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Rob Young

Rob Young is a freelance writer/editor and a walking encyclopedia of movie and TV trivia.

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Neil deGrasse Tyson Talks Super Heroes

Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, director of the Hayden Planetarium and the man who made science cool, discussed super heroes on his show Star Talk Radio. Which heroes are the most unrealistic and which have some scientific plausibility to them?

Is Iron Fist as Bad as the Reviews Say? (Spoilers)

Marvel’s latest Netflix show Iron Fist was released yesterday and it’s gotten punched in the gut by critics, receiving a paltry 17 % fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes, and a somewhat higher 37% on Metacritic. Is it really that bad? Cinelinx break down the show to see if it’s as dismal as advertised and if so, what went wrong.  (Spoilers ahead)

Godzilla Anime Coming to Netflix

After more than 50 years, the King of the Monsters is getting the anime treatment. Toho is producing their first-ever Godzilla anime film, which will be heading to Netflix later this year.

Eight Little-Known Facts About King Kong

The latest movie to bring the super-sized simian Kong to the big screen, Kong: Skull Island, comes out today. Kong is a very well-known movie monster, but there are some things you probably don’t know about the Eighth Wonder of the World. Here are seven bits of trivia about King Kong.

Does Logan Transcend the Super Hero Genre?

With Logan getting such great reviews, it’s become one of the best received comic book adaptations ever, both with fans and critics. Is this film good enough to be considered in the same class as The Dark Knight, and overcome the label of being a “super hero movie”?

2017 Razzie Award Winners Announced

The Golden Raspberry Awards have announced their winners for 2017. Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice won four Razzie’s, tying with the political documentary Hillary’s America: The Secret History of the Democratic Party as the biggest Razzie winners of the year.

Is the Fantastic Four Dead as a Film Franchise?

There have been four not-so-fantastic attempts to bring Marvel’s Fantastic Four to the big screen. After so many failures, is there still hope for this foursome as a film franchise? Without even a comic book on the market to help promote it, is there any hope for a future FF film or is the damage already done?

Four Things DC Can Do If Ben Affleck Bolts From DCEU

With all the hints we’ve seen lately about Ben Affleck having serious doubts regarding the DCEU projects he’s involved in, the powers-that-be at DC and the WB must be worried about losing their Batman. What will they do if Affleck abandons the bat cave? Here are four possibilities for continuing the DCEU post-Affleck.

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