The average fantasy nerd might expect a mostly-white cast because that's what they're raised to believe. On the other hand, the average time-displaced medieval person would be pretty surprised to find that fantasy nerds think that medieval Europe was almost exclusively white (far from it). » 11/24/14 12:33pm Today 12:33pm

Joss Whedon did not create Quicksilver. Damn, dude. Singer and Whedon both used the same character from the comics in different capacities, with Whedon and the MCU making their version very very different from the comics' origins, unlike Singer's version. » 11/24/14 12:42am Today 12:42am

What's the allure of all platform heels all the time? Am I the only one who gets mad when I see Canary/Agent May/Maria Hill/etc in heels, running around and beating people up? It's about as smart as fighting on stilts. Every time I see somebody wearing heels in a combat uniform, I just want to shake their opponents… » 11/21/14 3:53pm Friday 3:53pm

The thing is, it might just be shrewd business for Swift, but, for example, my friend— her album was played around 116,000 times on Spotify, and the sum total in compensation that she received for all that was $19.02. That is, nineteen dollars and two cents, for one hundred and sixteen thousand plays of an entire… » 11/17/14 12:36am 11/17/14 12:36am

That would be the exact BS that James Cameron wrote in his script for his unmade version of Spider-Man. Then Raimi took over and nixed most of that hooey. Nothing wrong with a grim and gritty Spider-Man— that's Spider-Man Noir. But at least, Noir is more about detective work and less about angst and blah blah. I'd… » 11/14/14 12:37pm 11/14/14 12:37pm

Ehh. Considering that The Cure was actually the biological secretions of a mutant, and that mutant was killed at the end, I thought it was pretty logical that the effects would last as long as the mutant was alive, and and begin to decay pretty rapidly after his death. » 9/27/14 6:22am 9/27/14 6:22am