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Full time teacher, full time husband, full time father, full time superhero nerd, & full time music lover

Iron Fist: History, Controversy & Essential Reading

Happy St. Patrick’s Day. For the Irish that means beer flowing freely and corned beef, and for those fully engrossed into Marvel/Netflix’s The Defenders series, that means one thing : Iron Fist.  But who is Danny Rand, why is their controversy surrounding the show, and what should you be reading to get better acquainted with the character?

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Thor: Ragnarok-New Villain, New Lady, New…Hair?

Entertainment Weekly dropped a Mjolnir sized sneak peek at 2017’s hotly anticipated bookend to the Thor trilogy, entitled Ragnarok.  But is the world ready for a completely different Thor movie?  In a word…Yes.

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Ranked!: Moments in the X-Men Cinematic Universe

With Hugh Jackman and Patrick Stewart taking their final bows as Wolverine & Professor X, respectively, in this month’s superhero-western Logan, I figured it was time to rank the most noteworthy moments throughout the 17 years of the X-Men Cinematic Universe.

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Ranked!: Captain America

The Star-Spangled Avenger! The Sentinel of Liberty! The First Avenger! Truth, Justice & The American Way…in human form!  That’s right, we’re talking about our favorite Nazi punching, flag waving, no-cursing hero, Captain America!

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Ranked! The Villains of Batman

The Lego Batman Movie is currently in theatres, and so far it’s far exceeding the already lofty expectations.  With this movie and rumors swirling that Ben Affleck wants out of playing the World’s Greatest Detective fresh in my brain, why not rank the Caped Crusader’s biggest foes?…

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Casting Gambit Origins

Word came out relatively recently that Fox’s Gambit movie is still a go, and A-lister actor/professional good looking guy/exquisite dancer Channing Tatum is still attached.  Since this movie has yet to land a new director and more than likely won’t hit theaters until 2042, I figured I was okay to go ahead and “fan cast” it myself, hoping Fox will take a look at this and give me a shot in the near (see: the next decade) future….

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