Fast-Paced Coupled with Stellar Performances | Review of ‘The Dark Tower’

By Cynthia Ayala

The Dark Tower starring Idris Elba & Matthew McConaughey
Columbia Pictures
Image Credit: IMDB

“The last Gunslinger, Roland Deschain, has been locked in an eternal battle with Walter O’Dim, also known as the Man in Black, determined to prevent him from toppling the Dark Tower, which holds the universe together. With the fate of the worlds at stake, good and evil will collide in the ultimate battle as only Roland can defend the Tower from the Man in Black.” —IMDB

You know, I went into seeing this film knowing all the bad reviews that others had given it and I can 100% say this: they are wrong.
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Week 28 2014 | Part 1 | Comic Reviews

By: Cynthia Ayala

Hello there avid readers! I hope everyone had a wonderful weekend. I’m launching off this weeks comic reviews with Justice League 3000 #8, a series that is incredibly comical as it reinvents the Justice League including one Flash who has already died twice and a teeny-tiny Hal Jordan who is only 6 inches tall and Earth 2 #25 that reveals the origins of Val-Zod and really pushes the envelope with Superman brutality.
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Week 19 2014 | Part 2 | Comic Book Reviews

By: Cynthia Ayala

A continuation of the latest in comic book reviews. Here is the final issue of the Teen Titans in Teen Titans Annual #3 that brings back not one, but two lost characters and ties up some, if not all, loose ends, Earth 2 #23 that pits Superman against Lois Lane, also known as Red Tornado and evaluated Tom Taylor’s writing in as he continues this dark story and finally a review of The New 52: Future’s End #1, one of DC’s new weekly series that comes off as incredibly off-putting and an unviable disappointment .

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Week 7 2014 | Part 2 | Comic Reviews

By: Cynthia A. Earth-2 Annual #2 Origin That actually wasn’t half bad.  Of course, everyone already knows who Batman of Earth-2 is due to that spoiler on Twitter, and that had me miffed initially, because the whole reason Batman became Batman was because his parents were dead.  However, despite my own reservations, I cannot dispute how well this issue was.  Additionally, Tom Taylor addresses the fact that what his father has become, this monster bent on revenge, angers Bruce.  His father chose a life of revenge over being with his son.  Plain and simple, he took the cowardly way out, … Continue reading Week 7 2014 | Part 2 | Comic Reviews

First Look at EARTH 2 #17

By: Alex Nagorski   This fall, writer Tom Taylor (INJUSTICE: GODS AMONG US) comes to EARTH 2! Starting with next month’s issue #17, Taylor will join series artist Nicola Scott to serve as the new ongoing creative team of this New York Times bestselling series. In the duo’s inaugural issue, readers will witness the fury and power of the evil Superman of Earth 2, who’s preparing the planet for Darkseid’s rule! Can Doctor Fate use his magic to stop him before it’s too late? Meanwhile, Red Tornado’s surprising origin will be revealed, and the new Batman of Earth 2 will … Continue reading First Look at EARTH 2 #17