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  • Reed between the lines or No Kang Do: Marvel spins its slate…

    Two significant bits of Marvel news hit the wires today – with one confirmation and one strong rumour. The ‘rumour’ aspect is the news that Pedro Pascal (The Last of Us) is being courted to essay the role of Reed Richards in the upcoming Fantastic Four film to be...
  • Feline Groovy: ‘The Marvels’ is saved by Fun, Froth and Flerken…

    Aboard the SABER (Strategic Aerospace Biophysics and Exolinguistic Response) space-station, high above the Earth, Nick Fury is trying to get further information about why surges are happening across the jump-point system that should normally allow interstellar travel. Independently both Carol Danvers and Monica Rambeau experience a flux in those...
  • Nothing, Nowhere, All at Once: The End looms for Loki..?

    Reality has ended, the TVA is gone and Loki… finds himself time-tripping again, a seemingly random pull keeping him inches ahead of multiverse oblivion. Loki finds himself drawn to his ‘friends’, though in the dying moments of the cosmos, they seem to be scattered through time and living out...
  • Now hear this: Marvel’s ‘Echo’ set to stream in full in January…

    Marvel‘s shows on the Disney+ platform have been divisive amongst fans – many applauding the characters getting their own shows and the initial ambition and diversity in their styles… but equally the shows have a tendency to start strong and finish weak, perhaps showing their role as ‘filler’ between...
  • Loki: All Smoke and Mirrors with Tik-Tok-Trick or Treats…

    Loki and Mobius are on the trail of both rogue TVA judge Ravonna Renslayer and the manipulative timepiece Miss Minutes, but while Chicago seems to have been their destination, it’s been hard to nail down the time-period. It seems that the fugitives are playing hard-and-fast with the timeline, creating...
  • Brand (and Brad) on the Run: Loki serves up confusion and fries…

    After temporarily delaying the apocalyptic effect on the timelines (but not managing to stop it entirely), the race is on to find Sylvie. But first Mobius and Loki must find out why Hunter X-5 has apparently gone off grid and into the spotlight, foregoing his mission for the sake...
  • Post-Strike: Marvel finds an alternative ‘Born Again’ identity…

    There were always going to be repercussions from the industry strikes that have taken place this year. The WGA have now resolved their differences with the studios and have returned to work, but the SAG (Screen Actors Guild) is still looking for a suitable conclusion to its own negotiations. ...
  • Loki, High Concept: Everything, everywhere, all at Once Upon a Time… …

    After watching the first episode of Loki‘s second season on Disney+, I was priming myself to write at length about the time-twisting escapades, the choices of editing and the fact that almost anything and everything could happen next. But it’s an experience that’s easier to watch than review (especially...
  • Performance Art: Miles from Home, Chaotic ‘Spiderverse’ sequel spins gold…

    With great power comes great responsibility… but does it also come with an inevitable cost?¬† On Earth 1610, Miles Morales swings through the city, taking a welcome break from his school responsibilities as he fights crime and mocks the latest ‘super-villain’ to cross his path – a cheddar-cheesed, physics-defying...
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