It goes without saying that the internet has been beneficial to humanity. It possesses a democratizing effect in that no matter or how little money or resources at your command, you potentially have the same access to information that a person with significantly greater resources has. But like any benison, there’s a dark side. The […]
If you’ve seen videos of cosplay or the various ‘Cons’ the first thing you notice is that they feature all sorts of quirky, colorful (and often brilliant) costumes, which is why it’s understandable if you thought that that was what comic geek culture was all about (besides costumes and the–virtual–worship of certain movies and comic characters). […]
This has got to be one of the most interesting casting decisions I have seen in awhile. According to the Hollywood Reporter, Lawrence Fishburne is playing Perry White in Zach Snyder’s “Man of Steel,” his reboot/reimaging of Superman. He’s definitely got the presence (and gravitas to spare) for the role, though I am concerned what […]
Above is an image of Heimdall (played by Idris Elba), from “Thor”. Some in the fan community were incensed when they found that Mr. Elba would be playing Heimdall because the character–as designed by Marvel–is white (image below the break).