Daredevil: “Violence, Is It Ever Justified?”

  By: John D. Pepe I had a near fisticuffs about six weeks ago and it made me think of the series Daredevil and our nation’s willingness to embrace violence.  It has been a while since I finished the series but remembering the second season, and the contrast between Daredevil and Punisher’s philosophy of meting…

Rogue One: Man in a Machine

  By G. P. Avants   One of the major themes that George Lucas brought up in his Star Wars universe was  two opposing forces who have to coexist in time and space.  These two entities are polar opposites that are excepted by Jedi and Sith, Empire and Rebels, Humans and every other species alike….

How Edison Lost the Light

  By G.P. Avants   Every Star Trek movie has a villain or person who acts like one. In Star Trek Beyond we meet, Krall aka Balthazar Edison. He is a fallen hero who has lost his faith in the Federation. Krall was someone who once fought for freedom, but isolation has taken Edison into…

Why can’t we be friends?

  By G. P. Avants   Have you ever had two friends that were cool with you, but are a bad combination on their own? That’s why Jim Kirk shakes his head when Doctor McCoy and Mr. Spock are constantly at odds with each other. In many ways the three of them are the heart,…

Complete Me, Please

By G.P. Avants   What do Anakin Skywalker and the Force, a teeter totter, and every math equation answer have in common? They all are supposed to have a state of balance. So, does every hero need who his or her nemesis to truly be complete? As Lex Luthor says of Superman, “You and I…