By now you should all be raising your evergreens, be they plastic or living… well, not living anymore. Christmas draws ever nearer, and presents have to go somewhere, classically piled into novelty oversized footwear, or placed in a space on the carpet that may be suddenly prone to getting covered in pine needles. The Christmas Tree may very well be the single most iconic symbol of the season, unique to the time of year but embraced by so many, including us nerdy types.
Gather around young ones, as we tell you the tale of the 10 greatest Christmas Trees to ever grace pop culture. (more…)
December 8, 2018 | Categories: Entertainment, Film, Gaming posts, Television, Top 10, Video Games | Tags: A Charlie Brown Christmas, Anime, Batman Returns, Christmas Breaker, Christmas Trees, Comics, Festive Maokai, film, Great Hall Christmas Tree, Harry Potter, Home Alone 2, How The Grinch Stole Christmas, League of Legends, Merry Christmas! Hamtaro, Metalocalypse, Mordhaus Tree, Odin, Pluto’s Christmas Tree, Pop-Culture, Rockefeller Centre Tree, The Polar Express, The Transformers UK 41, Top 10, Video Games, Yggdrasil | Leave a comment
To be cruel is to be evil – Actually, not quite. Sometimes, you have to be kind to be cruel, or you have to be cruel to be kind. Naturally, evil entities are always pretty cruel typically – Torture, revenge via humiliation, the usual. The ten gods we list below are all cruel in their own ways, but their degrees of cruelty each vary. So read on for this week’s list, or I’m sure these deities will smite you for your indiscretions.
November 17, 2018 | Categories: Anime talk, Entertainment, Film, Gaming posts, Literature, Television, Top 10, Traditional Gaming, Video Games | Tags: American Gods, Black & White, Blizzard, Cruel Gods, Death Note, Diablo, discworld, Fate, Fictional Deities, Fictional Gods, Final Fantasy VI, Fullmetal Alchemist, greek mythology, Heliod, Hera, Kefka Palazzo, Lord Dunsany, Magic: The Gathering, Mung, Neil Gaiman, Odin, player, Ryuk, Shinigami, Terry Pratchett, The Dungeon Master, The Gods of Pegana, The Truth, Theros, Top 10, Tzeentch, Warhammer | 2 Comments
Does anyone know how many films we’re at now? We’re coming up on ten years of the MCU and it’s been a hurricane of films, TV shows, shorts, games, tie-ins in the actual comics, and desperate, laughable attempts from other companies to try and recreate the Marvel/Disney success that it’s no longer funny when they try. Does it still need discussing?
Well yes. Because as hard as direct rival DC/Warner tries to fight back with their dark and gritty universe built on the back of Nolan’s success with the Batman trilogy, Marvel seems to be reactionarily becoming more comical with their titles. Guardians of the Galaxy, Spider-Man, and now Thor have added three of the funniest films to be released this year, and under the “Super-Hero” genre rather than typical comedy. Perhaps it’s just the appeal to the geekier sense of humour that drags me in, or maybe it’s that we’ve become so comfortable laughing alongside some of these characters after years spent in their company.
Thor: Ragnarok is inextricable from the rest of the MCU films, it cannot stand alone but it does not need to do so. Let’s take a look at why… (more…)
November 7, 2017 | Categories: Entertainment, Film | Tags: Asgard, Bruce Banner, Cate Blanchett, film, Hela, hulk, Jeff Goldblum, karl urban, Loki, Loki's play, Luke Hemsworth, Marvel, matt damon, MCU, movie, Odin, Review, Sam Neill, Surtur, Tessa Thompson, thor, Thor Ragnarok, Valkyrie | Leave a comment
Blood is thicker than water, but to be honest there’s no circumstance in which being thicker is better… except in sandwiches, and we all know that blood doesn’t keep us from conflict. In fact fighting in a family is often more brutal than a standard grudge match, there’s always history, and the feelings get hurt long before the bruises show.
So far as storytelling goes there’s rarely more bitter rivals, or more hated nemeses than a parent or sibling. Join us as we take a look at games, films, television, literature and more to find the Top 10 Family Feuds.
July 22, 2017 | Categories: Top 10 | Tags: A Song of Ice and Fire, Anakin Skywalker, avatar, Azula, Baratheon, Dante, darth vader, Dee Dee, Devil May Cry, Dexter, Dexter’s Laboratory, Disney, Elan, Family Feuds, Game of Thrones, Heihachi, InuYasha, Jin, Kazuya, Knives, Lion King, Loki, Luke Skywalker, Marvel, McMahon, Mufasa, Nale, Odin, Order of the Stick, Renly, Robert, Scar, Sesshomaru, Shane, Simba, Stannis, Star Wars, Stephanie, Tarquin, Tekken, the last airbender, thor, Top 10, Trigun, Vash, Vergil, Vince, WWE, Zuko | 8 Comments