Monthly Round-Up – December 2019

Here’s a round-up of the blog posts you might have missed in December (plus one from January!), handily grouped by the website on which they appeared:


  • Now that Disney owns 20th Century Fox, Marvel Studios is free to adapt these epic comic book crossovers featuring the X-Men and the Fantastic Four (click here)
  • HBO’s Watchmen is filled with callbacks to the original comic book maxi-series by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons, including these “deep cut” references only hardcore fans will appreciate (click here)
  • Another post on crossovers, this time spotlighting the comic book events that the CW’s Arrowverse could adapt once its current Crisis on Infinite Earths storyline wraps up (click here)

Screen Rant

  • Street Fighter is an objectively bad movie – which doesn’t mean there’s nothing good about it, as this post can attest (click here)
  • Half the movie Santas on this list perfectly embody the spirit of the festive season, while the other half belong on the naughty list themselves! (click here)
  • Family Christmas movies can often get surprisingly bleak, as illustrated by the dark moments highlighted in this post (click here)
  • The legendary stars on this list deserved to finish their acting careers on a high, but ultimately made their final bows in truly awful movies (click here)
  • A Wheel of Time TV series is currently in production at Amazon Studios; here’s a list of everything the show needs to get right to capture the spirit of Robert Jordan’s beloved fantasy novels (click here)


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