Hello everyone, and welcome to a new installation of Brain Food At The Movies, wherein I talk about the latest from Marvel Studios, Guardians of the Galaxy!
I tell you, if JJ Abrams has seen this, then he has to be sweating nervously because I think this was not only a great superhero movie, but a great space adventure overall, which is what Star Wars has to be.
It was also good to see people of colour in all ways of life here. Yes, it’s still annoying that the only main characters of colour were blue, green, and gray with red markings (in other words, POC that aren’t REAL POC), but it showed that they exist, which is something that Russel T Davies did during his run of Doctor Who. You got to see POC throughout all different worlds and time periods.
Now, we just need a movie with a leading POC or woman, because if they can make a movie that has us care about a walking talking tree and raccoon, then they can make a movie with a POC or woman.
To say nothing of the myriad of movies, TV shows, and comics that have had leading POC and women that have been successful.
Hello everyone and welcome to another night with Netflix, a.k.a. Brain Food At The Movies.
This time, I take a look at The Wolverine, the latest in 20th Century Fox’s attempts to keep a hold of the X-Men franchise.
It’s not as bad as The Amazing Spider-Emo, but still…
Also, in light of just how gun-totting they make the gangsters of Japan seem, I’d highly recommend reading this article, A Land Without Guns. Very enlightening stuff.
Hello everyone and welcome to Brain Food, wherein today I review the newest book from Denny Upkins, West of Sunset!
To check out Denny’s website, go here.
And to check out more awesome music by Black Violin, go here, and buy their music too!
Hello everyone and welcome to a Top 5 list of Graphic Novels that you should check out that are NOT superheroes nor are from Marvel or DC Comics.
There is also a really good review of Kevin Keller’s mini series, which is part of the collected work that I reviewed, done by my good buddy Dennis Upkins that you can check out here and here.
In looking at the list, you’ll notice a few things about it:
1. No books on the list have a straight, white, cisgender, and able bodied male as the lead.
2. Women and women of colour are the leads in 4 of the 5 books.
3. There is LGBTQ representation in 3 of the 5 books.
Yes, I collect some Marvel and DC Comics, but those comics are few and far between, and more often than not they’re not the new comics coming out today. If the Big Two are not willing to change for the better and faster, then people WILL go elsewhere for comics, and they’ll find better alternatives that reflect who they are.
Hello everyone and welcome to the latest episode of Brain Food, wherein I discuss the latest series from Marvel written by G Willow Wilson, Ms Marvel!
And wouldn’t you know it? It’s a top seller at Comixology, actually beating out one Batman title as of the time of the release of its 4th issue!
Not bad for a new legacy character.
Hello everyone and welcome to the newest episode of Brain Food At The Movies! I hope that you all enjoy it!
Just… bloody hell, people… if you can have more diversity in your movie about a giant, radioactive mutant than a movie about some stupid little magic ring and dwarves and elves, something’s wrong.
Also, I’m not seeing Blended. I don’t think I need to watch a comedy about white people healing their souls by going to Africa… and not just any country in Africa, but, you know… just Africa.
Hello everyone and it’s time for another episode of Brain Food!
In today’s episode, I review the most excellent and fun fantasy graphic novel, the Rat Queens!
Also be sure to go to the Rat Queens website and check them out there!
Hello everyone and welcome to episode 32 of Brain Food, wherein I review Afterlife with Archie!
It’s a really cool, creepy story of the Archie cast having to deal with a zombie outbreak, and I highly recommend it.
Hello everyone, and welcome to episode 31 of Brain Food!
In this episode, I review the lesbian romance novel, Parties in Congress, by Colette Moody!
You can check out the Ladylike Book Club here.
Well, after too long a time, I bring to you another episode of Brain Food, wherein I review the most excellent and fun graphic novel, The Many Adventures of Miranda Mercury!
This book has been nothing but a great fun read and a wonderful experience, and you should all go out and buy it!
In fact, go the the Miranda Mercury website and check out the latest news from the writers!