Ant-Man – Movie Review

I am a Marvel Zombie, to say the least. I was raised on bread-and-butter "Spider-Man" comics, the terrible '90s "X-Men" cartoon and some wonderful "Avengers" sheets. As such, the Marvel Cinematic Universe thus ...

Avengers: Age of Ultron – Movie Review

The following review contains mild spoilers for "Avengers: Age of Ultron." The newest entry in the Marvel Cinematic Universe may take its name from the robotic super-villain, but Ultron is by far the worst p...

Lego: Marvel Super Heroes — The Blast Review

Some of my favorite moments in comics have always been the ones where heroes from different books interact with each other. Whether it be Spider-man and Daredevil hanging out in Hell’s Kitchen or The Fantastic Four and Captain America teaming up to take on an enemy threatening New York; there’s just something about knowing that all of the Marvel Universe is connected. Perhaps that’s why I loved Lego: Marvel Super Heroes as much as I did, no game (at least since 2006’s Marvel: Ultimate Alliance) has managed to collect this many heroes and villains together and be this successful. Yes, Travelers Tale’s latest brick adventure may seem familiar on the outside but it’s one of the most charming and unique games you’ll play all year.
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Top 10 movies of 2008

Much like senior editor Liz Rafferty said in her review of the top 10 music hits of 2008, it was hard to pick out a top 10 best movies of the year. Consider it a top 6, with those being the ones that were absolutely phenomenal and final four being decent runner ups. However, 2009 looks like it could be a much better year for movies after the remaining issues caused by the 2008 writer's strike have faded away. And for anyone who criticizes the fact that "The Dark Knight" is number four instead of number one, go see the top three movies and you will understand.