2018 Narik Chase Movie Awards

Welcome to the 2018 Narik Chase Movie Awards.  We’ve had another great year of awesome movies (and more than a few bad ones) and looking back on the movies of 2017 we’re throwing another movie awards to commemorate them. Best Original Script ♦ Get Out ♦ Colossal War for the Planet of the Apes What Happened to Monday Bright Best Original Score War for the Planet of the Apes ♦ Blade Runner 2049 ♦ Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi Best Music/Soundtrack Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2 I, Tonya Beauty and…

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Top 10 Best Movies of 2017

There are a host of great movies and 2017 has delivered its fair share.  Being more consistent with the movies list that is going to build to the 2018 Narik Chase Movie Awards.  This is a post that’s listing the top 10 best movies of 2017.  Note: this list will be updated accordingly. 10. Get Out The film follows Chris Washington (Daniel Kaluuya), a black man who visits the family of his white girlfriend Rose Armitage (Allison Williams); at their home, where he sees the servants are black and act…

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Wind River Review

Wind River is a 2017 American neo-Western murder mystery film directed by Taylor Sheridan, starring Jeremy Renner, Elizabeth Olsen, Gil Birmingham and Graham Greene. The story follows a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service tracker and an FBI agent, respectively, who try to solve a murder on the Wind River Indian Reservation in Wyoming. Positives: Terrific performances Good story Great cinematography Terrific score Great characters Intense action Good writing Negatives: n/a Plot:  While hunting a mountain lion, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service tracker Cory Lambert discovers the dead body of a young woman.  This prompts an investigation in which FBI agent Jane Banner is dispatched.  Together, the…

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Top 10 Worst Movies of 2017

This year has come with some pretty intense movies but with the good there is obviously the bad.  This is a list of of 2017’s worst films. 10. The Great Wall European mercenaries searching for black powder become embroiled in the defense of the Great Wall of China against a horde of monstrous creatures. Chinese warriors taking on some aliens is always great.  Put in a Matt Damon and some other guy and they steal the show and in a bad way. Director: Yimou Zhang 9. Fifty Shades Darker While…

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Fright Night | 1985 vs. 2011

There’s nothing that I hate more than seeing someone comparing two movies and not really being fair.  I was listening to this podcast Ancient Slumber Podcast Show #4: Original vs. Remake – Fright Night and boy were these two jackasses getting on my nerves with how little points they were making towards their comparison.  I decided to do a show of my own, Fright Night | Original vs. Remake – Stream Line Podcast Ep.2, which is hopefully a bit more fair but entertaining.  Anyway, decided to put up a post for those who…

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List of Alien Powers and Abilities in Fiction

Aliens, or extraterrestrials, are fictional beings that does not originate on Earth or outer space. This list was inspired by the List of Vampire Traits in Folklore and Fiction on Wikipedia, albeit a few modifications. Supernatural Powers Strength – A lot of alien species can easily out class a human in terms of strength. Whether this is due to their physiology, adaptation, or enhancedments varies.  Kryptonians are human-like but their strength is god-like, Vulcans are superior to humans in terms of their physical strength. How alien strengths can vary depending on their…

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Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi Review

Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi is a 2017 science fiction space opera adventure film directed by Rian Johnson, starring Adam Driver, Carrie Fisher, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Kelly Marie Tran, Mark Hamill, and Oscar Isaac. Set as the eighth major film in the Star Wars film series, it follows Rey as she receives Jedi training from Luke Skywalker in hopes of turning the tide for the Resistance in the continued fight against Kylo Ren and the First Order. Positives: Great characters Emotionally driven story Awesome visuals Awesome score Great action sequences Awesome performances Great humor Negatives: Anti-climatic…

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Top 10 Underworld Characters

Not the best series but an awesome series nonetheless, the series follows the war between the supernatural beings, the vampires and Lycans (werewolves who can change at will).  The main focus of the series follows death dealer Selene as her actions have a direct effect on the war.  Along her journey she gains allies as well as a bunch of enemies. This post is of my favorite characters in the franchise. Some honorable mentions are Thomas (Charles Dance), Detective Sebastian (Michael Ealy), Lucian (Michael Sheen), and Raze (Kevin Grevioux). 10. Marcus…

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Dragon Ball Z: Broly – The Legendary Super Saiyan Review

DragonBall Z: Broly – The Legendary Super Saiyan is a 1993 martial arts fantasy Japanese animated film directed by Shigeyasu Yamauchi, starring Sean Schemmel, Stephanie Nadolny, Christopher Sabat, Vic Mignogna, and Dameon Clarke.  Based on the manga written by Akira Toriyama and serving as the eighth installment in the DragonBall Z film series, the story follows the Z Fighters who are brought to the distant planet New Vegeta to combat an unknown Super Saiyan that threatens the galaxy. Positives: Great action Great soundtrack Good animation Interesting story Good voice performances Negatives:…

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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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