Comic Books

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

Comic Books

nerdslant LIVE! #10: An X-Men Apocalypse Exclusive

For the newest, begrudgingly special edition of nerdslant Live!, we dedicated the entire podcast to talking about all-things X-Men: Apocalypse. We completely breakdown every aspect of the film, and it was literally an apocalypse. There are honestly more rants about how much we liked the last two films than we did this one, but we promise you, it’s entertaining. In addition to listening to the podcast, you can also check it out on our YouTube channel for the full audio-visual... Read More

Comic Books

A Saga For a New Era

A Death in The Family, Demon In A Bottle, Civil War, Crisis on Infinite Earths…if you’re a comic book fan, those titles immediately bring up memories, images, and a strong connection to the characters involved.  For the X-Men, the iconic Dark Phoenix Saga is arguably the series’ defining story arc , ranging from The X-Men issues 129-138.  The second half of Jean Grey’s journey through comic book immortality can be relieved throughout many different forms of media, but not... Read More

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X-Bowl 50: Apocalypse

Whether or not you’re a big sports fan, it’s hard to deny the nerd service that the Super Bowl’s begun to give us in recent years.  In terms of trailers, movie-goers are regularly treated to new and exciting films that the studios try to build a buzz for at the big game.  This year we honestly almost reached critical mass, between Captain America: Civil War, TMNT 2, a spattering of Dawn of Justice teasers and a Coke commercial featuring Ant-Man (Paul Rudd) and The Hulk (Mark... Read More