Sam Esmail, creator of Mr. Robot, is going to adapt Fritz Lang’s 1927 science-fiction classic Metropolis into a TV miniseries, with Universal Cable Productions. This is really fascinating to me, for a number of reasons. First, the message of the film is still highly relevant today, and it will be interesting to see the story […]
Author: Sarah Cooke
If you’re reading this, you’re probably someone who’s pretty into fandom. And if you’re like me, you get almost irrationally attached to your favorite protagonists. I’ve even been known to lose sleep worrying about the fates of my favorite characters. But these stories we love so much are more than just distractions. More than escapism. […]
Like many of our readers, I saw Doctor Strange last week, and really enjoyed it for a number of reasons. Most of them have to do with the fact that Stephen Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) is very different, as a superhero protagonist, from what we’ve seen in previous Marvel movies (although to be honest, I really […]
If you’ve been following the CBS-turned-CW series Supergirl, you know everyone’s favorite woman of steel has had a lot on her plate lately. But being the awesome hero that she is, she doesn’t let that bring her down. Part of what I love about the show is, of course, its generally empowering representation of […]
Recently, during New York Comic Con, I had the chance to live blog for Marvel, and it was a pretty awesome experience. I was lucky enough to be invited up to Marvel’s skybox, where I had the chance to meet their digital team. It was really fascinating to see what goes on behind the scenes. The skybox […]
Recently, I got to interview William Shatner. As someone who has been a major Trekkie since age five, this was super exciting. I caught up with him about his one-man show, his life as a performer, and Star Trek: Discovery. Read the full interview here.
Earlier this month, Target released the above ad, for Star Wars action figures and toys, which prominently features girls. Early in the ad, one young girl says in a voice over, “Watching Princess Leia take charge, I thought, girls can do that.” While the ad’s reception was mostly positive, there were some who claimed that […]
So I’ve been reading Gwenpool, and it’s a lot of fun watching her meet some of her favorite comic book characters. And that got me thinking, if I were suddenly in the Marvel Universe, what would be the top five things I’d want to do? Check out my video to find out!
As you’ve probably seen there’s a lot of talk about Riri Williams, who will be taking over Tony Stark’s mantle in Marvel comics. Unfortunately, there have been objections from some that it’s just Marvel trying to be politically correct. And some people are asking – in a very dismissive way – “Why can’t they just create […]
We reviewed Suicide Squad. We thought it had its issues, but overall, it was a fun movie.