Force on Rian Johnson

It affirmed my reaction to Star Wars: The Last Jedi. *Spoiler-free thoughts* To be clear, these thoughts aren’t based on an interview. Just personal insight and humour. So, trust me. You learn a lot when you’re in someone’s head. Enough to have a deep understanding of a Writer/Director’s choices on a big, new, highly anticipated …

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Nov
14

Does Anyone Care About Creativity and Innovation Anymore?

Are you getting sick of the same old movies that just focus on building franchises, cinematic universes and spinoffs? Are you sick of video games bombarding you with micro-transactions, DLCs, and multi-player options? If so, you know who to blame right? Us! The Fast and Furious, Transformers, and even our beloved comicbook movies generate billions …

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Sep
24

Horror Films Are Taking Over!

It’s been a while since a horror film ruled the box office. For the past few years, horror films like The Conjuring, Insidious, and Don’t Breath were all critically acclaimed movies that ended up delivering huge profits to movie studios. However, this was mainly due to the fact that these movies had teeny tiny budgets. …

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Sep
04

A Guide to Fan Expo

Fan Expo is a great event that happens in Toronto every year on Labour Day weekend. You can dress up like it’s Halloween and meet your favourite TV actors, movie stars, comic book artists, and voice actors. Every year, there are different exhibitions for everyone to enjoy: Thor Ragnarak costume display, Stephen King’s It – …

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Feb
13

Building Him Up to Break Him Down

How The LEGO Batman Movie is a deeper character analysis than any recent live-action movie featuring the superhero. *Spoiler-free thoughts*

Dec
10

Bringing Spidey home!

We finally got our first official trailer for the much anticipated Spider-Man movie! Will the third time be the charm or is the franchise doomed to fail shortly after launch? Just thought I would take a minute to share my initial thoughts and reactions!… after watching it 10 times.

Aug
18

Zendaya = Mary Jane?

Rumor has it  that Disney star Zendaya will be playing Mary Jane Watson in the new Spider-Man: Homecoming movie. This has the internet in an uproar because Miss Zendaya is not white. I can’t wrap my head around this shit. Not the casting, I’m sure she will do better that that awful Kirsten Dunst if …

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Jul
20

Civil War II – Here we go again

If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. And if an old idea turns out to be somewhat successful, just dress it up and call it new! This seems to be the approach that the big comicbook houses have when it comes to creating new story arcs. They are pretty committed to this Recycle, Reuse and Reduce …

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