“Is Death Note That Bad?” Netflix’s Death Note Review

If you can ignore the anime, Death Note turns out to be a fun, but ultimately forgettable film among the great Netflix movies that have come out over the years. However, as soon as you think about the actual manga and show, you will start banging your head repeatedly on Continue Reading

“Serkis and Reeves Shine” War for the Planet of the Apes Review

When Rise of the Planet of the Apes came out back in 2011, we had no idea of the emotionally powerful trilogy that would follow. And yet here we are capping a successful and satisfying end to Caesar’s story. How did Matt Reeves transform a story mid-flight into a series Continue Reading

Apes and Serkis Deserve An Oscar

Recently, Fox Studios announced it would be making a Best Actor / Best Picture push for Andy Serkis / Matt Reeves’ War for the Planet of the Apes. I rarely agree with any of Fox’s decisions, but I have to admit they are absolutely right on this one. Here’s why…

The Defenders Shows that the MCU Formula Doesn’t Work on TV

  When I first heard that The Defenders was being made, I was pumped. When I heard it was being made and streamed on Netflix, I about had a heart attack I was so happy (and it’s not that difficult to imagine from an overweight nerd either). I’ve always preferred Continue Reading

Game of Thrones Finished Its Most Uneven Season Yet

  When the final credits rolled I sort of sat on my couch and let out a short, quick sigh. This was what all this buildup was about. This was what 67 episodes, 62 hours, or 3770 minutes had built to. Spoilers for season 7 will follow.

Betrayal at House on the Hill: Widow’s Walk

 “An expansion!” I hear you cry. Yes, indeed, Betrayal at House on the Hill has an expansion! It is called, somewhat appropriately, Betrayal at House on the Hill: Widow’s Walk. I’ll get to why in soon enough, but first, as I mentioned: This is an expansion. If you haven’t read Continue Reading

Bannerhood Without Brothers: GoT Season 7 Ep 5 Reaction

Season 7 continues to wind down (sadly) and the Bannerhood keeps breaking down the incredible episodes! Episode 5 dropped on us last night and it was outstanding! Joey and Chelsea banter about Gendry’s return, possibility of boning on a dragon, and a high stakes bet has been made. https://media.blubrry.com/sotnu/p/content.blubrry.com/sotnu/Bannerhood-Epsiode5-Reaction.mp3Podcast (bwb): Continue Reading