I often see critiques of pop culture that hate on “lack of originality” or something to that extent. While plagiarism is no doubt something to not ignore, the idea that being unoriginal is a reason to not try or to keep your mouth shut is just absurd to me.
Let’s start our new weekly columns discussing something related to nerd-dom but not gaming: comic book movie stories.
This past week the world was officially shown just what it takes to break the Internet: release 4 trailers for highly anticipated movies.
No movie is perfect, which inherently means that the plot isn’t perfect. This also means that not every choice made by a character is perfect. Many movie critics and analysts have a problem with that, and they shouldn’t.
Welcome to a three part series where I, Frantic, break down the business concept known as Six Sigma and how it relates to the industries we discuss here on Frantic Talks. Let’s continue with Movies.
I’m a fan of original ideas. I’d be even more a fan of them if they happened more often. Lately movies and video games are slacking with originality.
The new TMNT movie has been out for just over a week now and I got the chance to go see it. I love the 80s cartoon and 90s movies (except the 3rd one) so I was extremely skeptical. I must say I was surprised.
I’m not much of a man for reviews. I mean after all it’s your opinion that determines whether you like a movie, unless you just listen to what other people say and allow that to guide your thoughts. But, after a few days to think about this movie, I’ve finally come to a conclusion about what I feel the newest Spiderman movie did well, what it did bad, and what it just sucked at. Continue reading
Over the weekend, I went to see Captain America: The Winter Soldier. I’m a big fan of Marvel so I had high expectations, especially since the first initial wave of reviews from the UK were extremely positive. The movie started at an 8.7 on IMDB and dropped to an 8.2 by the time I got to go see it. It’s been on the rise and here’s why:
2014 has started off by freezing everything it possible could and then some. But don’t let the cold get to you, this year is going to be full of surprises and awesome things, so here’s what I’m looking forward to!