Cephus' Corner

A Place to Share my Geeky Side With the World. Comics, movies, TV, collecting, you name it, I indulge in it.

Comic Review: Uncanny Inhumans #1-4

August 13th, 2016

It’s always been painfully obvious what Marvel was doing with the Inhumans.  Like Fantastic Four, some other company owns the movie rights to the X-Men and mutants, hence they have been trying to recast the Inhumans, which they own, into something that would compete with the X-titles so they can simply cancel them all and hurt Fox as much as they can.

But the problem is, comic fans aren’t buying it.  They don’t like the Inhumans as a brand and certainly don’t want to give up the X-Men as a franchise.  So Marvel decided to “combine” the two, giving us this Uncanny Inhumans title.

TV Thursday: The Flash Season Two (2016)

August 11th, 2016

I think last season, Flash got the highest rating of any show I’ve ever reviewed and with good reason. It was everything that I wanted in a superhero show.  Great cast, fantastic writing by people who not only know, but love the comics, everything came together perfectly.

But can that perfection last? It usually doesn’t, great shows that I really love tend to start to fall apart pretty quickly as the showrunners had a fantastic idea for the first season, but not so much thereafter. So did Flash, season two, stand up to the excellent first season, or did it completely fall apart?  Let’s see.

Belated Review: Hardcore Henry (2016)

August 9th, 2016

Okay, I love first person shooters and that’s exactly what Hardcore Henry is an homage to, so it’s something I had to take a look at.  Eventually.  But you know I’d rather die than step foot in a theater so I had to wait for the Bluray release.

So is this Russian flick, starring Sharlto Copley and Haley Bennett actually any good, or is it all flash and no substance? Read on to find out.

Taking Care of Ants in the Dog Food

August 7th, 2016

This isn’t exactly a fannish post at all, just one that I hope is helpful.

See, we recently bought a new house and just as we moved in, one of the worst ant invasions in the area’s history began.  Typically there are few ants here, just like there are no fleas or ticks, but someone introduced those obnoxious black Argentinian ants and now they’re everywhere and get into everything.  Pest control companies are backed up trying to get them under control.  So when they wound up in my dog and cat food containers almost constantly, I got sick of losing tons of food that I thought I just had to throw out.

That is, until I found the solution.

Comic Review: The Rocketeer At War #1-4

August 6th, 2016

I am a fan of the Rocketeer.  I liked the comics when Dave Stevens did them, I absolutely love the movie and would love to see more of the character, at least if done well.

But IDW has been making new stories with the character and in general, they’ve been very well done. I’ve reviewed a couple so far and they’ve gotten top marks.

So can this series do it again? Read on and find out.

TV Thursday: Stitchers Season Two (2016)

August 4th, 2016

I honestly don’t know what it is about Stitchers.  Conceptually it seems like a good idea, but none of the pieces seem to fit together well.  In my review of the first season, I said I didn’t like the main character, partially because of the way she was written and partially because I can’t stand the lead actress, but they changed how she was written and I still hate her.  But after two seasons, have things gotten any better?  Let’s dive in and see how the second season of Stitchers shook out.

In Character vs. Scenes

August 2nd, 2016

A little bit ago, I posted about some memories of furry fandom and not long after, I got into a discussion with a friend who was also part of the fandom a long, long time ago.  We started talking about roleplaying on the MUCKs and how it really changed over time.  One of the biggest changes we recognized was the change from just being in character to playing “scenes” and this really seemed to epitomize the change from just being a fun place to hang out to being a fetish haven.

Cephus' Corner

A Place to Share my Geeky Side With the World. Comics, movies, TV, collecting, you name it, I indulge in it.