Posts by Tom

Anton Ego

In Ratatouille, Anton Ego (voiced by Peter O’Toole) is an acerbic food critic whose reviews can make or break a restaurant. He rejects the notion that just anyone can cook, but when Alfredo Linguini and Remy serve him up a simple peasant dish, it disarms Ego by returning him to his childhood memory of his mother cooking.

Hugo Strange

In the DC Universe, Professor Hugo Strange is one of the earliest supervillains to face off against Batman, preceding Catwoman and even the Joker. He applies his psychology background and medical expertise to hatch plots to take down the Dark Knight.

Bishop

In X-Men: Days of Future Past, Lucas Bishop (Omar Sy) is a mutant who travels from a dystopian future to join the X-Men in an attempt to redirect history and save the world. His power includes the ability to absorb and redirect kinetic energy.

Commando John Matrix

In Commando, Colonel John Matrix (Arnold Schwarzenegger) is a retired Delta Force operator who’s brought back when mercenaries kidnap his daughter, and it’s not long before Matrix himself is abducted. It turns out the mercenaries are made up of members of his former unit who have been decommissioned for enjoying the killing too much, led by a former South American dictator who wishes to carry out a political assassination and kickstart a military coup.

WWII Captain America

In Captain America: The First Avenger, Steve Rogers (Chris Evans) receives an experimental serum, with the aid of Peggy Carter, to transform his frail body into the peak of human ability in order to contribute to the US’s war effort. After a military mission, he’s made to don this colorful costume and tour the country to raise war bonds. Put into a deep sleep for 70 years, it’s not until he awakens to Nick Fury in present time that he puts away this vintage outfit for the Captain America costume we’re all familiar with.

The Human Spider

In Spider-Man, Peter Parker (Tobey Maguire) starts off with his newfound superpowers not by fighting crime and saving lives, but fighting in a wrestling cage match to win some money. With his homemade costume, he fights as The Human Spider, facing off against Bonesaw McGray (portrayed by Randy Savage). He looks just a bit amateur compared to when he wears the Spider-Man costume made for him by Tony Stark.

Moana

Moana Waialiki is the strong-willed daughter of a Polynesian chieftain. When fish become scarce and the coconuts begin to spoil on the island, Moana insists on exploring beyond the reef to find more fish.

Sora

In Kingdom Hearts, Sora is an upbeat and spirited teenager who can be simple-minded at times, but remains aware of the importance of his quest as a Keyblade wielder.

Blurryface

Tyler Joseph’s alter ego Blurryface is well known because of the Twenty One Pilots hit “Stressed Out”. He represents all of Tyler’s insecurities and feelings of grief.

King Ezekiel

In The Walking Dead, King Ezekiel (Khary Payton), with his pet tiger Shiva by his side, leads a community called the Kingdom. A close friend of Paul Monroe, he hopes to team up with Rick Grimes to take down Negan.