STELLASTAR42
stellastar42
STELLASTAR42
Apr 1
6

“Of course, as viewers, we always had the choice of stopping the time loop by simply turning Netflix off.” I no longer believe this is possible.  

Jan 7
2

Now I’m imagining that awful, awful ending, and Supes is off to the side going, “Guys, could you please do that somewhere else? Trying to fix the sun here.”

Jan 7
6

I too felt it should have been Agatha. I wasn’t clear on why sinking was a death sentence to someone who would soon be undead. My understanding of being undead was that you basically become a vampire but how feral you are is based on how well you retain your original conscious and what you consume. It would have been Read more

Jan 6
24

THIS. That character/performance was a mesmerizing gift. I mean, here is someone seated at a table for two-thirds of the episode, and they were just riveting.

Jan 6
31

Can we just have a Sister Agatha (pre-Dracula) spin-off already?

Dec 25
6

It’s the ghosts of IO9 past!  And writing about musical suicide cults no less; it’s a holiday miracle!

Dec 24
5

I admit I rather enjoy the cottage industry of Cats takes and reviews, but I dont think its ethically sustainable.

Dec 23
43

Luke and Leia are also the grandchildren of Palpatine. Palpatine was Anakin’s father, after a fashion. So, the Force told them that Rey was their cousin.  According to a recent Darth Vader comic, Palpatine was his father.

Dec 23
2

Nobody ever talks about it, but the theatrical version of the 1st Harry Potter movie had a bunch of shadows over the face of the centaur guy to cover up the bad CGI. It was fixed for the home video release. Read more

Nov 25
2

Oh my god I love the real-world historical intersections Watchmen does

Nov 25
27

Point of interest: The badge pinned on Will was by Samuel J. Battle: The first NYC black police officer and real life historical figure.  

Nov 25
5

I think there have been a number of stories about people in a confined space, even a theater, being pushed to violence by some sort of outside agent like subliminal messaging or a virus or something. Read more

Nov 25
6

Interesting you bring up Agent Carter as this plot was essentially ripped from the old Captain America and Falcon comics plot about the Mad Bomb. It was essentially a psychic bomb that would drive people insane, causing them to riot and attack people. And, it was used in Harlem to strike at Falcon as the person behind Read more

Nov 25
43

Watchmen is a commentary on American politics of the 1970s and 1980s by way of the superhero comics genre, an American-born art form. It wears its meta-ness on its sleeve. Watchmen may be brilliant as a form of metatextual literature, but as a form of critique on American history it falls short in the way that a Read more