Monthly Round-Up – August 2019

Once Upon A Time In Hollywood
Remember, kids: It takes “Brad Pitt” level good looks to pull off double denim

Here’s a round-up of the blog posts you might have missed in August, handily grouped by the website on which they appeared:

CBR

  • Plenty of superhero “tough guys” walk around with their chests puffed out and their jaws clenched – but not the guys (and gals) on this list (click here)
  • This list highlights the DC and Marvel Comics mysteries that still haven’t been officially solved yet (click here)

Screen Rant

  • It’s been nearly a decade since Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight trilogy changed superhero blockbusters forever, yet we’re no closer to answering any of the plot-related questions on this list (click here)
  • Most fans would agree that the live-action Lord of the Rings trilogy is vastly superior to Ralph Bakshi’s 1978 animated adaptation – but as this list illustrates, Bakshi’s version was often more faithful to Tolkien’s books (click here)
  • Keeping a movie franchise’s chronology straight is important…except to the films on this list, which didn’t hesitate before mucking around with the established timeline (click here)
  • Children of the late 80s/early 90s, rejoice: here’s a list of amazing behind-the-scenes facts about the making of the original Jumanji! (click here)
  • The Star Wars saga has more than its fair share of plot holes; fortunately, Marvel Comics’ various  licensed comic book series have managed to fill in quite a few, as this list shows (click here)
  • This list shines a spotlight on arguably the most overlooked cinematic shared universe in history: the interconnected films of Quentin Tarantino (click here)
  • Believe it or not, the cartoon spin-offs on this list are as good (or even better) than the movies that inspired them (click here)

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