With Nintendo’s recent Direct, it has been revealed that the newest generation of Pokémon will be set in Galar, a region inspired by the British Isles, notably the island of Great Britain, which is composed of England, Scotland and Wales.
This reveal offers a remarkable expansion of the collective history of the Pokémon universe, primarily that of military history.
Continue reading Pokémon Sword & Shield: The Kalos-Galar War
Captain Steven “Steve” Rogers of the United States Army is best known as the superhero Captain America, but it should not be forgotten that he is still an active member of the United States Armed Forces and thus would have been awarded a number of both civilian and military awards and decorations for his notably service during World War II.
It has never been firmly established within the comic universe precisely what decorations Capt. America has been awarded, however with the release of the 2011 film Captain America: The First Avenger we can get an idea of some of his decorations and we can also make some assumptions based on both his actions in the comic books and by drawing parallels to other famous World War II American veterans, notably such as First Lieutenant Audie Murphy; one of the most decorated American combat soldiers of World War II, receiving every military combat award for valour available from the U.S. Army, as well as French and Belgian awards for heroism.
Continue reading Awards & Honours of Captain America
There was a spat of controversy with Disney’s recent live-action remake of Beauty and the Beast, the internet was awash with the alleged gay moment with the character of LoFou, the flamboyant sidekick of Luke Evan’s Gaston, played by Josh Gad.
Continue reading Gay Jokes Are Not Progressive – Disney’s ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Retreats To Lazy Homophobic Comic Relief