Censorship is when a person or organization stops you from expressing yourself. This is not what's happening here. What's happening here is that a company hired an individual to do some work, they weren't happy with the work, so they didn't hire him back. He's still free to draw whatever bullshit he wants, but Marvel… » 9/23/14 2:33pm Today 2:33pm

Not quite the kind of games you're talking about, but I went to a MTG pre-release event for the new Khans of Tarkir block and got absolutely destroyed by everyone else at the event. I spent the rest of the weekend trying to incorporate the new cards into a reasonably competitive deck. » 9/23/14 2:29pm Today 2:29pm

Two Non genre picks: The Wire pilot is perfect for what it tries to achieve: Introduces the tone, complexity, clever characterization, etc. of the show absolutely perfectly. Unfortunately its the kind of show that builds slowly episode to episode, so any single episode of the show is going to seem a little… » 9/23/14 11:18am Today 11:18am

People playing console games on TV. They're holding the controller and mashing buttons left right and center, but it has NO bearing on what you would actually be pressing if you were playing that game, nor what's going on on the screen. » 7/28/14 9:31am 7/28/14 9:31am

Its not that its mean, its tedious and prescriptive and nitpicky. And also super ableist. Also yeah, he super talks down to people and assumes that people who don't use "proper English" (note that this includes not using numbers in place of letters) are stupider than those who do. And he comes across as a grumpy, out… » 7/17/14 3:27pm 7/17/14 3:27pm

Because everything you need to play a character is on the page and in the direction. Reading the comics, at best, gives you insight into a character who shares some aspects but is inherently not the same character as the one in the movie. At worst, it gives you ideas that run against the movie's own characterization… » 7/16/14 9:14am 7/16/14 9:14am

While all of this is kind of true, the main reason you won't see Orphan Black in Emmy nominations is simply because of the way the voting works: Basically, the more people your network has in the Emmy voting pool, the more likely you are to get a nomination. BBC America is simply not a big enough network, literally:… » 7/11/14 8:21am 7/11/14 8:21am

You completely contradict yourself here: You open with: "We see Yashida for all of 60 seconds—not nearly enough time to become invested in the character. It would have been so simple to extend the initial scenes just a little bit to show that Yashida was a kind, but conflicted soldier." » 7/06/14 11:36am 7/06/14 11:36am

He tends to be considered a bad director less because of his visual sensibilities, which are normally (and rightly) praised, and more because of his complete lack of grip on his story and themes and even less grip of his own psyche. He takes a "kitchen sink" approach to everything he does, throwing in any visual and… » 7/03/14 10:01am 7/03/14 10:01am

He has an OK eye for action (sometimes) and a pretty cool visual style (sometimes) and he seems to get a really good performance out of a cast, but I really wish he would work with writers who don't fucking suck: Lindelhof, Kurtzman, Orci- all truly terrible. » 6/27/14 1:48pm 6/27/14 1:48pm

I'd heard rumors that Wright's script had Scott Lang playing too much of an anti-hero for Marvel, who wanted to remove the grey areas of his character. Which may explain the need to include this Big Bad so that they had a reason to team up. It also would explain why Wright's script was a mess by the end, with him… » 6/19/14 3:44pm 6/19/14 3:44pm