Author > Jarrod Saunders

Jarrod is the editor and founder of Fortress of Solitude and What The F. He currently works as a filmmaker (director, writer, editor), but has previous experience as a multimedia developer, web designer, DTP operator, graphic designer, layout artist and a sound engineer. His work can be viewed at www.jarrod.co.za

Posts by Jarrod Saunders

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Watch: The History of Black Panther

It seems everyone who has seen Captain America: Civil War is raving about T’Challa, aka Black Panther. We all cheered when he spoke Xhosa (nkosi Baba). But how much do we actually know about the character? VariantComics gives us some insight into the history of 

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Watch: How Scott Summers Became Cyclops in X-Men: Apocalypse Clip

20th Century Fox has released a new Cyclops clip from X-Men: Apocalypse, showcasing how the mutant discovered his abilities. In the clip, a high school teacher is giving a presentation on mutant history. She reveals how humans first learned about mutants during the Paris Peace 

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SyFY Greenlights Krypton, A Superman Prequel

Syfy has officially ordered the pilot for Krypton, the Superman prequel first announced in 2014. The series will follow the story of the House of El, Superman’s heritage, two decades before the destruction of the planet. According to sources, Krypton will follow Superman’s grandfather who 

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Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens Blu-ray Review

The Star Wars: The Force Awakens Blu-ray makes its triumphant debut, but you’ll have to wait till later this year for the 3D Blu-ray version. Most people won’t need to be convinced to purchase it, but for those with their doubts; it’s an amazing movie 

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Alden Ehrenreich Cast As Young Han Solo

Looks like Harrison Ford will be handing over the controls of the Millennium Falcon. The upcoming Star Wars standalone film has found its young Han Solo. It’s official! Deadline reports that Hail, Caesar! and Blue Jasmine star Alden Ehrenreich has been cast as a young 

The Evolution Of Batman On Television And In Movies

The Evolution Of Batman On Television And In Movies

Batman has come a long way over the years and has changed with the times. Burger Fiction shows us just how The World’s Greatest Detective has evolved over the years on television and in movies. Using clips from his various appearances over the years, we 

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Kevin Smith Wants Ice Cube as Green Lantern

A few years ago we wrote an article on “Why Idris Elba should be the next Green Lantern” and there have even been rumours regarding Tyrese’s involvement. The one person fans didn’t bet on is Ice Cube as Green Lantern. Now Kevin Smith (yes, the 

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Watch: Ironhead Studio’s Incredible Movie Costumes

The credited costume designer for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice is Michael Wilkinson, but most people never get to meet Jose Fernandez, founder of Ironhead Studio and the person who actually creates the costumes. Ironhead Studio has been creating superhero costumes for decades – 

How Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Should Have Ended

How Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Should Have Ended

The guys at HISHE are at it again. Their latest video – How Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Should Have Ended – is exactly what you would expect from the comedy animation team. Of course, they point out nearly every silly thing that happens 

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Watch: Eve – Short Film

Directed by Eric Gandois, Eve, a sci-fi short, tells the tale of the last moments of humanity on Earth. There isn’t any dialogue, but the visuals are strong enough to carry the piece through. It’s great science-fiction. The last moments of humanity on earth before