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My review of Justice League

So, if you read my review of BvS: Dawn of Justice, and you follow me on FB and Twitter, you're likely surprised I even saw this movie. Me too. But, it just so happens an opportunity fell into my lap and so I decided to check it out.

No, this isn't at all the JL I'd hoped for, but it's what we got.

First, as I did with BvS I'll jump right in and say IT ISN'T TERRIBLE!!!!!!! (unlike BvS)
Ok, Now, let's rate it:
Overall, it's between a 6ish and 7, depending on what you think are the pros and cons, which we'll get to. (Again, I rated BvS a 3.5 to 5, so much improvement)

The plot is kinda straight forward and so I won't really much comment, though, the gathering of the team was weak. To be fair, really, the first half of the movie was bad to not very good—it was really  simple, worse than childlike in it's reasoning: "Hey guys, lets make a team to save the world" and so, we'll cover each teammate in turn because that took up a…


No review. *Instead of wasting your time reading my review, go see it.  It's awesome.  AWESOME!

Reivew: The Dark Tower

I've read the whole series and I've read all the comics...
I enjoyed the movie. Lots of good things to talk about it. Few bumps. One or two bad moments. Overall, good movie. I hope they make more.
So, let's get into it—and since I enjoyed the movie, it won't be that long of a review: more to talk about when it sucks :) 

So, this is the world you know....

Now, the WHEEL has turned and Roland has been returned to the beginning....and yet, it's not the beginning as you know it, nor is THIS "The Gunslinger" the same as the one you've read, the world has moved on and many things have changed and yet some things are still the same.....
So, that's crucial point in understanding and accepting this movie as BOTH (book) 8 and yet the start of a WHOLE NEW ADVENTURE. 

But for those who can, let us continue. 

So, this time around the story focuses on Jake Chambers. He is the centra…

Are you reading this?

It's crazy!
Make sure you get all the tie-ins. *So good :)

GUESS WHO'S BACK?!?!?!?!!?!?!?!?!?!?

Let's be honest

This looks OK *at best* because of HUGE suckage based on previous films 

!!!!!!!LOOK STUPID AWESOME!!!!!!! *And I'm a DC guy, so no one wanted the DCU movies to challenge Marvel all the way, but sadly, overall, they've not even come close :(

Wonder Woman

So, right out of the gate, let me say this movie was by far, I'll repeat that, BY FAR, the best the DCU has put out since MoS. Now, that being said, we can move forward and discuss this first ever film singularly depicting this TITAN of comic history and one of the HOLY TRINITY and founding members of the Justice League 
*And no, Cyborg shouldn't be there, it should be Martian Manhunter :)  
Ok, so, everything that takes place in Themiscyra was great.

The Set. Costumes. Combat. Throne and some of the best acting moments in the whole movie. Even the fight on the beach, which I thought was going to be silly, was pretty cool.   All great.  The two women beside Diana, her Mother (right) her aunt (left) gave great performances. Maybe we'll see them again?

Steve Trevor (Left of Diana) and his band of Misfit Soldiers were kinda, well, there as filler. Yet also somehow not needed. Kinda funny. Hints of complex backstories that went nowhere. So, they were okish. Think something o…

Have you been watching?

I wasn't blown away with the first episode, but then I'm not sure if was blown away by this point in the novel either?
My only complaint about the first episode was Bilquis and the New God of the Internet. What we got from her was kinda tame—I wanted something a big more monstrous, little more Super Natural. What we got from him was also basic; pretty sure the book had better details.

The second episode was better. Better actors. Getting deeper into the story.
Maybe this is where I started enjoying the book more.

All-in-all, not a bad show so far.
Though no idea how they're going to stretch it out into two seasons (without maybe altering the path of the novel) because the book isn't very long.

IF you've read my book, stop by and see what I thought of these. If not, read my book then come back. :)

Healer's Ruin

Don't fight it, Ride it!, August 20, 2016 This review is from: Healer's Ruin (Kindle Edition) This novel intrigued me because its approach is totally unique.
But if you think it isn’t, ask your self: Have I read a work of fantasy where the lead isn’t a warrior, but a healer? No? You should.

Healer’s Ruin follows Chalos Garuma-Latharan, Slinger of the Black Talon in the army of the Ten Plains King, whose focus is healing magic and if you’ve ever read some Old School High Fantasy or are a fan of RPGs (table top or video game) you know the importance of your healer. I know I do: “Protect the medic!” always followed any battle-cry when I was still playing.

What makes this story fun is Chalos’ position with the ranks, his need for them and their need of him, which often comes at odds with the violence of the day. And the violence can get a bit crazy given the power level and scale of O’Mara’s battles.

The style is modern, fast, a little rough and quick, v…