Mythic Quest’s “A Dark Quiet Death” Is an Unsettlingly...

On the surface Mythic Quest: Raven’s Banquet is a modern-day workplace comedy that looks...

How Clone Wars Season 7 is The Perfect End...

Twelve years after it began with the 2008 feature-length movie, Star Wars the Clone...

The MCU and Mixing Other Genres With an Established...

Although the MCU has faced some persistent cirtiscms like having underdeveloped villains, or always...

Black Adam Easter Eggs

As another entry into the live-action, DC Universe Black Adam has plenty of references to other movies and characters in the universe, as well as several of its own relating to the Black Adam...

Black Adam Review

For years Dwayne Johnson has promised (or perhaps threatened?) that with the arrival of Black Adam the “hierarchy of power” in the DCEU will change. Now I’m not totally sure what that existing hierarchy...

The MCU and Reinventing The Comic Books

With over a decade of storytelling, and creating a truly interwoven on-screen comic book universe, it’s no surprise that the Marvel Cinematic Universe has had to reinvent several characters, storylines, and ideas - and that got me thinking about...

Why Star Wars: The Force Unleashed Still Holds Up

Back in 2008, LucasArts launched a brand new entry into the Star Wars saga, in the form of ‘The Force Unleashed’. The game boasted an advanced new enemy AI, brand new ways to use the force, and some awesome...

The Opinion Arcade – The Next Level

Welcome to the next level of The Opinion Arcade, with a new Pop Culture video essay every week. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XlZOdc1LZ3E&t=1s I started the website a few years ago I wasn’t totally sure what I wanted it to be, all I really knew...

The Falcon and Winter Soldier: The Legacy of Captain America

As well as delivering the buddy cop style comedy set in the MCU that most people expected from Falcon and the Winter Soldier, the series also took a deep dive into race, the in-universe and real-world complications of a...
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Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings Review

Combining several classic MCU tropes with a great twist on traditional martial arts wirework, and introducing our first new hero and team to the MCU for a while, Shang-Chi is fresh, fun and unique, and exactly what the MCU needed. https://youtu.be/d6Vew6cgttY Shang-Chi is the first MCU movie centred around a brand new character since 2019’s Captain Marvel, and really that movie had the very familiar Nick Fury...