Posts by Tom

James Delaney from Taboo

In Taboo, James Delaney (Tom Hardy) is a former corporal of the East India Company who returns from Africa to London to inherit his late father’s shipping empire. But he quickly learns that he’s also inherited his father’s legacy, which is shrouded with conspiracy, murder, and betrayal.

Sagat

In the video game series Street Fighter, Sagat is a renowned fighter in the style of Muay Thai kickboxing. He has an imposing physique, standing at over 7 feet tall with a hulking, 280 pound muscular build. He also has a large scar across his chest as a reminder of when Ryu “shoryukened” him.

Lucas Sinclair

In Stranger Thing, Lucas Sinclair (Caleb McLaughlin) is best buddies with Mike Wheeler, Dustin Henderson, and Will Byers. Of the friends, he’s the most suspicious of Eleven, especially after she manipulates Lucas’s compass to prevent them from finding the Upside Down.

John Nada

In They Live, an unemployed drifter named John Nada (Rowdy Roddy Piper) discovers that the ruling class are in fact aliens concealing their appearances and manipulating the media to get people to accept the status quo.

Rowdy Roddy Piper

“Rowdy” Roddy Piper (real name Roderick George “Roddy” Toombs) is a Canadian pro wrestler known for his work in the WWE and WCW. He’s known for his signature kilt and bagpipe entrance. In Wrestlemania XIX, he attacked Hulk Hogan with a steel pipe, cementing his heel status.

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.