Posts by Tom
In Die Hard, John McClane (Bruce Willis) is an NYPD police officer attending a Christmas work party in an LA skyscraper when Hans Gruber take everyone hostage. He goes John Wayne, or Roy Rogers, on everyone’s ass, stealthily working his way through the building and systematically killing Gruber’s henchmen. Yippee-ki-yay, motherfucker.
In Overwatch, Widowmaker (real name Amelie Lacroix) is a cold-blooded French sniper who shows little emotion or remorse. Using her grappling hook, she takes up the perfect hiding spots like a deadly spider, before lining up the perfect kill shot. One shot, one kill.
In Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Jyn Erso (Felicity Jones) is a reformed criminal who aids the Rebel Alliance in stealing the plans to the Death Star, after a holographic message from her father Galen explains that he had secretly designed a fatal flaw that can be exploited to destroy it.
In Iron Fist, Danny Rand (Finn Jones) is a billionaire who becomes a Buddhist monk and martial arts expert. Besides being proficient in kung fu, he is able to summon a mystical force known as the iron fist,
In commercials for the Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) medication Viberzi, Irritabelle (Ilana Becker) is the red-headed personification of a stomach ache with diarrhea, who always makes an entrance at the most unwelcome moments. She follows in the footsteps on weirdly chipper spokespersons like Flo the Progressive Girl and the Orbit Gum Girl.
In Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Propentina Goldstein (Katherine Waterston) and her sister Queenie raised each other after their parents died of Dragon Pox. She works a ho-hum position for the Magical Congress of the United States of America , at least until she runs into Newt Scamander on the streets of New York.
In the Harry Potter spin-off Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Newton Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) attended Hogwarts where he studied magical creatures, nearly getting expelled for an experiment before his transfiguration teacher, Albus Dumbledore, stepped in. After school, he is commissioned to travel the world and write about the magical creatures he encounters, leading to adventures in New York City with sisters Tina and Queenie Goldstein.