Kneel Before Pod – Dances with Autobots

The Transformers franchise recently got a cinematic resurgence in the form of Bumblebee; a reboot disguised as a prequel focusing on the yellow Autobot taking on his classic form of a Volkswagen Beetle and being befriended by human girl. Since there are two huge fans of classic Transformers on staff there naturally needed to be…

Bumblebee

The Transformers franchise receives the prequel/reboot treatment in Travis Knight’s Bumblebee. Transformers is a franchise that has become popular to hate over the years with many of the negative opinions being attributed to decisions that director Michael Bay made. Many say that they are racially insensitive, sexist, juvenile and overflowing with incomprehensible action that audiences…

Supernatural – Season 13 Episode 16

“ScoobyNatural” Supernatural brings audiences the long awaited crossover with Scooby-Doo allowing Sam and Dean to team up with the Scooby Gang to solve an animated mystery. If any show can get away with an idea as ludicrous as this one it’s Supernatural. Over its very long run this show has become famous for taking ideas…

Marvel’s Spider-Man – Season 1 Episode 13

“Venom” Peter Parker has to deal with the return of the discarded alien symbiote when it takes a new host in the latest Marvel’s Spider-Man. Venom is such a popular character that he’s bound to eventually appear in pretty much any Spider-Man adaptation. There are obviously exceptions to this but most modern takes on the…

Marvel’s Spider-Man – Season 1 Episode 12

“Spider-Man on Ice” Marvel’s Spider-Man puts Peter up against an ice based villain after a criminal steels Peter and Harry’s ice gauntlet and uses it for a one man crime wave. This episode is very much a disposable stand-alone outing where Peter Parker does little more than fight a villain. That’s not necessarily a bad…

Mavel’s Spider-Man – Season 1 Episode 11

“Halloween Moon” Marvel’s Spider-Man takes Peter on a spookier than normal adventure when he encounters a Werewolf on the way to the Horizon Halloween party. An interruption to a “normal” activity has been the opening of so many Spider-Man stories. It works so well because it adds an air of tragic regret to the life…

Marvel’s Spider-Man – Season 1 Episode 10

“Kraven’s Amazing Hunt” Marvel’s Spider-Man puts our hero as the subject of a vicious Reality TV show when Kraven the Hunter sets his sights on the wall crawler as he trains Miles Morales. To its credit this episode wastes no time in getting started. It opens with a fast paced action sequence serving as a…

Marvel’s Spider-Man – Season 1 Episode 9

“Ultimate Spider-Man” Peter Parker finds out he isn’t only Spider Powered hero in town when Marvel’s Spider-Man brings Miles Morales into the enhanced community. This show presents a unique dynamic between Peter Parker and Miles Morales. In the comics Peter started out as Miles Morales’ absent motivation and later became more of a mentor as…

Marvel’s Spider-Man – Season 1 Episode 8

“Stark Expo” Marvel’s Spider-Man introduces the titular hero to a larger world when he meets Iron Man (Mick Wingert) at the Stark Expo. There have been mentions here and there of the wider Marvel universe such as Stark’s name being mentioned more than once and a name drop of the African Nation of Wakanda but…

Marvel’s Spider-Man – Season 1 Episode 7

“Symbiotic Relationship” Marvel’s Spider-Man moves the background Venom symbiote story to the front and explores Peter’s relationship with the alien creature. Peter’s time wearing the black suit has been explored a number of ways. Spider-Man 3 told this story, the 90s Spider-Man cartoon had its own version of it, Spectacular Spider-Man dealt with it in…