Strange Times & Places: Injustice 2

Welcome back to Strange Times & Places, where we examine alternate universe stories in all their shapes and sizes. Today, we’ll be spoiling the heck out of story mode from the newly released Injustice 2 video game! How’s It Different? It’s a For Want of a Nail story in which The Joker tricked Superman into … [Read more...]

Motor City Comic Con Remains The Place To See The Stars

The 2017 Motor City Comic Con took place May 19 – 21 at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, Michigan, hosting its usual and eclectic array of movie, television, and comic guests for both local and regional fans. This year's featured TV and movie celebrities included actor Michael Rooker (Guardians of the Galaxy, … [Read more...]

Tokusatsu Gesundheit: Pulgasari

Welcome to Tokusatsu Gesundheit, where today we’re examining a Kaiju picture from one of Japan’s neighbors to the west: Pulgasari, hailing from the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. Plot Rundown Pulgasari is an iron eating monster created by a dying blacksmith to aid in the other throw of a corrupt … [Read more...]

Scripting Errors: G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra

Welcome back to Scripting Errors, where we look at movies that might have been! Today, we’re reading a September 2005 draft of the film that would eventually become G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra. We’ll see that even though the final film got a mixed reception, it could have been a bit worse. Since I couldn't find any … [Read more...]

Tokusatsu Gesundheit: Gamera: Guardian of the Universe

Welcome to Tokusatsu Gesundheit, where today we’re getting away from the venerable studios of Toei and Toho for the less moneyed flicks of Daiei. In particular, we’re watching the serious 1995 reboot of their goofy Gamera franchise, Gamera: Guardian of the Universe. Plot Rundown First, a Japanese ship … [Read more...]

Strange Times & Places: Future Tense

Welcome back to Strange Times & Places, where this week we’re watching the best cartoon of the 1990s, Gargoyles, one and only venture into the genre of possible futures – season two, episode forty-three, “Future Tense”. How’s It Different? It’s a For Want of a Nail possible future, a cyberpunk dystopia with a … [Read more...]

Scripting Errors: Max Landis’ Power Rangers

Welcome back to Scripting Errors, where we look at movies that might have been! Since it would be a little shill-y to talk about the about the Power Rangers movie currently in theaters (especially so soon after Kong: Skull Island), we instead take a look at a 2014 draft of the script. Who Wrote It and When? Max … [Read more...]

Tokusatsu Gesundheit: Kong: Skull Island

Welcome to Tokusatsu Gesundheit, where we’re deviating heavily from the usual format to talk about an American feature film still in theaters right now. However, it’s not every summer that an American studio knocks it out of the park with a Kaiju picture, much less one set in the wider Godzilla franchise, so Kong: … [Read more...]

Tokusatsu Gesundheit: Karate Robo Zaborgar

Welcome to Tokusatsu Gesundheit, where today we’re examining another modern, nostalgia-driven remake of a 70s series. This time, it’s Karate Robo Zaborgar. Plot Rundown The criminal syndicate known as Sigma is out to conquer the world and only Japanese secret policeman Yutaka Diamon stands in their way.  With the … [Read more...]

Tokusatsu Gesundheit: Space Sentai Kyuranger

Welcome to Tokusatsu Gesundheit, where we’re on the cutting edge of Super Sentai! The very first episode of Uchu Sentai Kyuranger recently aired in Japan, and we’re gonna talk about it today. Plot Rundown The evil Space Shogunate Jark Matter has conquered 88 constellations, effectively giving them control of the … [Read more...]

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