Day: June 13, 2019

dark phoenix

Dark Phoenix Lights a Candle for the End of an Era

Dark Phoenix Simon Kinberg (writer & director), Mauro Fiore (cinematographer) James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Nicholas Hoult, Sophie Turner, Jessica Chastain (cast) June 7, 2019 Some plot spoilers follow. The X-Men films have spent years apologizing for their despised third installment, X-Men: The Last Stand, which among its sins turned The Dark Phoenix Saga—the…

Dead Kings #5 Finally Rests

Dead Kings #5 Lauren Affe, Thomas Mauer, Steve Orlando, Matthew Dow Smith Aftershock Comics May 29, 2019 For its full five-issue run, Aftershock Comics’ Dead Kings has told a story that’s equally about war and about redemption, and the book’s final issue completes that story with a practically pitch-perfect ending. Set in the fictional Thrice-Nine, the…