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Review: Joker

Joker Trailer This pretty much seems to me like the most divisive film of recent times. There is a strict dividing line when it comes to reactions to Todd Phillips’ Joker. On the one hand, you have the “in favour” … Continue reading

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Review: Logan

Logan Trailer From the moment that we first caught a glimpse of an older looking Wolverine struggling through the Mexican desert, to the all-too-haunting strings of Jonny Cash’s “Hurt”, I knew, for better or worse, that James Mangold’s follow-up to … Continue reading

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Serenity: Leaves On The Wind #4

OK, after the last issue’s surprise ending, lets continue on. Page One The remaining crew of Serenity, minus Mal, glower down at something. We’ll try and conveniently ignore the fact that Simon’s eyes appear to be looking in two different … Continue reading

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Serenity: Leaves On The Wind #3

So, a new year but same old Serenity. Let’s take a closer look at Leaves On The Wind #3. Page One #3 opens very clearly on a dream sequence, River lost in a white negative space. I thought reading first … Continue reading

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Serenity: Leaves On The Wind #2

Let’s continue. Page One #2 begins with a nice exhibition of what the Alliance is: an opening shot of the Tahoka class, that city in space, and then the interior, where Jubal Early and the two Alliance officers enjoy a … Continue reading

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Serenity: It’s Never Easy/The Warrior And The Wind

Before we move on to the very later Serenity comics release, I’d like to take a look at two more of the short-form comics that have been released over the years on Free Comic Book Day, with two very varying … Continue reading

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Serenity: Wash The Hero In Float Out

Wash was not an underdeveloped character in the course of either Firefly or Serenity. One episode, “War Stories”, focuses largely on him, and he had his moments in the film too. But, it would be fair to say that, owing … Continue reading

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Serenity: Some Thoughts On Float Out

The next major Serenity comic release was Float Out, written by Patton Oswalt, with art by Patric Reynolds. Float Out is a Wash story, or stories rather. In the aftermath of his death in the events of Serenity, three of … Continue reading

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Serenity: The Other Half And Downtime

Let’s move on from the world of role playing games for a while and go back towards Firefly/Serenity’s more mainstream media efforts post-film, in the form of more comic books. Today, I’d like to take a look at some of … Continue reading

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Serenity: The Unification War

It was while reading “The Shepherd’s Tale” that I began to think a bit more about the Unification War, that defining event in the history of the ‘verse that so looms over everything that unfolds in Firefly and Serenity. It’s … Continue reading

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