It’s no secret that superhero movies have gone a long way from inception, from the first Superman movie to the oft ridiculed 90’s Batman, up until the present. Along with this evolution comes the quality of the movies from campy depictions to the more grounded, realistic types, even reflecting the current views and political situations of present society.
With this evolution, story-telling has evolved and even includes complex scenes and sets. Superhero movies have likewise upped the ante when it comes to the opening scenes, after all these opening scenes setup the ensuing proceedings in the movie. While there are tons of lists there listing the best superhero movies, we here at geekendgladiators have decided to list down the best opening scenes in superhero movies, since we know that not all good opening scenes necessarily mean that the movies a hit.
Without further ado, here’s our 5 best opening scenes from superhero movies.
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Game of Thrones Season 7 just recently ended and with the next season slated for release in 2019, fans are left to cook up some theories and are left to imagine how the final season will turn out.
Recently, though, a Redditor by the username “razobak09” posted an interesting theory regarding the deaths of major GoT characters and how the show telegraphs just how these characters would meet their maker.
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At one point or another, we’ve all dreamed of becoming a superhero. While having superpowers is out of the question, we could all still become a superhero through videogames. And with the success of the Arkham franchise, the Injustice games, and even the Tell Tale superhero games, there’s little to no doubt that the next medium for the comic book/superhero genre to dominate is the videogame realm. The sad part about this, though, is that there are few successful comic book video games in the market, despite the existence of the aforementioned properties and the expected success of the Spider-man game. On that note, we here at geekendgladiators.com have come up with our own list of superheroes who deserve their own video game titles, and also a possible game play for their respective video games.
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We’ve been a week removed from Marvel’s latest Summer Event, Secret Empire. While the event drew both raves and criticisms for making a beloved hero, Captain America/Steve Rogers, into the Supreme Leader of Hydra, one cannot deny the fact that the event was a just a joy to read, ultimately making it one of the more memorable events in Marvel Comics since Civil War.
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Almost 10 years worth of the Marvel Cinematic Universe have given us our fair share of good, compelling villains. Unfortunately, not all of them are great and for every Loki we get a Trevor. We here at Geekend Gladiators decided to list down the 10 Worst MCU villains ranked from bad to worst across the entire MCU, from the movies right down to the TV shows. Here’s are the very worst of the Marvel Big Baddies.
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The Asia Pop Comic Con is back again in Manila at the SMX Covention, Pasay City! With the APCC opening today, August 25 until the 27th. Make sure to drop by for the biggest comic con this side of the Philippines.
Here’s some of the booths and sights to see!
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Car fans rejoice! The popular Top Gear TV show gets an American spinoff hosted by The Dark Knight actor William Fichtner, three-time World Champion American drag racer, Antron Brown, and automotive journalist, Tom “Wookie” Ford.
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The Geekend Gladiators are listing once again this week’s most important stuff in the world of geek and pop culture. As always, we will provide a list of things to watch, read, play, and even important events to look out for.
Without further ado, here’s the Geekend Gladiators’ Pick of the Geek:
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In the second half of Game of Thrones Season 7, the focus now shifts towards the much-anticipated war between the living and the dead, as Night King’s forces are inching their way south. As it appears, our heroes have an uphill battle when it comes to defeating the white walkers with the lack of available dragon glass. Just recently, Jon Snow struck a deal with Daenerys to allow him and his men to mine dragon glass from Dragonstone.
However, we do know that dragon glass is not the only weapon that can kill white walkers, as a good old Valyrian steel can do the trick as well. Problem is, with the fall of Valyria, there’s just no one left who makes Valyrian steel. Luckily, there are a handful of them left in Westeros.
Here’s the remaining Valyrian steel, and the characters who currently wield them. Continue reading “All the Valyrian Steel We Know (so far) In Game of Thrones and Who Wields Them”
Get ready for a fun-filled geeky week as the Geekend Gladiators bring you the creme of the crop in the pop culture realm released this week!
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