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SauronsBANE's Top 3 Worst Hollywood Trends
Clichés, tropes, trends - it seems like most disappointing movies these days have some strange things in common. Hit the jump for SauronsBANE's in-depth take on the top 3 most annoying movie trends that Hollywood has been guilty of recently...
Making Sense of SPIDER-MAN in the MCU
Tired of Spider-Man articles? Good! Here's another one anyway. In the aftermath of the game-changing deal between Marvel and Sony, we're left with little info and lots of questions. Join SauronsBANE as he tries to sift through it all and bring some clarity to perhaps the biggest comic book news in recent memory...
Why It Worked…And Why It Didn't: MARVEL'S AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D.
SauronsBANE is back with the latest installment of his "Why It Worked" editorials, but with a twist - this time, focused on what went right AND what went wrong with the first season-and-a-half of the divisive, schizophrenic, and at times, maddeningly inconsistent Marvel television show.
SauronsBANE's Top 5 Sci-fi Movies of 2014
As 2014 just about draws to an end, join SauronsBANE as he takes a look back at the year that was and ranks the highlights of the sci-fi genre. Did your favorite movie make the cut? Hit the jump to find out!
Has The MCU Been Building Up To CIVIL WAR All Along?
With the comic book world still reeling from the rumor that Marvel is adapting the popular Civil War comic storyline into Captain America 3, SauronsBANE looks back at some of the most recent MCU movies to see if evidence for this drastic turn of events has been sitting right there, under all of our noses this entire time...
Could (SPOILER) Be Making An Appearance In The DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES Sequel?
Moviegoers and critics alike have lauded the entertaining summer blockbuster that portrayed the start of the Human-Ape war, which may eventually lead to the dystopian future of the original Planet of the Apes films. Hit the jump to find out if a certain character could make a surprising return in the sequel...
(SPOILER) Rumored to Cameo in AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON?
After the surprisingly well-received Guardians of the Galaxy, the next movie on the MCU agenda is the much-anticipated sequel to the 2012 blockbuster hit, The Avengers. According to Devin Faraci of Badass Digest, there seems to be a VERY surprising cameo in store...
Why It Worked: RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES
With the much-anticipated sequel already monkeying its way into theaters, join SauronsBANE1 as he takes an in-depth look at the out-of-nowhere 2011 reboot that caught so many audiences by surprise and find out why Rise of the Planet of the Apes worked so well...
Why It Didn't Work: THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2
With the sequel fresh in everyone's minds, hit the jump for SauronsBANE1's in-depth take on the web-slinger's latest adventure and find out exactly why The Amazing Spider-Man 2 did not work...
Why It Worked: CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE FIRST AVENGER
CinemaSins who? With the days quickly flying by before the much-hyped Captain America: The Winter Soldier roars its way into theaters, join SauronsBANE1 in looking back at the fantastic origin story of the Star Spangled Man and see why Captain America: The First Avenger worked so well...