Who is Brian Michael Bendis and Why is His Move to DC Such a Big Deal?

With almost 20 years as a major writer for Marvel under his belt, Brian Michael Bendis hangs up his red hat for a blue one as he announces that he has signed a multi-year exclusive deal with DC Comics. Now, switching from one of the Big Two to the other has been common over the past few years, but Bendis’ career shift is making waves in the industry nonetheless. It’s not as if Bendis spent two decades in the House of Ideas writing filler chapters to get through to the…

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Fighting Games You Have to Get Into This 2017

Fighting games have been making quite the comeback this year, with major titles being released left and right. And the selection’s looking bolder than ever as 2017 draws to a close. Prepare yourself for the quintessential gaming experience by turning your friendships into long-lasting competitive rivalries with these fighting game must-haves. Tekken 7 Anybody who has ever touched a console or been to an arcade in the last 20 years will know what Tekken is. It has been a long-standing franchise due to its crazy storyline, great competitive play, a…

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A Manananggal Movie That’s Not Half-Bad

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Total ScoreI am not the biggest fan of Philippine movies. They’re usually unnecessarily camp and more concerned in promoting their cast rather than selling a story. But with last year’s MMFF making a huge step for indie actual-narrative- driven films and this mid-year launch of the Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino, I guess it’s high time we put down the cringe shields and give this new generation of films a chance – Hashtag SupportLocal. And of course, my first choice out of the film fest was Ang Manananggal Sa Unit 23B…

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GLOW

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Total ScoreWe all grew up with wrestling. You were either one of those who continually scoffed at it as the man version of a TV soap opera, or an avid fan despite knowing it as the man version of a TV soap opera. Point being, Wrestling has been an iconic pop entertainment these past decades. Which brings us to the birth of GLOW – the new Netflix dramedy about a real-life 80’s female wrestling league, and why it’s one of this year’s must-watch Netflix series. “But Brenda, I’m not into…

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Atomic Blonde Leaves You Shaken, Not Stirred

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Total ScoreAs the latest spy blockbuster from one half the directors of iconic action movie John Wick, you’d think Atomic Blonde would live up to the hype – improve on it even, or at least follow in Wick’s dark and sexy footsteps. It tried though – and in stilettos no less. Problem is this little project is having trouble walking around in big girl shoes. With the combination of David Leitch’s experience with action movies, and Charlize Theron’s standing as a premier female action stars, many were excited with Atomic…

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