Faren’s Nerd Moment: Top Ten Favorite TV Villains

“In a world of locked rooms, the man with the key is the king, and honey, you should see me in a crown.” Jim Moriarty, Sherlock   From Netflix to Hulu to Amazon to cable TV, we have seen a vast array of brilliant villains. There’s nothing Read More …

The Walking Dead – Who Will Negan Kill

With the season 6 finale of The Walking Dead coming up, and the impending arrival of Negan, people have been asking themselves, “who will Negan kill?” Hit the link to find out just who I think will meet their grizzly end on April 3, 2016. Read More …

Batman v Superman – Dawn of Justice [SPOILER Review]

Jake and his friend, Joseph, discuss the highly-anticipated Batman v Superman – Dawn of Justice. Read More …

[CREW.0 PRESENTS] The Walking Dead: Episode one part 5 – Old man… You’re dead

[CREW.0 PRESENTS] The Walking Dead: Episode one part 15- Old man… You’re fucking dead! You have officially topped my shit list and in the #zombie Apocalypse you don’t wanna be anyway near my shit list… I’ve been wanting to get into this game for a while Read More …

[Spotlight Series] Michal Hughes

IUPUI Lecturer Michal Hughes talks on science fiction, monsters, fantasy, and the future February 22, 2016/ Joe Swaz Last year, I had walked by the many vendors at the Indianapolis Comic Con and wondered, “What is all of this?”. It was hard for me to Read More …

[Faren’s Nerd Moment] My Five Favorite Songs from Halsey’s “Badlands”

  At first glance, Halsey may seem like just another hip female vocalist. I definitely thought this upon listening to the catchy “New Americana” when it first slinked onto the radio. Her vocals on the track don’t seem anything to scream about, but upon further inspection, you’ll Read More …

Thank You, Daniel Bryan

Author’s Note: Here at Omnibus Journal, we have never written any article about professional wrestling.  I’ve tried since I started to get more pro-wrestling content on the site, but my attempts were in vain.  However, I fought and reasoned with our Editor-in-Chief to get this Read More …

After All This Time – A Farewell to Alan Rickman

I was getting ready to leave my house to take my cat to the vet this morning when I received the following text from my wife: I’ve been sitting here for the last few hours trying to figure out exactly how to say goodbye to Read More …

What is There to Come for the Star Wars Franchise?

From plot structure to cinematography to original cast members, Star Wars: The Force Awakens draws heavily from the original trilogy, and you can see aspects of episodes I–III as well. Although the movie was not perfect, I thoroughly enjoyed watching it and consequently spent time Read More …

[Review] Druid Peak

Wolves are my favorite animals, so I would have loved this movie even if it were terrible. Which it wasn’t; though, it also wasn’t fantastic either. It did win several awards at film festivals all across the nation when it came out last year, and Read More …

[Review] Furious 7

Author’s Note: I must apologize for the delay.  It has been a hectic couple of weeks and I haven’t been able to post any review.  I decided to go with the review I wrote for Furious 7 because it was so popular and I actually Read More …

[Review] Everest

This was not a happy movie. But then, director Baltasar Kormákur wasn’t trying to produce an uplifting tale of heroes overcoming a terrible situation. He “…wanted to be true and show the mistakes and failures that happened on the mountain.” Over 250 people have died Read More …

[Review] A Walk in the Woods

Every year, thousands of hikers start one of the toughest trails in America—the Appalachian Trail. In 2014, an estimated 3,369 hikers started the 2,000+ mile journey, with just over 900 actually walking the trail in its entirety. With only one in every four hikers completing Read More …

Daringly Defending Dexter’s Series Finale

A lot has been said about Dexter’s final season.  With a show as popular it was (and sort of still is) that put out so many years of quality, expectations were naturally high.  7 seasons of mostly solid content, what else would you expect?  However, Read More …

Cosplay of the Week: Sweets4aSweet as the Queen of Hearts

Cosplay of the Week: Sweets4aSweet as The Queen of Hearts This is Candy, also known as Sweets4aSweet Cosplay! She is from Jackson, Michigan and is 37 years old. “I have been cosplaying for about 5 years, ever since friends of mine took me to my Read More …

[Review] Straight Outta Compton

It’s weird how one night can change plans.  This morning I was continuing work on an article that was meant to go up today which would see me go into deeper in-depth on my feelings on Fant4stic, but I sit here at 2:40 in the Read More …

[Review] Cloud Atlas

I wasn’t as much of a fan of the Wachowskis in 2012 when Cloud Atlas was released.  The siblings – Andy and Lana (née Larry) – have brought us such films as the Matrix Trilogy, Jupiter Ascending, and the Netflix Original Sense8.  But it was Cloud Atlas, a movie that had sat Read More …

[Review] Princess Mononoke and Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind

Last November, Hayao Miyazaki—Studio Ghibli’s recently retired founder and master director of many of their films—confirmed in a Los Angeles Times interview that the studio currently has no new films in the works. As their latest movie, When Marnie was There, reaches American homes, fans Read More …

[Review] Fantastic Four

I’ve dreaded this day from the moment I began writing for Omnibus Journal.  With our subject matter heavily drenched in nerd culture, I knew that Fantastic Four was going to need to be one of the movies I reviewed.  With my expectations lower than they’ve Read More …

Does Race Matter?

More specifically, “Does race matter when casting for existing characters?”  That is a question that has been asked a lot more frequently as of late.  You might think that it’s an obvious and simple answer, but that couldn’t be farther from the truth. With the Read More …