2016, has been a pretty terrible year for humanity. On that, I think we can all agree without much furore (unless you voted Leave or voted for Trump…or somehow managed both). We’ve also lost way too many great musicians and artists, from Lemmy at the end of 2015, to David Bowie to legendary thrashers like […]Read more "Top 10 Records of 2016"
Unlike Western cartoon theme songs, which are usually about as intoxicating and catchy as a caffeine infused Twenty One Pilots song, anime openings are used as more of a platform by J-Rock artists to promote upcoming singles and albums. It’s quite a clever marketing tool when you think about it. Ever since Hinobu Kageyama graced […]Read more "10 Best Anime Opening Theme Songs of the Past Decade"
A couple of months ago, I wrote a piece on how Hollywood Whitewashing was by no means a new phenomenon, and has been occurring in the performing industry for decades now. I also highlighted how the most frustrating aspects of this were how it still happens in this day and age (lord knows why) and […]Read more "Marvel’s Defenders and Diversity"
Professional Wrestling has always been about showmanship and utilising said showmanship to get over with an audience. Sure, a lot of this is down to a fiery in-ring ability to deliver tremendous feats of performance art, but a crucial part of the pageantry that accompanies pro-wrestling is the performer’s entrance, in terms of both theme music and physical […]Read more "10 Best Current WWE Entrance Themes"
Every Game of Thrones fan knows by now that the season “finale” isn’t really that. It’s more of a formality than anything. The true fans know that each season’s 9th episode is where the shitteth is bound to hitteth the fan…eth. These episodes tend to be the strongest of the series, the lone exception being Season […]Read more "Game of Nines"
So last week I wrote a pretty angrily charged Facebook post about the casting of Tilda Swinton as The Ancient One in Marvel’s next blockbuster, Doctor Strange. Then I realised I was being “that guy.” Instead, I’m moving my rant about Hollywood whitewashing to my blog, where my opinion is law and people are free […]Read more "Hollywood Whitewashing – How is this still a thing?"
Once again, the UK has been graced with the earlier release of a Marvel film, and this one may be one the comic book giant’s greatest efforts so far. Taking on one of the biggest and most iconic storylines from the comics was going to need to satisfy the shrieking geeks that are Marvel fanboys (yours truly […]Read more "Civil War"