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Chad Descoteaux

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I am a 37-year-old science fiction geek who has loved writing ever since I was hit in the face with a canister of mutagen ooze fifteen years ago. I live in Rhode Island. I am married. I have Aspergers. I write science fiction Kindle e-books for Turtle Rocket Books (website below)...and articles about the Marvel Cinematic Universe for Monkeys Fighting Robots.
TMNT: Out of The Shadows

‘TMNT: Out of the Shadows’ needs to go back in

I used to laugh at people who wrote things like "Michael Bay raped my childhood" about the 2007 Transformers movie, partially because I liked...

‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ Suffers From Three-Quel Syndrome

There is a joke in X-Men: Apocalypse where the younger members of the X-Men (Cyclops, Jean Grey, Jubillee and Nightcrawler) go to see Return...
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles- Out Of The Shadows

TMNT: The One Franchise I Actually Want Them To Reboot

Most comic book/genre film fans bristle when they hear the word ‘reboot’, and I completely sympathize. Of course, it’s worse when a studio forces...

Reflections on Turtlegate and TMNT: Out of the Shadows

In the spring of 2012, at some event that Nickelodeon was holding, Michael Bay, talking about how realistic the Ninja Turtles were going to...

Hi, Miss Parker: Aunt May’s Role in the MCU

After writing a review of Captain America: Civil War for this website, as I was posting it on social media, a lot of the...

The Avengers Disassemble Again In ‘Captain America: Civil War’

2014's Captain America: Winter Soldier did a great job of grounding the admittedly science fiction world that The Avengers took place in. Personally, I found...
Force Awakens Maz Kanata

‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Aftermath: What Species is Maz Kanata?

Maz Kanata. She's run a Mos Eisley cantina-like "watering hole" for a thousand years. She can tell a lot from your eyes....
Suicide Squad

Well, that was fast! New Suicide Squad trailer at MTV Awards

A few weeks ago, the interwebs reported that WB was putting tens of millions of dollars into Suicide Squad reshoots that would give the...
The LEGO Batman Movie

Why Lego Batman is Awesome (Like Everything)

There is an episode of Batman: The Animated Series (season four if you own the box set) called Legends of the Dark Knight, where...
Suicide Squad

What This Means: ‘Suicide Squad’ Reshoots Adding More Humor

As someone who enjoyed Batman v Superman, but was confused and disappointed when I first heard of DC/Warner Brothers' alleged no-humor policy with these...

Is Superman Too Dark in Batman v Superman?

Minor spoilers for Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice.One of the most frequent complaints about the last two Superman movies (Man of Steel and...
Batman

What Needs To Happen In The Batman Solo Films

Among all of the less-than-stellar reviews for Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice were a few common, positive threads about the future of the...

Indy 5: What Would You Like To See?

It was recently announced that July 2019 will bring us a new Indiana Jones movie, starring Harrison Ford and directed by Steven Spielberg. This...
Spider-Man Civil War Tom Holland

Spectacular Spider-Man: What The MCU Movies Could Be Like

Today, we saw the first glimpse of Spider-Man in Captain America: Civil War. It was a brief glimpse. Iron Man was funny, calling him...

Changing Ethnicities of Beloved Characters: A Simple Solution to the Controversy

Whenever casting news is announced online, casting a new actor in a beloved role from a comic book or previous film, fans always react....
Ice Cube

Ice Cube Rumored To Play J. Jonah Jameson

In one of the more unusual casting rumors that have hit the Internet lately, there is a rumor swimming around that Ice Cube, former...
The Martian

Oscars So Sci-fi: Not Really

With all of the focus on diversity at this year's Oscars, one group has gone ignored and unnoticed. Science fiction fans. The few science...
Iron Man Kevin Feige

DC Sets ‘Em Up! Marvel Knocks ‘Em Down!

When you think of the oldest examples of superheroes being translated to the movies or television, likely you think of a DC Comics character....
Incredible Hulk

The Incredible Hulk: A Leader Lost in the Shuffle

One of the first trailers we saw for Captain America: Civil War brought back a familiar face from the early days of the MCU,...

The Muppets – It’s Time To Get Rebooted… Again

Last September, ABC premiered an ‘Office’ style mockumentary starring one of the many pieces of my childhood that Disney has since purchased, The Muppets....
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