Nicholas Brooks

About Nicholas Brooks

Nicholas Brooks has been writing professionally for over a decade, covering many aspects of pop culture from film and video games to comics and anime. Writing has remained his passion in that time and loves to theorize and pick apart unique connections in franchises like Marvel, Jurassic Park and much more. In his spare time, he could be found working on his bookstagram, collecting figures, reading comics or watching movies with his girlfriend.

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Paul Reubens' Most Hilarious Role Came in a Forgotten Superhero Movie

Paul Reubens was always known for his whimsical character Pee-Wee Herman. But his funniest role came in a cult classic superhero movie.

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Ghost Rider's Biggest Live-Action Change Could Benefit the MCU

2007's Ghost Rider altered key aspects of the lore. But keeping one change could greatly benefit the character's impact and the larger MCU.

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Star Wars' Order 65 Could've Been the Perfect Cover for Order 66

Emperor Palpatine was the architect of the Republic's demise. But one decree before Order 66 could've been the perfect cover for his tragic takeover.

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Black Widow's Spiritual Successor Already Has an Impressive Body Count

Black Widow left a huge mark on the MCU before her big sacrifice. But her spiritual successor has already been revealed in an unlikely story.

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Why George Lucas Really Began Star Wars With Episode 4

The original Star Wars is famously the fourth chapter in the epic saga. But why wasn't it considered Episode I, considering it was released first?

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Steven Spielberg Contributed to Star Wars' Saddest Moment

Revenge of the Sith featured one of the saddest sequences in Star Wars. But it wouldn't have been nearly as tragic without Steven Spielberg.

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A Loki Theory Could Explain Kang’s Vendetta Against the Council of Kangs

Loki Season 2 has promised a greater focus on Kang and his variants. But it may also explain the conqueror's vendetta against his other variants.

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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 Explored Star-Lord’s Inner Ravager - For a Good Cause

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 showed a darker and scarier side to Star-Lord. But the reason for this turn was for a selfless and important cause.

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The Conjuring Revolutionized the Art of the Scare With Misdirection

Haunted house stories have always had a knack for being spooky. But The Conjuring set up truly terrifying scares thanks to a simple method.

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The MCU’s Newest Monsters May Take to a New Profession

The MCU's latest monsters have only been explored briefly. But what's been shown may allude to them having new jobs in the universe.

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Fantastic Four Could Shine a Light on Reed Richards’ Saddest Trait

The Marvel Cinematic Universe will finally bring in the Fantastic Four. But doing so must also mean showcasing Reed Richards' biggest regret.

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Van Helsing Offers One of the Best Versions of Dracula

Dracula has always been one of the original movie monsters. But Van Helsing provided one of his scariest and most monstrous appearances yet.

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Star Wars’ Most Unpredictable Jedi Is Overdue for a Spinoff

The Star Wars universe has explored many unique characters in many forms of media. But one of the most dangerous Jedi is in need of a spinoff.

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Red Skull Rose to Power in the MCU Due to a Real Historical Event

The Red Skull was one of the scariest villains in the MCU because of his drive. But his rise to power came from an actual historical event.

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10 Terrifying Scenes From Horror Movies That Continue Haunting Audiences

Over the decades, horror movies have offered countless truly chilling moments. But only a handful have stood the test of time.

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One Unlucky Slytherin Had a Painful Death That Left Him Forgotten

Draco Malfoy never had a group of upstanding friends. But one of his closest died in a tragic way, becoming nothing but a cautionary tale.

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Child’s Play’s Original Script Turned Andy Into an Unaware Villain

Child's Play introduced Chucky as an iconic and sadistic killer doll. But the original concept for the movie had Andy play a much larger role.

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Dustin Hoffman Is Part of Star Wars’ Strangest Mystery

Star Wars has featured many weird mysteries in its various shows and movies. But actor Dustin Hoffman may be tied to the weirdest one yet.

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Wong May Be Building His Own Team in the MCU

Wong has been making big moves in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. But his biggest one could lead to some unlikely but powerful superhero teams.

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2009's Friday the 13th Nailed Jason Voorhees' Most Important Story

The Friday the 13th franchise saw Jason Voorhees grow over many sequels. But the 2009 remake perfected the slasher's best story.

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