nerdslant Plays – Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series (Ep. 1)

Still got that Guardians of the Galaxy itch in need of a scratch after seeing Volume 2 for the umpteenth time in theaters? Telltale Games’ got you covered. From the people who brought you choose-your-own-adventure adaptations of Game of Thrones, The Walking Dead, Batman, and Borderlands comes Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series. Episode one, titled “Tangled Up in Blue”, came out back in mid-April but fell under the radar what with all the clamoring... Read More

Crisis on Infinite Directors in the DCEU

It looks like Justice League is already getting an Earth-2 alternate universe, because Joss Whedon (Avengers, Serenity) has officially taken over the reigns as director.  The Zack Snyder cut that may have been was sidelined by personal tragedy, and the long tenured DCEU director has officially stepped down.   Out of respect for director Snyder’s family, the details of this event will not appear in this article. Hot off the heels of reshoot rumors (which were later waived off as a hoax),... Read More

F.T.Life – Jump 3

It was wonderful, and filled with beauty. That light, glowing softly in the dark, feeding off power that even he could barely comprehend.  Soft blue like that of a clear sky practically hypnotized the mind. The glow demanded attention. It was terrible, and promised death. <Previous / Next> ... Read More

American Gods “Git Gone” Review: I Needed Craft Supplies…

Warning: The following review contains spoilers from episode four of Starz’ adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s American Gods. Here we encounter our first true deviation from the original American Gods novel and yet, with not one line written by author Neil Gaiman, he says it’s his favorite episode.  The viewer gets to delve into Laura Moon‘s back story, with a compelling performance by Emily Browning, but is it the Laura we are looking for? The opening scene shows an... Read More

Alien: Covenant (2017) Movie Review on The Final Cut

This Final Cut review for the latest installment to Ridley Scott’s Alien franchise practically burst right out of Mark “The Movieman’s” chest! Join us as we go deep into space for a look at Alien: Covenant. You can transport over to the trailer, study the official site, and experiment on the IMDB information. ... Read More

The Epic Hot Wheels Race You Always Dreamed Of

Remember those eye-grabbing Hot Wheels track commercials from when we were kids? The high production value, action-film music, and flawless editing, creating an unachievable expectation that invariably led to utter disappointment just hours after you put the playsets together? Then you’d just leave the cars lying around wherever, thus setting up the parameters for the story about that one time your babysitter slipped on them and broke her leg. Yeah, that was only funny years... Read More

Bobby Drake Returns This June in Iceman #1

It’s been five years but fans of the original X-Men can rejoice because Iceman is back in a new standalone comic! Yes, this June Bobby Drake himself returns in Marvel Comics’ Iceman #1, an all new solo X-Men series written by Sina Grace (Men Annual, Secret Obsessed) with artwork by Alessandro Vitti (Avengers Arena, Secret Warriors). The series is clearly in goods hands with Grace: “Iceman has one of the most tenured legacies as a Marvel Super Hero and was one of the originators... Read More

Fox is Taking a Mulligan on the Dark Phoenix

Like any good phoenix story, 20th Century Fox plans on raising another from the ashes of defeat.  The film studio recently rolled out some massive upcoming titles, one of which is a sequel to 2016’s cringeworthy X-Men: Apocalypse with the working title “Dark Phoenix”. With the behemoth Marvel Comics Universe  smashing box office records for going on nearly a decade now, every other comic book production company’s been trying to play catch-up despite how... Read More

Waiting for One-Punch Man Season Two? VIZ Media’s Got You Covered

It’s a bird, it’s a plan, it’s the Blu-ray/DVD box set collection anime fans have been waiting for—VIZ Media has finally released the first season of One-Punch Man! What began back in 2009 as a webcomic published by manga artist One (and later adapted for Weekly Shōnen Sunday with illustrator Yusuke Murata) has since taken the anime world by storm. Airing back in late 2015, One-Punch Man follows the adventures of Saitama, hero for fun and profit. After three... Read More

F.T.Life – Jump 2.5

The screens, controls and light fixture flare and die in random intervals. Static veils over every visible surface. The FTL core rattles against its shielding. The very framework of the ship nearly shakes itself apart as it comes to an abrupt and sudden stop. Their one warning came too late. The pirates are upon the hapless crew. They’ve crawled right into the spider’s web, and soon, fangs shall dig into their hides and drain them of all hope. They should have stayed home. Now... Read More