Tag: superheroes

Spider-Man: Homecoming — Laying Eggs [Review]

Spider-Man: Homecoming

How many more Spider-Man movies should we get? At this point, I’d expect the webslinger to actually lay eggs, but that’s exactly what this film actually does as far as Spidey goes. With Marvel actually having a hand in Spider-Man: Homecoming instead of Sony just hogging it all for themselves, we finally get one that’s going to be a part of a larger continuity. The creative decisions taken with it were interesting, and the future of this Peter Parker is indeed promising. (more…)

Doctor Strange — He Came to Bargain [Review]

Doctor Strange Review | Avoiderdragon

Superhero origin stories are formulaic in structure. The protagonists start in a position of either weakness or strength, and they’re taken to the opposite side of things in an accident or as punishment for hubris. They then go through a crisis, questioning their own identity and value system, and they then experience growth. He/she then gains something of power, which lets them transcend their own limitations and helps them save the day. They then become better both as new superheroes and as human beings. It’s no different here in Doctor Strange, but it does do certain things differently. (more…)

A Superman Game That May Actually Work

Superman for Nintendo 64

Here’s something just for the fun of it. I was throwing around writing ideas against the wall one day when I thought of something my friend said about a Daredevil game and how it’s actually almost every third-person action game anyway (more on that maybe in a future post). Then I thought about how Batman got most of the fun with the Batman: Arkham series (including the recent disaster that is Batman: Arkham Knight). Then I thought about something while watching Screw Attack’s Superman vs. Goku Death Battle 2—What Superman game can actually work? (more…)