Speciation 

  By G.P. Avants   The reality of any hero movie is they have a story to tell with a defined origin story, a series of adventures, and for many a heroic end. Logan AKA Wolverine has lived a life that has ironically began not too long after the birth of America. He has participated…

Kryptonite ain’t a ‘Small’ Issue 

By G.P. Avants It took me some time, but I finally got around to watching the TV series, Smallville. It is a whole different twist on the Superman backstory. We get to understand Clark Kent and his fiery entry into our world and what else followed in his wake. When Smallville opens it does so…

Kubo and the Two Sides

By R3 I recently watched and thoroughly enjoyed the film Kubo and the Two Strings and all it’s visual glory. Like any LAIKA film, it’s a mind explosion of both story and motion-capture art, but keeping with the LAIKA tradition of making you reflect as you walk away from the movie. Kubo and the Two…

Surrender, Stephen

  By G.P. Avants   Dr. Stephen Strange was a man who believed in the here and now. He was a hands on guy who was grounded in the material world. In the good doctor’s perspective for things to exist in real time, they had to be tangible and explainable. When his grasp on the…