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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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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Asia Pop Comic Con is the biggest Geek and Pop Culture Convention this side of Asia and The Geekend Gladiators had the honor and privilege to cover it this year! We had tons of fun at the Big Show checking out its always-amazing booths and stalls, meeting and interacting with its star-studded guest line-up and overall, just taking in the atmosphere and expression of all things geeky.
There were plenty of things to enjoy about the show but here are our favorites!
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Here are all the awesome trailers and announcements coming in hot out of San Diego Comic Con 2017!
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Spider-man: Homecoming finally hit theaters this week, and just like any other superhero flick, there’s bound to be a few easter eggs here and there. While Spider-man may appear to have less easter eggs as compared to the Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, there are a handful of geeky goodness spread throughout the movies.
Here are the things you may have missed:
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This past geekend Bat-Fans from all over the Metro flocked to Elements at Eton Centris, Quezon City for the first-ever BatCon! Naturally, almost everyone came dressed to impress in their best Batman shirts. Here are the standouts in the crowd!
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Holy Origin story, Batman! The first-ever BatCon is set to swoop in at Elements, Eton Centris, Quezon City on June 3, 2017!
Unite with other like-minded Bat-fans in a fantastic gathering filled with art, games, toys, comicbooks and panel discussions the whole day through. Put your training and wit to the test at the various contests raffles and you might walk away with a few prizes to put up on your trophy room!
On top of all that, what would a Batman-themed event be without a worthy cause?The 50 pesos entrance fee and all proceeds go to the Haribon Foundation and their research which seeks to build sustainable habitats for endangered fruit-eating bats in the province.
This awesome celebration of our favorite caped crusader is the brain-child of The Dark Knight PH, the premier Bat Group in the Philippines and their partnership with Eton Centris. BatCon will be the main event at Eton Centris First Hobbies Expo but there will be more for everyone in attendance. There will be R/C car races, car exhibits; motorcycle air art exhibits; arts & crafts sessions; baking sessions; gardening talks; travel photography exhibits; calligraphy sessions; painting sessions, and many more happening all around the venue.
So on June 3, 2017, put your Atomic Batteries to power, your Turbines to speed and set the autopilot on the Batmobile to the Elements at Eton Centris, Quezon City for the first-ever BatCon!