• Could The Shang-Chi Movie Intro An Asian Iron Fist?

    Could The Shang-Chi Movie Intro An Asian Iron Fist?0

    At SDCC, Kevin Feige revealed that Kim’s Convenience actor Simu Liu will be playing martial artist extraordinaire Shang-Chi, the first Asian character to get his own MCU solo film. Destin Daniel Cretton is directing, Dave Callaham is scriptwriting, and Marvel is reportedly planning on assembling a predominantly Asian and Asian American cast (with Awkwafina and

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  • Last Week’s Episode: Anime Dubs are a Flat Circle

    Last Week’s Episode: Anime Dubs are a Flat Circle0

    I know this isn’t a music column but the only two thing s I want to listen to for the rest of the week are Swedish folk music and Cruel Angel’s Thesis, so this column is dedicated to Ari Aster’s Midsommar and Netflix’s incredible ability to resurrect arguments I only hazily remember from anime forums of

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  • Fat Thor is a Joke. That’s Why I Love Him.

    Fat Thor is a Joke. That’s Why I Love Him.7

    Over the past week there’s been quite a few articles about the problems inherent to Thor’s new body shape in Avengers: Endgame, and before I get into my complicated feelings about what that means for me, as a fat person, I want to take a moment to affirm my agreement with the critics who have

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  • Avengers: Endgame Has Something for Every Fan, Mostly

    Avengers: Endgame Has Something for Every Fan, Mostly0

    Avengers: Endgame Anthony and Joe Russo (directors), Christopher Markus & Stephen McFeely (screenplay), Trent Opaloch (Cinematography) Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Don Cheadle, Paul Rudd, Brie Larson, Karen Gillan, Danai Gurira, Bradley Cooper, Josh Brolin (cast) April 26, 2019

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  • My Favourite Bug-based Superheroes that Aren’t Ant-Man and The Wasp

    My Favourite Bug-based Superheroes that Aren’t Ant-Man and The Wasp2

    I may never forgive the MCU for that end credit scene following the fun and entertaining romp that was the Ant-Man and The Wasp movie, but I did come to appreciate characters in that film that I had previously known or cared very little about. Plus, the movie prompted me to do a little research. Science has

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  • Go Ahead, Skip the Origin Stories

    Go Ahead, Skip the Origin Stories1

    [et_pb_section admin_label=”section”] [et_pb_row admin_label=”row”] [et_pb_column type=”4_4″] [et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] Action Comics #1 gets Superman’s origin story and “a scientific explanation of Clark Kent’s amazing strength” out of the way on the very first page, and the rest of the issue is devoted to his activities as a grown-up “champion of the the oppressed.” Though obviously his

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