7 Horror Movie Easter Eggs
8 CommentsPosted by BrettJF on November 9, 2010 under Featured, Lists
While Halloween may be over and done, that still won't stop us from commemorating Hollywood's theatrical scares, both past and present. Rather than focusing on another boring count down, we're turning our attention to the finer details of the horror films of yore. Every once and a while a director will reference other franchises with props o... more.
25 Cute Girls in Super Hero Costumes
18 CommentsPosted by BrettJF on October 25, 2010 under Featured, Lists
Most of this year's major Comic Conventions are over and done. With Halloween creeping around the corner, it's unlikely that we'll see any more winsome fan girls...at least until 2011. As a pre-emptive dirge to this year's festivities, we present to you 25 Cute Girls in Super Hero Costumes (Super Heroines). ... more.
10 Video Game Product Placements
5 CommentsPosted by BrettJF on October 18, 2010 under Featured, Gaming, Lists
In the past few decades video games have surpassed movies in their marketability. Inevitability, this lead to some of the more unsavory promotional tools such as product placement in its story line. While some instances of product placement and cute and quirky, others are just downright shameful. Here are some of them and where they appear. Action Biker One of the earliest iterations o... more.
10 Animes For People Who Hate Anime
4 CommentsPosted by BrettJF on September 28, 2010 under Featured, Lists
Japanese animation is riddled with recycled and bizarre tropes. It's for this reason that a majority of Westerners are turned off by the medium due to the repetitive situations and formulas reused time and again. Despite this, there's a good deal of anime out there that defy the rather annoying archetypes we've grown to despise. These new classics are the things that cult hits are made of, and... more.
10 Games Ebert Needs to Play
7 CommentsPosted by BrettJF on September 27, 2010 under Featured, Gaming, Lists
Roger Ebert's criticism of video games created a tsunami of responses in the online community. Understandably, many gamers were offended by his assertion that not only were video games not art, but they had no potential as such either. His piece on the matter was poorly constructive and didn't reach a definition of art to begin with. In addition to that, most of exposure to video games amounte... more.
10 of the Most Ridiculous Spider-Man Story Arcs
13 CommentsPosted by BrettJF on September 20, 2010 under Comics, Featured, Lists
We all love Spider-Man. After all, who wouldn't. The story of an ordinary kid caught in an extraordinary situation desperately trying to catch a break is as old as adolescence itself. The story lines then, shouldn't be all too hard. All the writers have to do is put themselves in Peter Parker's tights and o... more.
9 Nerdy Toys That Make Us Wish We Were Still Kids
0 CommentsPosted by BrettJF on September 15, 2010 under Featured, Lists
As geeks, we're often prone to sporadic bouts of latent Peter Pan syndrome. After all, we still keep up with mediums and franchises attributed to young teenagers at best. It's nothing to be ashamed of, but sometimes when we pass by the toy aisle at the local Walmart, we can't help but feel occasional pangs of nostalgia and wish that we were of the stature to justify purchasing them once again. H... more.
5 Worst Comic Writers Still Getting Paid
9 CommentsPosted by BrettJF on September 14, 2010 under Comics, Featured, Lists
We're willing to forgive the comic book industry's occasional foibles given the stressful stream of work on deadline. However, there are writers out there with such a consistently terrible batting average that it leads us to wonder how they're even still working. Many of these scribes have one magnum opus to their credit, but one good deed hardly absolves someone from a lifetime of sin. Here a... more.
10 Useless Final Fantasy Characters
10 CommentsPosted by BrettJF on September 7, 2010 under Featured, Gaming, Lists
RPGamers of every generation have had their hand in at least one installment of the Final Fantasy franchise. Whether you love it, hate it, or disagree with what direction the series has taken; you have at least one character which has frustrated you from time to time. Each has one character or class so ineffective that players avoid using them altogether. These are some of the characters we'... more.
9 Super Hero Movie Cameos You May Have Missed
3 CommentsPosted by BrettJF on September 2, 2010 under Featured, Lists
Super Heroes are riddled with so many Easter eggs and star cameos that they're difficult to catalog. Some are so subtle that they avoid detection from some of the keenest observers. We here at Furious FanBoys are devoted to informing you on everything invaluably trivial. We're listing some cameos in... more.