Category Archive: brain thoughts

Jul
11

Network vs Cable TV: Dawn of Quality Shows

Game of Thrones, Orange is the New Black, Daredevil, Sherlock Holmes…what do they all have in common? They’re great shows! But let’s face it, they have it a bit easier compared to Network TV shows (Gotham, Agents of Shield, etc.) since their seasons are much shorter. Less episodes = focused stories. Does this mean Network Television is …

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Jun
06

X-Men: How the Franchise Has Fallen

Some movie studios seem to believe that saving the world from complete destruction is the most bankable movie plot. Having “Apocalypse” in the movie title and an extremely identifiable character of the same name as the movie’s villain will bring audiences in. But is it the best step to take with a new cast of …

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May
10

In Captain America: Civil War, the audience wins.

The trailers only scratch the service of an incredible action movie with a smart backbone, reminding us how hard it is to deal with personal conflict, loss and remorse. *Spoiler-free thoughts*

Jul
29

Why the World Doesn’t Need Ant-Man

And how Marvel made the perfect movie for him anyway. *Spoiler-free thoughts*

May
02

Avengers: Age of Aquarius

Marvel’s biggest summer yet, Avengers: Age of Ultron, focuses on letting every single character shine through their darkest conflict. *Spoiler-free thoughts* 

Apr
27

The Inhuman Race

  While the world’s eyes are set on Age of Ultron, Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D is wasting no time setting up the Inhumans movie.

Apr
09

Rap, Video Games and Mike Tyson

I had the pleasure of sitting down over beers with my friend and fellow nerd, Tray $tarks, and Hydeff, a man I just met. We talked about rap, video games, Mike Tyson and their upcoming debut Hip-hop release as the duo Far Out. I’ll warn you ahead of time that the language in this interview …

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Feb
08

Shiny and flimsy, but not a complete flop. 

Jupiter Ascending launches enough big ideas to make it the next Matrix trilogy. You just have to make it through the first half of the movie. *Spoiler-free thoughts*

Feb
06

Arrow Has Failed its Fans?

Passion is cool. The nerds here at NEN are obviously super passionate about various nerdy topics. I mean, we spend our free time creating photos, videos, and reviews on our favourite nerdy stuff. However, as we all know, passion can go from one extreme to another. From devoted and intense love all the way to …

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Dec
17

December is more than just Christmas

The moment November ends everything becomes about Christmas. Holiday music and decor is crammed into our eyeballs before we even have the chance to flip the page on our calendars. Immediately the countdown to ugly sweaters and eggnog begins! But now there is also a mini one-day convention in the city! It has been around …

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