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“Crisis on Earth X” Part 2 – Arrow Review

One episode down, 3 more to go!

The second episode of “Crisis on Earth X” with Arrow brings us to the halfway point of the crossover event, and I personally think it’s safe to say this may top last year’s “Invasion!” With the first episode it was established that our heroes are dealing with Nazi’s from a 53rd earth they were unaware of and this is not a fight that is going to be easy. This is going to be a fight not just to defend their homes, but also to protect the entire world and multi-verse from falling under the control of the Nazi’s and the Fuhrer!

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Spiderman – Into the Spider Verse Official Teaser Trailer

My Spider Sense is tingling!

I have been very much looking forward to seeing what the upcoming animated Spiderman movie from Sony Pictures was going to look like and we’ve been given out first teaser trailer, which looks freaking awesome as shit!

For anyone that hasn’t heard of this project before, it’s an upcoming animated feature produced by Phil Lord and Christopher Miller and directed by Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey and Rodney Rothman. The movie itself is going to be our first look in the shoes of Miles Morales who is one of the newest Spidermen in the Marvel Universe, who is a teenager from Brooklyn. The premise behind the film is to show Miles balancing his life as a high school student as well as being a superhero, similar to what Peter Parker did when he first became the web slinger. Miles Morales is from the Ultimate universe of Marvel and first appeared back in 2011 in the comics I believe.

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Story of the Year “Wolves” Review

Holy shit! Story of the Year are back with an absolute banger of a comeback album!

I have been a fan of Story of the Year since 2006, getting hooked on their awesome sound and lyrics when I first heard In The Wake of Determination. December 2017 is the year in which Story will be releasing their fifth studio album titled “Wolves”, which will be their first release since 2010’s The Constant! Almost 7 years since their last album, dang that’s a long time!

The band is formed of vocalist Dan Marsala, lead guitarist Ryan Phillips, bassist. rhythm guitarist Philip Sneed and drummer Josh Wills. So for their new album the band became independent for Wolves and went about this by putting together a Pledge Music campaign to help fund the project. The album was produced by Aaron Spinkle, who has worked with bands such as New Found Glory and MXPX to name a few. This album will be the band’s first release since the departure of bassists Adam Russell, who left back in 2014.

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“Crisis on Earth X” Part 1 – Supergirl Review

It’s finally arrived! The two night epic crossover event “Crisis on Earth X” aired this week and it was so worth the wait!

I’m going to be reviewing each episode within the crossover for all four shows, starting with the Supergirl episode which was Part 1. So I’m just going to jump straight into it!

This year the crossover takes place over two nights with the first night airing Supergirl and then Arrow making up the first half, with the second half the next night with The Flash and concluding on DC’s Legends of Tomorrow. This is the big crossover event of the year for the Arrowverse with “Crisis on Earth X” being a total of four hours altogether and really involves all four show’s this year. Last year we saw our heroes take on the Dominators in “Invasion” and this year they are going up against Nazi’s?!

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Avengers Infinity War Official Teaser Trailer

I think Marvel have broken the internet yet again!

29th November 2017…….remember this day!

After months and months of teaser images and rumours, today Marvel Studios released the first official teaser trailer for the upcoming Avengers Infinity War movie and holy shit what an announcement! I think it’s safe to say that this next Avengers movie is without a doubt the most highly anticipated Marvel title to date.

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“Crisis on Earth X” Crossover Event Trailer

It’s crossover time baby!!!

We’ve got to that time of year when all four of the Arrowverse shows gear up for their epic crossover event! That’s right we will be seeing the characters from Arrow, The Flash, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow and Supergirl all crossing over into eachother’s shows for what is going to be the TV event of the year! Last year, we saw the show’s crossover for the “Invasion” event with aliens, this year it is “Crisis on Earth X”.

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Justice League Review

DC’s answer to The Avengers has finally arrived!!

As we’re all aware, the DCEU movie universe has been subject to a lot of hate and negative criticism over the past year. I can’t say I disagree with the reception it has received as there are some things that Warner Bros. has got wrong when trying to build the DC film universe, but I think with the massive success of Wonder Woman I was going into Justice League with an open mind. I REALLY REALLY wanted this movie to be good as I am such a huge DC fan and I did not want it to be a let down and prove all the “critics” right.

WARNING! MAY CONTAIN SPOILERS FOR JUSTICE LEAGUE!!! IF YOU HAVEN’T SEEN THE MOVIE DO NOT READ PAST THIS POINT!!!!!

So without further ado I’m just going to jump straight into this review of Justice League, as I have a lot to talk about in regards to the movie. If you’re a comic book fan then you should know that the Justice League is formed of earth’s strongest heroes from all different branches of the DC Universe. The League in the comic books consists of Batman, Wonder Woman, Superman, The Flash, Aquaman, Cyborg and Green Lantern. Obviously due to not having a plan for Green Lantern, he was absence in the movie and with Superman being dead, after the events of Dawn of Justice, the film focuses around the remaining five heroes.

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MCM London Comic Con October 2017 – Weekend Coverage

It’s been a few weeks since I got back from the 32nd MCM London Comic Con, which took place during the last week of October and was the second show of 2017 at the Excel Center.

I have attend MCM about 5 times now, this being my sixth, and I have to say this was probably the most enjoyment I’ve experienced at the show. The event itself was spread across three days which featured so many cool things such as UK exclusive collectibles, celebrity guests, a shit ton of superheroes, panels, photo ops with guests, thousands of fans, games, comic books and anime/manga enthusiasts.

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The Walking Dead: Season 8 Premiere – “Mercy” Review

“I hope you got your shittin’ pants on, because you are gonna shit your pants!”

The Walking Dead finally returned to our TV sets tonight with the highly anticipated Season 8 premiere! After a strong finish to Season 7, I was very much looking forward to seeing where the show would progress with the conflict of Negan and the Saviours! I have been keeping up to date with updates on the eighth season and I was the San Diego Comic Con panel as well, so I was so stoked for the show to return.

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Arrow Season 6 Premiere – “Fallout” Review

“We can only walk in two world’s for so long”

Finally…..the season 6 premiere of Arrow aired Thursday¬† and I could not get home from work fast enough to watch it! Especially when you get a text from one of your best friend’s saying that shit hits the fan in the episode. The episode titled “Fallout” is set five months after that shocking cliffhanger from season 5 that left me thinking how the hell will Arrow move forward from here?! This episode was coming off of what I personally think was the best episode in Arrow’s history, so I was very much looking forward to seeing who survived the events of Lian Yu and how the character’s would be operating after such a major event. After a very enjoyable season 4 premiere for The Flash, I could not wait to watch Arrow and it did not disappoint at all! So let’s get to it…

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