By now I’m certain that you have one way or another heard about the curse of movies based on video games. You know, the one where movies that are based on video games have bombed at the box office? Yeah, that one. Since then, there has been a presumption that if a movie is based on any type of game, then it will most certainly be a campy, outdated, poorly translated, epic failure of a movie. The question is, does the new Tomb Raider movie fall under that description?
As always, a spoiler alert/tag is in order. So if you have yet to watch the movie or play the game, then its best to save this article first and get back to it once you’re done.
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Tomb Raider was recently released, and here’s our thoughts on the movie.
As always, spoilers abound.
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Black Panther as a whole was by far one of the best Marvel movie. Box office numbers is proof that this movie is a certified hit, critics have also given the movie a beaming and solid approval in ratings.
To be honest, the movie is a solid, fun, entertaining, and really a beautifully crafted movie that highlights culture, family, and political beliefs. In short, it hit all the right notes, except for one small detail.
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A few days ago Linkin Park’s Mike Shinoda released an EP and gave fans a look inside Mike’s ordeal after the tragic loss of Linkin Park’s front man Chester Bennington.
The three songs were the first material released by Shinoda, since the tribute concert the band hosted in October 2017.
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Fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe started salivating at the news of a possible acquisition of Fox by Disney in the past few weeks, with an announcement rumored to happen sometime in the near future. This, of course, has lead to a lot of expectations on the same fans. While most have been jubilant, some have been wary of what this might bring to the two separate juggernaut universes. In this vain, we are going to look at the possible effects of the (hopefully successful) acquisition on the MCU.
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Geekend Gladiators was able to catch the award-winning creator of the hit Komiks Series Tabi Po, Mervin Malonzo. He shares with us his history as a writer, how the idea for Tabi Po came about and what he thinks of the blossoming Komiks Industry in the country.
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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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The good people at Petron got us a first look at the latest addition to their 2017 Supercars Collection, the Porsche 918 Spyder and it is really, really cool.
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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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