Archive for July 7, 2017
The first season of Netflix’s Castlevania is a faithful and ultra-violent, though very short, adaptation of the hit gaming franchise.
[WARNING – This review contains SPOILERS for Castlevania season 1.]
Premiering today on Netflix, Castlevania is a mini-series based on the classic Konami video game series of the same name. Written by Warren Ellis and directed by Sam Deats, the animated series loosely adapts the plot of Castlevania III: Dracula’s Uprising, which is, in fact, a prequel to the original 1986 game. It depicts why Dracula Vlad Tepes summons a demon horde to descend on Wallachia and destroy mankind, as well as the vampire hunter, Trevor Belmont’s crusade to ...
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[SPOILERS for Spider-Man: Homecoming ahead.]
According to Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige, the reason Michael Keaton’s Vulture works so well in Jon Watts’ Spider-Man: Homecoming is because they grounded the character and paralleled his journey with that of Peter Parker’s. From the get-go, it’s obvious that Adrian Toomes, aka the Vulture, differs from the studio’s previous movie villains, and that’s due to a variety of reasons. Although it doesn’t become clear until much later in the story, Vulture wouldn’t have worked as the villain if it weren’t for Toomes’ shocking connection to Peter.
Over the past few years, it has become quite clear that the Marvel Cinematic Universe was suffering ...
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Spider-Man: Homecoming star Tom Holland wants to see his version of Peter Parker team up with fellow Avengers character, the Hulk. This weekend, Spider-Man takes what many would argue as his rightful place within the MCU. One can argue whether or not he would have been part of the original cinematic Avengers team had Sony made him available back then, but regardless, Peter Parker is now finally within the welcoming arms of Marvel Studios. Sporting one of the all-time highest Rotten Tomatoes scores for a superhero film, and a predicted worldwide opening of around $200 million, Spider-Man: Homecoming looks to be what ...
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Nintendo has developed some of the greatest video games ever made. The history of the medium is lined with their achievements… and their failures. While they are known for making some incredible games and industry-changing pieces of hardware, they also tend to be distant and not tuned into the needs of their fanbase.
This is an area where Sony and especially the PC gaming marketplace has found their niche, as they know what the fans want and are willing to provide it. Nintendo’s high position in the pantheon of gaming means that they aren’t always looking at what their competitors are doing, which causes them to make ...
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