May 03

Game of Thrones S6E2: He’s Alive!

jon snow lives

For many of us, there was never any doubt that Jon Snow would live again.  I’m talking about fans who have not read the book.  Those who have read the book have an idea what is yet to come.  Before this episode, there were several theories how Jon would be resurrected.  The last scene finally confirmed that the Red Witch would have a hand in Jon’s resurrection.  The question we are now hoping to get answered in the next episode is, “is he still the same Jon Snow from last season?” ( Read more )

Apr 22

Coulson is Definitely Toxic

coulson sings toxic

Just watched Phil Coulson (Clark Gregg) of Shield lip sync Britney’s Toxic in full garb.  It was the best Lip Sync Battle performance I have seen — even funnier than Channing Tatum’s Who Run the World.  What made it truly epic was the fact that Clark performed with no hesitation and inhibition despite the fact that he was no dancer.  It was hilarious ha ha ha. ( Read more )

Apr 19

The Magic of Doctor Strange

As mainstream audiences are still going gaga over superheroes and villains, Marvel ensures that they take advantage with live action Hollywood movies of comic book characters coming out several times a year.  And one of the most awaited characters coming out this year is Doctor Strange.  They couldn’t have chosen a better actor to portray this mystical sorcerer than Benedict Cumberbatch.  Whether he is playing the villain Khan, the genius Alan Turing, or just being the voice of Smaug, Cumberbatch is an absolute powerhouse of an actor.

The trailer released last week teased fans with fabulous special effects that promised a movie as mind-boggling as Inception and action scenes no sorcerer in Harry Potter can match. All of a sudden, Tony Stark, Stever Rogers, and even Spiderman seemed stale.  I was no longer interested in the upcoming civil war.  I just wanted to see Cumberbatch  and his magic.  ( Read more )