Top 5 Alternate Versions of Killer Croc

Waylon Jones was born with a genetic mutation giving him a reptile’s skin, sharp claws, and teeth; due to genetic atavism. Croc became a circus wrestler who would rise to become one of Batman’s most physically imposing rogues. He is most at home in the sewers of Gotham City, and it is there that he usually makes his lair. This post consist of five of my favorite versions of Killer Croc. 5. Joker In the non-canon graphic novel, Joker, written by Brian Azzarello and artist Lee Bermejo, Croc is portrayed as a large, muscular black man…

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Top 10 Dark Knight Trilogy Characters

Christopher Nolan has done a phenomenal job with bringing his vision of Batman to the big screen and it has been highly successful.  And the interpretations of the characters were pretty damn interesting. Of course, we have to make a list of our favorite characters. 10. Ra’s al Ghul (Liam Neeson) The leader of the League of Shadows Ra’s al Ghul leads the group in keeping the world what they consider balanced.  He sets his sights on destroying Gotham.  But like one other on this list, it’s really the reveal…

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Through a Crimson Veil (Crimson City #3) Review

Through a Crimson Veil (Crimson City #3) is a 2005 supernatural romance novel written by Patti O’Shea, published by Love Spell.  Set as Book Three in the Crimson City series, the story follows the half demon half human Conor who must protect the half demon half human Mika from unknown assailants while Mika harbors a terrible secret. Positives: Great main leads Humorous dialogue Good storytelling Great characterization Negatives: Some pacing issues Cardboard antagonists Plot:   Mika Noguchi is a half-demon who enlist the protection of the half-demon Conor McCabe. However, she…

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Message from the King Review

Message from the King is a 2016 American revenge action thriller film directed by Fabrice Du Welz (Alleluia), starring Chadwick Boseman (Captain America: Civil War), Luke Evans (Dracula Untold), Teresa Palmer (Lights Out), and Alfred Molina (Spider-Man 2). The film’s plot revolves around a man from South Africa who travels to Los Angeles in order to avenge his younger sister’s death. Positives: Great performances by Boseman and Palmer Fights are brutal Great shots of the city Negatives: Unoriginal, generic story Paper thin characters The writing is lackluster Jacob King is a flat character Plot:  The story is painfully predictable especially…

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Top 10 Movie Lightning Users

Welcome to another top 10 lists.  In this post we’re counting down the Top 10 Movie Lightning Users.  The rules are they have to be in a movie or an animated movie, and the characters have to be able to create, generate, manipulate, or become electricity/lightning.  This can also include superpowers, magic, or technological means. 10. Barry Allen / Flash (DC Extended Universe) Barry Allen, after being struck by lightning (and doused with some nearby chemicals in the process), gained a metahuman connection to the Speed Force granting him many speed-based abilities.  When…

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Dusk (Tales of Noreela #1) Review

Dusk (Tales of Noreela #1) is a 2006 dark fantasy horror novel written by Tim Lebbon, published by Spectra.  Book one of the Tales of Noreela series, the story follows Kosar the thief who enlist the aid of his ex-lover and Shantasi warrior A’Meer, and their band of unexpected allies as he embarks on a journey to protect a special boy from the dark forces closing in on him. Positives: Great characterization Worldbuilding is impressive Great characters Good, descriptive writing Good story Good character development Brutal and gory violence Negatives:…

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Movies | DragonBall Z

After learning that he is from another planet, a warrior named Goku and his friends are prompted to defend it from an onslaught of extraterrestrial enemies.  1. DragonBall Z: Dead Zone (1989) Directed by: Daisuke Nishio In order to wish for immortality and avenge his father, Garlic Jr. collects the dragon balls, kidnapping Goku’s son Gohan in the process. Goku, Kami, Piccolo, and Krillin unite to rescue Gohan and save the world from being sucked into a dead zone. 2. DragonBall Z: The World’s Strongest (1990) Directed by: Daisuke Nishio…

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New Changes to Our Monthly Themes

This is a public announcement that I’m posting.  A month or two ago I established a calendar with new monthly themes.  I know it hasn’t been long but we’re changing this dynamic.  The website will feature a new themed system that should do a better job of appealing to our audiences. In our original post each month had its own theme: January (books), February (fantasy), March (video games), April (anime), May (movies), June (graphic novels), July (drama), August (action), September (science fiction), October (horror), November (television), and December (supernatural), but…

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Top 10 Anime Water Users

The ability to control water is as prominent as the ability to control fire.  Water is life but it can also bring plenty of destruction.  Some characters have the ability to control water.  Others can generate it or even transform into it.  In this post, we’re counting down ten awesome water based anime characters. 10. Zabuza Momochi (Naruto / Naruto: Shipudden) Zabuza, also known as the Demon of the Hidden Mist and a former member of the Seven Ninja Swordsmen of the Mist, is very proficient in Water Release techniques. …

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