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Marvel’s The Punisher Season 2 Review: A Thrilling Improvement With Few Missteps

Marvel’s The Punisher Season 2 Review: A Thrilling Improvement With Few Missteps

January 11th, 2019 | by Jordan Samuel

Netflix might not be renewing Luke Cage or Daredevil anytime, but the Punisher is still alive and kicking in his upcoming second season. ComiConverse reviews his latest adventure in Marvel’s Cinematic Universe Former Marine-turned-vigilante Frank Castle (Jon Bernthal) has been living a quiet life on the road...

Castlevania Season 2 Review: Near Perfect Translation

Castlevania Season 2 Review: Near Perfect Translation

October 30th, 2018 | by Mitch Nissen

Last year Netflix broke the stereotype for video game based film adaptations with Adi Shankar and Warren Ellis' CASTLEVANIA. Now that Season Two has arrived, will it maintain the same high quality as season one? ComiConverse contributor Mitch Nissen takes a look. A faithful yet...

Daredevil Season 3 Review: The Highest Peak of Marvel TV

Daredevil Season 3 Review: The Highest Peak of Marvel TV

October 13th, 2018 | by Jordan Samuel

Warning: Season 1-2 spoilers abound below, if you haven’t seen these episodes, proceed with great caution. Daredevil Season 3 Review Missing for months, Matt Murdock (Charlie Cox) reemerges a broken man, putting into question his future as both vigilante Daredevil and lawyer Matthew Murdock. But...

Marvel’s Iron Fist Season 2 Review: Netflix’s Ugly Duckling, Receives A Brilliant Makeover

Marvel’s Iron Fist Season 2 Review: Netflix’s Ugly Duckling, Receives A Brilliant Makeover

September 5th, 2018 | by Jordan Samuel

Warning: Season 1 spoilers abound below. If you haven’t seen the first 13 episodes, proceed at your own risk. Marvel’s Iron Fist Season 2 Review  Season 2 furthers the transformation of Danny , a character with a fish out of water coming of age story making his...

Insatiable Season One Review: More Than Disappointing

Insatiable Season One Review: More Than Disappointing

September 1st, 2018 | by Elodie Cure

Decidedly, the Netflix platform keeps bringing new scandals with its teen dramas. Last year, 13 Reasons Why (Dylan, Minette, Katherine Langford, Christian Navarro) attracted the wrath of part of the public and press by approaching the delicate subject of suicide and rape in its first...

Disenchantment Season One Review: Uneven Start, But Tons of Potential

Disenchantment Season One Review: Uneven Start, But Tons of Potential

August 18th, 2018 | by Jordan Samuel

Disenchantment Season One Review Following the misadventures of hard-drinking princess Bean, her feisty elf companion Elfo, and personal demon Luci in the crumbling medieval kingdom of Dreamland. Matt Groening (Futurama) has defined animated TV for over 30 years, as his unique comedic tone changing the...

Godzilla: City on the Edge of Battle Film Review: A Tasty Slice Of Kaiju

Godzilla: City on the Edge of Battle Film Review: A Tasty Slice Of Kaiju

July 30th, 2018 | by Mitch Nissen

The second chapter in Toho’s first ever anime epic has arrived. Godzilla: City on the Edge of Battle might be the most experimental Godzilla film yet. But does it work? ComiConverse examines.  Review: Godzilla: City on the Edge of Battle Over the last few years,...

Jessica Jones Season 2 Review

Jessica Jones Season 2 Review

February 28th, 2018 | by Jordan Samuel

Jessica Jones Season 2 Review Warning: Season 1 spoilers abound below. If you haven’t seen the first 13 episodes, proceed at your own risk. The second season of the American web television series Jessica Jones, which is based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name,...

Annihilation Film Review

Annihilation Film Review

February 26th, 2018 | by Jordan Samuel

Annihilation Film Review Based on Jeff VanderMeer’s best-selling Southern Reach Trilogy, Annihilation stars Natalie Portman, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Gina Rodriguez, Tessa Thompson, Tuva Novotny and Oscar Isaac. It was written and directed by Alex Garland (Ex Machina, 28 Days Later). Alex Garland made a new...

Mute Film Review

Mute Film Review

February 24th, 2018 | by Jordan Samuel

Mute Film Review Berlin. Forty years from today. A roiling city of immigrants, where East crashes against West in a science-fiction Casablanca. Leo Beiler (Skarsgard), a mute bartender has one reason and one reason only for living here, and she's disappeared. But when Leo's search...

Altered Carbon Review: An Intriguing Take on Cyberpunk

Altered Carbon Review: An Intriguing Take on Cyberpunk

February 3rd, 2018 | by Jordan Samuel

Netflix dominance in the streaming world has allowed for a slew of new programs to be created with audiences looking for the next big binge. Stranger Things brought together a solid homage to the 80s, allowing for the company to dump cash into future projects....

Bright Film Review
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Bright Film Review

December 21st, 2017 | by Jordan Samuel

Bright Film Review Dir: David Ayer; Starring: Will Smith, Joel Edgerton, Noomi Rapace,Lucy Fry, Édgar Ramírez, Ike Barinholtz, Happy Anderson, Kenneth Choi, Margaret Cho, Andrea Navedo, Brad William Henke, Dawn Olivieri , Brandon Larracuente, Matt Gerald, Enrique Murciano, Jay Hernandez, Veronica Ngo, Nadia Gray 12A cert, 119 min David Ayer is...

Marvel’s The Punisher TV Series Review

Marvel’s The Punisher TV Series Review

November 15th, 2017 | by Jordan Samuel

I had issues with Daredevil Season Two, but the brilliant addition of Frank Castle in his skull outfit was a highlight for me with his violent nature coming across fresh in the Cinematic Universe. I grew up with the 90's Marvel comic prints, with both...

Dark Matter: Cancelled…Or Is It?

Dark Matter: Cancelled…Or Is It?

September 12th, 2017 | by Ray Byers

Up until a couple of weeks ago, SYFY channel's Friday night line-up has consisted of a couple of smart, engaging sci-fi shows: Killjoys and Dark Matter, both of which aired their season finales within the last several weeks. Unfortunately for one, Dark Matter, it wasn't just the...

Binge-Watching: Do We Lose Something in the Process?

Binge-Watching: Do We Lose Something in the Process?

August 30th, 2017 | by Joseph Gioeli

Since early 2013, Netflix has produced shows that can be binged. This new wave of entertainment has streaming websites, like Netflix, releasing shows by the season. ComiConverse contributor Joseph Gioeli determines whether or not we are losing something in the process of watching our favorite...

Netflix’s Castlevania Packs A Big Bite

Netflix’s Castlevania Packs A Big Bite

August 19th, 2017 | by Nickie Novelist

Our Netflix news hound Nicki Novelist breaks down her thought on Castlevania in her latest column. Netflix’s Castlevania Packs a Big Bite I knew I wanted to give this series a try based on my vague memories of playing Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse by Konami....

Actors Who Played Multiple Comic Book Characters: Ranking the Top 5

Actors Who Played Multiple Comic Book Characters: Ranking the Top 5

July 21st, 2017 | by Joseph Gioeli

It is not uncommon for actors to want to play certain comic book characters; it is a little more uncommon for these actors to play multiple comic book roles. ComiConverse contributor Joseph Gioeli ranks the Top 5 actors who have played several comic book characters...

Voltron Legendary Defender: Not The Voltron I Grew Up With

Voltron Legendary Defender: Not The Voltron I Grew Up With

April 10th, 2017 | by Nickie Novelist

If you loved Voltron as a child, you'll want to read this opinion piece on Netflix's Voltron: Legendary Defender. Voltron Legendary Defender: Not The Voltron I Grew Up With I'd be lying if I said that I tuned into Netflix's Voltron Legendary Defender for my...

Review: Iron Fist #1

Review: Iron Fist #1

March 26th, 2017 | by Mitch Nissen

Fresh on the heels of last week's Netflix's premiere of the Iron Fist television series, Marvel Comics unleashes Danny Rand's latest solo series. Writer Ed Brisson along with artist Mike Perkins and colorist Andy Troy offer us the latest tale in the life of the...

We ComiConverse With Jason O’Mara

We ComiConverse With Jason O’Mara

March 2nd, 2017 | by ComiConverse

Jason O'Mara is one of the most recognizable voices in the world of popular culture. He is the voice of Batman in the ongoing DC Original Animated Films. Recently, Jason stepped back into live-action as the newly appointed Director of S.H.I.E.L.D. Jeffrey Mace, in Marvel's Agents...

Chris Campana: Beyond Con Artist

Chris Campana: Beyond Con Artist

February 19th, 2017 | by Linda Marie

Chris Campana is a talented, committed, welcoming artist. ComiConverse's Linda Marie sits down with him and discusses how he found comics, what lead him to be a comic book artist, and why cons are so important to him. The top reasons I attend comic conventions, is to see...

Castlevania: A Netflix Original Series

Castlevania: A Netflix Original Series

February 12th, 2017 | by Mitch Nissen

Castlevania, the classic video game franchise from Konami, is coming to Netflix. ComiConverse contributor Mitch Nissen is here with the details along with a look back at the classic video game franchise as well as hopes and expectations for the Netflix series. Castlevania: A Netflix...

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