Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Commentary

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April Fools’ 2011: Scorpion Rain (1998)

The Zeo Power Rangers have survived the end of King Mondo, now for the epic motion picture that filled the gap before Turbo:  A Power Rangers Movie. Can they survive Serpentera, Lord Zedd’s own Death Star?

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Spoiler Free: The Force Unleashed II Comic

After weeks of patiently waiting, I’ve cracked the code to Boba Fett’s personal files: a graphic log of The Force Unleashed II.  Was it worth it? Continue reading

A Long Time Ago: Star Wars: Darth Maul

When I sit down to review an unreleased comic- clouded, the future is, by the Dark Side of the Force- I settle for a different story about Sith assassins: one I’ve been meaning to read for a few years now.

MMPR Episode I Commentary

I wasn’t going to do this, given Linkara’s excellent retrospective series about the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, but I felt the need to put my two cents in after watching the first episode for the first time in years this morning while working on some Jammies and Tux Sillies.   Don’t expect me to make a habit of this.

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Daikaiju Disaster Control: Godzilla vs Destoroyah (1995)

Godzilla, with a nuclear reactor in place of his heart, is experiencing a melt-down- physically.  At the same time, a creature that remained untouched for millennia is evolving rapidly thanks to the results of the Oxygen Destroyer of the original Godzilla movie.  The kaiju spawn of this creature are the latest beings to terrorize Tokyo, and what’s worse is that they might be the only thing standing between the Earth, and devastation at the hands of the largest nuclear explosive known to man- the King of Monsters himself.

Godzilla vs Destoroyah is unique in a lot of ways.  First off, while the standard approach to the Godzilla movies for years has been reboot, vaguely related semi-sequel, reboot, reboot, this film takes into accout as much Godzilla continuity as possible.  Also, it’s unique in that, while the title villain has a relatively normal name (in the film he’s referred to as first “Oxygen Destroyer” and then simply “Destroyer”), the title is particularly not so.  It’s hard to tell, was this a translational error?  A copyright issue? Continue reading