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Brian Lazarow

I like big books and I cannot lie. I've been a fan of all things geek for as long as I can remember and I have a long list of things I need to check out that just gets longer as I get busier. Secretly a dragon.

Solo Review

“Never tell me the reviews!” In the continuing adventures of the Star Wars Stories, we come to the origin story of everybody’s favorite scruffy-looking, nerf herder. Han Solo finally gets his chance to go solo in the limelight. How does it hold up? Let’s find out! Story The story is …

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Avengers: Infinity War Review

“Thanos demands your review.” You know what this movie is! We don’t need any fancy introduction. You came here to find out if Marvel is handling this massive cross-over well, and I’m here to tell you. Now, I warn you, some things may be considered spoilers. I will do my …

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Ready Player One Review

  “Review the Oasis!” A love letter to the 1980s, Ready Player One is one of the most anticipated movies this year thanks to Steven Spielberg taking the director’s chair of this adaptation of the book of the same name by Ernest Cline. The book has a rather split audience, …

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Pacific Rim: Uprising Review

  “Reset the clock!” Pacific Rim made a splash in 2013 as a loving tribute by Guillermo Del Toro to the genre of mecha anime. Its threatening Kaiju, towering Jaegers, and earth-shaking action makes it one of the best live action adaptations of an anime genre ever. So how does …

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Black Panther Review

  Wakanda forever! A solo movie for my favorite Marvel superhero? Yes pease! First introduced to the Marvel Cinematic Universe in Captain America: Civil War, Black Panther has had movie audiences excited to see him in his own movie ever since his debut. When we started getting designs and trailers …

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Star Wars: Refuting The Last Jedi Hate

  Fear of difference leads to anger, anger leads to hate from the fans, hate leads to analytic rebuttal. A new year, new movies, and still half of the Star Wars fandom can’t seem to get over their hate of the Last Jedi. By the response on the internet, one …

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Stranger Things: Season One Recap

  Hang those Christmas lights, ready your weapons, and roll for Initiative! The Demogorgon approaches. Stranger Things was the surprise Halloween hit last year we never knew we needed. Its 80s charm and intriguing supernatural mystery kept us all on the edge of our seats. I loved it just as …

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Blade Runner 2049 Review

  Do reviewers dream of critical sheep? As a sequel to the classic 1982 movie set loosely in the world of Phillip K. Dick’s “Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep,” Blade Runner 2049 had a lot to live up to. Does it succeed, or is it better off retired? Let’s …

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Iron Man: A Comicbook Character Analysis

  (To the tune of the Black Sabbath song) Is he live or dead, has he thoughts within his head? We’ll just review him here as more movies with him draw near.   Since last month we covered the big, upcoming villain of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, let’s take a …

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Death Note: A Netflix Anime Adaptation

  I’ll take an adaptation…and review it! Based on the hit manga and anime series of the same name, Death Note is the latest Netflix movie to make waves. It drew in peoples’ attention from the very first trailer. Some of that attention was good. Unfortunately, due to the cast …

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Thanos: A Comicbook Character History

There are hopeless romantics, there are stalkers, and then there’s Thanos. First appearing in the pages of Iron Man #55 in 1973, Thanos has consistently been one of the biggest bads in the Marvel multiverse. Almost anyone who has ever heard of Thanos can tell you one thing for certain, …

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The Gunslinger: A Stephen King Novel Review

The story fled across the page and the reviewer followed… With the recent release of The Dark Tower in movie theaters, I thought now would be a good time to check out the book series it’s based on. Since I didn’t have time to go through the entire series, we’ll …

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Anime CTX: Pros and Cons of Pro-Cons

I recently got to visit Anime CTX in Round Rock, Texas. It was lots of fun to visit a newer and smaller convention than what I’m used to. Here I’d like to lay out what I think the organizers of the con did right and what they did wrong. Con: …

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The Dark Tower Review

  I do not review with my hand. He who reviews with his hand has forgotten the face of his father… Based on Stephen King’s bestselling series of books with the same title, The Dark Tower is the most recent science-fantasy movie seeking to establish a vast franchise. But does …

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The Last Jedi: Reel Sizzling

  A week or so ago, in a conference hall in California… San Diego Comic Con may have only just wrapped up, but the hype has not. With this hype comes us nerds obsessing over the minutia of every frame of every trailer to anything we like. There were many …

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