Chad Descoteaux

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I am a 37-year-old science fiction geek who has loved writing ever since I was hit in the face with a canister of mutagen ooze fifteen years ago. I live in Rhode Island. I am married. I have Aspergers. I write science fiction Kindle e-books for Turtle Rocket Books (website below)...and articles about the Marvel Cinematic Universe for Monkeys Fighting Robots.
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‘TMNT: Out of the Shadows’ needs to go back in

I used to laugh at people who wrote things like "Michael Bay raped my childhood" about the 2007 Transformers movie, partially because I liked...

‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ Suffers From Three-Quel Syndrome

There is a joke in X-Men: Apocalypse where the younger members of the X-Men (Cyclops, Jean Grey, Jubillee and Nightcrawler) go to see Return...

TMNT: The One Franchise I Actually Want Them To Reboot

Most comic book/genre film fans bristle when they hear the word ‘reboot’, and I completely sympathize. Of course, it’s worse when a studio forces...

Reflections on Turtlegate and TMNT: Out of the Shadows

In the spring of 2012, at some event that Nickelodeon was holding, Michael Bay, talking about how realistic the Ninja Turtles were going to...

Hi, Miss Parker: Aunt May’s Role in the MCU

After writing a review of Captain America: Civil War for this website, as I was posting it on social media, a lot of the...

The Avengers Disassemble Again In ‘Captain America: Civil War’

2014's Captain America: Winter Soldier did a great job of grounding the admittedly science fiction world that The Avengers took place in. Personally, I found...

‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Aftermath: What Species is Maz Kanata?

Maz Kanata. She's run a Mos Eisley cantina-like "watering hole" for a thousand years. She can tell a lot from your eyes....

Well, that was fast! New Suicide Squad trailer at MTV Awards

A few weeks ago, the interwebs reported that WB was putting tens of millions of dollars into Suicide Squad reshoots that would give the...

Why Lego Batman is Awesome (Like Everything)

There is an episode of Batman: The Animated Series (season four if you own the box set) called Legends of the Dark Knight, where...

What This Means: ‘Suicide Squad’ Reshoots Adding More Humor

As someone who enjoyed Batman v Superman, but was confused and disappointed when I first heard of DC/Warner Brothers' alleged no-humor policy with these...

Is Superman Too Dark in Batman v Superman?

Minor spoilers for Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice. One of the most frequent complaints about the last two Superman movies (Man of Steel and...

What Needs To Happen In The Batman Solo Films

Among all of the less-than-stellar reviews for Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice were a few common, positive threads about the future of the...