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Peter Parker Was Not in Iron Man 2: A Brief Explanation of Marvel’s Screwy Copyright Problem

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Also known as “Why fucking awful Fantastic Four movies keep coming out for some reason.”

Recently Spider-Man: Homecoming actor Tom Holland revealed in an interview that according to Marvel big-wig Kevin Feige Peter Parker appeared in 2010’s Iron Man 2 in a brief cameo. Some people are chuckling to themselves about it but some people are flipping their lids thinking that Marvel’s had this whole Spider-Man thing on the back burner for seven years and they’ve just been waiting to let the hype train loose from the station until now.

As a Marvel fanboy I’d love to be able to tell everyone that Kevin Feige is some kind of secret genius, but as many people already know, given Marvel’s current cinematic landscape, it was impossible for this to have been the plan all along. To explain why, we have to step back about twenty-five years.

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039 – Post Pre E3 with Justin

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Scott and James love frogs, Greg is a hunter, and special Guest Justin likes British orcs. It’s Hit Continue 39, you space dwarves.

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Manic Pixie Dream God

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(This article contains in-depth spoilers for Wonder Woman. You’ve been fairly warned.)

First of all, to address the title, take any joke in the film and imagine that it was plucked verbatim from a Zooey Deschanel movie. You’ll be surprised how many of them line up.Continue reading Manic Pixie Dream God

Flipping Tropes On Their Head – The Case for Grisaia no Kajitsu

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Full disclosure, in this article I’m going to be talking about something that is, in strictly technical definitions, pornography. The article is not about the sexual aspects, nor does it feature any sexual images. You’ve been warned in advance.

You know what I love? Taking something old and tired and making it new and interesting again. I love, for example, that Cabin in the Woods was able to take the played-out formula for an 80’s-style slasher movie and turn the whole thing on its head until it made that style fresh again. I think that sort of thing is brilliant. Continue reading Flipping Tropes On Their Head – The Case for Grisaia no Kajitsu

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