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I wouldn't necessarily consider myself a gamer. I play video games from time to time, but I never feel like putting in the amount of hours most video games require. One of the few video games that I actually would put effort into is the "Mortal Kombat" franchise.
When “Justice League” hit theaters in late 2017, it was both a critical and financial disaster. With stories of endless production troubles and expensive reshoots, many felt that it was doomed from the start. The most notable being the replacing of director Zack Snyder with Marvel “Avengers” director Joss Whedon. It was clear that Zack Snyder’s dark vision of the iconic heroes was greatly watered down and saturated into an unrecognizable mess.
When “South Park” attempted to tackle the majority of 2020 last September with its special, “The Pandemic Special,” it was a slight disappointment. The special felt bloated and did not put its focus on the characters and plot lines the audience would much rather see. Thankfully, 2021 gave the writers more than enough material to create another hour-long special, which improves on many of the previous special’s mistakes, even if it still falls into some of the same pitfalls.
The Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) has released movies and television adaptations for over a decade now. In the whopping 23 films released since “Iron Man” in 2008, we have been introduced to an entire universe of heroes. Two of those heroes are Wanda Maximoff, played by Elizabeth Olsen, and The Vision, played by Paul Bettany. Both made their debut in the 2015 movie “Avengers: Age of Ultron.” Since then, the two developed a romantic relationship until Vision’s demise in “Infinity War.”
Although the Golden Globes have come and gone, the award show represents an age-old problem in Hollywood that still persists today.
Hollywood took a harder hit than most other industries during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
Following the grandiose crossover event “Crisis on Infinite Earths,” the CW’s Arrowverse looked more promising than ever, with a whole multiverse left open to explore as well as a tease for its own Justice League.
If any industry took a greater hit this year due to the COVID-19 coronavirus, it was certainly the theater industry. Broadway shut down all the way back in March and will now stay closed until June of 2021.
Halloween is the time of year in which being scared is the name of the game. However, in the unprecedented time that is 2020, many Americans have been afraid all year.
“If I don’t get it, I’m going to come back and do one again that is so bad on purpose,” Adam Sandler said during an interview on the “Howard Stern Show.”
For 23 years, “South Park” has been at the forefront of satirizing the insanity of our modern world. From celebrities to political leaders, no subject is off the table for the series.
Following the earth-shattering conclusion of “Avengers: Endgame,” and some hints of what’s to come in “Spider-Man: Far From Home,” the future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) is looking more interesting and experimental than ever before.
In the modern age of cancel culture, one celebrity figure has recently been at the forefront of controversy.
Streaming services certainly have had an eventful year. With many Americans trapped inside their homes, Netflix, Hulu, HBO Max and other streaming services have been our only escapes from the horrors going on outside.
While the world is trying to process the tragic loss of Chadwick Boseman, the influential actor who passed away after a four-year battle with colon cancer, the actor was honored Friday night here at SU. The Activities Program Board (APB) screened one of Boseman’s last films, “21 Bridges” for students to enjoy on the Academic quad.
Nobody knew what to expect from Amazon’s “The Boys” in 2019, especially in a market oversaturated with comic book content, many wondering if the Prime Original could stand out from a year already packed with superhero media.