Movie Review: ‘Shazam’

April 24, 2019 at 6:35 am | Posted in DC Entertainment, Movies, Reviews | Leave a comment

It took me a while, but I finally went to see Shazam!. I’m glad I caught it while it was still in the theater because this movie was fun. A lot of fun. The story was great, the characters were great, the villain was portrayed excellently by Mark Strong and they even did a fantastic job with the monster designs. It was a solid movie all around and it had me wondering, “when was the last time I saw a super hero movie this good?”

Of course, there are no shortage of super hero movies these days. With Marvel and DC both cranking out comic book films, and other non-affiliated films joining in, there is hardly a season of the year where there isn’t one on the screen. Shazam‘s direct competition was Captain Marvel. While Marvel won that one in terms of box office money, I’d easily say Shazam! was a better movie. The writing and flow of the story was just plain better. I also enjoyed it a lot more than Aquaman or Ant-Man and the Wasp. It’s certainly not going to approach something like Avengers: Endgame, but that’s not expected. Continue Reading Movie Review: ‘Shazam’…

Comic Reviews: ‘Solo #6’, ‘Solo #7’, ‘Star Wars #64’ & ‘TIE Fighter #1’

April 24, 2019 at 12:02 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Catching up on comic reviews…

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

New Releases: ‘Dark Visions #3’, ‘Doctor Aphra #31’, ‘Galaxy’s Edge #1’ & More

April 24, 2019 at 12:01 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Marvel has eight new Star Wars releases today.

Doctor Aphra #31

Writer: Si Spurrier
Artist: Emilio Laiso
Cover Artist: Ashley Witter

WORST AMONG EQUALS, PART 6 – “WHEREIN: VERY KABOOM” – Time’s up. DOCTOR APHRA and TRIPLE-ZERO have mere seconds to remove their bomb implants before it’s explodo o’clock. With undead bounty hunters, monster trappers and the foulest divisions of the IMPERIAL war machine between her and salvation, is this the end for the amoral archaeologist? One thing’s for sure: it’ll come down to who trusts who…and who gets what they deserve…

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Databurst From the 501st

April 24, 2019 at 12:00 am | Posted in 501st, Charity, Conventions, Databurst From the 501st, Events, Star Wars | Leave a comment

Latest Databurst From the 501st covering 501st Legion events around the world from April 24 to 30th. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

April 24

  • Badlands Garrison will be in Calgary, AB for Calgary Expo media night.

April 25

  • Badlands Garrison will be in Calgary, AB for Calgary Expo.
  • Garrison Tyranus will be in Chantilly, VA for Take Our Kid to Work Day at The Aerospace Corporation from 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM.
  • Great Lakes Garrison will be in Grand Rapids, MI for the Autism Bridge Walk.
  • Old Line Garrison will be in Adelphi, MD for the Army Research Lab’s Annual Bring Your Child to Work Day.
  • Star Garrison will be in Houston, TX for the 2019 Houston Tourism Summit at the George R. Brown Convention Center.

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