The comic event of every year just came to an end. While I’ve never been to San Diego Comic-Con it’s hard to miss all the news and events that come out of it every year. I figured that I should discuss a few of the things that caught my eye. Before we get too far though, I feel like I should make a bit of a disclaimer: I didn’t watch any Star Wars stuff. I’ve loved the trailers so far, and I’ve decided to make an effort to avoid learning much more about the new movie before I see it. Continue reading
I know last time we talked I said that I didn’t have much to say about Jurassic World, but I’ve changed my mind. I still think it’s a very entertaining movie. My grumble is with the characters. None of them are terribly interesting. Except, I guess, maybe the dinosaurs. And even then, I think that has more to do with projection than actual personality. Continue reading
Heroes of the Storm is Blizzard’s free-to-play MOBA (multi-player online battle arena), which is basically an action/strategy brawler with a focus on teamwork. Featuring the classic matchup of red versus blue, two opposing teams stomp across a map where they go after map objectives and engage in massive team fights.
Let’s just get this out of the way: I saw Jurassic World. And so did everyone else in the world, apparently. I enjoyed it for what it was, but it’s not as special as that first movie. I’m sure in 15 years we’ll be reading all sorts of stuff about how it means the world to people, but for now I just don’t have much to say about it. Instead, I’m going to talk about two Marvel crossovers that I’ve been reading. Continue reading
At the Toronto Comic Arts Festival, I discovered a hilarious web comic run made by Matt Lubchansky.
If you’re a fan of intelligent fart jokes, head over to Listen-Tome.com and check out them web comics.
It occurred to me today that I haven’t gone into much detail about my thoughts on the Daredevil TV series. In fact, my mini-grumble where I mentioned it spent more time on the still uncast and unscheduled Iron Fist series. So, this time I’m going to dedicate an entire grumble to DD’s show. Continue reading
Spy is a light-hearted comedy that’s put together really well. Melissa McCarthy plays an office worker at a spy agency who suddenly finds herself doing field work as an agent. Opposite her is Jason Statham, a badass veteran spy who belittles her ability to be a “real” agent. She becomes the underdog who has to prove herself against a cast of larger-than-life characters that you might find in a James Bond movie. If you’re looking for light-hearted comedy and don’t care that it’s not set in a fantasy medieval world and not about some old dude’s birthday, I would recommend this film to you.
This seemed like a good idea.
But really it’s crap.
Today is an incredible day for all of us at Uberfriendship. One of the founding Uberfriends is entering his fourth decade on the planet. Shaggy Shan, a king amongst nerds, is having a birthday! I’m not sure where you’re reading this, but in Canada it’s typical for the birthday boy to receive presents. I’ve never been one to follow expectations though, so I’m going to talk about some of the gifts that Shaggy has given me over the years. Continue reading