Because Thanos Demands Your Silence, this review will not contain any spoilers pertaining to Avengers: Infinity War. Let me start, though; by saying it is the single greatest Marvel movie of all time and I don’t know how anything will ever be as good. If you’re concerned with the movie being lengthy at two and a half hours, just realize you’ll leave the theater wanting more and quite possibly questioning your life.
After two long years, HBO’s mind spinning Westworld returned for a second season. Not to be outdone by its predecessor, season two introduces the audience to even more questions and storylines. Unlike the first season, we know that the show operates in a series of different timelines, but that doesn’t make it any easier to keep up! Though, I believe some of the fun is in knowing that time isn’t linear. Don’t get too caught up in trying to figure everything out, I have a feeling the threads are only going to unravel even further as the episodes go.
We’re only a few weeks away from the premiere of Marvel’s largest mashup yet, Avengers: Infinity War. After ten years and eighteen films, we’ve finally come to the point where this has all been heading towards. It’s sometimes funny to think back to the first Avengers movie. We had a glimpse of Thanos and knew he would be a formidable force to reckon with. Did we ever think it would take this long? Did we ever think there would be so many characters that we would come to love in the years in between? Every film, from Antman, to Age of Ultron, to Black Panther, everything we’ve seen has been leading up to one epic movie. I know, I’m rambling. But, don’t we all feel like this is more than just a movie and these characters are more than just fictional?
Ryan Reynold’s Deadpool sequel could have premiered in theaters without any sort of promotion and I still would be there opening night to view it. Luckily, so far, we have had several teasers and footage to keep us all sated, so many that I just put three different hyperlinks in this paragraph. Nothing has been as satisfying, though; than the trailer just released today. In typical Deadpool fashion, we open up to Dopinder enjoying some tunes in his cab, before Wade Wilson ruins the calming moment.
While the Sci-Fi genre isn’t something I normally gravitate to when picking a movie or a show, there’s no arguing against the fact that Sci-Fi is making a comeback. Between Star Trek: Discovery, Cloverfield Paradox, and more, this category is popular and gaining momentum rapidly.
Do you ever feel like you’ve watched everything on Netflix and are in desperate need for something else? That’s how I felt when Altered Carbon was released on February 2, 2018. Based on a novel that I’ve never even heard of previously, I wondered if this was something for me. The internet heavily promoted this series and every time I opened up Netflix, there it was. Since I had nothing else to watch, I tuned in.
No, this is not a Throwback Thursday, although the film (or films) I’m writing about are not current. At times, it takes me a while to watch movies or shows, and I am not the biggest fan of horror. Which, is the reason for not having watched any of the three Purge movies. The concept, from trailers; was not something that appealed to me. Not until recently and now, I’ve seen all three. Let’s begin a thought analysis, shall we?
In two days, the third season of CW’s iZombie will premiere. If you haven’t heard about it, I would highly suggest binge-watching the first two seasons on Netflix immediately. For diehard iZombie fans, such as myself; it has been a long and agonizing wait. Season 2’s finale aired on April 12, 2016 and in an act of cruelty, we fans were made to wait a year for the next season.
Do not let this deter you from watching iZombie. If the name of the show doesn’t leave much to be desired, it’s okay. The first season of iZombie came and went without me giving it any thought. It was only into the second season that I caught up on Netflix and was instantly hooked. A fun, adventurous crime drama revolving around an undead zombie is not all this show has to offer. Liv Moore is the heroine that we all need and the supporting characters are just as important to the story.
For most of the two seasons, iZombie has had a “brain of the week” format. Due to her need for brains, the main character Liv works in a morgue with her boss Ravi. And not only does eating a victim’s brain help curb her appetite, it also helps local detective Clive Babineaux catch the killer. Liv also has a best friend in Peyton and her on again off again fiance Major Lilywhite (yep, that’s his name). On top of that, iZombie has possibly one of the best frenemy relationship between Liv and the zombie who turned her, Blaine.
Not to spoil too much, the third season will throw in a new dynamic to iZombie. Not only does everyone in Liv’s inner circle know her zombie secret, but there’s apparently an overwhelming amount of zombies in Seattle. And they have every intention of making the whole world know they exist. On top of her personal relationships and solving crimes, Liv will have to decide whose side she wants to be on: humans or zombies.
iZombie Season 3 airs April 4 – this Tuesday on CW at 9 pm. I promise you, it’s a good time.
iZombie stars Rose McIver as Liv Moore, Rahul Kohli as Dr. Ravi Chakrabarti, Malcolm Goodwin as Clive Babineaux, David Anders as Blaine Debeers, Robert Buckley as Major Lilywhite, Aly Michalka as Peyton Charles, and is directed by Rob Thomas (known for Veronica Mars).
As filming for the third season of Netflix’s hit Daredevil continues, we fans are gifted with the confirmation that infamous assassin Bullseye has been added as the show’s new big bad. Wilson Bethel will be premiering as the comic book villain. Originally cast as an “FBI agent”, Bethel instead will officially be Bullseye and I’m not sure whether to be excited or scared.
Okay, seriously, though, wasn’t everyone ridiculously well dressed this episode? Every scene that wasn’t taking place in the Westworld park just had me jealous of how sleek and good everyone looked. Especially the ever-so-good-looking Ben Barnes. Yes, he is easy on the eyes, but it was really good to see Logan back, to finally know his last name is Delos, and to actually see some depth to his character that the writers hadn’t given him in season one.
About two months ago, Sony released their first look at their last-ditched effort at Marvel movies. The trailer for their Venom movie was…lackluster at best. I myself wasn’t even impressed and considering Tom Hardy is starring in it, I wanted to be more excited than I was. Sony’s take on the well-known anti-hero is running in association with the Marvel Cinematic Universe, although Tom Holland will not be appearing as Spider-Man, which seems strange to a lot of fans.